The 12th Asia Pacific Burn Congress

The 12th Asia Pacific Burn Congress (2019 APBC) will be hosted by the Singapore General Hospital Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetics Surgery and the Association for Burns Injuries Singapore (ABIS) from 14 to 17 August 2019 at the Academia, Singapore.

The 12th APBC will be a premier event on the international calendar for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the management of burn injuries, and new findings in the field.

An Excellent Platform for Sharing Clinical Experiences

It will bring doctors, nurses, healthcare executives, researchers, and clinical professionals together, which will provide an excellent platform for sharing clinical experiences, the latest cutting edge research results and technology innovations for clinical management. Experts from various countries will also be participating in the congress. The theme for the 12th APBC is ‘Burn Care Excellence through Multidisciplinary Team Work’.

The 4 days conference includes pre-congress workshop, main conference, and visitation to the newly upgraded SGH Burn Centre. To encourage participation, we have worked with Burns & Trauma journal to feature original abstracts with merits through abstract submissions to our congress.

Strategically Located within the Singapore General Hospital

The congress will be held at Academia, which is strategically located within the Singapore General Hospital Campus. Academia stands as an icon of academic medicine, forming the bridge between clinical service, research and education. The 13-storey two-tower building has been designed to foster a vibrant environment for networking and professional collaboration to advance the diagnosis, treatment and innovative care for patients.

With its strategic location and modern conference facilities, Academia regularly hosts renowned medical conferences and workshops. Its facilities include an Auditorium with seating capacity of 444 people, multiple Seminar Rooms, exhibition areas and informal meeting spaces.

To welcome foreign participants to the congress, we have recommendations to nearby hotels/accommodations near the congress venue. You can also enjoy special rates at selected hotels. Complimentary tourist SIM card is also available when specify during registration.  

Singapore’s Excellent Infrastructure

Singapore’s tropical climate welcomes both leisure and business travellers year round. The island republic’s excellent infrastructure enables visitors to enjoy its many sites and attractions in a safe, clean and green environment. Award winning Changi Airport provides air links to major cities around the world.

The train and subway systems are clean, fast and efficient. In addition, its state-of-the-art cruise terminal has established Singapore as one of the premier cruising centers of South East Asia and an exciting port of call on any Asian cruise itinerary.