Social Program

Stanley Wilkinson Oration and Welcome Reception

Date: Friday 20 March
Time: 1700 – 1800
Location: Cairns Convention Centre
Dress: Congress Attire

This event is included in all Full, Accompanying Persons, Student and Auxiliary registrations. Additional guest tickets are available to purchase for $150 inc GST.

The Stanley Wilkinson Oration will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre and will be a great opportunity for networking with industry colleagues.

Happy Hour 

Date: Saturday 21 March
Time: 1700 – 1900
Location: Cairns Convention Centre Exhibition Hall
Dress: Congress Attire

This event is included in all Full, Accompanying Persons, Student and Auxiliary registrations. Additional guest tickets are available to purchase for $40 inc GST.

Network with our valued exhibitors for this extended happy hour in our Exhibition Hall.

American Orthodontics Congress Party Night
Open to all!

Sponsored by:

Date: Sunday 22 March
Time: 1900 – 2300
Location: Salt House Cairns
Dress: Casual

This event is included in ALL full registration categories. Additional guest tickets are available to purchase for $130 inc GST.

The Party night will gather members of the Orthodontic community for a casual evening in North Tropical Queensland. 

ASO Member Dinner

Date: Monday 23 March
Time: 1900 – 2300
Location: Cairns Convention Centre
Dress: Cocktail. No jacket required for men.

This event is included in all Full member registrations. Additional guest tickets are available to purchase for $275 inc GST.

Optional Events

TopsOrtho Women in Orthodontics Luncheon
Sponsored by:

Date: Saturday 21 March
Time: 1230 – 1330
Location: Cairns Convention Centre

3M Recent Graduates Breakfast
Sponsored by:

Date: Sunday 22 March
Time: 0800 – 0900
Location: Cairns Convention Centre

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Setting my financial foundationswhat you need to know

The years that you spend training to become a dental professional are no doubt a big commitment in your life.

And while you’re been devoting countless hours to learning the ins and outs of becoming an orthodontist, now that you’ve graduated, you’ll soon realise just how important forward financial planning is.

By correctly setting your financial foundations today, you will be ensuring your financial goals are met for the future.

This workshop will demonstrate the best ways in which to keep your business structures, strategies and money matters as simple as possible – so that you can focus on growing your business and protecting your wealth.

With affiliated offices in every state working under the Bongiorno National Network, we can help you with your financial needs, regardless of where you live in Australia.