Events Calendar

If you have an event or conference that you would like to request to have listed on the calendar, please email the details to anmffederal@anmf.org.au.

2019

July

Enrolled Nurse Student Study Day
Friday 19 July 2019

Carson Conference Centre, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Better understand the transition to clinical practice.
For further information please visit: http://www.anmfvic.asn.au/events-and-conferences/2019/07/19/enrolled-nurse-student-study-day-2019

Medicinal Cannabis Conference & Masterclass
Conference: Mental Health, Medicinal Cannabis and Nutritional Medicine - Melbourne, 20 July 2019
This one-day conference explores the endocannabinoid system, medicinal cannabis, delivery methods, pharmacokinetics/dynamics, safety and its evidence base in treating a variety of mental health conditions, plus other nutritional medicine approaches to moods and mental health. The conference features Dr Sue Sisley MD, US medicinal cannabis expert, and a host of other top speakers.

Masterclass: Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis for Mental Health conditions - Melbourne, 21 July 2019
The Masterclass follows on from the conference and is focused on learning how to prescribe medicinal cannabis for common mental health conditions, helping prepare relevant clinicians with the knowledge to apply through the TGA’s Special Access Scheme-B and the Authorised Prescriber Scheme to prescribe medicinal cannabis. This is a highly interactive, case-based course featuring US medicinal cannabis experts Dr Ray Gottesfeld MD and Dr Sue Sisley MD, plus our own Australian doctors experienced in prescribing medicinal cannabis.

Conference: Sat 20 July 2019 9.00am-5.30pm Masterclass: Sun 21 July 2019 9.00am-5.30pm
@ Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Vic

For further information and to register go to: http://www.globalhealthinitiative.life/healthcare-practitioner-training-and-education/

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August

Health Informatics Conference
Bringing together health's most forward thinking innovators
12-14 August 2019
Melbourne
HISA Australia’s digital health community invites you to be part of Australia’s premier digital health, e-health and health informatics conference, HIC 2019, in Melbourne from 12-14 August. With delegates from all over Australia gathering to share the latest digital health research, case studies, trends and technology advances, HIC is the digital health and health informatics conference and expo to attend this year.
https://www.hisa.org.au/hic/

8th MCaFHNA Conference
Navigating the future: New directions in maternal, child & family health nursing
15-17 August 2019
International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW
https://www.mcafhna.org.au/

Drug and Alcohol Nurses Society of Australasia Conference
The connection of power
16 August 2019
Swissotel Sydney
‘The Power of Connection’ is the event theme, selected to remind us that in the increasingly impersonal digital age, the power to lead and make change is still derived from the relationships that we build.
https://www.danaonline.org/danaevents/2019-conference/

Australian College of Nursing - National Nursing Forum
Nursing now - Power of policy
21-23 August 2019
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania
The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe.
https://www.acn.edu.au/event/national-nursing-forum-2019

Australasian Diabetes Congress
ADS & ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting
21-23 August 2019
International Convention Centre, Sydney
https://www.adea.com.au/events/annual-scientific-meeting/

20th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference
Together in discovery and care
24-26 August 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Over three days Nursing and Allied Health professionals will gather to discuss diagnosis, treatment and support of men with prostate cancer. The program covers groundbreaking shifts in all areas, from the impact of modern diagnostics in assessment and surveillance of low-risk disease to the collaborative use of surgical, radiation, and systemic multimodal treatment of high risk and advanced disease.
http://prostatecancerconference.org.au/virtual-conference/about/announcements

September

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference
Transforming Healthcare
2-5 September 2019
The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference is the Colleges flagship event that offers a comprehensive and diverse program focused on bringing together Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses and Nursing leaders from around the Nation.
https://www.acnp.org.au/

Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference
Thursday 12 and Friday 13 September 2019

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Two day leading nursing and midwifery conference, presenting an extensive program exploring a range of professional issues affecting contemporary healthcare.
Conference registration opens mid-late June 2019
For further information please visit: http://www.anmfvic.asn.au/events-and-conferences/2019/09/12/2019-australian-nurses-and-midwives-conference

Dementia Action Week
Together in discovery and care
16-22 September 2019
Timed to include World Alzheimer’s Day on 21 September, Dementia Action Week exists to raise awareness of dementia and the issues that surround dementia. The 2019 campaign will start a national conversation to understand community perspectives on discrimination toward people living with dementia. Dementia Australia seeks to reduce the impact of discrimination on people living with dementia, their families and carers. Dementia Action Week 2019 will play a key role in achieving this goal.
https://www.dementia.org.au/

22nd Australian College of Midwives Conference
Power, Passion and Politics
17-19 September 2019
Canberra, ACT
https://midwives.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/acm-2019-national-conference/national-conference

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

October

45th International Mental Health Nursing Conference
Integrated Care: People, Practice, Policy
8-10 October 2019
Sydney, NSW
https://www.acmhn2019.com/

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
Sunday 27th October to Wednesday 30th October 2019
The Playford Hotel, Adelaide
The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) is proud to partner with the Australasian Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Medicine (AFOEM) to deliver an exciting educational event! In Making it Work we offer networking, collaboration and education, with a focus on practical aspects of occupational medicine.

The Organising Committee is delighted to welcome Dr Gary Franklin as our international guest and keynote presenter for ASM19. Renowned for his leadership across many aspects of occupational medicine, Dr Franklin will share his practical expertise, innovative thinking and research experience throughout the three days of the conference. The technical program will feature local topic experts, a dedicated occupational health nurses’ stream, popular site visits, CPR update and Mental Health First Aid course. Delegates will also have opportunities to experience iconic sights, sounds and flavours of Adelaide, South Australia. View Flyer

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Website: www.anzsom.org.au/asm-2019

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/