Calendar of conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja18.0204C4
Published online: 2 April 2018

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4-6          2018 ANZICS New Zealand Regional ASM, Auckland, NZ

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

8-11       Australian Pain Society 38th and New Zealand Pain Society Conjoint ASM, Sydney, NSW

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

11-12     6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium: Outback Infront, Canberra, ACT

11-12     Australian Telehealth Conference 2018, Sydney, NSW

11-12     Molecular Microbiology Meeting 2018, Sydney, NSW

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

11-18     Pain Revolution 2018: Rural Outreach and Cycling Tour, various venues

13-15     12th Annual Update in Paediatric Emergencies, Noosa, QLD

15-19     International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, Melbourne, VIC

17           RACGP Vic: Walking on Thin ICE: Methamphetamine in General Practice, Warrnambool, VIC

18           GEM SEM 2018, Brisbane, QLD

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

20-24     12th Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology, Melbourne, VIC

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

27-29     Spine Society of Australia 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA

28-29     Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand PGC, Melbourne, VIC

29 Apr-1 May     Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM, Melbourne, VIC




1-4          New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes, Hamilton, NZ

2-4          Toxicology and Poisons Network Australasia Scientific Meeting, Sydney, NSW

4-6          Melbourne Private Practice “Comprehensive” 2018, Melbourne, VIC

5              Melbourne Ophthalmic Alumni Meeting, Fitzroy, VIC

5              Toxic Issues in Acute Care - Wikitox Course, Sydney, NSW

5-6          Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group 2018 ASM: Upper limb and spine imaging, Gold Coast, QLD

5-8          ANZCA/ASA/NZSA Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG Meeting, Sydney, NSW

6              ANZCA Faculty of Pain Medicine Refresher Course Day and Faculty Dinner, Sydney, NSW

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

7-11       ANZCA ASM, Sydney, NSW

9              ANZCA Airway Management SIG Meeting, Sydney, NSW

10-12     Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases ASM, Surfers Paradise, QLD

11           Bendigo Regional Critical Care Conference 2018, Bendigo, VIC

11-12     RANZCO New Zealand Branch ASM, Auckland, NZ

12           RACGP SA: Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound for GPs, TBA

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

14-16     RACP Congress 2018: Disruption for Health Futures, Sydney, NSW

15           RACGP Vic: Walking on Thin ICE: Methamphetamine in General Practice, East Melbourne, VIC

18-20     General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Sydney, NSW

18-22     Australasian College of Dermatologists ASM, Gold Coast, QLD

20-23     5th Asian and Oceanic Regional Congress on Radiation Protection, Melbourne, VIC

26           AGES Laparoscopic Pelvic Anatomy Demonstration Workshop, Brisbane, QLD

26-27     Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

27           Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society Pelvic Anatomy Dissection Cadaveric                 Workshop, Brisbane, QLD

29 May-1 Jun     Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists 2018 ASM, Darwin, NT

30 May-1 Jun     Choosing Wisely Australia: National Medicines Symposium, Canberra, ACT

30 May-1 Jun     GPDU18: Learning, peer support, advocacy, Gold Coast, QLD

31 May-2 Jun     Combined meeting: Australian Orthopaedic Association Continuing Orthopaedic                                                                 Education Conference and the 2018 Asia-Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine                                 Society Congress, Sydney, NSW




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

8-10       AOA Queensland 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Noosa, QLD

9-10       RANZCO Tasmanian Branch ASM, Hobart, TAS

14-16     2nd International Conference and Expo on Cataract and Advanced Eye Care, Melbourne, VIC

15-16     ANZCA Rural SIG Meeting, Ayers Rock Resort, NT

16-17     Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand Snapshots 2018, Melbourne, VIC

18           World Continence Week

22-23     ASOHNS Head and Neck Cadaver Dissection Course, Brisbane, QLD

22-24     2018 Australasian Orthopaedic Trauma Society meeting, Noosa, QLD

23-24     Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society Trainee Workshop, Sydney, NSW

27-29     Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2018,                Sydney, NSW




TBA        AMSA National Convention 2018, Perth, WA

1-4          Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators Conference, Hobart,       TAS

4-7          Australian Society of Gynaecologic Oncologists ASM 2018, Taupo, NZ

9-11       20th Asia Pacific Diabetes Conference: Therapeutic Approaches for Diabetes Management and    Endocrine Complications, Sydney, NSW

12-13     Hematologists Global Summit 2018, Sydney, NSW

12-14     RANZCO Paediatrics SIG ASM, Noosa Heads, QLD

16-18     21st World Nursing Education Conference, Melbourne, VIC

20           AOA South Australia/Northern Territory Branch Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT

22           ASOHNS 2018 Robert Guerin Memorial Annual Trainees Meeting, TBA

23-24     AGES Trainee Workshop, Sydney, NSW

27-28     WA TSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting, Floreat, WA

