Social Functions

ANZSRS Welcome Reception

Friday 27 March, 1730 - 1900


Venue: Level 2 Foyer, Melbourne Convention Centre


Inclusive with full ANZSRS registrations


Guest tickets:  $60


Dress:  Smart casual


Sponsored by Pharmaxis


Great opportunity to see old friends and meet new ones. Join us as we welcome you to Melbourne.

TSANZ Awards for Respiratory Research Excellence 

Saturday 28 March, 1700 - 1800


Venue:  Plenary 3


Inclusive with full TSANZ registrations


Dress: Smart casual


Please join us for a glass of bubbles to support the award winners at the Awards for Respiratory Research Excellence; recognising brilliance in respiratory research at this year's Annual Scientific Meeting. This takes please before the TSANZ Welcome Reception.



TSANZ Welcome Reception 

Saturday 28 March, 1800 -1930


Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Melbourne Exhibition Centre


Inclusive with full TSANZ registrations


Guest tickets:  $60


Dress: Smart casual


Celebrate the launch of the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting in Melbourne. Join us in the Exhibition Hall to meet our sponsors and exhibitors, connect with new associates and old colleagues, and enjoy some excellent food and fine wines!




Saturday 28 March, 1830 - late


Venue: The Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne


Inclusive with full ANZSRS registrations 


Guest tickets:  $120


Theme: A walk on the wild side


Dress: Smart casual (with animal prints or other wild choices)


Sponsored by Ascencia



Put your animal print on and join us for a walk (and a dance!) on the wild side at the Gala dinner in 2020!


This year’s Gala Dinner is being held at The Pavilion at the Arts Centre Theatres building (the one with the spire), just a 15 min walk from the convention centre. With music provided by DJ duo Jank Facques, it promises to be an evening full of fun and dance.




ANZSRS Closing Reception

Sunday 29 March, 1730 - 1830


Venue: Munich Brauhaus


Inclusive with full ANZSRS registrations


Dress: Smart casual


Sponsored by Bird Healthcare


TSANZ Dinner     

Tuesday 31 March, 1830 - late


Venue:  Marvel Stadium


Inclusive with full TSANZ registrations


Guest tickets:  $120 


Theme: Back to the 60s


Dress: 1960s (take a look at some suggestions)


This year's Gala Dinner celebrates 60 years since the Thoracic Society of Australia was established. Show off your 1960s fashion style and dance moves - choose from Mad Men suits, Jacki O classics, Carnaby St and British Mod gear all the way through to beatnik and hippy threads - it will be a groovy night, baby!