Events Calendar

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2020

5th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference
Celebrate...nurses & midwives, breaking down barriers, leaving no one behind - 2020: A year of celebration of nursing & midwifery
6 -7 March 2020
London, UK
At the 5th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference we will be celebrating the past achievements, present endeavours, and future contributions of nurses and midwives. Presentations will showcase how individual nurses and midwives, or nursing and midwifery groups, associations or institutions are contributing to global health and wellbeing across the lifespan in all settings within the following themes:

  • Clinical practice
  • Leadership and management
  • Education and training
  • Policy and projects
  • Research and innovation.

The conference is being held on the eve of Commonwealth Week; so come and join the celebrations and fun on Commonwealth Day Monday 9 March 2020 and other Commonwealth Week events. For more information and to register visit https://www.commonwealthnurses.org/conference2020/

Australia Breastfeeding Association 2020 Health Professional Seminar Series
9 – 14 March 2020 (online 31 March - 30 May)
The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is the leading provider of breastfeeding education in Australia, with a long tradition of providing high-quality evidence-based breastfeeding education for health professionals. The 2020 Health Professional Seminar Series Breastfeeding: sustaining a healthy future is your opportunity to hear from internationally renowned speakers as well as Australian experts, brought to you by Australia’s peak body for breastfeeding information.
Join us at one of the live seminars in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth or register for one of the online programs.
https://www.ababreastfeedingseminars.asn.au/

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2020
Thursday 19 March to Sunday 22 March, 2020

Venue: Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston
Close on the heals of a very successful event in Adelaide, the 2020 ASM will be something out of the ordinary with “Four Days on the Island” to connect, learn and share in the picturesque historic town of Launceston, Tasmania.
Website: https://www.anzsom.org.au/annual-scientific-meeting/asm-2020
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AICG Patient Safety and Quality Care Symposium
26 March, 2020
Pitcher Partners, Level 13/664 Collins St, Docklands VIC 3000
'Connecting Clinicians' is the central theme of our 2020 Symposium. If you are responsible for patient safety and quality care this symposium is for you. Be inspired by local, national and international speakers around the themes of Clinical Governance, Culture and Collaboration and Leadership.
https://www.aicg.edu.au/patient-safety-quality-care-symposium

ANMF Working Hours, Shifts & Fatigue Conference
27 March 2020
ANMF (Vic Branch), Carson Conference Centre
Want to know about the impacts of shift work and what you can do to reduce the effects of fatigue? Want information on rostering for nurses and midwives to minimise fatigue and maximise health and safety for staff and patients?

Back by popular demand the Working Hours, Shift & Fatigue Conference is a full-day presented by the ANMF (Vic Branch) on Friday 27 March 2020.

Find out how working hours, shifts and fatigue affect the health and safety of nurses, midwives, carers and patients in this integral one-day conference.

The Working Hours, Shifts & Fatigue Conference attracts up to seven hours of CPD, as required by the NMBA for registration renewal. Early Bird Tickets are on sale now until Friday 21 February 2020, receive $30 off the original price of tickets until close of business on the 21 February 2020.

https://www.anmfvic.asn.au/events-and-conferences/2020/03/27/copy-of-working-hours-shift-and-fatigue-conference

PharmaceuCare - Australasian Conference on Pharmacy Practice 2020
Pharmacy: a world of transitions
28 March 2020
9am to 4.30pm
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne
Join us in Melbourne to explore what pharmacy in Australia is up to. Meet pharmacy leaders, network, learn and take your profession to the next stage. The theme of this cutting-edge conference is Pharmacy: a world of transitions. With changes occuring in every field of pharmacy, and affecting patients, prescribers, pharmacists, students and policymakers, pharmacy is indeed a world of transitions. Explore your place in pharmacy, gain insight into where the profession is heading, prepare yourself for change and embrace it to set yourself up for success. Don't miss this significant opportunity to be part of the big picture transition.
To view the preliminary program and to register visit: http://pharmaceucare.com/australasian_conference_on_pharmacy_practice_2020/australasian_conference_on_pharmacy_practice

