Calendar of conferences

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 19 June 2017

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6-9 Australia and New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology ASM 2017, Darwin, NT

7-8 2017 Rural SIG Meeting, Broome, WA

7-9 ODMA 2017, Sydney, NSW

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

11-14 Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2017 Conference, Adelaide, SA

11-14 Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine 15th Biennial Conference, Melbourne, VIC

13-14 WA Mental Health Conference and Awards 2017, Perth, WA

13-15 RANZCO Paediatric Special Interest Group Scientific Meeting, Noosa, QLD

15-16 12th International Conference on Medical, Medicine and Health Sciences, Sydney, NSW

16-18 The Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate ASM, Melbourne, VIC

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

17-19 9th World Congress on BA/BE Studies and Biowaivers, Melbourne, VIC

20 CICM Fellow Education workshop, NSW

20-22 Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC), Melbourne, VIC

20-22 Diabetes Asia Pacific 2017: 12th Asia Pacific Diabetes Conference and Expo, Melbourne, VIC

22 Medical Imaging Anatomy Course, Melbourne VIC

22-23 Emergency Skills Ultrasound, Melbourne, VIC

22-23 General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Perth, WA

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

23 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TOE, Queenstown, NZ

23 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TTE, Queenstown, NZ

23 Lung Ultrasound, 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, 10th Asia-Pacific Pharma Congress, Melbourne, VIC

24-26 World Congress on Nursing Care 2017, Melbourne, VIC

24-28 Missioncraft 2017: Leadership in Disaster Relief, Melbourne, VIC

26-28 Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course, Wellington, NZ

26-29 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium, Rowland Flat, SA

26-29 APCCN 2017 – Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, Adelaide, SA

27-28 The Australian Winter School Conference: Connecting the alcohol and drugs sector, Brisbane, QLD

27-28 ANZBMS/IFMRS/JSBMR Combined meeting, Brisbane, QLD

27-30 RNZCGP Conference for General Practice and Quality Symposium, Dunedin, NZ

28 QRME Ltd Mental Health Skills Training: equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively assess and manage patients presenting with mental health concerns, Toowoomba, QLD

28-29 Lancet Summit: COPD and lung cancer, Perth, WA

29 Ageing 2017: A conversation, Sydney, NSW

29-30 NZCCP 28th National Conference, Queenstown, NZ

29-30 Ophthalmology Updates! Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW

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

31 Jul-2 Aug International Meeting on Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice, Melbourne, VIC

31 Jul-2 Aug Pharmaceutics Meeting 2017 – Global experts meeting on pharmaceutics and drug delivery systems, Melbourne, VIC



2-6 Australian Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgeons, Hamilton Island, QLD

4 Anaesthetic Emergency Responses Workshop (ALS + CICO), Sunshine, VIC

4-5 RANZP Section of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry Conference 2017, Melbourne, VIC

4-5 ASPOG 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, QLD

4-5 AGES XVII Pelvic Floor Symposium: Challenging Times, Adelaide, SA

4-6 2017 RANZCR NZ Branch ASM, Nelson, NZ

5-8 41st Human Genetics Society of Australasia ASM, Brisbane, QLD

6 Human Genetics Society of Australasia General Practice Education Day, Brisbane, QLD

6-9 Health Informatics Society of Australia, Brisbane, QLD

6-9 Australasian Radiation Protection Society Conference 2017, Wollongong, NSW

7-8 ANZICS 2017 Safety and Quality Conference: The deteriorating patient, Sydney, NSW

9 Peri-Arrest, Melbourne, VIC

10-11 AVHEC – Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference 2017, Cairns, QLD

10-12 Pathology Horizons, Cairns, QLD

11-13 ACD Rural Dermatology Meeting, Broome, WA

16 ANZCA Approved Anaphylaxis & CICO Emergency Response Workshop, Frankston, VIC

16 FUSE Vascular, Melbourne, VIC

16-19 NZDSI Annual Conference, Queenstown, NZ

17-18 Colorectal Cancer Conference 2017, Melbourne, VIC

19-20 iHeartScan Advanced, Melbourne, VIC

19-23 2017 Australia and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine ASM, Fremantle, WA

21-23 2017 Australian Diabetes Society/Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, WA

21-23 18th International Mental Health Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

21-25 CT-Acute Medical and Surgical Interpretation 2017, Queenstown, NZ

21-27 Be Medicinewise Week

22 RANZCO Human Research Ethics Committee Meeting, Sydney, NSW

22-23 Healthcare Leaders Forum, Sydney, NSW

23-25 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Stroke Society of Australasia 2017, Queenstown, NZ

