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ANZSVS Conference 2024
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Challenge the Experts Session Submissions

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Members (including trainee members) are invited to submit challenging cases to be considered for the special “Challenge the Experts” session.

Submissions will be judged by a panel from the Organising Committee and should be in the form of a short PowerPoint presentation and submitted directly via e-mail to by 11:59pm Sunday 21 July 2024.

The presenter of the winning Challenge will be awarded a $1,000.00 prize. 

Important Dates and Information

  • Challenge Submissions - Now Open
  • Closure of Challenge Submissions - Sunday 21 July 2024
  • Closure of Early Registration - Sunday 8 September 2024

Submission Guidelines

Please note:

  1.  An abstract is not required.
  2.  Presentations strictly to be of 5 minutes duration leaving 6 minutes for panel discussion.
  3.  Maximum of 6 slides
         - Slide 1: Title slide: include all authors with affiliations (this slide will be temporarily removed to facilitate unbiased judging by the panel)
        - Slide 2: Background (history, examination etc.)
        - Slide 3: Image/video/photo
        - Slide 4: Image/video/photo
        - Slide 5: A clear enunciation of the challenge 
        - Slide 6: Your own solution to the challenge: to appear at an appropriate time toward the conclusion of the discussion at the direction of the chairman
  4. Back-up slides (4-5) are permissible but are only to be used if appropriate during discussion and at the discretion of the chair. These are to be included (to follow slide 6) in the submission but will not be used during judging of the submission.
  5. If you wish to show a full video, please bring it along to the Conference to be uploaded as part of your presentation. We encourage CT scans to be brought in video format so they can be uploaded as part of your presentation allowing you to flick through the full range of images on request. Please note: DO NOT send videos to the Conference Organiser.
  6. A panel decision will be e-mailed to submitters.