Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd May 2022

Tech, Trends and Treatments’

Skin Cancer College Australasia is proud to host the largest skin cancer event in the Australasian region with our Australasian Skin Cancer Congress. Join us in-person or virtually from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd May at The Star Gold Coast!

In 2021 we welcomed 200 in-person delegates and 200 virtual delegates for this important annual event. Join us in 2022 as we discover the latest Tech, Trends and Treatments in primary care skin cancer medicine.

We welcome delegates from Australia, New Zealand and around the globe to enjoy our exciting hybrid program offering a wealth of the latest cutting-edge practical and research knowledge in skin cancer medicine.

Our program will include presentations from primary care practitioners, oncologists, researchers and pathologists, many of whom are global thought leaders in skin cancer medicine – the people who influence the future of skin cancer medicine diagnosis and treatment.

Register now for our 2022 Congress
Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd May 2022.

Featured Speakers

Dr Ashfaq A. Marghoob

Director of Clinical Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre – New York. MD.

Dr Marghoob is a leading global dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the skin. He is the director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s regional skin cancer clinic based in New York. His research interests are focused on the use of imaging instruments such as photography, dermoscopy, and confocal laser microscopy to recognize skin cancer early in its development.

Associate Professor Victoria Mar

Director of Victorian Melanoma Service. MBBS (Hons), FACD, PhD.

A/Prof Mar is the Director of the Victorian Melanoma Service at The Alfred and Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. She is a Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials Group board member, Clinical Lead for the Melanoma Clinical Outcomes Registry and Victorian Lead for the Australian Centre of Excellence for Melanoma Imaging and Diagnosis.

Doug Canfield

President, Canfield Scientific.

Doug Canfield is President of Canfield Scientific, one of the largest developers and manufacturers of dermatology imaging equipment, including dermatoscopes, facial imaging, total body imaging, and more. Canfield researches and develops automated analysis systems for their products using machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Dr. William Butcher

Vascular Surgeon. MBBCh FCS (SA) FRCS (Edin) FRACS.

Dr. Butcher has been in vascular practice for 25 years, training initially in South Africa and then in the United Kingdom before coming to Australia 10 years ago.  He has vascular fellowships in all three countries and based on the Gold Coast.  Will Butcher has experience in all aspects of vascular surgery, with a special interest in wound management.

Program Preview

Join us Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd May 2022 for the latest information in skin cancer medicine – “Tech, Trends and Treatments”

Understand the latest valuable information for primary care skin cancer practitioners:

  • Wound management in skin cancer practice
  • How to set up your skin cancer practice for surgery
  • Everything you need to know about skin imaging, locally and globally, in 2022
  • Field Cancerisation – treatments and trends

Session Times

Friday 20th May
Session time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Welcome Drinks: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Saturday 21st May 
Breakfast Seminar: 7.30am – 8.30am
Session time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 22nd May 
Session time: 9.00am – 1.30pm



Welcome back to The Star, Gold Coast.

This stunning location, set among lush tropical gardens, is the home of the Australasian Skin Cancer Congress. We can’t wait to see you for Tech, Trends and Treatments at The Star in 2022.

With its luxurious accommodation and spa, iconic bars, restaurants and entertainment precincts, alongside the thrills of a world-class casino, The Star Gold Coast is Australia’s five-star fun-parlour.

Special rates for Australasian Skin Cancer Congress delegates start at $279 (AUD) per night for a Superior Deluxe Room. This special rate is available for 3 days pre and post Congress. Rooms at this rate are limited and will book fast. Click here or phone 1800 074 344 to book accommodation and quote discount code ASC190522.

Book Accommodation Online Here

Delegates staying at The Star will also enjoy a 10% discount on all food & beverage outlets (excludes Nineteen on weekends and Kiyomi), and The Shop @ The Star upon presentation of conference lanyard. This offer is valid for conference dates and for bookings up to 9 guests.

Additional tickets for the Welcome Drinks on Friday 20 May can be purchased for $65 (one complimentary ticket included with in person registrations). 

All fees include GST and are the same amount in $AU or $NZ. SCCA members receive an additional $110.00 discount on registration.
*Registrar rate requires evidence of current enrolment in specialist/vocational training.
^Student rate applies to undergraduate medical or nursing students.

Congress Registration FAQs

What COVID-safe measures will be in place for delegate well-being?

All delegates attending Congress 2022 in person, will need to comply with the requirement to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination should it be requested in line with government restrictions. The Star Gold Coast continues to have safety as their first priority. Information about their COVIDSafe Plan can be found here.

What is included in my Congress 2022 registration?

In-person Registration
Delegate access to the venue, all event sessions, daily catering, 1 x complimentary Welcome Drinks event ticket and unlimited access to recorded sessions for 12 months.
Virtual Registration
Live online access to all sessions and unlimited access to recorded sessions for 12 months. 

If my situation changes and I cannot attend due to COVID restrictions, is Congress 2022 registration refundable?

If national or state government pandemic restrictions* prevent your in-person attendance at Congress 2022:
– Your in-person event registration will be converted to a virtual event registration. The difference in registration fee will be refunded.
– If you have purchased tickets to the
Welcome Drinks to be held at The Star on 20 May, they will be refunded in full.
*applies to restrictions in force up to and including 26 May 2021.

What happens to my registration if the in-person event cannot go ahead at The Star Gold Coast due to COVID?

If national or state government pandemic restrictions* prevent Congress 2022 from being held at The Star Gold Coast, the event will proceed in a fully virtual format.
– All in-person event registrations will be converted to virtual event registrations. The difference in registration fee will be refunded in full.
– If you have purchased tickets to the Welcome Drinks to be held at The Star on 20 May, they will be refunded in full.

*applies to restrictions in force up to and including 26 May 2021.

What if I change my mind and want to attend in-person? Or vice-versa?

You can change your Congress 2022 registration from in-person to virtual or vice versa up to 5.00pm (AEST) 29 April 2022. The difference in registration fee will be charged or refunded at the time of change. After this date, the mode of attendance cannot be changed, except because of Government imposed pandemic restrictions, or at the discretion of SCCA.

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