Welcome message

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure and an honor to welcome you to the Combined 6th Indonesian Hip and Knee Society (IHKS) Scientific Meeting, APKS Meeting and APIS Meeting which will be held from August 21 to 25, 2019, at Hotel Tentrem, Yogyakarta Indonesia.

IHKS scientific meeting has become a premiere conference among Indonesian orthopaedic surgeons.  This meeting will provide every attendee the great opportunity to update the current concept's perspective in hip and knee problems management.

Also, IHKS scientific program will be presented by world-well known faculty from around the world. Furthermore, this meeting is also combined with APKS meeting and APIS meeting.

The selected theme is “Redefining Hip and Knee Surgery: Innnovation in Arthropalsty, Sports Medicine, Trauma and Infection”. Not only providing the opening keynote lectures, satellite symposia, and debate sessions, the program will also include hands-on workshop, meet the expert session, and difficult case discussions.

The 2019 meeting will deliver an inspiring forum for you to renew your knowledge, perspective, and understanding in hip & knee management. We truly hope you visit and enjoy one of the Indonesian royal city, Yogyakarta, which is regarded as an important center of classical Javanese fine arts and culture. We also would like to invite you to participate in submitting your scientific abstract to be presented during the meeting in the form of e-poster and podium presentation.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in August 2019



Edi Mustamsir, MD.PhD

President of IHKS

Dear esteemed colleagues,

It is an honor for us to carry out the special Biennial IHKS Meeting, which is entering its 6th meeting since the establishment of IHKS itself. We say that it is a special meeting because we always try to present world-class speakers with the most current topics, followed by workshops and Instructional Course Lecture that has been catered for our colleagues with interest in hip and knee.

The theme of the 6th IHKS Meeting is “Redefining Hip and Knee Surgery: Innnovation in Arthropalsty, Sports Medicine, Trauma and Infection”. It is our pleasure to be able to conduct a joint meeting with and Asia Pacific Infection Society (APIS). This shows that IHKS and its meetings have been recognized and trusted to be a combined meeting with leading organizations in Asia Pacific region.

The event will be held in Hotel Tentrem Yogyakarta, an Indonesia hotel with strong Javanese culture influence, on the 21st until 25th of August 2019. It is not a coincidence that this meeting will be held in Yogyakarta, a city known for its history but also known as City of Scholars (Kota Pelajar). Yogyakarta is filled with endless appeals, from the magnificent Borobudur and Prambanan temple, the Keraton (Sultan’s Palace), and local art and tradition that are still very much preserved in this city. Hence, we would like to appreciate the support given by the Department of Orthopedic and Traumatology, Medical Faculty of Universitas Gadjah Mada for supporting our event.

We’re looking forward for our fellow researchers, scientists, academics, and students to interact with the orthopedic expert in the world and Asia Pacific region, while updating their knowledge about not only hip and knee, but also infection. Don’t hesitate to bring your family as well because we have prepared a special social program for the companion and also sports events to be joined by the whole family.

See you in Yogyakarta!



Kiki Novito, MD

Chairman of Congress

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am very glad to have “The 11th Congress of Asia-Pacific Knee Society”, which will be held at Hotel Tentrem,Yogyakarta , Indonesia, on August 21 to 25, 2019. At this time it will be combined with 6th Indonesian Hip and Knee Society Meeting and Asia Pacific Infection Society(APIS) meeting.

APKS has been evolved since 1st meeting was organized by a great knee surgeon, Professor Koshino 20 years ago and many other leading knee surgeon from Asia Pacific region devoted themselves to develope APKS further in terms of scientic aspect as well as social aspect.

Last year 10th congress was successfully held at Gwangju Korea with several hundreds attendee and excellent scientific program with various knee topics related to sports medicine, arthroscopy, joint replacement and its alternatives, articular cartilage restoration. In addition interesting social program pleased the attendee and provided a good atmosphere to make and deepen friendship each other. APKS has a very important role to improve and renew the knowledge of knee surgery and to enhance friendship of knee surgeon in Asia Pacific region.

I am confident that 11th congress would offer the perfect platform for knee surgeons to exchange professional scientific knowledge and valuable clinical experiences of every field of knee diseases with wide discussion, so that this congress will be an excellent opportunity for the members of APKS to interact with other orthopedic surgeons from many part of the world.

Last but not least I would like express my great thanks to Dr Nicolaas Budhiparma who is a 11th congress chairman of APKS as well as a president elect of APKS for his tremendous effort and energy for preparing 11th congress. I am sure 11th congress of APKS will be memorable and rewarding. Looking forward to meeting you all at Yog- yakarta Indonesia, August 21-25,2019.

Looking forward to meeting you all at Yog- yakarta Indonesia, August 21-25,2019.



Eun Kyoo Song M.D.,Ph.D.

President of APKS

Dear esteemed colleagues,

It is an honour and a previlige to welcome you to the 6th IHKS meeting in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 21st to 25th August 2019.

The theme of the meeting is “Redefining Hip and Knee surgery: Innovations in Arthroplasty, Sports Medicine, Trauma & Infection”. It is my pleasure as Chairman of Asia Pacific Infection Section to welcome you to this meeting.

We plan to discuss the prevention of infection, Its diagnosis, and treatment of Musculoskeletal Infection. The sessions would comprise of Lectures, including Recent Novel developments, as well as Interactive discussions, and Interesting case discussions involving the faculty and participants.

Renowned world authorities on MSK Infection such as Javed Parvizi, Thorsten Gherke, Carlo Romano and Heinz Winkler have agreed to grace the occasion and give invited talks and be part of the faculty.

Looking forward to see you all in Yogyakarta in August.



Muhammad Amin Chinoy

Chairman Infection Section
Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association

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