Upcoming events

This section of our website includes information about upcoming Prevention Centre events as well as relevant seminars, conferences and training events being held by other organisations.

If you would like to have your event listed on this page, please email us.



How do we do more? Systemic inquiry processes for prevention and public health

1 May 2018: Sydney, This workshop aims to provide practical advice to unpack and generate an understanding of a complex problem from the ground up using the Systems Change in Public Health Framework. Note, this is a pre-conference satellite event of the Public Health Prevention Conference but will take place at the University of Technology.

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Public Health Prevention Conference: We can do more and we must

2–4 May 2018: Sydney, The Public Health Prevention Conference 2018 is a newly established conference, convened by the Public Health Association of Australia. The conference will focus on three themes: systems thinking; translation of research and evidence into action; and advocacy and where our efforts should be focused in order to strengthen prevention.

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Dynamic simulation modelling symposium: A what-if tool for prevention policy, planning and evaluation

4 May 2018: This symposium will for the first time publicly present all that the Prevention Centre and its partners have achieved in the dynamic simulation modelling space. It will provide an opportunity for those interested in dynamic simulation modelling to network, provide feedback and discuss how best to build national capacity in this work.

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4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health

8–10 May 2018: Vancouver, The 4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health will focus on how best to produce, integrate and communicate research evidence to help develop and evaluate policies in public health.

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Systems approaches for physical activity and obesity

11 May 2018: Sydney. In this seminar, Dr Harry Rutter from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will present his extensive experience of population obesity surveillance, of developing health economic models to map the benefits of walking and cycling, and, most recently, his work with WHO on applying systems thinking to mapping physical activity at the macro and community levels.

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Public Health 2018

28–31 May 2018: Montreal, Public Health 2018 is calling for submissions that facilitate the exchange and dissemination of innovative public health research, policies and practices. Submission deadline is 5 December 2017.

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