Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 3 November 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


1-30 Movember

3–6 ANZCA Getting started in echocardiography workshop, Brisbane, QLD

5 RACGP Practice innovation meeting, Perth, WA

5–6 ANZCA Basic assessment and support in intensive care, Melbourne, VIC

5–7 14th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorder, Vienna, Austria

6–8 Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

6–9 16th National Conference of Pediatric Critical Care, New Delhi, India

7 RACGP Developmental disabilities, challenging behaviour and mental health: research to practice and policy, Sydney, NSW

7–8 ANZCA Introductory ultrasound for anaesthetists, Melbourne, VIC

7–8 RANZCP Section of neuropsychiatry conference, Melbourne Brain Centre, Melbourne, VIC

7–8 Combined Australia and New Zealand Colorectal Surgical Meeting, Sydney, NSW

8 International Day of Radiology

8 RACGP Private practice: The journey from start to finish, Brisbane, QLD

8–10 ANZCA x-ray – combined chest and emergency interpretation, Noosa Heads, QLD

8–11 Biennial meeting of the International Gynaecologic Cancer Society, Melbourne, VIC

9 RACS SAT SET course, New Zealand

9–11 Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Conference, Lorne, VIC

9–12 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs scientific conference, Adelaide, SA

11 RACGP Emergency update for practice staff, Adelaide, SA

11–13 ANZCA EMAC course, Melbourne, VIC

12 World Pneumonia Day

12 ANZCA Echo in life support, Melbourne, VIC

12–14 ANZCA Ultrasound in anaesthetics and critical care, Gold Coast, QLD

12–14 6th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, Albury, VIC

13 Academy of Surgical Educators forum, Adelaide, SA

13 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Melbourne, VIC

13–14 ANZCA Advanced life support 2 provider course, Melbourne, VIC

13–15 RANZCP Faculty of psychiatry of old age conference, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW

13–15 World Association of Social Psychiatry Jubilee Congress, London, UK

13-15 Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society, 8th Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey

14 World Diabetes Day

14-15 Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA Making Sense of Pain, Perth, WA

14–16 General Practitioner Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

15 RACS workshop: Building towards retirement, Sydney, NSW

15 RACS workshop: Communication skills for cancer clinicians, Melbourne, VIC

15–16 ANZCA CT – acute medical and surgical interpretation, Noosa Heads, QLD

16 World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

16-18 6th Biennial Australian Falls Prevention Conference, Sydney, NSW

16-19 International Forum on Disability Management 2014 Conference, Melbourne, VIC

16–19 Australian Health and Medical Research Congress, Melbourne, VIC

17 World Prematurity Day

17–18 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Melbourne, VIC

17-19 International Forum on Disability Management, Melbourne, VIC

18–21 ANZCA Ultrasound in intensive care, Gold Coast, QLD

19-21 World Health Organization 2nd International Conference on Nutrition, Rome, ITALY

19–21 ANZCA Ultrasound for intensive care, Melbourne, VIC

20 RACS SAT SET course, Melbourne, VIC

20–21 ANZCA Transoesophageal echocardiography course, Melbourne, VIC

20–22 ANZCA Effective management of anaesthetic crises, Melbourne, VIC

21 RACS workshop: Non-technical skills for surgeons, Melbourne, VIC

21–23 ANZCA Process communication course, Part 2, Adelaide, SA

22 RACP Continuing Education Workshop, Melbourne, VIC, + video

22–23 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Brisbane, QLD

22–23 International Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology, Hong Kong

22–23 ANZCA Windows to the Heart Bedside ECHO, Melbourne, VIC

23-25 International Foundation for Integrated Care 2nd World Congress on Integrated Care, Sydney, NSW

24–28 4th World Congress of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa

27–28 ANZCA Haemodynamic evaluation and related therapies, Melbourne, VIC

27–29 ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

28 ANZCA NHET-Sim workshop, Brisbane, QLD

28 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Sydney, NSW

28–30 RACGP Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and counselling skills – 3 day workshop, Perth, WA

28-30 International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics Asian Prosthetic and Orthotic Scientific Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan

29 MJA Professional Development: An adult respiratory CPD program for general practitioners and non-respiratory specialists, Sydney, NSW

29 ANZCA Anatomy for anaesthetists, Sydney, NSW

29–30 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Sydney, NSW

29 Nov–3 Dec Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists annual conference, Melbourne, VIC


1 World AIDS Day

1–3 ANZCA Process communication model course Part 1, Rotorua, New Zealand

1–5 44th Australasian Society for Immunology ASM, Wollongong, NSW

2 RACGP Emergency medicine and resuscitation update (CPR for GPs), Adelaide, SA

2 RACGP CPR workshop, QLD

2–4 Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 41st ASM, Melbourne, VIC

3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

3-5 Australian Pain Management Association and Palliative Care Queensland, Fifty Shades of Pain: Managing complex pain across the continuum, Brisbane, QLD

3–6 World Cancer Congress, Melbourne, VIC

6 MJA Professional Development: An adult respiratory CPD program for general practitioners and non-respiratory specialists, Melbourne, VIC

7-11 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

8–12 ANZCA Basic echocardiography workshop, Gold Coast, QLD

11–12 ANZCA New anaesthetic registrar crisis management course, Wellington New Zealand

12–14 World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress 2014, Hong Kong

15–16 ANZCA Introduction to anaesthesia novice course, Wellington, New Zealand

15–17 World Indigenous Health Conference, Cairns, QLD

18–20 ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

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