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The Flagship Conference

 Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group

In October 2018, we shall return to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for 2 days of learning, enlightenment and inspiration, as well as collegial catchups and new connections. 

Dates: Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October 2018 
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground 
Theme: Taking evidence to wherever you practice 


Professor Fran Game BSc (Hons) MBBCh (Hons)  MRCP MRCPath CCST FRCP 

Consultant Diabetologist, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Clinical Director R&D, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham, UK.

Fran is already familiar to APP-HRFG members from a previous seminar and is a regular visitor to Australia. The Group is extremely fortunate to engage with and welcome Fran back for this event. She is a strong researcher, impressive physician and experienced presenter. This an amazing opportunity to hear the latest from one of the best in the field of diabetic foot disease. 

Professor Stephen Twigg MBBS(Hons-I) PhD FRACP

Professor Stephen M. Twigg,  is a physician-scientist, translational researcher, Kellion Professor of Endocrinology and Stan Clark Chair in Diabetes in the Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre, the University of Sydney; plus Head of Dept of Endocrinology and Medical Head of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Laboratories, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney.

Professor Twigg's research, teaching and mentoring roles are extensive and well regarded. Professor Twigg will share his knowledge and research of Diabetes complications.

Upcoming events

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Melbourne Cricket Grounds - Brunton Ave, Richmond VIC 3002

    Plenary sessions will be held in the MCG's Member's dining room.

    Trade displays will be in the Jim Stynes room

    Maps and programs will be available closer to the conference


The organising committee is offering an exciting opportunity for sponsorship of the LEAP 2018 Conference. 

The Sponsor Prospectus is available for download Exhibitor Information and invitation LEAP Australia Conference 2018.pdf

Please do not hesitate to contact us on leap.australia@iinet.net.au 

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