MSK Japan 2025:

Destination Ultrasound Conference

Hilton Niseko Village, Hokkaido, Japan

January 19th-23rd, 2025

Early Bird Registration



The perfect destination sonography event.

Structured virtual lectures, curated to allow viewing at your convenience throughout the conference. Deep powder turns throughout the day, combined with après didactic ultrasound workshops in the afternoon. Gain quality CPD knowledge and network with your peers, while skiing or snowboarding in deep powder snow.

4-days of on-demand virtual lectures combined with afternoon live ultrasound workshops allow you to maximise your time on the slopes, relax in the many onsens and dine at the restaurants of Hirafu.

Whether a beginner or advanced ultrasound clinician, you will develop new knowledge and skills to enhance your clinical practice.


Yoeti snowboarding skier


The conference program is targeted to Radiologists, Sonographers and Sports Medicine Doctors with an interest in MSK ultrasound imaging. Other professionals that are welcome to attend, will gain significant insight into MSK imaging and include Radiographers, Pain and Rehabilitation Physicians and Physiotherapists.


MSK Japan has been structured to strike the perfect balance between quality educational content, while still allowing time to explore all that Niseko has to offer, both on and off the mountain.

  • Sunday evening welcome event allowing you to expand your professional network.
  • 4-days of morning virtual lecture sessions providing high-end ultrasound educational content.
  • 4-afternoon didactic live scanning workshops will guide you on where and how to look, what to find and how to make the correct diagnosis.


RANZCR and ASAR CPD points are available for participation in this conference (both interactive and virtual) with 16 hours of content equating to 16 CPD points.


Early Bird Registration $850

(Before 30th September 2024).
Registration $950


  • Sunday evening networking session.
  • 4 x morning sessions consisting of structured virtual lectures to view at your convenience.
  • 4 x afternoon live scanning workshops.
  • Virtual lecture and live scanning workshops totalling 16 hours of clinical content.

Additionally, you will receive access to the virtual lecture content both prior and post event.

Get your ticket today!



Hilton Niseko Village

Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Nestled at the foot of Mount Annupuri, Hilton Niseko Village is a winter haven for enthusiasts and leisure seekers alike. Beyond its prime ski-in/out access, guests can unwind in the serene onsen with views of Mt. Yōtei, or find warmth by the distinct hanging fireplace. With every snowy trail and tranquil moment, this establishment captures the quintessence of a perfect winter retreat.

Hilton apres bar
Hilton onsen
yotei hotel room

Ski Japan

Official Travel Agency has over 25 years of experience arranging ski holidays in Japan and is the official agency for MSK Japan 2025. They can arrange your conference package, including airport transfers, accommodation, lift passes, equipment rental and travel insurance. will hold a room allotment with the hotel until the end of September, and their Australian-based group specialists and Niseko-based guest services team will ensure a seamless experience. For all enquiries and bookings regarding either the Hilton or alternative accomodation options, contact them at

[email protected]


"Highly recommend anything by the MSK Australia team. Always learn something new to take home and try to replicate. Live scanning sessions are excellent."

“Excellent content, concise scanning explanations and tips and a friendly social atmosphere. All presenters were extremely approachable and knowledgeable.”

live ultrasound scanning
online learning
Wrist ultrasound


Sunday 19th January

Registration and Networking

4:00pm-6:00pm: Registration and Welcome Drinks

Monday 20th January


7:00AM - 9:00AM

Virtual lecture content

  • Shoulder - Cuff anatomy, biomechanics and structure. Tendon tears, classification and injury patterns
  • Shoulder - Differential diagnosis and joint pathology
  • Coracoid - Anatomy and pathology relating to the coracoid
  • Pectoralis Major - Insertional anatomy and tear assessment
  • *BONUS* Shoulder ultrasound for POCUS clinicians - A simple beginners guide to shoulder ultrasound with lecture content and live scanning on GE Venue POCUS system (1 additional hour)

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Shoulder live scanning with Q&A

Tuesday 21st January

Wrist, Digits and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

7:00AM - 9:00AM

Virtual lecture content

  • Radial wrist pain - The clinical and sonographic differentiation of tendinopathies, arthropathies and ligament injuries
  • Ulnar wrist pain - the role of ultrasound and when to investigate further
  • Nerve assessment and intervention at the wrist
  • Finger flexor and extensor apparatus and joint capsular injuries

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Wrist, finger and distal nerve live scanning with Q&A

Wednesday 22nd January

Ankle, Midfoot and Forefoot

7:00AM - 9:00AM

Virtual lecture content

  • Sonographic assessment of plantar metatarsalgia
  • Inversion injuries and midfoot assessment
  • Acquired pes planus
  • Nerve assessment around the foot and ankle

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Ankle, midfoot and forefoot live scanning with Q&A


Thursday 23rd January

Hamstrings, Knee and Calf

7:00AM - 9:00AM

Virtual lecture content

  • Triceps surae injuries and grading
  • Hamstring muscle anatomy and injury biomechanics
  • Hamstring muscle injuries - A radiologists perspective
  • A comprehensive guide to knee ultrasound imaging and interpretation

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Hamstring, knee and calf live scanning with Q&A


Detailed Program PDF


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