Calendar of conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja16.0310C4
Published online: 3 October 2016

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October 2016

2-3 RACGP CEMP Advanced, Perth, WA

4 RACGP CPR Workshop, Brisbane, QLD

4 RACGP Emergency Update for Practice Staff (Including CPR), Adelaide, SA

7-8 3rd LCANZ Trans-national Breastfeeding Conference: Essential Breastfeeding, Melbourne, VIC

9-12 Australasian Genomic Technologies Association Conference and the New Zealand Next Generation Sequencing Conference, Auckland, NZ

9-13 Australian Orthopaedic Association and the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Cairns, QLD

11 RACGP Perform CPR – A Workshop for GPs, Melbourne, VIC

11-14 Australian and New Zealand Burn Association 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, NZ

12-14 Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Wollongong, NSW

12-15 Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators 2016 Annual Conference, Brisbane, QLD

13 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

13-16 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast, QLD

14 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program: Intermediate, Sydney, NSW

14-15 The Paediatric Society of Queensland Inc’s Paediatric Scientific and Educational Annual Conference, Brisbane, QLD

14-16 2016 Australasian Military Medicine Association Conference, Melbourne, VIC

14-16 Inaugural National Educational Conference and Trade Display of the Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners, Perth, WA

14-16 ACEM Victoria Faculty Meeting, Torquay, VIC

14-16 Inaugural Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners National Conference, Perth, WA

15 RACGP Psychodynamic Principles Workshop for GPs (Part 1), Melbourne, VIC

15 Build Your Practice Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

15-16 Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia Seminar and Physiotherapy Masterclass, Adelaide, SA

15-16 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program: Advanced, Sydney, NSW

16-19 RANZCOG ASM, Perth, WA

18 RACGP Emergency Medicine and Resuscitation Update (CPR for GPs), Adelaide, SA

18-21 Australian Association of Practice Managers 2016 National Conference, Melbourne, VIC

18-21 Joint Meeting of the 9th World Congress of Melanoma and the 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research, Brisbane, QLD

19 RACGP Grand Round Series 2016 – Session 3, Perth, WA

19-21 International Conference for Emergency Nurses, Alice Springs, NT

19-21 Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society ASM 2016, Brisbane, QLD

20-21 12th Australian Disease Management Association Annual National Conference: Person Centred Healthcare: Achievements and Challenges, Melbourne, VIC

20-22 Rural Medicine Australia 2016 Conference, Canberra, ACT

20-22 41st ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting and the 22nd Annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference: Where to from here, Perth, WA

20-23 RCPA Anatomical Pathology and Laboratory Skills Workshop, Ballarat, VIC

21-22 Refresher/Advanced 2-Day ECT Course, Sydney, NSW

21-23 Medical Parents of Australia and New Zealand Inaugural Conference 2016: Leading a Double Life, Cairns, QLD

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

22 Sport and Exercise Medicine Symposium: Recent Advances in Sports Medicine Care, Perth, WA

24-26 12th Biennial Asia Pacific International Mental Health Conference: Recovered Futures, Brisbane, QLD

25-27 International Mental Health Nursing Conference, Adelaide, SA

26-28 2016 ACHSM/ACHS Asia-Pacific Joint Congress, Brisbane, QLD

26-28 Integrated Emergency Care for Older Persons Summit, Melbourne, VIC

26-28 Resus at the Park 2016 Conference, Sydney, NSW

26-29 17th World Sterilization Congress, Brisbane, QLD

27 Surgical Leaders’ Forum 2016, Melbourne, VIC

27-28 Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand 2016 conference: Dilemmas in Bariatrics, Sydney, NSW

28-29 The Australasian Melanoma Conference, Sydney, NSW

29 RACGP Skin Cancer Essentials, Sydney, NSW

30 Oct-2 Nov Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs 2016 Conference, Sydney, NSW

November 2016

2 RACGP Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously, Adelaide, SA

2-4 9th Annual HITH Society of Australasia Conference, Adelaide, SA

5 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program: Intermediate, Brisbane, QLD

