BAPRAS Congress 2024: International

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 4- 6 December 2024
Venue: International Conference Centre Wales, Coldra Woods, Newport, South Wales, NP18 1HQ

Event information

The BAPRAS Congress 2023 marked our largest annual conference yet, and the event this year is shaping up to surpass previous ones!

Taking place on 4 - 6 December 2024 at ICC Wales, we are delighted to be collaborating with plastic surgery associations and societies from across the world to bring you a programme filled with insightful talks delivered by international experts.

New additions to the programme include a Military Plastic Surgery session and a session focused on JPRAS.
More information will become available in due course. 

Abstract submission

Abstract submission has now closed. 


Registration will be opening in July, with early rates available until 6 September

Once again, we are pleased to offer significant discounts for BAPRAS members

Not a BAPRAS member? Click here for information on how to join, or contact

Registration rates

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Social Events

We hope you will join us at the following social events:

Wednesday 4 December
Deanery Challenge

Following our inaugural Deanery Challenge event, which took place in Newcastle last year, teams of trainees will be invited to return to battle it out on stage at the close of the first day of the congress for a fun plastic surgery knowledge related quiz. Join us to see if Mersey deanery will retain their crown!

Thursday 5 December
Association Dinner

Join us on Thursday evening at the Celtic Manor resort for our annual congress dinner- dinner, drinks, dancing and an opportunity to catch up with colleagues from around the country.

Tickets for this event are limited, and are likely to sell out fast!

£70 per ticket (including 3 course meal, half bottle of wine, reception drinks (non-alcoholic alternatives available), after-dinner entertainment

Dress code: lounge suits

Associated events: 

Tuesday, 3 December
BAPRAS Cadaveric Day, at The University of Bristol - School of Anatomy
Taking place at the University of Bristol, this year’s cadaveric day will focus on lower limb surgery.
Places are strictly limited- registration opens in July.

Tuesday, 3 December
PLASTA Annual Congress- ICC Wales
Aimed at trainees of all grades from medical students upwards, PLASTA’s popular annual congress is taking place the day before BAPRAS congress commences. Registration and programme information coming soon. 

Thursday, 5 December 
Women in Plastic Surgery - UK Breakfast Symposium - ICC Wales
Join us for the inaugural Women in Plastic Surgery UK (WPS-UK) breakfast symposium.
An opportunity for female plastic surgeons to network, engage and motivate each other at BAPRAS this year.
Enjoy breakfast with colleagues and participate in our symposium focusing on motivations for leadership
Register via the online registration form

Friday, 6 December
Nurses Education Day - ICC Wales 
Plastic surgery nurse colleagues are encouraged to join us for any day of congress, but in particular for our popular nurses education day. Hear presentations from nurse colleagues around the country and stay up to date with the latest issues in plastic surgery nursing. Registration is free for BAPRAS nurse members, and £50 for non-members.

Click here to find out more about becoming a member

Venue, Travel and Accommodation 

Getting to the venue

The ICC Wales is easily accessible from the M4, Cardiff airport and Newport train station.
Click here for more information on traveling by road, rail and air:

Travelling by train?
Conference attendees receive discounted rail travel on Great North Western Railway-

Tickets can be booked up to three months in advance, subject to availability.
The ICC is a 15 minute taxi ride from Newport station.

Delegate accommodation

We have secured a block booking of rooms at the following hotels:

  • - Celtic Manor Resort (a short walk from the ICC). Room rates from £158.33 per night (single occupancy, bed and breakfast)
  • - Ty Newport (a five minute taxi ride to the ICC). Room rates from £116.67 per night (single occupancy, bed and breakfast)

Bedrooms can be booked here: Use the block booking code BAP021224 to book your accommodation. Rooms will be available using this code until Monday 21 October

Please note, rates may differ on other booking sites such as

Alternatively, there are a range of other hotels nearby:
Premier Inn Newport Wales (room rates from £39)- 4 minute drive/18 minute walk
Holiday Inn Newport (room rates from £85)- 5 minute drive/10 minute walk

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Sponsorship and trade 

Interested in being a sponsor or exhibiting at BAPRAS Congress 2024?  Click here to find out more about the opportunities we have available for you this year

We are pleased to confirm the following sponsors and exhibitors:

Headline Sponsors:
KLS Martin, Mercian, Severn, Motiva, Zeiss, J&J Medtech, Stryker, Regeneron

Education Partners:
Motiva, Baxter, PRASIS, Tela Bio, J&J Medtech, Raise Healthcare, Polynovo

Gold Sponsors:
Spectral MD UK

Silver Sponsors:
IGEA Medical, GC Aesthetics

Advantech Surgical, BFIRST, Braun, Lipoelastic. Elsevier, Eurosurgical, Joint Operations, Medical Protection Society, Pinpoint, PLASTA, Premium Medical Protection,  R&D Surgical, Sychem Surgical 

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