National Undergraduate Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Conference 2019

Organised by the University of Glasgow Plastic Surgery Society
Supported by PLASTA UK
13th April 2019 University of Glasgow, Wolfson Medical School Building REGISTER NOW


The University of Glasgow Plastic Surgery Society (UoGPSS) is holding our 1st national plastic surgery conference with support from the UK’s Plastic Surgery Trainee Association (PLASTA). This conference is tailored towards medical students to promote plastic surgery within the undergraduate community. From a range of distinguished guest speakers to a variety of practical workshops taught by surgery registrars, this is a great opportunity for like-minded students to learn more about the ever-expanding field of Plastic Surgery and gain some surgical skills that would be helpful in their future career. This is also a fantastic opportunity to boost your CV, network and showcase any of your work (SSC, electives, audits) in Plastic Surgery. Spaces are limited, so grab your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Abstracts Submission

Abstracts Submission:

  • Deadline: 13th February 2019, 23:59PM
  • Abstracts should be emailed to :
  • Instructions for submission:
    Word limit: 400 words
    Presenting author’s name and designation
    Project supervisors and acknowledgements


  • Proposed abstract should be nearly complete or completed at time of abstract submission


  • References, Tables/Figures.
  • Top 3 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. Others will be selected for poster presentations.
  • Winners will receive prizes and certificates. All successful delegates will receive a certificate of presentation.

Aims and Objectives

  • To introduce students to ever-expanding field of plastic surgery
  • To have hands on teaching of basic surgical techniques by surgical trainees
  • To give students an opportunity to present and get feedback on their own research projects
  • To provide crucial networking opportunities
  • To increase links and collaboration between different undergraduate medical schools

Abstract Submission

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 13th April 2019

  • Venue : University of Glasgow, Wolfson Medical School Building

  • Conference Fee:
    PLASTA members / UoGPSS members - £ 22.00
    Non-members - £ 25.00

  • No of Places Available : 70

  • Target Audience : Medical Students (all levels welcome)
  • Abstract submissions are welcome.
  • Deadline for Abstract Submissions :13/02/2019, 23:59PM



Organising Team

Our Programme

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  • Mr Calum Honeyman (plastic surgery registrar)
  • Mr David Leonard (academic plastic surgery registrar)
  • Mr Wee Lam (Consultant Plastic & Hand surgeon)
  • Mr David McGill (Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Canniesburn)

Organising Members

(Uni of Glasgow Plastic Surgery Society Committee Members)

  • Presidents: Mr William Johnston, Miss Varthini Kirupanandan
  • Vice-President: Mr Conor Beatty
  • Secretary: Miss Yip Swee Yan
  • Treasurer: Mr Jeremiah Sim
  • Conference Convener: Miss Amanda Aw
  • Sponsorship: Miss Isobel Setford
  • Publicity: Mr Nachika Ibekwe
  • Ordinary Members: Mr Eddie Carberry, Mr Samuel Ng