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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

Getting Research into Policy and Practice Workshop, Brisbane

The University of Queensland's new Centre for Policy Futures is convening training workshops to help Senior Researchers navigate Australia’s policy landscape. QGHA Executive Director David Bunker will be presenting on a Q&A panel with other senior policy experts at this two day workshop themed ‘GRIPP: Getting Research into Policy and Practice’.

Please note that the workshop is open to UQ researchers, staff and students only.

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31 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.

QGHA are sponsoring the event and will be running a genomics session on ‘Personalised Medicine and You’ from 2:30pm – 4:30pm on Day 1 (14 June). You can also meet some of the QGHA Team and the QGHA Community Group members at our booth.

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14-15 June 2018

Genetic Discrimination in Australia Public Lecture, Brisbane

As part of the QGHA Ethics, Legal and Social Implications project, the QUT Faculty of Law are hosting a public lecture with Professor Margaret Otlowski on 'Genetic Discrimination in Australia: A Timely Reappraisal.' The lecture will review the available evidence of genetic discrimination in Australian life insurance based on predictive genetic tests, and critically evaluate the regulatory response. 

Please join members of QGHA and the Australian Centre for Health Law Research for the public lecture at QUT Gardens Point Campus from 5:30pm.

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14 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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25-26 June 2018

Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) Health Symposium, Brisbane

The theme for the 58th PAH Health Symposium is ‘Humanity, technology and the evolution of healthcare’. Technological advancements and associated research breakthroughs are revolutionising the way healthcare is delivered. From the adoption of electronic medical records and telehealth services, to advances in genomics, bio-medical engineering, 3D printing and other technology, modern healthcare is rapidly evolving.

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31 July-3 August 2018