24 Paediatric Anaesthesia Crisis Management Course (PACMaC), Wellington, NZ

24-26 2017 Annual Meeting of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia, Auckland, NZ

25-27 38th Australasian Dermatopathology Society ASM, Melbourne, VIC

26-27 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Melbourne, VIC

28-30 DFTB17: Making a difference, Brisbane, QLD

29 CICM Communication course, Melbourne, VIC

30 Aug-2 Sep 18th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference, Melbourne, VIC

31 Aug-2 Sep 5th World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases, Gold Coast, QLD



1 Epworth HealthCare Eighth Obstetrics & Gynaecology Clinical Institute Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

1 QRME Ltd Cultural Safety Training: Developing positive, respectful relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, create a culturally safe practice, administer the PIP – Indigenous Health Incentive, Toowoomba, QLD

1-2 Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders, Darling Harbour, NSW

1-2 Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS) & Blepharoplasty Australia Masters’ Symposium on Blepharoplasty and Facial Rejuvenation, Sydney, NSW

1-2 2017 Medico Legal Society Meeting, Sydney, NSW

1-3 Managing Obstetric Emergencies & Trauma (MOET) Course, Wellington, NZ

1-3 General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

2-3 QRME Ltd Advanced Lift Support: build participants’ knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to rural general practice emergencies, Toowoomba, QLD

5-7 11th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference, Cairns, QLD

6-7 6th Annual International Emergency Care Conference, Melbourne, VIC

6-8 Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course, Wellington, NZ

6-8 2017 Australian Palliative Care Conference: Connection with community, Adelaide, SA

6-8 10th ANZSIN Meeting, Darwin, NT

8 The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre Resuscitation Update, Melbourne, VIC

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

8-10 International Cornea and Contact Lens Congress, Sydney, NSW

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

12-14 AACB 55th Annual Scientific Conference: Time sensitive testing, Melbourne, VIC

13-14 Big Data and Analytics Innovation Summit: Maximise the Potential of Your Big Data Initiatives, Sydney, NSW

13-15 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Auckland, NZ

14 RUOK? Day

14 CICM Fellow Education workshop, TAS

14-15 3rd Australian Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Newcastle, NSW

14-16 Australasian Doctors’ Health Conference, Sydney, NSW

14-16 Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference 2017, Hobart, TAS

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

15 Crisis Management in Obstetric Anaesthesia and Neonatal Resuscitation, Sunshine, VIC

15-17 RANZP Faculty of Psychotherapy Conference 2017, Ayers Rock, NT

15-17 ASBDD Biennial Conference, Melbourne, VIC

16 Epworth Healthcare Perioperative Medicine Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

16-17 ANZAAG Symposium, Auckland, NZ

20-22 6th APAC Forum: Lead the change you want to see, Gold Coast, QLD

20-23 AIDA Conference 2017: Family, unity, success, 20 years strong, Pokolbin, NSW

23 Trauma Radiology Course, Brisbane, QLD

25-27 RANZP New Zealand National Conference 2017, Tauranga, NZ

27-29 Joint 2017 ACHSM/ACHS Asia-Pacific Congress, Sydney, NSW

29-30 ASM and Education Meeting of the Paediatric Society of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD



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

4 FUSE Vascular, Melbourne, VIC

4-6 Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Melbourne, VIC

4-6 Australasian Gastro-intestinal Trials Group 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, Cairns, QLD

4-6 2017 Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Adelaide, SA

6-8 AORA ASM 2017, Adelaide, SA

7-10 ASA National Scientific Congress 2017, Perth, WA

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

9-13 Activity Based Funding Conference 2017 and 33rd Patient Classification Systems International Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW

11-13 42nd Australian and New Zealand ASM in Intensive Care and the 23rd Annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference: ICU: Thinking outside the flags, Gold Coast, QLD

12-14 The Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society ASM, Brisbane, QLD

12-15 2017 Combined Orthopaedic Knee Societies Meeting, Noosa, QLD

13-16 RCPA 47th Annual Scientific and Business Meeting, Canberra, ACT

12-14 EMAC (Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises) Course, Melbourne, VIC

12-14 APELSO 2017: ECMO and beyond (the future of mechanical support), Gold Coast, QLD

16 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TTE, Melbourne, VIC

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

17-19 Queensland Hand Surgery Society Conference, Noosa, QLD

18-19 National Borderline Personality Disorder Conference 2017, Perth, WA

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

18-21 RACMA 2017 Conference: Past reflections, future directions, Melbourne, VIC

19-22 RANZP Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2017, Adelaide, SA

