2020. This meeting has been organised by Brian Stephenson our treasurer, and David Sanders our research secretary, aided and abetted by Vicky Grant The conference will address groin pain following hernia repair, a session on primary ventral hernias, a BHS quiz, training prizes and presentations, a session on incisional hernias and outcomes from hernia repair and we will also hear from our research grant recipients as to their progress. We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting and encourage you to spread the word amongst your trainees and colleagues. We have kept the conference fee as low as we can to encourage you all to attend. We rely heavily on our generous industry partners so as to keep our costs low.