Calendar of conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja17.0304C4
Published online: 3 April 2017

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1-2 iDEA17: Global problems, Local Solutions, Melbourne, VIC

2-5 Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand 20th Annual Congress 2017, Canberra, ACT

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

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

4 CICM Fellow Education workshop, WA

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

7 Nursing Emergency External Trauma Program, Melbourne, VIC

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

7-9 Spine Society of Australia 28th ASM 2017, Hobart, TAS

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

8-9 Rural Health West Annual Conference: Embracing the Unexpected – The Unpredictable World of Rural Health Care, Perth, WA

8-10 11th Annual Update in Paediatric Emergencies 2017, Noosa, QLD

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

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

21-23 Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine 47th ASM 2017, Hobart, TAS

22-23 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Melbourne, VIC

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

27-28 Australian Telehealth Conference, Melbourne, VIC

28 Anaesthetic Emergency Responses Workshop (ALS/CICO), Sunshine, VIC

29-30 iHeartScan, Melbourne, VIC

29 Apr-2 May 14th World Rural Health Conference 2017, Cairns, QLD

30 Apr-4 May Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Conference 2017, Adelaide, SA


2-5 New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes AGM 2017, Dunedin, NZ

4 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting 2017, Melbourne, VIC

5 Vitiligo Master Class, Sydney, NSW

5-7 QRME Ltd OSCE Intensive Examination & Communication Workshop: Helps Candidates Focus on Their Communication Skill, Toowoomba, QLD

6 Emergency Radiology Course, Sydney, NSW

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

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

7-9 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand 35th ASM 2017, Brisbane, QLD

8 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TTE, Melbourne, VIC

8 CICM Fellow Education Workshop, VIC

9 CICM Fellow Education Workshop, SA

8-10 RACP Congress 2017: Bringing Specialists Together, Sharing Knowledge, Building Skills, Melbourne, VIC

8-12 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 86th Annual Scientific Congress 2017, Adelaide, SA

9-12 Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists 2017, Gold Coast, QLD

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

10-12 Immunotherapy@Brisbane 2017, South Brisbane, QLD

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

12 6th Biennial Update in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Sydney, NSW

12-13 Royal Australian and New Zealand Collage of Ophthalmologists New Zealand Branch ASM 2017, Waitangi, NZ

12-16 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists ASM 2017, Brisbane, QLD

15-17 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

18-21 Rural Health West’s Rural and Remote Retrieval Conference, Karijini National Park, WA

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

19-21 General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Sydney, NSW

20-21 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Sydney, NSW

20-21 Neurorad 2017, Melbourne, VIC

20-23 Australasian Rheumatology Association and New Zealand Rheumatology Association Joint Scientific Meeting 2017, Auckland, NZ

22-23 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference 2017, Gold Coast, QLD

24 FUSE Vascular, Melbourne, VIC

26-28 College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand, 2017 ASM: A Gut Reaction: ICU Gastroenterology From Beginning to End, Sydney, NSW

26-28 Australian Medical Association National Conference, Melbourne, VIC

28-31 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW

29-30 New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course, Wellington, NZ


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 Epworth Healthcare Cancer Services Clinical Institute Symposium: Recent Advances In Cancer Therapies and Cancer Survivorship, Melbourne, VIC

3-4 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Melbourne, VIC

3-4 EMCORE 2017, Melbourne, VIC

4-8 19th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Ottis Media, Gold Coast, QLD

7 Lung Ultrasound, Melbourne, VIC

12-13 International Summit on Vaccines and Immunology, Brisbane, QLD

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

16 Epworth Healthcare Second Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute Symposium: The Shoulder, Melbourne, VIC

19-21 Renal Society of Australasia Annual Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW

20-22 Tinnitus 2017, Melbourne 2017

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

22-25 Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Non-surgical Symposium 2017, Gold Coast, QLD

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

24-25 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Workshop, Surfers Paradise, QLD

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

28-30 CSANZ New Zealand ASM 2017, Hamilton, NZ

29 Introduction to Research Methods, Melbourne, VIC

30 Introduction to Biostatistics, Melbourne, VIC


1-2 iHeartScan, Melbourne, VIC

6-9 Australia and New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology 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

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

27-30 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

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


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

9 Peri-Arrest, Melbourne, VIC

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

19-20 iHeartScan Advanced, Melbourne, VIC

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

21-27 Be Medicinewise Week

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

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

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

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

1-3 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23 Trauma Radiology Course, Brisbane, QLD

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


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

4 FUSE Vascular, Melbourne, VIC

4-6 Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

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

16 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TTE, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

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

2-4 Perioperative Medicine SIG Congress 2017

8-11 NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2017, Rotorua, NZ

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

10-12 General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

13-19 Antibiotic Awareness Week

15 Focused Cardiac Ultrasound TOE, Melbourne, VIC

15-17 Hospital in the Home Society of Australasia ASM, Melbourne, VIC

16-18 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)

20-22 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

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

29-30 Innovate Alzheimers – Alzheimers and Dementia, Brisbane, QLD

29-30 International summit on medical, pharma and drug studies, Brisbane, QLD


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

7-12 Melbourne Neuro and Orthopaedic MRI Course, Melbourne, VIC

February 2018

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

23-24 PICET Obstetric Intensive Care Symposium, Adelaide, SA


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


6-9 ASA National Scientific Congress 2018, Adelaide, SA


7-10 New Zealand Anaesthesia Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Auckland, NZ

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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