Calendar of conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja18.0511C2
Published online: 5 November 2018

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

17-18     Critical Care Imaging Interpretation 2018, Noosa Heads, QLD

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

18-20     Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society Conference, Hobart, TAS

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

20-21     Food Futures Conference, Brisbane, QLD

20-21     2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference, Perth, WA

21-22     2nd Australasian FASD Conference 2018, Perth, WA

21-23     11th Hospital in the Home ASM: LEARN: Lead, engage, aspire, research, negotiate, Brisbane, QLD

21-23     Australian Association of Gerontology Conference 2018, Melbourne, VIC

21-23     New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology ASM 2018, Dunedin, NZ

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

21-24     Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law 2018 Annual Conference: Sins of the past: reflections and future directions, Hobart, TAS

21-24     General Practice and Acute Medicine Update Refresher, Sydney, NSW

22           Bond University Sustainable Healthcare Awards 2018, Gold Coast, Queensland

22-23     New Zealand Respiratory Conference 2018, Auckland, NZ

22-23     2nd World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference, Perth, WA

23           RECOVER Forum 2018: Innovation in rehabilitation, South Brisbane, QLD

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

23-25     Australia and New Zealand Conference on Sarcopenia and Frailty 2018, Dunedin, NZ

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

26-29     8th Gathering of Healing Our Spirit Worldwide, Sydney, NSW

27           Osteoarthritis Summit, Canberra, ACT

27           2nd Annual Conference of the Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders, Noosa, QLD

27-28     7th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation: Ensuring value in research, Sydney,         NSW

28-30     40th Annual Society for Mental Health Research Conference: Collaboration, Noosa, QLD

29 Nov-1 Dec     ASID New Zealand Annual Meeting, Dunedin, NZ

30           2018 International Indigenous Allied Health Forum, Sydney, NSW



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

1              RACP South Australian ASM, Adelaide, SA

2-6          Australasian Society for Immunology 47th ASM 2018, Perth, WA

3-4          Stop Domestic Violence Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

4-5         NSW Hip Festival 2018, Sydney, NSW

4-6          3rd Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress, Sydney, NSW

7              Doctors Assisting in South Pacific Islands Annual Charity Ball, Sydney, NSW




TBA         World Congress on Inflammation, Sydney, NSW




TBA        12th Australasian Conference on Health Informatics and Knowledge                                                         Management

14-16     31st Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation International Conference,   Canberra, ACT



TBA        The Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Society ASM

8-10       Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians Annual Scientific Conference, Queenstown,               NZ

15-16     Vitamin C Symposium 2019, Auckland, New Zealand

23           Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine NZ Symposium 2019, Waipuna, NZ

25 Feb-1 Mar     Leadership and Innovation in Health, Melbourne, VIC



TBA        Medical Parents of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

TBA        Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 10th Biennial Scientific       Conference, Perth, WA

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

1-3          International Medicine in Addiction Conference, Melbourne, VIC

6-8          Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand Autumn Scientific Meeting 2019,               Auckland, NZ

7-10       New Zealand Pain Society ASM, Christchurch, NZ

17-20     Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress, Gold Coast, QLD

20-23     International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSiGHT) Meeting, Auckland, NZ

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

24-27     15th National Rural Health Conference, Hobart, TAS

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

25-26     No More Harm National Conference: Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination, Gold Coast, QLD

27-28     9th Annual Australian Healthcare Week, Sydney, NSW

27-29     2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference, Brisbane, QLD

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

28-29     4th National Cancer Survivorship Conference, Sydney, NSW

29 Mar-2 Apr     Annual Scientific Meetings of The Australia and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Gold Coast, QLD



7-10       2019 Australian Pain Society 39th ASM, Gold Coast, QLD

7-11       23rd World Conference on Health Promotion, Rotorua, NZ

11-13     Biennial meeting of the Asia Pacific Society of Sexual Medicine, Brisbane, QLD

12-15     ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2019, Melbourne, VIC

13-16     Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand 72nd ASM, including the ANZUNS 24th annual        meeting, Brisbane, QLD

29-30     2019 Patient Experience Symposium, Sydney, NSW

30 Apr-3 May     Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium 2019, Rotorua, NZ



TBA        RACP Congress 2019, Auckland, NZ

5-7          20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Phlebology, Cairns, QLD

7-10       WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Brisbane, QLD

13-15     Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference: Prevention, treatment, recovery, Gold Coast,                QLD

16-18     ASID Annual Scientific Meeting 2019, Darwin, NT

18-19     3rd Molecular Pathology Symposium and 2nd Asia Pacific Molecular Brain Tumour Course, Gold     Coast, QLD

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

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

30-31     Nextcare Health Conference, Brisbane, Queensland

31 May-2 Jun     Business for Doctors Annual Conference, Brisbane, QLD



12-13     CSANZ 3rd Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference 2019, Wellington, NZ

13-15     CSANZ New Zealand ASM 2019, Wellington, NZ

17-20     Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, TBC

18-20     Global Health Security 2019, Sydney, NSW

25-28     International Society on Early Intervention Conference 2019: Research to practice in early              intervention: an international perspective, Sydney, NSW



27-30     Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand PGC and ASM, Sydney, NSW



3-6          Human Genetics Society of Australasia 43rd ASM, Wellington, NZ

5-8         13th National Allied Health Conference: Realising our worth, Brisbane, QLD

8-11       67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide, SA

9-11       13th Annual Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies Meeting, Adelaide, SA

12-16     17th Deaf Blind International World Conference 2019, Gold Coast, QLD



7-8          Rural Dermatology Meeting, Orange, NSW

15-19     14th World Congress on Inflammation, Sydney, NSW

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



TBA        RACGP conference, GP19

2-4          AIDA Conference 2019, Darwin, NT

14-18     World Congress of Intensive Care, Melbourne, VIC

20-23     11th Development Origins of Health and Disease World Congress, Melbourne, VIC



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



5-7          Preventing Overdiagnosis, Sydney, NSW





2-4       Exercise and Sports Science Australia Research to Practice 2020, Perth, WA



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

  • Cate Swannell



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