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.


A virtual conversation with Professor Christine Jenkins

6 August 2020, 1pm: Professor Jenkins is the Head of the Respiratory Group at The George Institute. In this #GeorgeTalk she will discuss "2020 bush-fires and COVID-19: what does it mean for our respiratory system?" with Professor Bruce Neal, Executive Director of The George Institute in Australia.

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Scaling-up complex interventions: Adaptation is not a threat to fidelity (and maybe never was)

11 August 2020, 12-1pm, online: Practitioners delivering evidence-based interventions often find it intuitive to adapt interventions to context, but usually against ‘standard’ recommendations. Professor Penny Hawe will show how insights from applied implementation practice could be utilised to improve the reach and effect of population-level interventions. This seminar is hosted by the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre.

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Australian Walking and Cycling Conference

1-2 October 2020: Call for abstracts. AWCC will be held in Newcastle this year, face-to-face, in partnership with the Newcastle Cycleways Movement, the University of Newcastle, and local councils. Abstract call closing 31 July.

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16th World Congress on Public Health - online format

12-17 October 2020, online: The theme for the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects our firm commitment that we, in the global public health community, have an obligation to respond to emerging global threats and challenges. We must act, making real our commitment to health in all policies.

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The Austral-Asia Obesity Research Update

15-16 October 2020, online: The Australian New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) is hosting this two day conference with plenary sessions featuring international guest speakers, cross-cutting symposia and poster sessions.

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Australian Public Health Conference 2020

19-30 October 2020, online: The Australian Public Health Conference (formally the PHAA Annual Conference) is a national conference held by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) which presents a national and multi-disciplinary perspective on public health issues. The conference will provide a forum for sharing a range of evidence, findings and ideas in public health, as well as for making recommendations for the way forward.

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Health Informatics Conference

19-23 October 2020, Brisbane: This conference is Australia’s premier digital health and health informatics event, bringing together stakeholders from every area of healthcare and facilitating their collaboration on health informatics projects. Streams include health analytics, health policy, emerging health technologies and participatory medicine

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World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion 2020

8-11 November 2020, Adelaide: Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia and co-sponsored by the World Health Organization, Safety 2020 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion. Save the date!

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