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 guidelines shape the geography of healthcare: measuring, explaining, acting

13 August 2019, Sydney: In this seminar, visiting Swiss PhD candidate Agnė Ulytė will explore how the geographic variation in healthcare services utilization reflects the differences in evidence and guidelines in Switzerland. This is a Menzies Centre for Health Policy lunchtime seminar.

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Partnerships for Better Health

29-30 August 2019, Sydney: At this international symposium thought-leaders will discuss the biggest health challenges of today and how we must work in partnership to solve them. This will include state, national and international perspectives.

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Australian Public Health Conference 2019

17-19 September 2019, Adelaide: This national conference will present a national and multi-disciplinary perspective on public health issues. Participants can contribute to discussions on a broad range of public health issues and exchange ideas, knowledge and information on the latest developments in public health. Call for abstracts closes 19 May 2019.

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17-18 September 2019, Queensland: This symposium will help focus Australia’s thinking on how to promote, protect and enhance the critical links between human health and social and cultural wellbeing, and the environment.

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Hate as a public health issue - panel presentation

30 September 2019, Sydney: The Prevention Centre's aim for this event is to create a more critically reflective conversation about hate and how to redress it in our society. Join expert panellists, Professor Sandro Galea (Boston University), Professor Katherine Gelber (University of Queensland), and Professor Tim Soutphommasane (former Race Discrimination Commissioner for Australia).

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Precision medicine: can it live up to the hype?

2 October, Sydney: The Prevention Centre is hosting US epidemiologist and author Dr Sandro Galea to take part in this exciting Sydney Ideas event that takes a hard look at the seductive promise of precision medicine.

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Healthy Body, Healthy Minds, Healthy Communities Conference

22–24 October 2019, Alice Springs: Abstracts are now open for the Chronic Diseases Network 22nd Conference with the Northern Territory Department of Health and Baker Institute. The conference will focus on best practice in the areas of culturally safe practice supporting healthy work environments and establishing inclusive models of care to support health and wellbeing.

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International Conference on Transport and Health

4-8 November 2019, Melbourne: This conference attracts policy makers, researchers and practitioners from around the world and across multiple disciplines such as public health, urban planning and economics. The theme for this year's conference is Smart Cities. Disruptive Mobility. Healthy People.

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