Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 15 December 2014

This calendar will be updated each month. If you have an event you would like to add, please include relevant details in an email to

ALM = active learning module
ASM = annual scientific meeting
CPD = continuing professional development
CT = computerised tomography
ECHO/echo = echocardiography
EMAC = effective management of anaesthetic crises
MRI = magnetic resonance imaging
OSCE = objective structured clinical examination
SAT SET = supervisors and trainers for surgical education and training



5-9 ANZCA Acute medical and surgical CT interpretation, Niseko, Japan

11-16 8th International Hokkaido Trauma Conference, Japan

11-16 Winter symposium in intensive care and anaesthesia, Vail, Colorado, USA

12-14 ANZCA Ultrasound in anaesthesia and critical care, Gold Coast, QLD

12-15 International Symposium on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, Karachi, Pakistan

15-17 2015 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA

16-17 5th International Symposium Invasive Procedures in Motion 2015, Lucerne, Switzerland

16-19 MRI in Practice – The Course, Sydney, NSW

17-18 13th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

20-23 International Conference on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disability and Human Development 2015, Jerusalem, Israel

22-24 Asian and Oceanic Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Congress, Bangkok, Thailand

26-29 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

30 Jan-13 Feb 2015 Updates in pulmonary care and critical care medicine for the PCP Australia/New Zealand cruise, Sydney NSW

31 Jan-7 Feb Aspen Anaesthesia 2015, Aspen, Colorado, USA


1-28 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

1-28 Raynaud’s Awareness Month

2-5 ANZCA Ultrasound in intensive care, Gold Coast, QLD

10-12 Ageing Summit, London, UK

15-19 Australian College of Sports Physicians annual conference, Coffs Harbour, NSW

16-22 Australia’s Healthy Weight Week

17-18 2nd World Innovation Summit for Health, Doha, Qatar

17-20 20th Annual Radiation Oncology Conference, Hawaii, USA

18-21 8th International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes, Paris, France

18-21 American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists 41st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

21-23 Australian Symposium on Ultrasound and Regional Anaesthesia, Perth, NSW

23-27 ANZCA Basic echocardiography workshop,

Gold Coast, QLD

23 Feb-2 Mar DonateLife Week

25-28 15th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

28 International Rare Disease Day

28 ANZCA X–ray – chest emergency interpretation, Brisbane, QLD

28 Feb-1 Mar ANZCA Critical care imaging interpretation, Brisbane, QLD


1-31 National Epilepsy Awareness Month

1-31 Melanoma March

2-4 ANZCA Ultrasound in anaesthetics and critical care, Gold Coast, QLD

2-4 1st International Brain Stimulation Conference, Singapore

2-8 Lymphoedema Awareness Week

4-6 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

4-7 International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Vancouver, Canada

5-7 16th World Congress of Pain Clinicians, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

8 Narcolepsy Awareness Day (Suddenly Sleepy Saturday)

8-13 Tropical Infectious Diseases 2015, Galveston, Texas, USA

8-14 World Glaucoma Week

8-14 Multiple Birth Awareness Week

9-12 International Conference on Urban Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh

9-15 International Brain Awareness Week

12 World Kidney Day (Australia)

12-14 Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference, St Gallen, Switzerland

12-14 3rd International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology and Autoimmunity, Sorrento, Italy

13-17 ISN World Congress of Nephrology, Cape Town, South Africa

13-20 Coeliac Awareness Week

14-15 ANZCA Ultrasound in critical care, Sydney, NSW

15 ANZCA x-ray emergency interpretation, Sydney, NSW

15-18 35th Australian Pain Society ASM: Managing Pain from Mechanisms to Policy, Brisbane, QLD

17-20 35th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Brussels, Belgium

17-21 World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Abu Dhabi, UAE

18-21 Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases ASM, Auckland, New Zealand

18-22 12th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases, Nice, France

19-22 4th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health, Marrakesh, Morocco

20 World Oral Health Day

20 National Close the Gap Day

20-22 International Meeting in Indigenous Child Health, Ottawa, Canada

20-22 International Medicine in Addiction Conference, Melbourne, VIC

21-22 ANZCA x-ray chest emergency interpretation, Melbourne, VIC

21-22 ANZCA Ultrasound in critical care, Melbourne, VIC

22-25 6th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Tokyo, Japan

22-27 Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms 2015, Lucca, Italy

24-26 Australian Healthcare Week, Sydney, NSW

24-26 International TB Summit, London, UK

25–29 New Zealand Pain Society 40th ASM, Auckland, New Zealand

26 Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness


2-4 ANZCA Process communication course Part 2, Adelaide, SA

9 Wear Green for Premmies Day

11 World Parkinson’s Day

11-14 Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand 68th ASM, Adelaide, SA

12–15 RCOG/RANZCOG Joint World Congress, Brisbane, QLD

12-16 International Congress of the Immunology of Diabetes Society, Munich, Germany

14-16 Obesity Summit, London, UK

15-18 30th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, Perth, WA

15-18 14th Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Jeju, Republic of Korea

16-18 4th World Congress of Dermoscopy, Vienna, Austria

16-19 2nd World Congress on Controversies in Pediatrics (CoPedia), Budapest, Hungary

21-25 World Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

22-24 Spring 2015 Conference National Council on Rehabilitation, venue TBA

23-26 3rd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases, Montreal, Canada

27 Apr–1 May ANZCA Basic echocardiography workshop, Gold Coast, QLD

28 Apr-4 May Pneumonia Awareness Week

29 Apr-2 May 6th NWAC World Anaesthesia Convention, Vancouver, Canada

29 Apr-2 May Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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