Calendar of conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja16.0711C2
Published online: 7 November 2016

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November 2016

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

8-10 HIMAA NCCH National Conference, Health Information Management: At The Heart of Healthcare, Melbourne, VIC

8-11 2016 Asia Pacific Coroners Society Conference, Perth, WA

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

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

9-11 Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC), Wellington, NZ

11 Emergency Response Updates – Managing Emergencies in Obstetrics, St Leonards, NSW

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

11-13 Australia and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society Biennial Scientific Conference and Education and Update Day, 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

13-15 55th Australian Society for Medical Research Scientific Conference: Next Generation Healthcare: Merging Biology and Technology, Gold Coast, QLD

13-16 HAA 2016 ASM, Melbourne, VIC

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

15 Futile Care and End of Life Matters Symposium, Perth, WA

15-17 43rd ASM of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia and the 38th ASM of the Australia and New Zealand Breast Trials Group, Gold Coast, QLD

16-17 2016 Advance Care Planning National Conference, Melbourne, VIC

16 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

16 Panel discussion – The Role of Women in the Future of Health Care NSW, Sydney, NSW

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

16-18 Australia and New Zealand Spinal Cord Society ASM, Adelaide, SA

17-19 Paramedics Australasia International Conference (PAIC 2016), Auckland, NZ

17-19 EMAC, Melbourne, VIC

18 Perioperative Medicine Symposium 2016, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

19 2016 Perioperative Medicine Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

19 2016 Sydney Colorectal Surgical Meeting, Sydney, NSW

19-20 8th Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Conference, Perth, WA

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

19-20 Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium, Sydney, NSW

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

21-22 16th Clinical Nursing and Nurse Education Conference, Melbourne, VIC

21-22 9th Global Neuroscience Conference, Melbourne, VIC

21-23 18th Asia-Pacific Dental and Oral Congress, Melbourne, VIC

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

24-25 World Ophthalmology Conference, Melbourne, VIC

24-25 12th Asia Pacific Global Summit and Expo on Vaccines and Vaccination, Melbourne, VIC

25-27 Queensland Hand Surgery Society Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

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

26 Symposium on Retinopathy of Prematurity, Crawley, WA

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

28-29 9th International Conference on Obesity Medicine, Melbourne, VIC

28-29 10th Asia-Pacific Dermatology Conference, Melbourne, VIC

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 World AIDS Day

1 mHIVE World AIDS Day Symposium 2016, Melbourne, VIC

1 HSRAANZ AGM and Symposium: Health Services Research – Where to From Here?, Canberra, ACT

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

1-2 Current Concepts in Critical Care, Brisbane, QLD

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

4 Neuropathology in Research, Hobart, TAS

5-7 The STOP Domestic Violence Conference, Brisbane, QLD

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

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

10 Ovarian Cancer Symposium: What You Need to Know, Sydney, NSW

15 RACGP CPR Certification Course, Perth, WA

January 2017

14-15 Yardsticks in Surgical Pathology, Macquarie Park, NSW

February 2017

3-6 MRI in Practice, Sydney, NSW

4-5 ANZGIG Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, QLD

5-8 ARVO – Asia, Brisbane, QLD

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

11-12 ARGANZ 2017, Darling Harbour, NSW

20-21 Conflict Resolution and Motivation, Rotorua, NZ

23 Research in Routine Diagnostic Laboratory, Darling Harbour, NSW

23-25 26th ASM of the Australasian Brachytherapy Group, Melbourne, VIC

24-25 Australia and New Zealand Strabismus Society – Squint Club Annual Meeting, Graft, NZ

24-26 Pathology Update 2017, Sydney, NSW

March 2017

1-3 ACEM Evidence Review in Emergency Medicine 2017, Wollongong, NSW

2-4 Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Nelson, NZ

3-5 Managing Obstretric Emergencies and Trauma, Wellington, NZ

6-9 TROG ASM, Auckland, NZ

10 International Medical Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

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

24-26 2nd International Conference on Chest, Melbourne, VIC

24-26 International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW

24-28 International Society of Ocular Oncology Biennial Conference and the RANZCO-NSW ASM, Sydney, NSW

