Upcoming Conferences

In light of the evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak around the world and here in Australia, many events have been cancelled, postponed, or in some cases are being held virtually online. It is recommended you check with the conference organiser below for information about their conference plans.


20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry

10-13 March 2021

Virtual (Online)

The 20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry brings together community leaders, scientists and policy makers to promote collaborations to more effectively address barriers that limit access to psychiatric prevention, care and services. The online platform will present international scientific experts, and provide a unique place for discussion and promote research collaborations and networking.

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AIMA Conference 2021

27-28 March, 2021

Virtual (Online)

Hosted by the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association, the 2021 AIMA Virtual Conference is the leading event for the integrative medicine community across Australia and New Zealand. The event brings together doctors and health practitioners with international experts and leading health organisations to learn, share and build a supportive community. The theme for this year is Rebuilding health, community, resilience and joy: an integrative medicine approach.

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The Best of ESHRE and ASRM

8-10 April 2021

Virtual (Online)

The 7th Joint Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine will provide clinicians and scientists from about the world with updated on the most current concepts in the reproductive medicine and biology. This meeting attracts international physicians and professionals to hear presentations from distinguished academics, clinicians and scientific investigators in the field of human reproduction.

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ASPIRE Virtual Congress 2021

30-2 May, 2021
8-9 May, 2021

Virtual (Online)

ASPIRE 2021 will offer an opportunity to discuss the current topics in reproductive medicine. Held over two weekends, the online scientific programme will include international expert speakers and interactive events.

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NHAA 2021

1-2 May, 2021

Gold Coast, Australia

The National Symposium on Herbal and Naturopathic Medicine 2021 will showcase the integration of traditional medicine with advances in health and science. The event brings together students, practitioners, industry professionals and some of the world’s pre-eminent and most experienced national experts on naturopathic and Western herbal medicine.

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APA Annual Meeting 2021

1-3 May, 2021

Virtual (Online)

The 2021 Annual Meeting for  the American Psychiatric Association provides a stage to explore the future of psychiatry and discuss how to meet the challenges of the moment. This years theme is Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind & Brain in Unsettled Times. Designed for psychiatrists and all mental health professional and advocates, the scientific program will examine the concept of equity through featured topics including racism, climate change, health equity, technology, COVID-19, to name a few.

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RANZCP 2021 Congress

16-20 May, 2021

Hobart, Australia

The RANZCP Congress is an educational event for mental health professionals to explore innovation, research, clinical practice and hear from opinion leaders through the broader lens of how we influence and connect to the world around us. The theme for this year’s conference is Influencing and being influenced by the world around us.

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ANZGSM Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

19-21 May, 2021

Melbourne, Australia

The conference theme 20/20 Hindsight: Vision for the future will focus on emerging themes in Geriatric Medicine and how these will impact on the care of the older person into the future. The scientific program will feature updates in dementia and delirium, along with topical issues such as the new Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in Victoria and the Australian Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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GCCTMH 2020

24-25 May, 2021

Tokyo, Japan

The Global Conference on Complementary, Traditional Medicine & Medicinal Herbs plans to provide a platform for all the researchers to share their cup of knowledge & research findings to support the need to discover and learn the efficacy and safety of herbal, traditional and alternative medicine in keeping the population healthy.

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VBHC Conference

25-28 May, 2021

Perth, Australia

The inaugural conference on Value-Based Health Care aims to showcase and celebrate value-based healthcare innovation, initiatives, implementation, research, and training from all areas of the health care system, with discussion on topics as diverse as cancer, stroke, dental health, and more.

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Collaborate Innovate 2021

25-27 May, 2021

Canberra, Australia

The conference is an ideal opportunity for researchers, educators and industry people to network with CRCA members while gaining valuable insights regarding the nature of cooperative research ventures.

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AACMAC 2021

28-30 May, 2021

Gold Coast, Australia

Presented by Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association, AACMAC 2021 will offer an engaging and clinically relevant academic program with insightful seminars, interactive discussions and and networking activities. The conference will highlight current practices and the latest research, techniques and treatment protocols.

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Australian Dementia Forum 2021

31-1 June, 2021

Virtual (Online)

The theme for the Australian Dementia Forum 2021, Dementia Research: Discovery, Innovation, Translation, will examine how best to maximise the impact and benefit of dementia research to the whole community - for people living with dementia, their families and carers, and those at risk of dementia - through accelerated research translation.

