Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting,9-10 May 2013
Meeting Schedule

9th May 2013 - John Hynes Boardroon, Quadrangle, NUI, Galway


Golf at the Galway Golf Club Salthill from 9am


11am 1 pm RITA assesment* /Training Committee


1pm 2pm Lunch


2pm 5 pm IAPS Business Meeting


Walking Tour of Galway 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm from Meyrick Hotel


7pm 8pm Drinks Reception, Meyrick Hotel


8pm late Dinner/Entertainment



10th May 2013 - Aula Maxima, Quadrangle, NUI, Galway


Bus departs Meyrick Hotel at 8.30am


8.30 9.00 Registration


9.00 10.30  Free Papers - Chairs Mr Jack Kelly, Mr David O'Donovan


10.30 11.00 Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibition


11.00 11.45  Healthcare Innovation - Chair Ms Deirdre Jones


                            The Future of Healthcare in the Global Community

                            - Dr Ellen Feehan


                             Healthcare in Ireland - what next?

                            - Mr James Sheehan

11.45 13.00  Microsurgery Innovation - Chairs Mr Nadeem Ajmal, Mr Jason Kelly


                             Adipogenesis from bench to operating room

                             - Prof Wayne A Morrison


                             Advances in perforator based breast reconstruction

                             - Dr William J Casey


                             Results of cerebral revascularisation by microsurgical extracranial-                               intracranial bypass surgery

                              - Dr Randall O Craft


13.00 -14.00  Lunch, Posters and Trade Exhibition


14.00 14.45   Clinical Conundrums - Chairs Mr Padraic Regan, Mr Kevin Cronin


14.45 15.45  Ethics and Research - Chair Mr Michael O'Shaughnessy


                            Ethics in Plastic Surgery

                            - Dr Christian Vercler


                            Should Research in Postgraduate Surgical Training be Part of the


                            - Prof Michael Kerin

                            - Mr David Orr


15.30 16.00  Coffee, Posters and Trade Exhibition


16.00 -16.30   State of the Art Lecture - Chair Mr Alan Hussey


                       Where to now for Plastic Surgery - a reflection of the past to glimpse at the


                       - Prof Wayne A Morrison


16.30              Close of Meeting

                       - Dr Patricia Eadie



*RITAs at IAPS are only for those trainees who have not attended their annual RITA with Mr Orr in Galway, Cork or Dublin earlier in the year