Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 19 January 2015

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


19-20 Microbiome Forum Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

22-27 Host response in tuberculosis, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

23-24 AHRO Ebola Scientific Forum, Accra, Ghana

25-30 Epigenetics and Cancer, Keystone, Colorado, USA

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

27-28 World Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Summit 2015, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

29-31 Better Breathing Conference, Toronto, Canada

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

31 Jan-1Feb Ovarian Club V: Asia-Pacific Version; Preparing the ovaries for egg collection: integrating the science and the practice, Hong Kong, China


1-28 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

1-28 Raynaud’s Awareness Month

2-4 Ramanbhai Foundation 7th International Symposium on Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences “Advances in new drug discovery and development”, Ahmedabad, India

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

2-6 22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Arryhthmias and the Heart: A cardiovascular update, Hawaii, USA

6-8 12th International Winter Arryhthmia School, Blue Mountain, Canada

10-12 Ageing Summit, London, UK

12-15 MRI in the management of breast disease: past, present and future, San Francisco, California, USA

12-15 5th Meeting of the Interoperative Imaging Society, Gurgaon, India

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

16-19 Asia-ARVO 2015, Yokohama, Japan

16-22 Australia’s Healthy Weight Week

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

17-18 11th Annual Update Conference on Clinical Neurology and Neurophysiology, Tel Aviv, Israel

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

19-20 6th Annual National Dementia Congress, Melbourne, VIC

21–23 Australian Symposium on Ultrasound and Regional Anaesthesia, Perth, WA

23–27 ANZCA Basic echocardiography workshop, Gold Coast, QLD

23 Feb-2 Mar DonateLife Week

25-26 Measuring to meet NSQHS standards, Melbourne, VIC

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

26-27 Clinical Applications for Stem Cells, Singapore

26-28 Fetal Medicine, Paediatric Gastro, Hepatology and Nutrition Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE

26 Feb-1 Mar PESI-IAPSCON 2015, Jaipur, India

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

2-16 Infectious diseases Far East discovery cruise, Hong Kong, China

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

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

5-6 International Conference of Attachment and Trauma Informed Practice 2015, Melbourne, VIC

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

5-7 XII International Workshop of Lower Genital Tract Pathology, Rome, Italy

6-7 International Symposium about Current Issues and Controversies in Psychiatry 2015, Barcelona, Spain

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 5th International Neonatology Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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

15-17 6th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress, Manila, Philippines

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

15-18 3rd International One Health Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

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

18-20 MEDLAB Asia Pacific, Singapore

18-21 Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases ASM, Auckland, NZ

18-21 5th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association, Singapore

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