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    ANZBMS Annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with MBSANZ and MEPSA

     On behalf of the Australia and New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society, it is my great pleasure to invite you to attend our 25th Annual Scientific Meeting to be held from Sunday 1 November to Wednesday 4 November 2015 in Hobart, Tasmania.

    The 2015 ASM will mark the inaugural joint meeting with the  and the . Both societies over the years have been extremely successful in fostering research in areas that are very close to the heart of many ANZBMS members. Together, the three societies will endeavour to present you with the latest and most exciting data from our respective fields of research. There will be ample time to exchange ideas, concepts and addresses, which hopefully will lead to future collaborations and a much needed strengthening of our field in an increasingly competitive funding environment.

    This year’s meeting theme – ‘The Bone and Joint Interface’ – will showcase state-of-the-art musculoskeletal research encapsulating multiple facets including bone, cartilage and tendon biology, glycobiology, stem cell biology, osteoimmunology, inflammation and rheumatology as well as providing a clinical update on the management of osteoporosis and key clinical case reviews just to name a few. Chaired by Graeme Jones, the programme committee consists of members from all three societies and I am therefore confident that the 2015 programme will meet the high standards the ANZBMS membership has come to appreciate over the past 25 years.

    The conference will be held in The Hotel Grand Chancellor which not only offers superb conference facilities but also easy access to some of Hobart’s flagship restaurants and places of interest.

    So don’t miss this great opportunity to engage with our national and Trans-Tasman colleagues in what will undoubtedly be a stimulating and productive meeting, fostering intellectual cross-fertilisation and laying the foundation for many future joint meetings to come.


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    Early-bird registration and abstract submission deadline: 31 August 2015

    Markus Seibel, President ANZBMS

    SEIOMM Annual Meeting 

    Richard Eastell, IBMS Secretary, spoke on The Relationship between Fat and Bone at the IBMS-sponsored session of the 18th SEIOMM meeting in Tarragona on 15th November 2013. These sessions have been a regular feature at recent SEIOMM meetings. The session was chaired by Roger Bouillon (a past-president of IBMS and honorary member of SEIOMM) and Javier del Pino Montes (President of SEIOMM). The session was unanimously considered as excellent, in line the consolidated prestige of this joint event in the Spanish congress.



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