Venue: Panthers Port Macquarie

1 Bay St, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

Key Note Speaker
Dr Joe McDermott
Technical Head Anatomical Pathology
New Zealand
Topic: Team Development

Workshop 1: IHC Validation by Tony Henwood, CHW, NSW

Workshop 2: Presentation Skills by Dr Joe McDermott

Conference Opening Ceremony and Winery Dinner
Inviting poster submissions – Click for more information

Prizes for best dressed to reflect the theme: “Tides of Change”


Saturday 1st October and Sunday 2nd October 2016

Late Registration (closes on 16th September 2016)
Members: $350 Non-members: $400

Topics Include:

Key Note Speaker
Dr Joe McDermott
Technical Head Anatomical Pathology
New Zealand
Topic: Team Development

For more information about the conference
and all topics, download the complete flyer.

If you require a printable registration form, click here to download.


Registration for Conference includes:

  • Conference Opening ceremony on Friday
  • Conference Dinner
  • Wine Tasting on Saturday

Members: $350 / Non-members: $400
Member students: $100 / Non-member students: $150

Fee for partner/guest attending dinner: $100

Conference Dinner

Saturday 1st October 2016

Cassegrain Winery (Barrel Room)
764 Fernbank Creek Road, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444


Sails Resort, Port Macquarie by Rydges

You will need to make your own accommodation arrangements. There are other motels and hotels close to the venue.

If booking with Sails by Rydges, advise them you are attending the Joint State Conference (to get the special price).
When booking, quote this booking number: 291724

If you are flying to the conference, book as soon as possible, as fares might increase due to the long weekend.


Friday 30th September 2016

Registration closes on 16th September 2016. Limited spots only.


Members: $50 / Non-members: $65
Member Students: $50 /  Non-member students: $65

Great News regarding Workshop 2 Presentation Skills by Dr Joe McDermott from New Zealand is now FREE. Our Committee has decided remove the cost to this workshop to enable more people to attend. We feel this is an important topic that we can all learn from and that it will assist us in our profession. Joe is an internationally recognised speaker on this topic, something not to be missed.


Bharathi Cheerala
Phone: (02) 9855 5023
Mobile: 0411 766 776

Kathy Wells
Phone: (02) 9855 6271
Mobile: 0413 984 751



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