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6th Combined Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand
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From: 03/29/2015 To: 04/01/2015

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The program will feature lectures, papers and posters by noted American and Japanese hand surgeons.  The theme of the meeting is "Unsolved Problems in Hand Surgery."  Topics include perplexing problems in arthritis, congenital anomalies, flaps, scaphoid fractures, nerve injuries and distal radius fractures.  Most importantly, this meeting will provide networking opportunities that will help strengthen professional and personal relationships.  Attendees are encouraged to participate in fun activities such as golf, snorkeling, whale watching, kayaking and more.  We hope you will join us in beautiful Maui, Hawaii.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the completion of this program, attendee(s) will be able to:

  • Learn new treatments and techniques for unsolved hand and upper extremity surgery problems.
  • Improve professional practices and patient care.
  • Discuss and critique reports of clinical advances and new research findings in hand and upper extremity surgery.
  • Engage professional interaction with your colleagues from the United States, Japan and others abroad.
  • Evaluate a wide range of hand surgery products and technologies to benefit your practice.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - submission deadline is Friday, August 15, 2014
The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand (JSSH) invite you to submit an abstract for consideration at our 2015 Combined Meeting in Maui, Hawaii, USA!  Click here for more information and to submit.  

Faculty:
Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS
Joshua M. Abzug, MD
Vincent R. Hentz, MD
Andrew Y. Zhang, MD
Warren C. Hammert, MD
Amir Taghinia, MD
William H. Seitz, Jr., MD
L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS
Shelley S. Noland, MD
Douglas M. Sammer, MD, FACS
Edward Diao, MD
Ranjan Gupta, MD
Michelle G. Carlson, MD
Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD
Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc
Ryosuke Kakinoki, MD
Morad Askari, MD
Co-chair(s):
James Chang, MD
Minoru Shibata, MD
​ASSH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDIT

The ASSH designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCREDITATION
The American Society for Surgery of the Hand is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

More information will be available when registration opens on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

More information will be available when registration opens on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
200 Nohea Kai Drive
Lahaina, HI 96761-1985

Guest Room Rates:
Golf/Mountain View: $245 USD plus tax
Partial Ocean View: $275 USD plus tax
Deluxe Ocean View: $300 USD plus tax
Deluxe Ocean Front: $330 USD plus tax
One-Bedroom Deluxe Suite: $275 USD plus tax

Housing Reservation Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2014

• All course participants are responsible for making their own hotel room reservations.
• Please specify that you will be attending the ASSH/JSSH Combined Meeting
• Do not contact the ASSH office for Hotel Reservations
• Hotel Check-In time is: 4:00 pm       
• Hotel Check Out time is: 11:00 am


INVITATION TO EXHIBIT
You are invited to join us at the 6th Combined Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand over March 29 – April 1 in Maui, Hawaii!  This program offers a unique opportunity for your company to reach decision-makers from the U.S. and abroad.  Applications are now being accepted for tabletop exhibits and industry workshops.  Complete your online application today by going to http://bit.ly/ASSH-JSSH15

The ASSH/JSSH Combined Meeting will cater to surgeons specializing in hand, orthopaedic and plastic surgery.  The program will feature lectures, papers and posters by noted American and Japanese hand surgeons.  The theme of the meeting is "Unsolved Problems in Hand Surgery".  Topics include perplexing problems in arthritis, congenital anomalies, flaps, scaphoid fractures, nerve injuries and distal radius fractures.  Expected attendance is 225-250 attendees with approximately 50% from the USA, 45% from Japan, and roughly 5% from other countries.  This meeting will be conducted in English.

Tabletop Exhibit Space ($1,000/table) 

  • Daily exhibition hours from 6:30 AM – 2:00 PM Monday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 1.
  • Fee includes one 6’x30” skirted table and two chairs.
  • Company listing with contact information in the onsite program .
  • One (1) set of pre-registered attendee list mailing labels (available by request).Final post-meeting attendee registration list (available by request)

Industry Sponsored Workshop ($3,000/ea) – Max of 12 Available

  • Reserve your 75-minute workshop to present your workshop to current and prospective clients.  Morning and afternoon time slots available Mon-Wed (March 30-April 1) of the program. 
  • Workshop can be a combination of lecture, panel discussion, cadaveric demonstration (faculty only), and/or a hands-on workshop using sawbones.  Content and faculty are the responsibility of sponsor. 
  • Meeting space with chairs and tables as requested in addition to standard A/V set-up including screen, LCD projector, and lectern microphone. 
  • The ASSH/JSSH will help promote your workshop to prospective attendees and will manage registration. 
  • One (1) set of pre-registered attendee list mailing labels (available by request).
  • Final post-meeting attendee registration list (available by request).

A $500 discount will be given to companies who plan to both exhibit and present an Industry Sponsored Workshop at this meeting.

Tabletop and workshop space will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to acceptance by ASSH/JSSH.  Upon receipt of completed application forms and fees, the ASSH will send a letter to confirm reservation along with booth/room assignment.  Please contact the ASSH if you have not received confirmation within two weeks of submitting application.  

