2019 ALA Symposium

Meet our confirmed plenary speakers…

We are excited to announce the following plenary speakers for the 2019 ALA Symposium, 17 – 19 May.

Join us to hear these presentations and much, much more! The full program will be released in October and we will bring you more information in the lead up, as we work towards finalising the program.

“Radiation and breast cancer related lymphoedema”

Professor John Boyages, Professor of Breast Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University



"Breast lymphoedema secondary to breast cancer: A pilot randomised controlled exercise trial”

Professor Sharon Kilbreath, Professor in Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney



“Functional anatomy of the torso and shoulder in relation to rehabilitation following to breast cancer surgery”

Dr Deirdre McGee, Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Biomechanics Research Laboratory



"Lymphoedema following nodal dissection for melanoma”

A/Prof Robyn Saw, Melanoma Institute of Australia, Associate Professor in Surgery, University of Sydney, Surgical Oncologist, MIA and General Surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Presenter biographies are available on the ALA website.

Other key dates to note:
16 October 2018 - Full program released and registrations open
14 March 2019 - Early bird registrations close