Calendar of conferences in Australia and New Zealand

Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja2.12064
Published online: 14 January 2019

Updated 29 January, 2019




29-31     12th Australasian Conference on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management, Sydney, NSW

31 Jan-1 Feb       Cancer Care at a Crossroads Conference, Wellington, NZ



6-7          Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians Registrar Conference, Queenstown, NZ       

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

14          CEDA Mental Health and Wellbeing Panel, Adelaide, SA

14-15     Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association Conference 2019, Melbourne, VIC

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

15-16     3rd Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium Perioperative Anaemia: From Basic to                 Complex, Brisbane, QLD

18-20     2019 Australasian Aid Conference, Canberra, ACT

19-20     Digital Health Transformation Summit, Melbourne, VIC

21-23     Australasian Symposium on Ultrasound and Regional Anaesthesia, Noosa, QLD

21-24     7th World Congress of Asian Psychiatry, Sydney, NSW

22-24     Australian Orthopaedic Association Victoria Branch ASM and AGM, Lorne, VIC

22-24     RCPA Pathology Update: The Power of Personalised Pathology, Melbourne, VIC

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

23-24     RANZCR WA Branch Meeting: Thoracic Imaging Update, Perth, WA

23-24     Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia Conference: Working with trauma,             Sydney, NSW

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

28 Feb-1 Mar     Peripheral Hospitals Emergency Medicine Conference: Evidence Review 2019,                                                     Wollongong, NSW

28 Feb-2 Mar     2019 Cornea and Contact Lens Society of New Zealand Conference, Rotorua, NZ




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

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

1-3          5thInternational Medicine in Addiction Conference, Melbourne, VIC

4-5          National Disabilities Service Victorian State Conference, Melbourne, VIC

6-7          Medico Legal Society of NSW 2019 Congress, Sydney, NSW

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

7-8          36th Annual ANZ Corneal Society and Eye Bank Meeting, Adelaide, SA

7-9          New Zealand Pain Society ASM, Christchurch, NZ

7-9          AGES 29th Annual Scientific Meeting: Perfection, professionalism and problems, Perth, WA

9-10       Abdominal Radiology Group of Australia and New Zealand Meeting 2019, Auckland, NZ

9-10       RACGP NSW and ACT Wellbeing Weekend: Led by Doctors, For Doctors, Angourie Resort, NSW

10-14     52nd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Christchurch, NZ

12-15     TROG Cancer Research 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

13-16     12th General Breast Imaging Meeting, Perth, WA

15-16     The Brisbane Functional Colorectal Conference: Dysfunction, Defecation and Devices, Brisbane, QLD

15-16     RANZCP Section of Youth Mental Health Conference 2019, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

16-17     RANZCO NSW Branch ASM, Sydney, NSW

17-19     Australian Private Hospitals Association 38th National Congress, Melbourne, VIC

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

20-23     21st Annual ISBD Conference: Global Advances in Bipolar Disorder and Depression, Sydney, NSW

20-23     ANZGOG ASM 2019: Radical treatments for gynaecological cancer, Sydney, NSW

21-22     10th Australasian Newborn Hearing Screening Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

21-24     Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 10th Biennial Scientific       Conference, Perth, WA

22           Tri-Nation Alliance International Medical Symposium, Auckland, NZ

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

23-24     New Zealand Association of General Surgeons, Christchurch, NZ

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

27-28     Health Facilities Design and Development Conference, Sydney, NSW

27-28     Aged Care Summit, 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

28-29     Equally Well National Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

28-31     Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology 2019 Scientific Meeting, Auckland, NZ

29-31     RANZCP Section of Social and Cultural Psychiatry Rustic Retreat, King Island, TAS

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

30-31     Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group ASM, Queenstown, NZ

30-31     NextCare Health Conference, Brisbane, QLD



3-4          Australian Telehealth Conference, Brisbane, QLD

3-5          ANZICS New Zealand Regional ASM, Auckland, NZ

5              Kidney Supportive Care Symposium 2019, Brisbane, QLD

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

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

8-11       21st Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Conference, Brisbane, QLD

9-10       5th Annual Research Facilities Design and Development 2019, Sydney, NSW

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

12           ANZ College of Paramedicine Trauma on the Border, Tweed Heads, NSW

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

25-27     APS College of Health Psychologists Conference, Adelaide, SA

28-30     2nd Australasian Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference, Melbourne, VIC

29-30     2019 Patient Experience Symposium, Sydney, NSW

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

30 Apr-3 May     Women in Health Leadership Summit, Sydney, NSW



3-4          RACGP Queensland 61st Clinical Update Weekend, Brisbane, QLD

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

5-9          20th International Congress of Cytology, Sydney, NSW

6-8          RACP Congress 2019, Auckland, NZ

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

9-10       Victorian Integrated Cancer Services Conference 2019, Melbourne, VIC

9-11       Australian Resuscitation Council 12th International Spark of Life Conference, Sydney, NSW

10-11     RANZCO New Zealand Branch ASM, Auckland, NZ

12-16     RANZCP 2019 Congress: Continuity in a World of Change, Cairns, QLD

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

15-17     14th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, Perth, WA

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

17-18     RANZCO WA Branch ASM, Perth, WA

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

21-24     Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists 2019 ASM, Sydney, NSW

