Events Calendar

Here you can find a list of upcoming health and scientific conferences, both hosted by ASHM and those of our sector partners and supporters. 

 

These flagship conferences cover topics including sexual and reproductive health, HIV, BBVs, COVID, mpox and other transmissible infections.

Upcoming Events

14th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

 The 14th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is being held on beautiful Larrakia country, Garamilla (Darwin), Northern Territory. The theme for this year’s conference is to unite to harness the strength of community, honour and celebrate our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce and forge partnerships for change.

Date:

1 – 3 August, 2024

Location:

Darwin Convention Centre, Garamilla (Darwin), Larrakia Country, Northern Territory

2024 Reproductive Rights and Abortion Conference: Action for Access

Children by Choice’s upcoming conference will focus on taking action for compassionate abortion care and advocacy for access. This event is designed to bring together healthcare providers and allied health professionals, advocates, and researchers, and actively create change by discussing how we can ensure everyone has access to reproductive healthcare. 

Date:

8 and 9 August 2024

Location:

Brisbane, QLD

Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

Join our annual HIV&AIDS Conference which will be running back-to-back with the 25th IUSTI World Congress, incorporating the Australasian Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference.

The conference will showcase local and international keynote speakers, opportunity for networking and collaborating with sector organisations.

Date:

16 – 18 September 2024

Location:

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Gadigal Country, Australia

25th IUSTI World Congress

The International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) and ASHM are pleased to invite you to the 25th IUSTI World Congress, which will this year incorporate the Australasian Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference. The conference will run back-to-back with the Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference. Delegates will have the opportunity to attend both conferences.

The conference will provide an opportunity to meet, discuss and learn about the latest research and innovation in sexual and reproductive health. The program will incorporate a range of world leading speakers and presentations, providing an opportunity to expand your professional knowledge through local and international insight.

Date:

17 – 20 September 2024

Location:

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Gadigal Country, Australia

12th International Conference on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU 2024)

INHSU conferences are unique due to the cross-collaboration between different stakeholders dedicated to the health of people who use drugs. People who use drugs, advocates, health care providers, program managers, harm reduction experts, researchers, and policymakers each have an equal voice, leading to a program that facilitates balanced discussions and shared perspectives.

Date:

8 - 11 October 2024

Location:

Megaron International Convention Centre, Athens, Greece

Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference (APSAD Canberra 2024)

The APSAD Conference, an annual event, provides a vibrant platform for AOD professionals to network and exchange ideas, contributing to sector growth. Members are encouraged to share their expertise, enriching the conference with clinical, research, and policy insights. As APSAD celebrates its multidisciplinary journey, it invites individuals to shape the sector’s future through collective efforts and shared insights at the 43rd APSAD Scientific Alcohol & Drug Conference taking place Wednesday 30 October to Saturday 2 November at the National Convention Centre Canberra.

Date:

30 October – 2 November

Location:

National Convention Centre Canberra, Ngunnawal Country, Australia

AAAH 2024 Youth Health Conference

The AAAH 2024 Youth Health Conference is an opportunity to bring together private and public sector specialists and professionals from various disciplines, including paediatricians and physicians involved in youth health practice and research; allied health staff, including nursing, occupational therapy and dietetics; mental health workers and education specialists. The conference is a meeting place for like-minded people to exchange ideas, make connections and inspire action, ensuring that youth health and wellbeing is seen as a priority.

Date:

11-13 November 2024

Location:

State Library of Queensland, Meanjin (Brisbane), Yuggera and Turrbal Country, Queensland

36th International Papillomavirus Conference (IPVC 2024)

The 36th International Papillomavirus Conference (IPVC 2024) promises to be a platform for the reporting of cutting-edge, international, HPV research. Workshops organized by key opinion leaders in the field will provide an opportunity for delegates to hear “state of the art” developments in basic science, public health, and clinical science.

Date:

12-15 November 2024

Location:

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

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ASID Annual Scientific Meeting (ASID 2025)

The ASID Annual Scientific Meeting is the peak Australasian meeting for adult and paediatric infectious disease and clinical microbiology specialists. International speakers will offer expert global perspectives. Australasian research and expertise will be highlighted with keynote lectures, proffered papers, symposia, and educational workshops.

Date:

3-5 April 2025

Location:

Hyatt Hotel Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia

27th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health in association with the Asia-Oceania Federation for Sexology hosted by the Society for Australian Sexologists (WAS 2025)

WAS (the World Association for Sexual Health) is holding the 27th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health in association with the Asia-Oceania Federation for Sexology hosted by the Society for Australian Sexologists in Meanjin (Brisbane), Australia, from 16 to 19 June 2025.

In light of the recent publication of the WAS Sexual Pleasure Declaration and the preparation of the WAS Sexual Justice Declaration, the tagline for WAS 2025 is “Advancing sexual health, rights, justice, and pleasure. Everyone. Everywhere. Every time.”

Date:

16 – 19 June 2025

Location:

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Meanjin (Brisbane), QLD, Australia

The 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Point of Care Testing for Infectious Diseases

The 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Point of Care Testing for Infectious Diseases provides a platform to showcase innovative global research on the ever-evolving landscape of point-of-care testing and discuss challenges and solutions to scaling-up-point of care testing for infectious diseases.

Date:

19-21 June 2025

Location:

Samyan Mitrtown Hall, Bangkok, Thailand

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