2017 Conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja17.0409C3
Published online: 4 September 2017

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4 Mental Health in Education Summit, Sydney, NSW

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

6 Paediatric Nephrology Update, Darwin, NT

6 VicFEAT: Paediatrics Further Education and Training 2017, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

7-9 New Zealand Sexual Health Society 39th Annual Conference, Christchurch, NZ

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

8-10 International Cornea and Contact Lens 2017 Congress: See The Light, Sydney, NSW

9-10 ANZCA/ASA SA NT Burnell Jose Visiting Professionals ASM: Anaesthesia and You: Understanding Human Factors and Optimising Performance, Rowland Flat, SA

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

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

14 RUOK? Day

14 2017 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference, Sydney, NSW

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

14-16 Australian 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

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

15-17 ASBDD Biennial Conference: Better Treatments, Better Outcomes, Melbourne, VIC

15-17 ANZAAG Symposium: Perioperative drug hypersensitivity – working together to keep patients safe, Auckland, NZ

16 Epworth Healthcare Perioperative Medicine Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

17-20 2017 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand 2nd ASM, Canberra, ACT

20 11th Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference, Adelaide, SA

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

21-22 Big Data and Analytics Innovation Summit: Maximise the Potential of Your Big Data Initiatives, Sydney, NSW

22-23 Practical Management for Clinicians with Leadership Responsibilities, Queenstown, NZ

23 Trauma Radiology Course, Brisbane, QLD

25-27 RANZP New Zealand National Conference 2017: Uniting the pathways, Tauranga, NZ

25-27 9th International Global Virus Network Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

27-29 Joint 2017 ACHSM/ACHS Asia-Pacific Congress: The winds of change, adjust your sails, Sydney, NSW

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


3-4 2017 NDARC Annual Research Symposium, Sydney, NSW

4-6 Global Alcohol Policy 2017 Conference: Mobilising for Change: Alcohol Policy and The Evidence for Action, 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

6-8 ASUM 47th Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

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

13-14 Neonatal Organ Donation Workshop, Sydney, NSW

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

12-14 APELSO 2017: ECMO and Beyond (The Future of Mechanical Support), Gold Coast, QLD

14-15 RANZCP Victorian Branch Conference, Marysville, VIC

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

18-19 7th National Borderline Personality Disorder Conference 2017: From stigma, to strength, 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: Growing Minds: The Early Origins of Mental Health and Disorder, Adelaide, SA

19-22 2017 RANZCR ASM: Explore The Extraordinary, Perth, WA

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

21-22 Update on Cardiac Arrhythmias and Devices, Sydney, NSW

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

23 10th Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology, Brisbane, QLD

23-24 10th COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

24-27 Australian Association of Practice Managers National Conference: The Magic of Management, Perth, WA

26-28 GP17 RACGP Annual Conference, Sydney, NSW

26-28 SPANZA 2017 Conference, Perth, WA

27-28 6th Annual Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Neurology Conference, Sydney NSW

27-28 RACP Northern Territory ASM, Alice Springs, NT

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

29-31 ISPE’s 10th Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology, Brisbane, QLD

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


1-3 10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference: Shifting Priorities: Balancing Acute and Primary Care Services, Gold Coast, QLD

1-3 Epilepsy Society of Australia 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, WA

2-4 Perioperative Medicine SIG Congress 2017: Cancer Surgery and Perioperative Medicine: Prehab to Rehab, Sydney, NSW

3 Swinburne Body Image and Related Disorders (BIRD) Conference, Hawthorn Campus, Melbourne, VIC

3-4 APS/ISPAD 10th Annual Diabetes Workshop, Gold Coast, QLD

5-6 Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program, Canberra, ACT

7-8 20th Anniversary Showcase: National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Sydney, NSW

8-11 NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2017: Fear and Excitement, Rotorua, NZ

9-10 RANZP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Conference 2017, Queenstown, NZ