28           Sydney Eye Hospital Alumni Association 12th Biennial Meeting, Sydney, NSW

28           Annual ANZCA/ASA Combined CME Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

28-29     General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Perth, WA

29 Jul-1 Aug        Health Informatics Society of Australia HIC 2018, Sydney, NSW





2-4          Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society Pelvic Floor Symposium, Brisbane,    QLD

2-4          Australian Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology 44th ASM: Women’s Health, Lives                and Rights, Sydney, NSW

2-5          RANZCO Queensland Branch ASM, Main Beach, QLD

3-4          AGES XIX Pelvic Floor Symposium 2018, Brisbane, QLD

14-16     Otitis Media Australia 2018: Closing the gap with hearing, Darwin, NT

15-17     TSANZ NZ Branch Annual Scientific Meeting, Queenstown, NZ

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

26-29     Don’t Forget the Bubbles 2018: Science + story, Melbourne, VIC

27           ANZICS 9th Annual Winter Research Forum, Sydney, NSW

29 Aug-2 Sep     Society for Paediatric Anaesthesia in New Zealand and Australia 2018 Annual                                                       Conference, Darwin, NT

30 Aug-1 Sep     2018 Annual Conference of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society                                of Australasia, Melbourne, VIC

30 Aug-1 Sep     Frontiers 2018 - The Art, Science and Future of Otorhinolaryngology, Cairns, QLD




3-5          11th World Congress on Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders, Auckland, NZ

6-7          Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine 2018 Conference, Sydney, NSW

6-8          Triennial Masters' Symposium on Functional and Aesthetic Rhinoplasty, Sydney, NSW

10-12     BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare, Melbourne, VIC

11-13     GPTEC 2018: Switch on, Adelaide, SA

13-14    NOSA Annual Meeting 2018, Melbourne, VIC

13-16     Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australia (NOSA) 34th Clinical & Scientific Meeting and                 NeuroVision Training Weekend, Melbourne, VIC

14           ASID/ESCMID Course on Infectious Diseases in Pregnant Women, Fetuses and Newborns,              Sydney, NSW

14-16     Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (IMSANZ) Conference 2018, Hobart, TAS

14-16     General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

15-16     Neurovision, Melbourne, VIC

16-19     RANZCOG 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA

21-23     ANZCA Combined SIG Meeting, Byron Bay, NSW

24           The 6th Australian Health Economics Doctoral Workshop, Hobart, TAS

25-26     The 40th Annual Australian Health Economics Society Conference, Hobart, TAS

26-28     AIDA Conference 2018: Vision into action, Perth, WA




2-5          SSEM 2018, Daydream Island, QLD

5-6          ANZCA Cardiac Thoracic Vascular and Perfusion SIG Meeting, Adelaide, SA

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

7-11       Australian Orthopaedic Association ASM 2018: Better Patient Outcomes, Perth, WA

10-12     IHF World Hospital Congress 2018, Brisbane, QLD

11-13     ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM, Adelaide, SA

11-14     RACGP: GP18, Gold Coast, QLD

16-19     71st Annual General and Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Queenstown, NZ

21           Pain Interest Group Nursing Issues Professional Development Day, Sydney, NSW

21-24     Combined ASM of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Australian and       New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion and the Thrombosis and Haemostasis Society of       Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane, QLD

24-27     27th National Conference on Incontinence, Hobart, TAS

25-27     ANZCA Perioperative Medicine SIG Meeting, TBA

25-28     2018 RANZCR ASM, Canberra, ACT

26-28     Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and Rural Doctors Association of Australia:         Rural Medicine Australia 2018, Darwin, NT




2-3          Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgical Society Focus Meeting, 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

16-18     General Practice Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

17-21     50th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of           Ophthalmologists, Adelaide, SA

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

21-23     11th Hospital in the Home ASM, Brisbane, QLD

21-24     6th Asia-Oceanian Conference of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine combined with the             Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand's 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, NZ

23-25     Queensland Hand Surgery Society Conference, Noosa, QLD

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




1              Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society Pelvic Anatomy Dissection Cadaveric                 Workshop, Brisbane, QLD





1-2          Australia and New Zealand Strabismus Society Meeting (Squint Club), Parkville, VIC

22-24     ASOHNS 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, South Brisbane, QLD

25-30     International Neuromodulation Society 14th World Congress, Sydney, NSW

27-30     8th World Glaucoma Congress, Melbourne, VIC




18-21     Australasian College of Dermatologists Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC




29 Sep-2 Oct       18th Biennial Clinical Neurophysiology Workshop, Gold Coast, QLD




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







16-18   Australasian College of Dermatologists Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA






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




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



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