5 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

5 RACP Continuing Education Program 2016, Melbourne, VIC

5-6 ACD Dermatological Surgery and Procedures Workshop, Sydney, NSW

8-10 Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, Melbourne, VIC

9 National Health Summit on Obesity Run by the RACGP, Melbourne, VIC

9 RACGP Perform CPR – A Workshop for GPs, Melbourne, VIC

11-12 1st Australia and New Zealand Conference on Sarcopenia and Frailty (Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science, Melbourne, VIC

11-13 General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

12 RACGP Psychodynamic Principles Workshop for GPs (Part 2), Melbourne, VIC

12-13 RACGP Clinical emergency Management Program: Advanced, Brisbane, QLD

13 RACGP Procedural Skills for IMGs Preparing for RMO Roles, Sydney, NSW

14-16 2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Adelaide, SA

16 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

16-18 2016 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference, Adelaide, SA

18 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program: Intermediate, Melbourne, VIC

18-20 Australian Menopause Society 20th Congress, Perth, WA

19-20 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program: Advanced, Melbourne, VIC

19-23 48th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress: Where Innovation and Culture Meet, Melbourne, VIC

20-24 33rd Australian College of Emergency Medicine ASM, Queenstown, NZ

23 5th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation: Embedding Research into Health Care: Building a Culture of Quality, Melbourne, VIC

23 RACGP Grand Round Series 2016 – Session 4, Perth, WA

23-25 National Primary Health Care Conference, Melbourne, VIC

26 2016 RACP Northern Territory Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT

26-27 RACP WA Rural Physicians’ Workshop 2016, Nedlands, WA

27-29 Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society Conference 2016, Melbourne, VIC

29 RACGP CPR Workshop, Brisbane, QLD

30 RACP Victorian Further Education & Training for Paediatricians & Advanced Trainees (VicFEAT) 2016, Melbourne, VIC

December 2016

1-2 IIC Perth: Hot Topics in Infection & Immunity in Children – The Perth Course, Crawley, WA

1-3 Global Obstetric Update 2016, Melbourne, VIC

1-3 2016 International Indigenous Allied Health Conference, Cairns, QLD

3 RACGP Psychodynamic Principles Workshop for GPs (Part 3), Melbourne, VIC

3 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program: Intermediate, Sydney, NSW

3 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

7-10 International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, Melbourne, VIC

8 RACGP Perform CPR – A Workshop for GPs, Melbourne, VIC

15 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

February 2017

7-14 Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians ASM: Keeping you Active, Gold Coast, QLD

24-26 Pathology Update 2017, Sydney, NSW

March 2017

15-17 Sydney International Endoscopy Symposium 2017, incorporating the Westmead Endoscopy Symposium Nurses’ Workshop, Sydney, NSW

24-28 International Society of Ocular Oncology Annual Conference, Sydney, NSW

26-29 12th International Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (LUPUS 2017) and the 7th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity (ACA 2017), Melbourne, VIC

29 A day with Dan Siegel: The New Frontiers of Interpersonal Neurobiology, Newcastle, NSW

April 2017

3-7 15th World Congress on Public Health: Voices, Vision, Action, Melbourne, VIC

26-29 14th National Rural Health Conference: A world of rural health, Cairns, QLD

30 Apr-3 May A World of Rural Health Conference 2017, Cairns, QLD

May 2017

6-9 Australasian College of Dermatologists ASM, Sydney, NSW

8-12 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2017, Adelaide, SA

10-12 Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine ASM 2017, Rotorua, NZ

July 2017

26-29 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium, SA (provisional dates)

August 2017

16-19 NZDSI Annual Conference, Queenstown, NZ

October 2017

4-6 Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Melbourne, VIC

18-21 9th World Congress of Melanoma and 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research, Brisbane, QLD

24-27 Australian Association of Practice Managers National Conference, Perth, WA

November 2017

1-3 10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

19-23 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 34th ASM, Sydney, NSW (provisional dates)

23-26 Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Congress 2017, Sydney, NSW

March 2018

2-4 Pathology Update 2018, Sydney, NSW

May 2018

7-11 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2018 with the ANZ College of Anaesthetists, Sydney, NSW

18-22 Australasian College of Dermatologists ASM, Gold Coast, QLD

November 2018

17-22 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 35th ASM, Perth, WA (provisional dates)

November 2021

10-13 XIII International Congress of Dermatology, Melbourne, VIC

December 2021

TBA FIGO World Congress of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Sydney, NSW

  • Cate Swannell



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