22-24     RANZCOG New Zealand 2019 ASM, Hamilton, NZ

22-25     Arthroplasty Association of Australia ASM, Noosa, QLD

23-24     15th Annual Queensland Emergency Medicine Autumn Symposium, Brisbane, QLD

24-26     9th Australasian Skin Cancer Congress, Gold Coast, QLD

24-26     9th National Histology Conference, Adelaide, SA

25           Melbourne Ophthalmic Alumni Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

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

30-31     Nextcare Health Conference, Brisbane, Queensland

30 May-1 Jun     Plastic Surgery Congress 2019, Melbourne, VIC

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



1-2          Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists Meeting, Sydney, NSW

1-3          ABDORAD 2019, Melbourne, VIC

6-8          Rural Doctors Association of Queensland 30th Annual Conference, Cairns, QLD

6-9          College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand ASM, Cairns, QLD

7-9          Australian Orthopaedic Association Queensland Branch ASM, Noosa, QLD

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

12-14     Public Health Prevention Conference 2019, Melbourne, VIC

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

15-16     Australian Orthopaedic Association Tasmania Branch ASM and AGM, TBA

18-20     Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, Darwin, NT

18-20     Global Health Security 2019, Sydney, NSW

21-23     26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Sonographers Association, Brisbane, QLD

21-23     RANZCO Tasmania Branch ASM, TBA

22-23     Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society Conference, Cairns, QLD

24-26     10th International Nanomedicine Conference, Sydney, NSW

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



6-10       27th Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Melbourne, VIC

11-13     RANZCO 2019 Paediatric Special Interest Group ASM, Noosa Heads, QLD

18-19     CICM Never Alone: Forging the Community of Critical Care, Darwin, NT

26-27     Australian Orthopaedic Association NSW Branch ASM, Hunter Valley, NSW

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

31 Jul-2 Aug        20th International Mental Health Conference, Gold Coast, QLD



1-4          RANZCO Queensland Branch ASM, Gold Coast, QLD

2-3          AGES Focus Meeting 2019, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

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

9              Australian Orthopaedic Association SA and NT Branch ASM, McLaren Vale, SA

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

10-11     RANZCO SA Branch Biennial Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT

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

21-23     2019 Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group 21st ASM, Adelaide, SA

29-30     2019 APOS ASM, Noosa, QLD

29-30     ANZ College of Paramedicine 2019 Conference, Melbourne, VIC

29-30     Regional Critical Care Conference 2019, Bendigo, VIC



4-7          2nd Canada, Australia and New Zealand (CANZ) Combined Spine Society Meeting 2019,   Arrowtown, NZ

5-8          Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australia 25th Clinical and Scientific Meeting and NeuroVision    Training Weekend, Brisbane, QLD

7-8          Rural Dermatology Meeting, Orange, NSW

7-8          Combined Meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Medico-Legal Society and the          RACS Medico-Legal Section and the Australian Medico-Legal College, Gold Coast, QLD

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

18-20     RANZCP 2019 New Zealand Conference, Nelson, NZ

19-21     Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society ASM 2019, Adelaide, SA

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



2-4          Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Conference, Adelaide, SA

2-4          AIDA Conference 2019, Darwin, NT

4-5          Australian Orthopaedic Association Registrars 2019, Canberra, ACT

6-10       Australian Orthopaedic Association ASM: Teamwork and engagement, Canberra, ACT

13-16     RANZCOG 2019 ASM, Melbourne, VIC

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

16-19     2019 Society for Paediatric Anaesthesia in New Zealand and Australia ASM: Changing tides,           Brisbane, QLD

17-20     Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists ASM, Auckland, NZ

20-23     New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Christchurch, NZ

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

24-26     Rural Medicine Australia 2019, Gold Coast, QLD

24-26     Spring Colorectal Meeting with General Surgeons Australia ASM, Hobart, TAS

24-26     GP19: Your patients; your community; your solutions, Adelaide, SA

28           RANZCO NSW Branch AGM, Sydney, NSW



1-2          AGES Pelvic Floor Symposium, Sydney, NSW

8-12       RANZCO 51st Annual Scientific Congress in conjunction with APPOS and APSOS, Sydney, NSW

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

22           Australian Orthopaedic Association SA and NT Branch ASM, Clovelly Park, SA

22-23     Australasian Doctors’ Health Conference 2019, Perth, WA

22-24     Queensland Hand Surgery Society ASM 2019, Gold Coast, QLD

25-26     ANZ College of Paramedicine Research Symposium, Frankston, VIC

29-30     ANZ Intensive Care Society Patient Deterioration New Zealand, Auckland, NZ

29 Nov-3 Dec     World Congress in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, Melbourne, VIC



5-7          Preventing Overdiagnosis, Sydney, NSW




21-22   Australia and New Zealand Glaucoma Society Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA



29 Mar-2 Apr  International Neurotrauma Symposium, Melbourne, VIC



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



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

28-31   WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Auckland, NZ



24-27   International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting,        Auckland, NZ



24-25     Australian Orthopaedic Association NSW Branch AGM, Hunter Valley, NSW



14        Australian Orthopaedic Association SA and NT Branch ASM, McLaren Vale, SA





19-20   Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Society Scientific Meeting, Hobart, TAS



13-14   RANZCO NSW Branch ASM, Sydney, NSW



9-12       2020 Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Auckland, NZ

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

13-16     International Society of Addiction Meeting 2020 Conference, Auckland, NZ



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






25-28     2022 World Ophthalmology Congress, Melbourne, VIC




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