Tales of the Unexpected  
Dealing with Unexpected Surgical Findings

We hope you enjoyed the 2016 GSA ASM, held recently in Melbourne.

The 2017 GSA ASM will take place in Canberra from 29 September - 01 October, 2017, and will focus on Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery.

The Provisional Program will be available in the New Year, with registration opening in March, 2017.

For all enquiries please email

We look forward to seeing you in Canberra in 2017.

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Latest News


Apr 16

Plenary Speaker

We are excited to announce Waleed Aly as the Plenary Speaker on Friday 30 September ...


Apr 16

Abdominal Wall Breakfast Session

has been confirmed by Cook Medical as Traditional Versus Robot-assisted Techniques for Abdominal Wall Surgery...


Mar 16

Mr Nick Maynard, Oxford,

is a world-leading expert on management of oesophagogastric cancer, and advanced minimally invasive - keyhole upper gastrointestinal surgery...


Mar 16

International Guest Speaker

Mr Brendan Moran will be joining us from Basingstoke, UK. Brendan is a world expert in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei...


Mar 16

Guest Speaker

Thanks to Cook Medical, we are very pleased to have Dr James Bittner from Richmond, Virginia...


Mar 16

Abstract Submission

We're now accepting abstracts!...

ASM Snapshot

20 MARCH 2017
2017 GSA ASM Registration Opens
Abstract Submission Opens

16 JUNE 2017
Abstract Submission Closes

21 AUGUST 2017
Early Bird Registration Closes @ 17:00

28 SEPTEMBER 2017 
GSA Trainees' Day  

Scientific Program Day 1
Welcome Reception

30 SEPTEMBER 2017 
Scientific Program Day 2 
Social Spectacular

01 OCTOBER 2017
Scientific Program Day 3