It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the XXXIII Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society Gynaecologic Oncologists (ASGO) in Taupo, New Zealand, from the 4th to 7th July 2018.

 The venue for the meeting is Hilton Lake Taupo. The venue is located in the heart of Hilltop of Lake Taupo.  
Registrations are now open. We hope that you will be able to join us for the meeting and look forward to seeing you in Taupo.

Dr Ai Ling Tan

ASGO 2018 ASM Convenor

Professor Karen Lu

Dr. Lu is Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer ad interim, in the Department of Deputy President & COO. She is Professor in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine and holds the J. Taylor Wharton Distinguished Chair in Gynecologic Oncology. Her main clinical interests include the surgical and medical treatment of women with ovarian and endometrial cancers, as well as the management of women at genetically high risk for these cancers.

She serves as Co-Director for the MD Anderson Clinical Cancer Genetics Program and Director of the High Risk Ovarian Cancer Screening Clinic. She is a national leader in the cancer genetics field and has published seminal articles on hereditary gynecologic cancers. In addition, she serves as Director of the Uterine Cancer Research Program (UCRP) and Principal Investigator of the NCI-sponsored Uterine Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE).

Professor Frederic Amant

Frédéric Amant, MD, PhD (°1967), received his medical degree from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium in 1992, completed his specialty training as an obstetrician/gynecologist in 1998, and his subspecialty training in gynecologic oncology in 2000. He is professor at the KU Leuven in Belgium and at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He is a specialist in Gynecologic Oncology at the University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Gasthuisberg),  Belgium and at Antoni van Leeuwenhoek – Netherlands Cancer Institute (Center for Gynecologic Oncology Amsterdam). At KU Leuven he heads the scientific section of this specialty.

Frédéric Amant heads the International Network on ‘Cancer, Infertility and Pregnancy’ (INCIP) of the European Society of Gynecologic Oncology (ESGO) ( He chairs the Endometrium Tumor Site Committee of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), Gynecologic Cancer Group.

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Fellows' and ASGO Members are invited to submit abstracts. Abstract submission is essential to qualify for the discounted fellow's/trainee's registration rate. Abstracts should be a maximum of 150 words and must be submitted by using the link below no later than Friday 6th April 2018. 

Abstract submissions have now closed. 

On Tuesday 3rd of July 2018, we will be running a hands-on cadaveric workshop in Auckland for ASGO Members and Fellows. This hands-on workshop is suitable for any Gynae Oncologist interested in new techniques and provides the opportunity to perform an upper abdominal dissection. 

Please note numbers are strictly limited to 2 participants and 1 faculty per Cadaver. 

Registration cost per delegate $2,850.00

An accommodation rate of $235.00 per night has been negotiated at the newly opened MSocial Hotel in Auckland.  

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Join us on Friday 6th of July for a breakfast session hosted by Seqirus.


Speakers include: 

Cecile Bergzoll
 HPV Vaccination with Gardasil 9 - Implementation, Opportunities and Impact

Carrie Innes 
Research of the impact of the vaccine in NZ

Date: Friday 6th July 2018
Time: 7.30am - 8.20am
Where: Hilton, Taupo

To register your attendance to this session, please log back into your Currinda profile and scroll down to the Breakfast Session and click edit.

Alternatively, please email the ASGO Secretariat at or call 07 3368 2422. 

Select a registration type

Full Registration

Register now

Earlybird Regular
Member $1595 $1795
Non-Member $1795 $1995
CGO Fellow $775 $975
Other Trainee $1250 $1350

Please Note

- To register as a CGO Fellow you must be an accredited CGO/CORT Trainee in 2018. CGO Trainees must submit an abstract to be eligible for the CGO Fellow rate.

- To register as an 'Other Trainee' you must be a RANZCOG trainee with a letter of support from your local Gynaeoncology Head of Department.

Hilton Lake Taupo

Located in the heart of Hilltop, the Hilton Lake Taupo will host ASGO Annual Scientific Meeting 2018.

Walking distance from luxurious accommodation, 5-star restaurants and many of Hilltop's main attractions we trust that your experience at the Hilton Lake Taupo will be great.

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 Please note: Airport transfers are not included in accommodation rates. Guests will need to make their own arrangements. 

Three Bedroom Apartment - Lakeview
$505 per night, includes buffet breakfast for 3 people

One Bedroom Apartment - Lakeview
$345 per night, includes buffet breakfast for 1 person

Junior Suite - Valley View
$300 per night, includes buffet breakfast for 1 person

Relaxation Suite - Lakeview 
$250 per night, includes buffet breakfast for 1 person

Relaxation Suite - Garden View
$250 per night, includes buffet breakfast for 1 person

Deluxe Room - Lakeview
$250 per night,  includes buffet breakfast for 1 person

Deluxe Room -Garden View
$250 per night,  includes buffet breakfast for 1 person

Guestroom Plus - Lakeview
$250 per night, includes buffet breakfast for 1 person


Standard room
$235 per night,  (ROOM ONLY)

Wednesday 4th July
Welcome Reception
6.00pm - 9.00pm 
Bistro Lago, Hilton

Friday 6th July
Casual Dinner
6.30pm - 11.00pm
The Terraces, Hilton 

Saturday 7th July
ASGO Black Tie Dinner
7.00pm - 11.00pm 
The Kinloch Club