Brisbane's upcoming conference calendar

Wilsons Outlook

While major incentive events Dreamtime 2017 and the Herbalife Future Presidents Team Retreat are set to headline later in 2017, the coming months will see a bumper line-up of high-calibre conferences and meetings held in Brisbane. They will attract to the city some of the world’s greatest minds and top talent across a range of sectors.

Emergency Medicine Research Symposium
24-25 August, Translational Research Institute

EMF will bring together key educators, researchers and thought leaders within emergency medicine research. The event is designed to stimulate, innovate and shape the future of research within the sector. The line-up will feature more than 40 national and international presenters, including Professor Kathryn Maitland, Dr Martin Than and Professor Julia Crilly.

2017 International Conference on Adolescent Success
24-26 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

This year’s International Conference on Adolescent Success will bring together Australia’s premier educators for their Discover, Design, Drive 2017 program, covering current best practice and research within the field and providing networking opportunities for professionals.

Don't Forget the Bubbles 2017 (DFTB217)
28-30 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

DFTB17 is a brand new acute paediatric conference to be held in Brisbane in its inaugural year. The conference's overarching theme is making a difference, and keynote speakers include Fiona Reilly, Mary Freer and Gabrielle Quilliam.

General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) Brisbane 2017
1-3 September, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

GPCE will bring together more than 600 primary healthcare professionals across three days to learn, network and discover the latest innovations for primary care. The conference agenda is high in quality, featuring a range of learning modules, educational sessions, workshops and daily keynotes.

Conference of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners 2017
4-7 September, Sofitel Brisbane Central

The ACNP conference is hosted for nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses and will highlight the latest innovations across the discipline. Keynote speakers include Professor Jenny Carryer and Wendy McCarthy AO.

8th Institute of Professional Editors National Conference
13-15 September, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The theme of this conference is 'Advancing Our Profession' which will appeal to editors working in online and print publishing, freelancers and in-house editors, as well as professionals in related fields - writing, indexing, design, book distribution and marketing.

23rd International Clean Air and Environment Conference (CASANZ)
15-18 October, Pullman Brisbane King George Square

CASANZ will bring together people with an interest in environmental science and management with particular reference to air quality, climate change and related issues. The conference’s theme is The Critical Atmosphere, placing focus on creating a better understanding around the physical and chemical processes underlying air quality and the effects of climate change on human health and wellbeing. Keynote speakers include Professor Michael Brauer from the University of British Columbia and Professor Zissis Samaras from Aristotle University in Greece.

9th World Congress of Melanoma & 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research
18-21 October, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The congress will bring together the world's leading melanoma researcher and clinicians to showcase the latest developments in melanoma diagnosis, treatment and research.

Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care 2017 (APIC)
8-10 November

The very first Asia-Pacific Conference on Integrated Care will be held in Brisbane and aims to inspire new ideas and create stronger partnerships for improving population health. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from the Asia Pacific region who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and care services. Keynote speakers include Professor of Rural Health Research David Perkins and CEO Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service Fionnagh Dougan.

Alliance Down Under 2017
8-10 November, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Alliance Down Under 2017 is open to all employees of higher education institution, the public sector or federal organisations with Oracle/Peoplesoft. The conference is expected to be a great learning and networking event for professionals in the industry.

2017 International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII)
5-8 December, Queensland University of Technology

The SHMII-8 Conference theme is Structural Health Monitoring in Real-World Application, and the program will feature a strong lineup of keynote speakers, including Distinguished Professor Farhad Ansari from University of Illinois. The conference aims to promote and advance the Field of Structural Health Monitoring in Australia and the southern hemisphere, to showcase achievements within the field and to exchange ideas.

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