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BASK 2019 Brighton

March 26, 2019 - March 27, 2019

Welcome to the BASK 2019 Annual Conference home page.

The meeting was hosted by our President, Mr Andrew Price and was held at the Brighton Hilton Metropole Hotel (follow the links below for further information about the conference)


For details about previous BASK conferences click here

Click the link for the: BASK 2019 Programme

Click the link for the: BASK 2019 EPosters

The Lorden Trickey lecture: Professor Anders Troelsen, Copenhagen – Staying in command of your knee arthroplasty practice, an evidence based approach.

Guest Speaker: Kriti Sharma – Can Artificial Intelligence create a fairer world?

Instructional sessions: 1) Artificial cartilage, 2) Patellofemoral and 3) tbc

Updates: Cartilage repair / BASK Meniscal working group / NIHR studies / BASK research strategy

Registries data: NJR / NLR / UKKOR / ODEP and beyond

Free papers

Posters – including short poster presentations

Travelling fellow report



Knee reviewers meeting

Attendance certificates will be issued via email usually in May post-meeting, only to those who have successfully completed the Online Post-Meeting Feedback Survey.  A request to complete the SurveyMonkey Feedback Survey will be sent to the e-mail address you gave when registering for the conference, by 5th April 2019.

One reminder will be sent 2 weeks after the initial request, if you do not receive the request please contact the Webmaster.

Please note due to the recent GDPR legislation, you will be asked upon registering for the meeting if you wish to receive emails. If you do not select this option BASK will be unable to contact you via e-mail regarding survey and you will therefore not receive a certificate. A certificate will only be issued on completion of the survey:


Once the survey is closed it will NOT be re-opened and no further certificates will issued, BASK enforces this rule rigidly!

CPD points of up to 6 per day attended (maximum 12 CPD points for two attended days)

Fixed points are usually awarded for educational content with a further 1 point per hour of free paper sessions attended, providing the papers were relevant to your practice

In order to qualify for points you must also make reflective notes for filing in your personal portfolio


Online registration: Will open on 7th December 2018
Online registration will close on the 17th March 2019
Onsite registration will open at 7.45am on Tuesday 26th March 2019

For BASK 2019 registration rates click here



Please note the BASK cancellation policy:
Up to 31st January 2019 – 25% cancellation charge
Up to 28th February 2019 – 50% cancellation charge
After 1st March 2019 – 100% cancellation charge.

BASK Members who register for free and do not attend the meeting, without informing the Events Organiser in writing to the below email address by 25th March 2019 at 5pm, will incur an administrative fee in the sum of £25 per day to cover incurred costs, this will be invoiced post meeting.

All cancellations must be received in writing by the relevant date to: admin@baskonline.com
Refund payments will be made post-event less the applicable cancellation charges.

To book your accommodation at the Head Quarters Hotel the Hilton Metropole for the BASK Spring Annual Meeting 2019 please click here

The advance and discounted rate agreed for BASK delegates is currently £138.00 inclusive of VAT per night and will include breakfast, car parking is at an extra cost though there are several car parks available in close proximity to the hotel.

The BASK annual dinner was held on 26th March 2019 at the Brighton Hilton Metropole Hotel with pre-dinner drinks served on the British Airways i360 flight pod

Those wishing to attend must register online through the Conference Registration link (NOW CLOSED).
Please note that entrance to both the pre-dinner drinks and the annual dinner is by TICKET ONLY, places are strictly limited.

After Dinner Entertainment: Paul Zenon – English Stage and TV Magician, Comedian, Presenter, Writer, Actor and Pundit

Further details on timings etc will be emailed to all those who have registered for the dinner ahead of the Meeting.

Information regarding travelling to the Hilton Brighton Metropole can be found here:

Transport And Directions To Hilton Metropole

The documents below contain further information for Authors:

BASK Podium Guidelines

BASK Poster Guidelines

BASK E-Poster Guidelines

The deadline for Call for Papers has now expired, all submissions have been reviewed and selected, authors have been notified as to the outcome of their abstract.

Presenting Authors of Podium, Poster or E-poster presentation must be registered to attend the meeting by midnight on Thursday 28th February 2019

The following prizes are available at the conference:
President’s medal for best podium presentation by a Trainee during the past President Colin Esler’s term 2017/2018
Best Podium presentation by a Consultant
Best Poster – DJO (UK) are proud to sponsor the Poster Presentation Awards
Best EPoster
Golf Prizes

The BASK Golf Outing: Monday 25th March 2019 at the East Brighton Golf Club (more information tbc)
Golf with Lunch or Golf with Lunch & evening Dinner will be available.
Those wishing to attend must register online through the Conference Registration link.

The EXHIBITION IS NOW FULL, we look forward to welcoming all Industry representatives joining us in Brighton

For further information and order forms click the appropriate links below:

BASK 2019 Exhibitor Manual

Electrics Order Form

Furniture & Carpet Order Form

Graphics Only Order Form

Shell Extras Order Form

AV Order Form

OnSite Transportation Order Form

Delivery Label for Hilton Brighton Metropole

Join us on Twitter during the meeting using hashtag #BASKAC

If you would like to express an interest in exhibiting at BASK 2020 in Oxford and have not already done so please contact the BASK Events Team at: admin@baskonline.com

The last date for booking study leave (8 weeks notice) for BASK 2019 is 29th January 2019.

Click here if you are thinking of asking a question at the BASK conference.

BASK will not be held responsible for any loss of personal items or any personal injuries during the course of the annual meeting.

Other general Terms and Conditions are available – click here

The BASK 2020 Annual Meeting will be in: Oxford

Dates: tbc for June 2020

The date of the meeting is later than in previous years due to BASK hosting a combined meeting for the Combined Orthopaedic Knee Societies (COKS)

Further details will be published here in due course

The BASK 2021 Spring Meeting will be on: tbc

Venue/Town: tbc

More details regarding BASK 2021 will be published here in due course.


  • March 26, 2019
  • March 27, 2019


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