Useful Information


5th AAHRS Annual Scientific Meeting

31st March – 2nd April 2017

Bangkok, Thailand

March 31st – April 1st 2017: Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel for general session

April 2nd 2017: Live Surgery Workshop at Siriraj Hospital

The registration fee includes the following:

  • General Sessions on March 31st- April 1st
  • Live Surgery wokshop at Siriraj Hospital on April 2nd
  • Delegate Kit
  • 3 lunches, coffee breaks
  • Gala Dinner on April 1st evening
  • Transportation to the Live Surgery workshop at Siriraj Hospital on April 2nd

Guest(s) may join the Gala Dinner on April 1st, however, they must be accompanied by a physician. Please note that gala dinner for guests will be charged extra. You may indicate this when you fill out the registration form.

Hotel Accommodations:

Both Avani Hotel and Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort are in the same vicinity, so guests can have the opportunity to pick their preferences depending on ones budget. However, during the period of the conference is the start of high season for residential- so early registration is very important.

  • General Sessions will be held in the Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel


The hotel provides free shuttle boat service to BTS Saphan Taksin every 15-30 mins. to and from hotel. 9pm onwards, hotel shuttle boat service starts going to Asiatique as well and last boat back to hotel is midnight.

We will have van shuttle service that will start running at 6am for exhibitors and physician assistances that may need to go and prepare and set up at Siriraj Hospital. For Exhibhitors there's a fee of $100 USD roundtrip for using the van shuttle, if you need to take up more than half of the van to transport your stuff. For Exhibitors, please let us know on the first day if you do need to use the van so we can arrange for you. The shuttle van will run back and forth to hotel till 8:30 am. The shuttle van will run again around 11:30 am till 4:00 pm to drop off at the hotel.

Official Language:

The official language of the general sessions and live surgery workshop is in English.

Interpretation will not be provided.

Meeting Attire:

  • Business casual for the general sessions and live surgery workshop
  • Formal/ dressy attire for the Gala Dinner
  • The day of live surgery workshop, the attendees must BRING YOUR OWN scrub suit, AAHRS will provide disposable shoe cover, caps, mask
  • It is VERY IMPORTANT that you bring scrub suit in order to go inside the OR to observe


March and April marks the beginning of summer heat, however, most hotels are quite cold inside during general sessions.

Low Temperature 25 C (77 F)

High Temperature 34 C (93 F)

Video, photography & audio recording policy:

Video and audio recording, and photography are prohibited in the general session and in the live surgery workshop. The only exception is photos and video taken by AAHRS staff and the video and photographers that were hired by AAHRS. The purpose for the video and photography is to use in AAHRS publications and website.

Cellular Phone:

The use of cellular phones in the general sessions and live surgery workshop is prohibited. Attendees must either turn off or vibrate cellular phones.

Target Audience:

Medical doctors such as hair transplant surgeons, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, or cosmetic surgeons with a beginner’s to advanced level of skill in hair restoration surgery.

Registration cancellation policy:

  • AAHRS will fully refund 100% of the registration fee, when notified before March 1st.
  • After March 1st 2017, No Refund will be given.
  • AAHRS will process the refund 30 days after the last day of the conference.
  • Please note that bank processing fee will be deducted from the refund.