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.


Hate as a Public Health Issue

30 September 2019, Sydney: This event aims to create a more critically reflective conversation about hate and how to redress it in our society. Our expert panellists include 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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The limits of risk factors revisited: Is it time for a causal architecture approach?

1 October 2019, Sydney: Join Professor Sandro Galea as he discusses the opportunities causal architecture approaches provide to epidemiology as a field, as compared to traditional risk factor and other methodological approaches.

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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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The consequences of systems thinking in public health: New ideas and challenges

3 October, Melbourne: Visiting public health expert, Professor Sandro Galea will present on how traditional population health research methods can adapt to accommodate 21st century complex systems thinking.

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8th Rural Health and Research Congress

16-18 October 2019, Lismore: This congress will focus on the wellbeing of our rural people and communities and will include diverse and inspiring presentations, workshops and discussions on the theme Connecting Communities.

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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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World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020

31 March - 3 April 2020, Brisbane: This congress brings together the international public health nutrition sector every four years and for the first time will be in Brisbane in 2020, hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia. Save the date!

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