19-22 2017 RANZCR ASM, Perth, WA

20 Crisis Management in Obstetric Anaesthesia and Neonatal Resuscitation, Sunshine, VIC

20-22 QRME Ltd OSCE Intensive Examination & Communication Workshop: helps candidates focus on their communication skill, Toowoomba, QLD

21-22 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Sydney, NSW

23 10th Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology, Brisbane, QLD

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

26-28 GP17 RACGP Annual conference, Sydney, NSW

26-28 SPANZA 2017 Conference, Perth, WA

28 Epworth HealthCare Seventh Cardiac Sciences Clinical Institute Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

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

29 Oct-1 Nov RANZCOG Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, NZ



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

1-3 Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course, Wellington, NZ

1-3 Epilepsy Society of Australia 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, WA
2-4 Perioperative Medicine SIG Congress 2017
8-11 NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2017, Rotorua, NZ
8-11 RANZP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Conference 2017, Queenstown, NZ
10 Anaesthetic Emergency Responses Workshop (ALS + CICO), Sunshine, VIC
10-12 General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC
12-15 The 22nd Australian and New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum, Brisbane, QLD
13-15 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 2017 ASM, Sydney, NSW
13-19 Antibiotic Awareness Week
15 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TOE, Melbourne, VIC
15-17 Hospital in the Home Society of Australasia ASM, Melbourne, VIC
16 RANZCOG AGM, Melbourne, VIC
16-18 EMAC (Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises) course, Melbourne, VIC
17-19 National Histology Conference, Hobart, TAS
18-19 iHeartScan, Melbourne, VIC
19-23 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 34th ASM, Sydney, NSW (provisional dates)
20-21 11th International Conference on Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, Melbourne, VIC
20-22 Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017, Melbourne, VIC
20-24 Psychiatry Update 2017, Christchurch, NZ
21-23 Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC), Melbourne, VIC
23-26 Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Congress 2017, Sydney, NSW
26-29 APCCN 2017 – Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, Adelaide, SA
27-28 New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course, Wellington, NZ
27-28 Innovate Cancer 2017 – Cancer research, Brisbane, QLD
29-30 Innovate Alzheimers – Alzheimers and Dementia, Brisbane, QLD
29-30 International summit on medical, pharma and drug studies, Brisbane, QLD
30 Nov-2 Dec Mercy Perinatal Global Obstetrics Update 2017, Melbourne, VIC


1-2 International summit on infectious diseases and antibiotics, Brisbane, QLD
2-3 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Melbourne, VIC
3-6 Australasian Neuroscience Society annual meeting, Sydney, NSW
6 AHHA Data and Innovation Collaboration Network Meeting, Dubbo, NSW
7-8 CPET and Prehabilitation Symposium: Incorporating POETTS (UK) accredited CPET course, Melbourne, VIC
7-12 Melbourne Neuro and Orthopaedic MRI Course, Melbourne, VIC
8-10 Entheogenesis Australis Outdoor Psychedelic Symposium, Eildon, VIC
9-10 Perioperative Medicine Symposium, Melbourne, VIC




4-8 World Congress on Phlebology, Melbourne, VIC
9-10 4th International 4 Corners of Cardiology Meeting, Melbourne, VIC
23-24 PICET Obstetric Intensive Care Symposium, Adelaide, SA
25-28 WPA 2018 Thematic Conference, 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
22-27 Hunter Paediatric Society Conference, Palm Cove, QLD


7-11 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2018 with the ANZ College of Anaesthetists, Sydney, NSW
13-17 RANZP Congress 2018, Auckland, NZ
18-22 Australasian College of Dermatologists ASM, Gold Coast, QLD
20-23 5th Asian and Oceanic Regional Congress on Radiation Protection, Melbourne, VIC


15-18 World Congress on Cancers of the Skin, Sydney, NSW


13-14 NOSA Annual Meeting 2018, Melbourne, VIC
15-16 Neurovision, Melbourne, VIC


6-9 ASA National Scientific Congress 2018, Adelaide, SA
10-12 2018 World Hospital Congress, Brisbane, QLD
25-28 2018 RANZCR ASM, Canberra, ACT


7-10 New Zealand Anaesthesia Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Auckland, NZ
13-15 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 2018 ASM, Perth, WA
18-22 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 35th ASM, Perth, WA




17-19 10th World Congress of Itch, Sydney, NSW




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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