Deadline to submit: Tabletop space will continue to be sold up to four weeks prior to the start of the meeting, pending availability.  Space is limited.  

CANCELLATION POLICY
All refunds must be requested in writing by fax at (847) 384-1435 or by email at exhibits@assh.org.  A full refund less a $100 administrative fee will be given if notification is received on or before December 31, 2014.  Requests received between January 1 – January 30, 2015 will be refunded 50%.  No refunds will be issued after January 30, 2015.

Disclaimer and Waiver:
 
I understand that the material presented in this continuing medical education program (the “Program”) has been made available under sponsorship of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the faculty which may be of interest to others.
 
As a condition of my participation in the Program, I hereby (i) waive any claim I may have against ASSH and its officers, directors, employees, or agents, or against the presenters or speakers, for reliance on any information presented in the Program; and (ii) release ASSH, its officers, directors, employees, and agents, as well as the presenters and speakers, from and against any and all liability for damage or injury that may arise from my participation or attendance at the Program.
 
I further understand and agree that no reproduction of any kind, including photographs, audiotapes and videotapes, may be made of the Program. All property rights in the material presented, including common law copyright, are expressly reserved to the presenter or speaker or to the ASSH. ASSH is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available. Costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel fees or penalties, are the responsibility of the registrant.
Questions???

Contact Kris R. Delas Armas, CMP, ASSH Meetings & Corporate Relations Manager, at (312) 880-1913 or via email at kdelasarmas@assh.org.

 

Day 1

Sunday, March 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Registration

Afternoon
Free Time

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening Ceremonies and Reception

Eposter and Exhibit session
Hawaiian Shirt contest

Day 2

Monday, March 30, 2015

6:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration

6:00 AM – 7:30 AM
Skills Workshops/Continental Breakfast

6:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Eposters and Exhibits

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Welcome from ASSH and JSSH Presidents
Tsunami recovery update
Announcements from Program Chairs

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
General Session – Fractures
Unsolved Problem #1: Proximal Pole Scaphoid Fractures – Alex Shin
Papers: Moderators: Juich Tanaka & Kevin Chung

Unsolved Problem #2: Complications from Volar Distal Radius Plating - Jyunya Imatani
Papers: Moderators: Joshua Abzug & Moroe Beppu

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
General Session - Soft Tissue (Tendon & Dupuytrens)
Unsolved Problem #3: The Small Finger in Dupuytrens – Vincent Hentz
Papers: Moderators: Hitoshi Hirata & Andrew Zhang

Unsolved Problem #4: Rupture after Flexor Tenolysis - Yutaka Maki
Papers: Moderators: Warren Hammert & Katsumi Tanaka

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Skills Workshops David Ruch, Jerry Huang and Osamu Soejima

Afternoon Free Time
GOLF TOURNAMENT

Evening
Free Time

Day 3

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

6:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration

6:00 AM – 7:30 AM
Skills Workshops/Continental Breakfast

6:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Eposters and Exhibits

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
General Session – Congenital
Unsolved Problem #5: Type 3b & 4 Hypoplastic Thumb Minoru Shibata
Papers: Moderators: Amir Taghinia & Kazuki Sato

Unsolved Problem #6: The Cleft hand – Bill Seitz

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Poster Bullet Presentations Moderators: Scott Levin & Takaya Mizuseki

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
General Session Flaps & Microsurgery 
Unsolved Problem #7: Dorsal Hand Wound – James Chang
Papers: Moderators: Hideo Kawabata & Shelley Noland

Unsolved Problem #8: Volkmann’s Contracture Tohru Sunagawa
Papers: Moderators: Doug Sammer & Isao Koshima

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Skills Workshops Ed Diao, Sanj Kakar & TBD Japanese Member

Afternoon
Free Time

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Luau (ticket required)
Golf Tournament Awards

Day 4

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

6:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration

6:00 AM – 7:30 AM
Skills Workshops/Continental Breakfast

6:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Eposters and Exhibits

7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
General Session – Nerve  
Unsolved Problem #9: High Ulnar Nerve Laceration Yasunori Hattori
Papers: Moderators: Ranjan Gupta & Osamu Soejima

Unsolved Problem #10: Recurrent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Ed Diao
Papers: Moderators: Noyuki Ochiai & Michelle Carlson

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM 
Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:15 AM – 12:30 PM
General Session – Arthritis
Unsolved Problem #11: Scaphotrapezialtrapezoidal Osteoarthritis –  Arnold-Peter Weiss
Papers: Moderators: Yukio Abe & Amy Ladd

Unsolved Problem #12:  Advanced Keinbock’s Disease Ryousuke Kakinoki
Papers: Moderators: Morad Askari & Toshiyasu Nakamura

12:35 PM – 2:00 PM
Skills Workshops Jeff Yao and TBD Japanese Member

Afternoon
Meeting Adjourn

Day 5
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