Burns & Trauma cooperated with the Asia Pacific Burn Congress 2017
May 10, 2017
With careful organization and arrangements, the 11th Asia Pacific Burn Congress (2017 APBC) was successfully held on April 1-4, 2017, at Taipei International Convention Center in Taipei, hosted by the Taiwan Society for Burn Injuries and Wound Healing.
This event lasted for 4 days from April 1st to April 4th, and attracted more than 400 scholars and experts from over 20 countries and regions of Asia-Pacific regions and other parts in the worlds.
With the help of the executive president Dr. Niann-Tzyy Dai and Prof. Jui-Yung Yang, and through elaborated and careful preparation, Burns & Trauma attended the congress as a media partner. Burns & Trauma set up a booth at the conference to distribute the information of the journal and the published issues, which attracted lots of delegates of this conference. Also, the managing editor of Burns & Trauma Dr. Guangping Liang made a 20-mintues presentation to introduce the journal during the plenary session on April 3rd, and many attendees showed great interests in knowing the journal and willingness to support the journal.
Moreover, Burns & Trauma successfully held an editorial board meeting during APBC on April 3rd, with a total of 18 editorial board members attended the meeting. The Deputy Editor-in-Chief Dr. Naiem Moiemen gave a comprehensive journal report and hosted a lively discussion on the special issue plans of 2017, as well as other key issues for journal development, which turns out to be efficient and effective.
This is the first time that Burns & Trauma shows its splendid achievements in the world-level academic conference in a planned and organized way. Burns & Trauma attends this congress in a high profile and gains lots of attentions during the APBC 2017. The cooperation between Burns & Trauma and APBC brings mutual benefits for both sides.