Event Details

The Thoracic Society - QLD Winter Meeting

Date:
20 Jul 2019 at 12:00 AM to 21 Jul 2019 at 12:00 AM
Location:
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St and Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD
Host:
The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand

The Winter Meeting of the Queensland Thoracic Society focuses on occupational and environmental lung disease.

Talks include:

  • Occupational Lung Disease: Workcover’s perspective on the past, present and future (Bruce Watson)
  • Occupational asthma (John Upham)
  • Radiology of occupational lung disease (Katrina Newbign)
  • Asbestos: a history and overview (Katherine Semple)
  • Pleural plaques and honeycombing: When is it asbestosis? When is it UIP and plaques or does it not matter? (Greg Keir)
  • Mesothelioma: Modern treatments (Rick Abraham)
  • Are manufactured fibres safe? (Simon Bowler)
  • The black lung story: Evolution of a disaster (Eddie Foley)
  • CWP: The Wesley Experience (Robert Edwards)
  • Silicosis: Asbestos 2.0? Can manufactured stone machining ever be safe? The ins and outs of occupational hygiene (Graeme Edwards)
  • Silicosis: Managing the epidemic on the Gold Coast (David Deller)
  • Legal Considerations: What is important to your patients (Thady Blundell)

There will be a sit-down lunch during the day and a 2-hour cocktail/canape networking session immediately following the event.

For more information, see The Thoracic Society QLD Winter Meeting.

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Contact TSANZoffice@thoracic.org.au with questions.

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