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BioMedVic Communications Professionals Forum 2018, Melbourne

The 2018 BioMedVic Communications Professionals Forum brings together colleagues and peers in scientific, medical and health communications portfolios from across Victoria to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The third annual forum will focus on the value of communications to organisations and more broadly to the sector.

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QGHA Communications and Engagement Manager Katrina Cutler is presenting "So you’ve got yourself a partnership – how do you manage the challenges of partnership communication and how important is it to plan up front with key players?" during the “Learning experiences - Case studies” session. For more information on the program:

24 April 2018

4th International Conference on UV & Skin Cancer Prevention, Toronto

The objectives of the 4th International Conference on UV & Skin Cancer Prevention are to bring together the leading international researchers and practitioners in skin cancer prevention to showcase the latest research findings and best practices in community-based interventions; create collaborative opportunities between the skin cancer prevention community and allied disciplines such as urban planners, architects, and radiation scientists; respond to current concerns about gaps in the skin cancer prevention literature; and to foster discussions about innovative emerging directions in skin cancer prevention research and practice.

The delegate profile includes behavioral scientists, epidemiologists, radiation scientists, policy makers, public health advocates, public health practitioners, general practitioners, dermatologists, and related clinicians.

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QGHA Evaluation of Clinical Genomic Projects in Action Project Lead Assoc. Professor Louisa Gordon is presenting during the Screening for Skin Cancer Prevention Plenary Session on “Primary prevention versus early detection of melanoma – assessing healthcare costs, quality of life and survival outcomes in the long-run”.

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1-4 May 2018

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Annual Scientific Congress, Sydney

The 87th Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) of the RACS is themed ‘Reflecting on What Really Matters’ and is being held in partnership with the American College of Surgeons and in conjunction with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. The ASC is held over four days and provides ample opportunity for inter-disciplinary as well as specialised discussion.

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7-11 May 2018

Australasian Society for Infectious Disease (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast

The ASID Annual Scientific Meeting is the leading Australasian meeting for adult and paediatric infectious disease and clinical microbiology specialists. Themes for 2018 include research data and emerging research tools, with additional themes including antimicrobial pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, paediatric infectious diseases, and infection control, among others.

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10-12 May 2018

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Annual Congress, Sydney

The 2018 RACP Annual Congress is themed ‘Disruption for Healthy Futures’. It will bring together thought leaders from around the region and around the world to explore: How technology is disrupting the health sector, Mental health of Doctors, Disruption and sustainable health care, Medically unexplained symptoms, and more.

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14-16 May 2018

The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast

The 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the ACD will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from Saturday 19 May to Tuesday 22 May 2018. All College members and medical professionals with an interest in dermatology are invited to attend.

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19-22 May 2018

International Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Conference 2018, Brisbane

The International Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Conference 2018 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in May. This international scientific conference is a forum for the sharing of cutting edge research and showcasing clinical advancements in cardiovascular genetics. The program will focus on major disease themes of Cardiomyopathies such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, inherited arrhythmogenic disorders such as long QT syndrome and sudden unexpected death in the young, familial dyslipidaemias such as familial hypercholesterolaemia, arteriopathies such as Marfan Syndrome and Congenital Heart Disease.

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The QGHA sponsored Education Day will be held on Wednesday 23rd May and is themed 'Cardiac genetics for beginners: Introductory program in inherited cardiovascular conditions for cardiologists, trainees and allied health staff'. For more information on the program:

23-25 May 2018

Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN) ASM, Darwin

The 2018 ANZAN Annual Scientific Meeting is being held in Darwin from Tuesday the 29th May to Friday the 1st June. Topics include a Stroke Update Day, Tropical neurology, and an update on genetics for the clinician.

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29 May-1 June 2018

eHealth Expo 2018, Brisbane

The 2018 eHealth Expo in Queensland will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and is a key event in the digital healthcare calendar showcasing some of the latest and greatest in digital healthcare innovation. This action-packed one day event brings together clinicians, healthcare professionals, IT experts, vendors, start-ups and academia to focus on digital transformation in healthcare.

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7 June 2018

Health Consumers Queensland 2018 Annual Forum, Brisbane

The 2018 Health Consumers Queensland Annual Forum will be held at the Royal International Convention Centre on the 14th and 15th of June. Themed around 'The Evolution of Engagement… What Will Consumer Engagement Look Like In The Future?' the forum will provide an important opportunity to be part of the conversation about meaningful partnering, and how we can all play a part in driving the evolution of consumer engagement.

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14-15 June 2018

European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) Conference, Milan

The 51st European Human Genetics Conference is being held in conjunction with the European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics in Milan, Italy from the 16-19 June 2018.

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16-19 June 2018

3rd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference 2018, Brisbane

The 3rd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference will be held at The University of Queensland in June 2018 and will have a particular focus on Stem Cells, Ageing and Rejuvenation. The meeting aims to foster new cross-disciplinary collaborations in the scientific community, by bringing together researchers from diverse fields including stem cell biology, regenerative engineering, metabolism, epigenetics, cell biology, systems biology, neurobiology, proteomics, cancer, physiology, geriatric medicine, nutrition and genomics.

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25-26th June 2018