26-28 2017 Queensland AOA ASM, Noosa, QLD

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

4-7 LIME Connection VII: The Future of Indigenous Health Education: Leadership, Collaboration, Curriculum, Melbourne, VIC

7-8 2nd International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group Educational Conference: Radiotherapy in Modern Lymphoma Management, Melbourne, VIC

8-9 Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA

9-12 2017 Australian Pain Society 37th ASM, Adelaide, SA

21-23 Trauma 2017 Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Trauma Care, 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


5 Vitiligo Master Class, Sydney, NSW

6-7 21st ASM of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group, Melbourne, VIC

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

8-10 RACP Congress 2017: Bringing specialists together, sharing knowledge, building skills, Melbourne, VIC

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

10-12 Airway Management SIG Meeting 2017, Brisbane, QLD

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

12-13 RANZCO New Zealand Branch ASM 2017, Paihia, NZ

19-20 Australian Symposium organised by the Falk Foundation: Mucosal Microbiome and Mucosal or Systemic Dysfunction: Mechanisms, Clinical Manifestations and Interventions, Brisbane, QLD

20-21 Neurorad 2017, Melbourne, VIC


1-2 NSW branch of Australian Resuscitation Council and Take Heart: Resus @ the Park, Sydney, NSW

2-4 41st ASM of the Australasian Division of the International Academy of Pathology, Darling Harbour, NSW

3-4 EMCORE 2017, Melbourne, VIC

15-17 Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Annual Congress, Adelaide, SA

20-22 Tinnitus 2017, Melbourne 2017

26-27 2017 No More Harm National Conference, Brisbane, QLD


6-9 ANZSNR ASM 2017, Darwin, NT

7-8 2017 Rural SIG Meeting, Broome, WA

11-13 Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia ASM 2017, Port Douglas, QLD

13-15 RANZCO Paediatric Special Interest Group Scientific Meeting, Sydney, NSW

17-19 12th Asian Obesity Specialists and Endocrinologists Annual Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

23-26 Cardiac Thoracic Vascular and Perfusion SIG Meeting, Queenstown, NZ

24-25 17th International Conference and Exhibition on Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology in Health Care, Brisbane, QLD

24-26 8th World Conference on Pharmacology and Toxicology, Melbourne, VIC

26-29 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium, Barossa Valley, SA

31 Jul-2 Aug World Congress on Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Melbourne, VIC


11-13 ACD Rural Dermatology Meeting, Broome, WA

16-19 NZDSI Annual Conference, Queenstown, NZ


8-10 Joint Neuroanaesthesia and Trauma SIG Meeting, Byron Bay, NSW

9-10 ANZCA/ASA SA NT Burnell Jose Visiting Professionals ASM, Rowland Flat, SA

14 RUOK? Day

14-17 Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australia 33rd Clinical and Scientific Meeting and NeuroVision Training Weekend, Sydney, NSW

16-17 ANZAAG Symposium, Auckland, NZ


2-4 16th Global Pathologists Annual Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

4-6 Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Melbourne, VIC

8-12 AOA 77th ASM and AGM, Adelaide, SA

16-18 3rd International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 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

26-28 GP17 RACGP Annual conference, Sydney, NSW

28 Oct-1 Nov 49th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress, Perth, WA


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

2-4 Perioperative Medicine SIG Congress 2017

8-11 NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2017, Rotorua, NZ

17-19 National Histology Conference, Hobart, TAS

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

20-22 9th International Conference on Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, Melbourne, VIC

20-22 Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017, Melbourne, VIC

20-24 Psychiatry Update 2017, Christchurch, NZ

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

February 2018

9-10 4th International 4 Corners of Cardiology Meeting, Melbourne, VIC


2-4 Pathology Update 2018, Sydney, NSW

8-11 APSCVIR 2018, Auckland, NZ


11-13 2nd International Selection in the Health Professions Conference, Melbourne, VIC


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


18-22 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 35th ASM, Perth, WA

November 2021

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


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

  • Cate Swannell



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