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AIDA20-21

30-2 July, 2021

Gold Coast, Australia

The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA) conference will bring together doctors, researchers, students, medical bodies and organisations working towards improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and health workforce. The theme for this years conference is Powerful Voice.

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International Conference on Traditional Medicine and Phytochemistry 2021

12-14 July, 2021

Virtual (Online)

The International Conference on Traditional Medicine and Phytochemistry brings together international experts, researchers, clinicians and decision-makers from academia and industry to exchange knowledge, experience and latest research findings in traditional medicine and phytochemistry. Key themes for this years conference is Women's Knowledge: Traditional Medicine and Nature and Traditional Medicine in Australia.

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Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2021

26-30 July, 2021

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2019 brings together the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers early career investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share advancements that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment, and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Collaborate Innovate 2021

9-11 August, 2021

Canberra, Australia

The Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRCA) annual conference is a leading conference on business-research collaboration and engagement. The meeting gives an opportunity for researchers, educators and industry people to network and gain valuable insights regarding the nature of cooperative research ventures. The conference will explore the importance of business and industry working with researchers to create innovation, and how to foster these relationships..

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2021 UIC Australian Medicinal Cannabis Symposium

13-15 August, 2021

Twin Waters, Australia

The 2021 United in Compassion (UIC) Australian Medicinal Cannabis Symposium aims to bridge the information gap by promoting and showcasing global and domestic research and placing patient issues on the political, regulatory and clinical agendas.

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Intergrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference 2021

26-29 August, 2021

Atlanta, US

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11th International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society

2-3 September, 2021

Paris, France

The 9th International Conference on Health, Wellness, & Society features research that addresses the special focus Advancing Health and Equity: Best Practices in an International Perspective. The conference has a strong commitment to providing opportunities for conference participants to interact, converse, and learn from each other, with a number of session types designed specifically to promote interactions among members of the Research Network.

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ASPOG 2021

3-5 September, 2021

Adelaide, Australia

The theme of the 46th Australian Society for Psycho-Social Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ASPOG) Conference is Embracing Diversity, focusing on the psychosocial aspects of reproductive and sexual health experience of women and gender diverse people. The conference brings together obstetricians, gynaecologists, GPs, nurses, midwives, sexual health providers, allied health professionals, and sexual and reproductive health researchers.

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WCE2021

3-6 September, 2021

Melbourne, Australia

Held every three years, the World Congress of Epidemiology (WCE) attracts delegates involved in research and teaching of epidemiology. The proposed theme is Methodological Innovations in Epidemiology and will include plenary sessions, symposia, and workshops on translation from research to policy and practice from leading epidemiologists, policy‚Äźmakers and practitioners.

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15th World Congress on Inflammation

5-8 September, 2021

Rome, Italy

The 14th World Congress on Inflammation will share and enhance knowledge about the latest advancements in inflammation research, its challenges and opportunities, collaborations and advancements.

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IOP 2020

7-11 September, 2021

Chengdu, China

Postponed to 2021, the 20th World Congress of Psychophysiology will discuss different topics and the latest methodological advances in psychophysiology in order to achieve sustained interaction between basic and applied psychophysiology.

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FSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

11-15 September, 2021

Sydney, Australia

Hosted by the Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), the 2021 FSA Annual Scientific Meeting will bring together experts in reproductive health from around the world to present research and discuss new technologies and treatments.

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Sleep DownUnder 2021

10-13 October, 2021

Brisbane, Australia

The 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA) will present the latest research, clinical updates and science to those who work in the field of sleep medicine and sleep health.

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GPH 2021

11-12 October, 2021

Bali, Indonesia

The 6th International Conference on Global Public Health (GPH) 2021 will brings together global public health specialists, experts and practitioners to present on a broad range of topics. The theme for this years conference is Preventing the global epidemic: Chronic lifestyle disease.

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COSA's 48th Annual Scientific Meeting

16-18 November, 2021

Melbourne, Australia

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Reshaping the Microbiome through Nutrition

17-19 November, 2021

San Diego, US

The Reshaping the Microbiome through Nutrition Conference will bring together researchers working on the microbiome and nutrition to discuss how our microbiota use and transform dietary components, and how these nutrients and their products influence host health throughout life, including effects on development and infectious and chronic diseases. A central theme of the meeting will be how diet and dietary supplements could be harnessed to manipulate the microbiome with the aim of maintaining health and treating disease.

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