Calendar of conferences in Australia

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja15.1005C4
Published online: 5 October 2015

This calendar includes conferences based in Australia into the foreseeable future, as far as can be confirmed. 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 = computed 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

October 2015

15-18 Societe Internationale d’Urologie Annual Congress, Melbourne, VIC

16 Australasian College of Sports Physicians GP Symposium 2015, Melbourne, VIC

16-18 Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand ASM 2015, Melbourne, VIC

16-19 RANZCOG ASM, Perth, WA

16-19 Australian Society of Cytology 45th ASM, Brisbane, QLD

17 Women’s Health Matters: Challenges and Changes in 2015, Melbourne, VIC

18-21 HAA 2015 ASM, Adelaide, SA

20-23 Australian and New Zealand Burns Association 39th ASM, Melbourne, VIC

22-23 MIIAA Annual Forum, Sydney NSW

22-24 Rural Medicine Australia 2015, Adelaide, SA

22-24 Australasian Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2015 Conference, Adelaide, SA

22-25 Australasian Doctors Health Conference 2015, Melbourne, VIC

23-25 36th Annual Meeting, Australasian Dermatopathology Society, Sydney, NSW

24 2015 Joint Airway and Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Group Meeting: The obstetric airway, a game of two halves, Melbourne, VIC

26-27 Safe and Secure Hospitals Conference, Melbourne, VIC

26-27 13th Australasian Biospecimens Network Association Annual Conference, Sydney, NSW

26-27 Future of Health Policy Reform Forum, Sydney, NSW

26-28 7th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, Creswick, VIC

28-30 ACHS/ACHSM Joint Asia-Pacific Congress 2015: Health leadership: odds-on favourite, Melbourne, VIC

29-31 2nd Global Advances and Controversies in Skin Cancer 2015, Brisbane, QLD

29 Oct-1 Nov6 6th ASM Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, Adelaide, SA

November 2015

1-4 3rd International Conference on Circular Proteins ICCP2015, Brisbane, QLD

2-4 National Primary Health Care Conference, Canberra, ACT

6-7 RANZCP Section of Neuropsychiatry Conference, Melbourne, VIC

6-7 ASBDD Conference, Sydney, NSW

9-13 13th Congress of the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Gold Coast, QLD

11-13 Hospital in the Home 8th Annual Scientific Meeting 2015: HITH at 21: Maturity, Responsibility and Quality, Sydney, NSW

13-14 Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Symposium, Gold Coast, QLD

14-15 11th National Laser and Cosmetic Medicine Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

16-18 Improving Healthcare International Convention, Melbourne, VIC

17-18 Second National Complex Needs Conference, Canberra, ACT

17-19 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 42nd ASM, Hobart, TAS

18-20 International Conference on Neurology and Epidemiology, Gold Coast, QLD

19-21 Paediatric Pathology Society and ANZ Paediatric Pathology Group Joint Scientific Meeting, Perth, WA

19-21 Mercy Global Obstetric Update, Melbourne, VIC

20-22 RANZCP Section of Psychotherapy Conference, Sunshine Coast, QLD

21 2015 Sydney Colorectal Surgical Meeting, Sydney, NSW

22 National Fertility Conference Medical Update 2015, Melbourne, VIC

22-26 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 32nd ASM, Brisbane, QLD

23-24 Defence Human Sciences Symposium 2015, Melbourne, VIC

24-25 2015 Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care National Conference, Melbourne, VIC

25-26 AOPA Congress 2015: Enhancing quality and performance, Adelaide, SA

25-28 RANZCP Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Joint Conference with the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychology, Psychiatry and Law 35th Annual Congress, Canberra, ACT

26-28 RANZCP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age and APS Psychology and Ageing Special Interest Group Joint Conference, Adelaide, SA

27-29 International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation 1st ANZ Regional Conference: Broken structures, broken selves: complex trauma in the 21st century, Sydney, NSW

December 2015

1-41 4th International Scientific Conference of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Perth, WA

3-5 Inaugural International Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Congress, Sydney, NSW

7-8 Livin’ It: Let’s Work With It: People, Employment and Mental Health, Sydney, NSW

7-9 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Melbourne, VIC

9-11 3rd International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention, Melbourne, VIC

14-16 International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, Cairns, QLD

February 2016

5-6 3rd International Four Corners of Cardiology Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

26-27 Obstetric Intensive Care Symposium, Adelaide, SA

26-28 Pathology Update: A diamond date, Melbourne, VIC

March 2016

1 Mar Asian Australasian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Meeting, Cairns, QLD

3-4 Evidence Review in Emergency Medicine FSM, Wollongong, NSW

3-5 AGES XXVI Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, Brisbane, QLD

11 5th International Medical Symposium: Future challenges for the medical profession, Sydney, NSW

11-13 2016 ANZSNR Meeting, Hunter Valley, NSW

13-16 Australian Pain Society 36th Annual Scientific Meeting: Pain: Meeting the Challenge, Perth, WA

14-17 Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group 28th ASM, Brisbane, QLD

19-23 Ottawa and ANZAHPE 2016 Conference, Perth, WA

29 Mar-1 Apr Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Congress 2016, Melbourne, VIC

April 2016

1-6 Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM 2016, Perth, WA

13-16 General Assembly and International Conference on Asian Pacific Organisation of Cancer Prevention, Brisbane, QLD

30 Apr-4 May ANZCA 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, NZ

May 2016

14-19 49th Australasian College of Dermatologists ASM, Perth, WA

16-18 Royal Australasian College of Physicians Annual Congress, Adelaide, SA

19-20 ACEM Queensland Autumn Symposium, Brisbane, QLD

June 2016

1-3 Australian and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, Cairns, QLD

17-18 Emergency South Australia FSM, Adelaide, SA

July 2016

1-2 Emergency South Australia (EMSA), Adelaide, SA

21-23 International Conference on Pediatric Dermatology, Brisbane, QLD

August 2016

12-14 Emergency Tasmania 2016, Launceston, TAS

21-26 International Congress of Immunology, Melbourne, VIC

26-27 2016 Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society ASM, Gold Coast, QLD

26-28 2016 ACD/ASDR/JDA/JSID/NZDSi Combined Meeting, Noosa, QLD

September 2016

18-22 International Congress of Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Brisbane, QLD

20 Polio Australia’s 2016 Australasia-Pacific Post-Polio Conference, Sydney, NSW

October 2016

16-19 RANZCOG ASM, Perth, WA

21-23 RACS Victorian Annual Surgical Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

November 2016

19-23 48th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, VIC

20-24 Australasian College of Emergency Medicine ASM, Queenstown, NZ

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