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2017 Conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja17.1809C2
Published online: 18 September 2017

This calendar will be updated each month. If you have an event you would like to add, please include relevant details in an email to cswannell@mja.com.au.

The full version of the calendar is available online at www.mja.com.au

2017

September

1              Epworth HealthCare 8th 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 2017 Conference, Darling Harbour, NSW

1-2         Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS) & Blepharoplasty Australia 3rd Triennial Masters Symposium on Blepharoplasty and Facial Rejuvenation, Sydney, NSW

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

1-3          Australian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

October

3              RACP member seminar: Obesity, Canberra, ACT

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

5-7          The Ramesh Nagappan Acute Care Medicine Course, Melbourne, VIC

6-8          AORA ASM 2017, Adelaide, SA

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

7-8          RACMA Management for Clinicians – Rehabilitation for Physicians workshop, Brisbane, QLD

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

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

9-11       Cancer Council Victoria Clinical Consultation Skills Education Retreat for Oncology Clinicians, Torquay, VIC

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

10           ASSBI 2017 webinar series: Digital health and e-health technology for ill and injured children and their families

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

13-15     21st AMS Conference: Menopause: exploring the evidence, 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           Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia Leadership Development Workshop, Sydney, NSW

19-21     Rural Medicine Australia Conference, 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

20          

20-21     ASID Introduction to infection control and antimicrobial stewardship 2-day course, Melbourne, VIC

21-22     Australasian College of Legal Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting: The Law and Ethics of Therapeutics, Perth, WA

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

28-29     ASID Clinical research network spring meeting, Melbourne, VIC

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

November

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

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              Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (HINE) workshop, TBA

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           RACP Victoria Family Christmas Lecture: Changing face of medicine as reflected in the cardiovascular health of US Presidents since World War II, Melbourne, VIC

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

17-18     Placebo Mechanisms Symposium, Sydney, NSW

17-19     National Histology Conference, Hobart, TAS

18           ACLM Cause of Death Certificate Workshop: Death on the Riviera, Brisbane, QLD

18-19     WA Rural Physicians’ Workshop 2017, Nedlands, WA

18-19     2017 Australasian Custodial Health Medical Officers Conference, Sydney, NSW

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

22-24     Rapid Stimulation Training and Essential Procedural Skills (STEPS) Course, Frankston, VIC

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

25-26    Investigations in medicine course for RACP trainees 2017, 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

December

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

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

2-3          ACLM Expert Witness Training Program, Brisbane, QLD

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

3-8          MICROMON Molecular Biology Techniques 2017, Melbourne, VIC

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

12           ASSBI 2017 Webinar Series - Rare and Unusual Syndromes

2018

February

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

March

2-4          Pathology Update 2018, Sydney, NSW

2-4          Medical Parents of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Melbourne, VIC

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

April

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

May

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

30 May-1 Jun     National Medicines Symposium, Canberra, ACT

June

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

August

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

September

13-14 NOSA Annual Meeting 2018, Melbourne, VIC

15-16 Neurovision, Melbourne, VIC

October

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

November

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

2019 November

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

2021 November

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

December

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

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