The Organising Committee of the Australian Rheumatology Association 60th Annual Scientific Meeting invites you to join us in Sydney, Australia from 16-19 May 2020. The Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) is hosting the meeting at International Convention Centre.

Dynamic keynote speakers will ensure unparalleled educational and professional development opportunities for all rheumatology health care practitioners. Cutting edge basic science, clinical and translational research in adult and paediatric Rheumatology will be accessible to all attendees. The meetings major themes include Psoriatic Arthritis, Vascular inflammation/Vasculopathy, Imaging and Ankle and Hip regional rheumatology with the cross cutting themes of treatment adherence, pain management and patient reported outcomes

International guests confirmed to date include Mikkel Østergaard (Denmark), Alexis Ogdie-Beatty (USA), Dan Solomon (USA), Peter Merkel (USA), Paul Brogan (UK) and Kanta Kumar (UK) . We will also feature a wide range of local experts.

We look forward to seeing you in Sydney.

Dr Geraldine Hassett
Convenor, 2020 ARA ASM

MB. BS., FRACP, M.Med (Clin Epi.), PhD
Head of Rheumatology Department | Liverpool Hospital
Leader SPHERE MSK Health Clinical Academic Group

ASM Recordings

Click below for the link to the approved recordings for presentations from the ARA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting (with the Rheumatology Health Professional Association).

A password will only be provided to ARA Members and 2018 ASM delegates.

Important Dates

November 2019 - Call for Abstracts and online registration available

Friday 7th February 2020 - Closing date for abstract submissions

Friday 6th March 2020 - Closing date for Grand Round submissions

Mid March 2020 - Confirmation of acceptance of abstracts

Tuesday 31 March 2020 - Closing date for early bird registrations


Convenor 2020
Dr Geraldine Hassett

Committee Members
Ana Ananda
Kathy Gibson
David Massasso
Sean O’Neill
Davinder Singh-Grewal
Deborah Turner
Peter Wong



ARA 2020 Meeting Secretariat

Lara Malcolm
The Meeting People Pty Ltd
PO Box 764, Mitcham SA 5062, AUSTRALIA
32 The Strand, Colonel Light Gardens SA 5041, AUSTRALIA

T   08 8177 2215
M  0411 439 410
E   lara@themeetingpeople.com.au
W  www.themeetingpeople.com.au




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