Welcome Message

On behalf of the Asia Pacific Wrist Association (APWA), it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 5th Congress of APWA from November 7 to 9, 2019 in Seoul, Korea. The meeting will include informative presentations by dedicated faculty and participants from Asian-Pacific region.

The APWA was established in 2015 and it has largely expanded the knowledge on research and management of the wrist disorders. The APWA 2019 will offer hand surgeons and therapists to experiencerecent updatesincluding various wrist arthroscopic reconstructions.

The congress will be held at the Catholic University of Korea where cadaveric workshops will be included in the program. The Catholic International Bioskills Education Center has been recently remodeled with broadcasting systems and we guarantee that the trainee will have a great opportunity to learn the cutting-edge techniques from world-renowned faculty members.

We have dedicated to make this meeting to be meaningful and unforgettable to the participants. We are looking forward to seeing you in the APWA 2019 and hope you enjoy the beauty of Korea.

Congress Chairman
Min Jong Park
Sungkyunkwan University
Congress Vice-Chairman
Jong Woong Park
Korea University

5th Annual Congress of the Asia Pacific Wrist Association

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the 5th Annual Congress of the Asia Pacific Wrist Association. APWA continue to grow, and has become a significant recognised wrist organisation. We are most grateful for Joo-Yup Lee and his team, for their hard work to bring together a mixture of cadaveric workshops, strong international faculty, and stimulating academic programme. The wonderful hospitality of the Korean Organising Committee will no doubt make this a wonderful event to remember.

Please join the many other wrist lovers from the Asia Pacific Region in this celebration of the advancement of knowledge of disorders of the wrist.

Professor Greg Bain, President APWA 2017-19
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia