Events Calendar

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Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Smoking Cessation Course
26–27 July 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

HIC Digital Health Conference
29 July-1 August, International Convention Centre Sydney. Australia’s premier digital health, health informatics and ehealth conference and expo.

Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Annual Scientific Meeting
Create, Collaborate, Grow
30 July-1 August, Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane, QLD.


Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Asthma Educator’s Course
1–3 August 2018
Managing COPD – Acute/Chronic
9–10 August 2018
Spirometry Principles & Practice
13–14 August 2018
A Practical Management Approach of Non Invasive Ventilation & Sleep Disorders
16–17 August 2018
Sleep: the how, why & the what – skills for your toolkit
16 August 2018
The Pressure to Breathe – the skills for success with NIV
17 August 2018
Respiratory Course (Modules A & B)
20–23 August 2018
Respiratory Course (Module A)
20–21 August 2018
Respiratory Course (Module B)
22–23 August 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
4 August

A5M Anti-Ageing and Aesthetics Conference
Connecting inner and outer health
4-5 August, Sofitel Hotel Melbourne.

Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference 2018
6-10 August
Novotel Manly Pacific, Manly, Sydney
In 2018, the Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference travels to Sydney, Australia and picturesque Manly will set the stage for it's third Conference on Grief and Bereavement. This dynamic professional development opportunity brings together a diverse range of well-known international keynote speakers alongside local presentations, pre-conference workshops, social networking events and all the fun Manly has to offer.

19th International Mental Health Conference
Our treatment. Our environment. Our strategies
8-10 August, RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast.

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
9 August

The proven, the practical and the personal Conference (OHS)
Friday 10 August
ANMF, Carson Conference Centre, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne  Victoria
Contact or call 03 9275 9333

17th International Congress of Circumpolar Health
12-15 August, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association and Australia New Zealand Hyperbaric Medicine Group 26th Annual Scientific Meeting
16–18 August, The Bandha Hotel and Suites, Legian, Bali, Indonesia.

Vietnam Veterans’ Day
18 August

47th World Congress on Nursing & Health Care
Nursing: Education, healthcare and research in practice
20-21 August, Tokyo, Japan.

49th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Conference
22-23 August, Tokyo, Japan.

Australasian Diabetes Congress
22-24 August, Adelaide Convention Centre, SA.

19th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference 2018
22-25 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The program will involve locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer, research, diagnosis and management with nursing and allied health specific sessions over the three days.

The Fabulous World of Wounds – Hobart
23-24 August

In this Seminar, we will explore Module Nine. The content of each module stands alone as a continuing professional development (CPD) activity and the completion of each module will be awarded a CPD Certificate as evidence of the education activity. There is a total of 12 CPD hours allocated in this Seminar program.
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10th ICN Nurse Practitioners/Advanced Practice Nurses Conference
Bridging the gap
26-29 August, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Australian College of Nursing - The National Nursing Forum
Diversity and difference
28–30 August
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Queensland, Australia
The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing's (ACN) signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe. The theme for the NNF is ‘Diversity and Difference’ which will be explored in the keynote plenary sessions and throughout the program.
Further information contact:
T: +61 2 6283 3424

17th World Congress on Clinical Nursing and Practice
Explore opportunities, best practices & recent developments in clinical nursing
29-30 August, Zurich, Switzerland.

Cruising towards Nursing Excellence
30 August – 7 September, presented on board Carnival Spirit during an 8 night cruise to the South Pacific. This conference comprises of 20 relevant topics for nurses, presented over 7 sessions during the cruise for a total of 14 CPD hours.  The conference is delivered by experienced presenters from Empower Nurse Education, providing an informative, interactive and entertaining event on board the fabulous Carnival Spirit.


Indigenous Literacy Day
5 September

Annual Association of Stoma Care Nurses UK Conference
9-11 September, ICC Birmingham, UK.

Australian Nurses & Midwives Conference (ANMC) 2018
Monday 10 September
Event website:

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) National Conference 2018
Dimensions in care
10-13 September, Hellenic Club Canberra, Canberra ACT.

Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
13 September

9th Annual Correctional Services Healthcare 2018
13-14 September
Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne
View conference flyer for full details and register at
This conference has been approved for 15 CPD hours by the ANMF Continuing Professional Development Program

Congress of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Nurses & Midwives (CATSINaM) Professional Development Conference
17-19 September, Hilton Adelaide, SA.

International Rural & Remote Nursing & Midwifery Conference in conjunction with CRANAplus 36th Annual Conference
Leading primary healthcare in a challenging world
20-22 September, Pullman Cairns International Hotel, Qld.

3rd International Conference on Pediatric Nursing and Healthcare
Exploring Innovations and Latest Advancements in Pediatric Nursing and Healthcare
21-22 September, Vancouver, Canada.

Australian Public Health Conference
26-28 September, Pullman Cairns International Hotel, Qld.

2018 National Eating Disorders & Obesity Conference
26-28 September
Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads

22nd Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference
Transforming Health Services, Policies and Systems through Research, Education, Innovation and Partnerships
26-28 September, Pillar and Post Conference Center, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada.


51st World Nursing Leadership & Management Conference
Exploring the leadership practices in nursing and management
4-5 October, Moscow, Russia.

Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
Perspectives in Occupational Health
This conference brings together medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in occupational health. Expert presenters will explore occupational risks and management approaches relevant to a diverse range of workplaces. The conference is well known for its practical and hands-on approach, with a mix of interactive sessions, workshops and site visits.
7th-10th October, Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne

33rd Euro Nursing & Medicare Summit
Accelerating Innovations & Fostering Advances in Nursing and Healthcare
8-10 October, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2018 National Employment Solutions Conference
8-9 October
Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads

42nd International Hospital Federation World Hospital Congress
10-12 October, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Qld.

Perioperative Nursing Conference – Papua New Guinea
9-19 October

This Perioperative Conference is intended to provide the opportunity to enhance and develop Nursing skills and knowledge relating to all areas of the perioperative environment. The conference program presents current perioperative topics of significance and explores the latest nursing research to create a conference experience that the perioperative Nurse will find both interesting and relevant.
More info link:

2018 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
15-17 October
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart

21st Australian College of Nursing National Conference
Coming of age
15-18 October, Crowne Plaza Perth.

19th South Pacific Nurses Forum hosted by Cook Islands Nurses Association Aotearoa
Transforming leadership – Nurses as change agents for non communicable diseases in the Pacific
15–19 October. Rarortonga, Cook Islands. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 23 April. For more information on the abstract submission process and the forum visit

4th Australian Association of Nurse Surgical Assistants Conference & AGM
Discover the difference
20-21 October, Launceston, Tas.

2018 Transplant Nurses Association National Conference
24th – 26th October
Rydges World Square, Sydney
Ph: (02) 9744 5252

44th International Mental Health Nursing Conference
24-26 October, Cairns, Qld.

Wounds Australia National Conference
Advancing Healing Horizons: Towards the cutting edge in wound care
24-26 October, Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre, SA.

Australian College of Children & Young Peoples’ Nurses Conference
Heading west: focus on children and young people’s health
25-26 October, Perth Children’s Hospital, WA.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Asthma Educator’s Course
31 October–2 November
Ph: (03) 9076 2382


Together Achieving Better Health Conference
7-9 November, Penrith, NSW
The inaugural Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Together Achieving Better Health Conference will be held 7-9 November 2018 at Penrith Panthers World of Entertainment and showcase the latest research and quality initiatives. The three-day conference will also include an executive breakfast with The Quarter Penrith and a gala dinner.
For more information and to register visit

2018 Nursing Summit - Eastern Caribbean
The Latest Advances in Health Care Delivery and their Implication for Nursing Practice.
10 November-18 November. The content will be both relevant and of interest to Nurses working in the acute hospital setting, community health, public health, aged care, and doctor surgeries. As well as those Nurses working in the area of policy development, health education, and Nursing research. We will explore a number of different ports and you will spend time with fellow Nurses in an exclusive setting, on one of the most exceptional ships sailing in the Caribbean - the Harmony of the Seas.

Remembrance Day
11 November

22nd International Conference on Global Nursing Education & Research
Innovation & advancements in nursing education and research
12-13 November, Melbourne, Australia.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Smoking Cessation Facilitator’s Course
15–16 November
Spirometry Principles & Practice
22–23 November
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

Occupation, Health & Safety Conference
Friday 16 November
ANMF, Carson Conference Centre, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne  Victoria
Contact or call 03 9275 9333

Hospital in the Home 2018 Conference
21-23 November
Stamford Plaza, Brisbane CBD.
The HITH 2018 Conference will provide a wonderful forum for you to refresh your knowledge base and explore HITH innovations. The HITH Conference will strive to offer plenty of networking opportunities, to meet and interact with colleagues from Australia, New Zealand and of course, our invited speakers, as well as sponsors and exhibitors.
Conference Secretariat: 02 9436 0232 or
For more information and to register visit

8th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
28-20 November, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.


2018 STOP Domestic Violence Conference
3-5 December
QT Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise

World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health
5-8 December, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress
2019, Singapore, hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association.

19th International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO) Conference
2019, Cuba.

42nd Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses Conference
Power of connections – coming together
17-19 March 2019, SMC Conference and Function Centre Sydney.

15th National Rural Health Conference
24-27 March 2019, Hobart Tasmania.

International Society of Nephrology’s Biennial World Congress of Nephrology
12-15 April 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Council of International Neonatal Nurses Conference
Enriched family - enhanced care
5-8 May 2019, Auckland, New Zealand.

24th World Congress of Dermatology
A new era for global dermatology
10-15 June 2019, Milan, Italy.

Lowitja Institute Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Conference
17-20 June 2019, Darwin, NT. or E:

International Council of Nurses (ICN) 21st International Conference on Nursing
25-26 September 2019, London United Kingdom.


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