WELCOME TO TAPSS 2020 IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

Announcement – due to Covid19 pandemic TAPSS 2020Trans-Atlantic Plastic Surgery Summit has been postponed until next year

New dates are:   18 – 20 June 2021

Reykjavík, 23 March 2020

Dear Colleagues,

After having carefully reviewed the current situation regarding COVID-19, it has been decided to postpone the TAPSS 2020 Summit and reschedule it for 18-20 June 2021 in Reykjavik and the location will be the same, Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.  This applies to the Nordic Burn Meeting as well, which is rescheduled for 17–18 June 2021 and the Nordic Congress of Nurses in Plastic Surgery, which is rescheduled for 19 June 2021.

We would like to express our sincere thanks in advance to our delegates, faculty and industry partners for their understanding and support.  We hope that most of you are willing to commit to the new dates so we can keep changes to the program to a minimum.

As soon as practically possible, we will contact all registered delegates, abstract authors, faculty members, confirmed sponsors and exhibitors with further information. Until then, we thank you for your patience.

The need for education next year will likely increase greatly because of this year´s Covid-19 pandemic and we will do our utmost on making our 2021 Summit as successful as possible in any way.

We hope you all stay healthy and strong until then and we look forward seeing you in Reykjavík next year.

On behalf of
The Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons, SCAPLAS
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, ASPS and
The British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, BAPRAS

Halla Fróðadóttir, Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Please save the date for TAPSS 2021, 18-20 June in Reykjavik!

Venue
Harpa, the beautiful concert and conference centre features the best conditions for conferences in Iceland. It is conveniently situated at the harbour in the heart of Reykjavík and within walking distance of the city centre with shops, restaurants, art galleries and a vibrant night-life.

Social programme and excursions
Along with the social programme such as the welcoming reception and the conference dinner, participants will have the opportunity to visit Iceland‘s most spectacular attractions, including geysers, waterfalls, volcanoes and glaciers.

Accommodation
Accommodation in various price ranges nearby Harpa has been booked for participants.

Travel to Iceland
Iceland is only 3-4 hours from Europe by flight, and 5-6 hours from the East Coast of North America. A number of international airlines operate flights to Iceland year round from various cities on both sides on the Atlantic.

Introductory videos

Please check out the official welcome video for TAPSS 2020 prepared by Meet in Reykjavik, the official Visit Reykjavik trailer – and an amazing and fun-filled trailer representing our amazing TAPSS meeting venue; Harpa Conference and Concert centre.

Welcome to Iceland
TAPSS 2020 trailer by Meet in Reykjavik
#tapss2020

Welcome to Reykjavík
Official trailer for the city of Reykjavík
#visitreykjavik #reykjavikloves

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Your meeting place in Reykjavík
#harpareykjavik

Important dates

2019 2020

2 December 2019
Call for abstracts

2 December 2019
Registration opens

15 March 2020
Deadline for submission of abstract

1 April – 15 April 2020
Notification of acceptance of abstract

20 April 2020
Deadline for early-bird registration

30 April 2020
Deadline for cancellation refund

14 – 16 June 2020
Summit

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Reykjavik
Arts Festival

6. – 21. June 2020

This international congress has been pre-assessed by EFPIA

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