9-10 Hot topics in cerebral palsy research forum, Brisbane, QLD

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

12-15 22nd Australian and New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum: Singing From the Same Songsheet, Brisbane, QLD

13-14 Global Experts Meeting on Gastroenterology, Melbourne, VIC

13-15 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 2017 ASM: Immunotherapy: Molecules and Mountains, Sydney, NSW

13-19 Antibiotic Awareness Week

14-15 6th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, Co-Hosted With The Lowitja Institute, Brisbane, QLD

14-16 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Paediatric Society of New Zealand, Christchurch, NZ

15-17 Hospital in the Home Society of Australasia ASM: Changes, Challenges and Opportunity, Melbourne, VIC

15-17 2017 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, QLD

16-17 National NDIS Mental Health Conference, Sydney, NSW

16-18 ASID NZ 2017 Annual Meeting, Dunedin, NZ

17-18 Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium 2017, Melbourne, VIC

17-19 National Histology Conference, Hobart, TAS

19-23 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 34th ASM: Impossible is Just a Perspective, Sydney, NSW

20-21 11th International Conference on Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology: Novel Development and Applications in Immunology and Immunopharmacology, Melbourne, VIC

20-22 28th International Conference on Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017: Modernising and Accomplishing Mental Wellness Through Psychology and Psychiatric Empathy, Melbourne, VIC

20-24 Psychiatry Update 2017, Christchurch, NZ

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

24-25 Practical Management for Clinicians with Leadership Responsibilities, Sydney, NSW

25 Monash Medicine and the Media Workshop, Melbourne, VIC

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

27-29 6th National Closing the Gap Indigenous Health Conference, and 2017 National Indigenous Mental Health Conference, Cairns, QLD

30 Nov-2 Dec Mercy Perinatal Global Obstetrics Update 2017, Melbourne, VIC


1-2 International Summit on Infectious Diseases and Antibiotics, Brisbane, QLD

1-3 ResHealth2017: 3rd International Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Conference, Adelaide, SA

3-6 Australasian Neuroscience Society annual meeting, Sydney, NSW

6 AHHA Data and Innovation Collaboration Network Meeting, Dubbo, NSW

6-8 Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium 2017, Sydney, 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




4-8 World Congress on Phlebology, Melbourne, VIC

7-9 National Indigenous Men’s Health Conference, National Indigenous Women’s Wellbeing Conference, Sydney, NSW

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

17 4th Australian Paediatric Society Allergy Masterclass, Melbourne, VIC

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

25-28 World Psychiatric Association 2018 Thematic Conference: Innovation in Psychiatry: Effective interventions for health and society, Melbourne, VIC

26 Feb-2 Mar Leadership and Innovation in Health 2017, Melbourne, VIC


2-4 Pathology Update 2018, Sydney, NSW

8-11 APSCVIR 2018, Auckland, NZ

25-28 12th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology, Sydney, NSW

28-30 7th National Indigenous Domestic Violence Conference, Gold Coast, QLD


7-8 2018 Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand 13th ASM, Sydney, NSW

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

18-20 New Zealand Population Health Congress 2018, Auckland, NZ

22-27 Hunter Paediatric Society Conference, Palm Cove, QLD


7-11 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2018: Reflecting on what really matters, Sydney, NSW

13-17 RANZP Congress 2018: Becoming well together: Partnerships in health, 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


7-9 Rural Doctors Association of Queensland 29th Annual Conference, TBC


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 IHF World Hospital Congress 2018, Brisbane, QLD

25-28 2018 RANZCR ASM, Canberra, ACT


8-10 New Zealand Anaesthesia Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Auckland, NZ

8-10 RANZCP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age and the Asian Society Against Dementia Conference 2018, Melbourne, VIC

13-15 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 2018 ASM, Perth, WA

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

26-28 1st International Motor Impairment Conference, Sydney, NSW




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

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