Palliative Care Nurses Australia Conference
2020 WHO year of the nurse, celebrating palliative care nursing
3-4 May 2020
Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park
This biennial conference brings together Australian and New Zealand nurses with an interest in delivering high quality, contemporary palliative care. This two-day conference is the perfect forum for nurses and other health professionals to seek new knowledge, become familiar with new products and services to the industry, and to identify opportunities to translate the best evidence into clinical and academic excellence. Networking, debating and socialising with peers adds a further dimension to the experience. With several plenary sessions, concurrent sessions and workshops, the structure of the conference provides the ideal environment for these activities to occur.
https://www.pcna2020.org/

2020 Global Academic Programs Conference
11-13 May 2020
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Website: https://www.gap2020.com.au/
Registration: https://leishman.eventsair.com/gap2020/ebregistration
MD Anderson Cancer Center - Global Academic Programs (GAP) 2020 Conference is a forum where MD Anderson Cancer Center and its global network of hospitals, health systems and research institutions collaborate to develop impactful, innovative ideas and research that help MD Anderson achieve its mission to end cancer globally. This three-day scientific conference centres our attention on the theme – New Frontiers – Leading Inspired Cancer Care. We are looking forward to highlighting global collaborations that bring to light clinical and translational research, population health and government engagement initiatives.

15th Annual Critical Care Conference in the Vineyards
13 – 15 May 2020
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW
www.criticalcarevineyards.com.au
This two day conference is hosted by Hunter New England Health professionals to support networking, sharing of initiatives and innovations in clinical practice and learnings experiences locally and from around Australia. Around 200 delegates from around Australia attend the conference, which targets the educational needs of multidisciplinary staff within the health care industry with a focus on critical care, including trauma, emergency, intensive care, high dependency, disaster and retrievals, in both the adult and paediatric population. The conference is held annually in the Hunter Valley and includes an extensive trade exhibition display, showcasing the latest products available and providing an excellent opportunity for networking and the development of collaborative relationships.

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia 23rd Annual Congress
Precision Care Everywhere
18 – 20 June 2020
Brisbane Convention Centre
Website: http://www.cnsacongress.com.au
Email: cnsa@chillifoxevents.com.au

Renal Society of Australasia Annual Conference
Unite and ignite renal care: The next decade
25 - 27 June 2020
Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre
More information and to register: https://www.renalsociety.org/education/2020-annual-conference/

ACRA 2020 Conference
10 - 12 August 2020

The Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) is holding it 30th ASM at the Sofitel Melbourne from 10th to 12th August 2020.
ACRA would like to invite Health professionals to join us to network, develop collaborative relationships, share initiatives and innovations in clinical practice and learn from  exciting international and national speakers. The innovative program is focusing on exploring the key barriers to managing co-morbidities and achieving heart health across the entire patient journey, while investigating and embracing the role of innovative technology in supporting our patients to recover and to thrive.
More information: https://www.acra.net.au/acra-2020-asm/

Wounds 2020: The Wounds Australia National Conference
4 - 7 November 2020
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Wounds Australia is the peak body for wound care and management in Australia through advocacy, education and research. The theme for the 2020 conference is Connect, Collaborate, Innovate. The vision of the conference is to open our minds to new concepts in the challenge to prevent and manage wounds. This conference will highlight current data and innovative solutions for the complex wound aetiologies, treatments and systems of care that many of us face every day. Connect with colleagues, industry and experts in clinical practice, theory and research. Collaborate with your new and old connections to solve problems and share innovations. Innovate – gain inspiration to develop and implement innovations in wound management.
https://wounds2020.com.au/

2021

International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress
2021, Abu Dhabi, hosted by the Emirates Nursing and Midwifery Council and supported by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau. www.icn.ch/