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September 2020

Bettering Aboriginal Heart Health in WA

September 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Cardiovascular disease remains a significant contributor to the health inequities experienced by Aboriginal people. It is heartening that the CVD mortality gap has been narrowing and that daily smoking rates have reduced by 12.6% since 2004 in the Aboriginal population. In fact, between 2006 and 2018, the WA Aboriginal mortality rate has improved by 27%, driven by CV improvements. While much good work has been done in this space, there remains so much more to do. Bettering Aboriginal Heart Health…

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October 2020

RSEOH Annual Conference 2020

October 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Respiratory, Sleep, Environmental and Occupational Health Clinical Academic Group (RSEOH CAG) aims to bring together expertise to progress the results/outcomes of current projects, build collaborations and partnerships for further larger-scale projects and foster improved healthcare delivery and outcomes. The RSEOH Annual Conference 2020 will provide all stakeholders with the opportunity to: Learn more about current projects, mainly RSEOH's COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Initiative Share contributions towards progressing the RSEOH CAG Define future priorities and strategies Identify potential collaborations and…

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RPH Research Foundation Annual Research Symposium

October 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Royal Perth Hospital

RPH Research Foundation's Annual Research Symposium and Awards Day celebrates some of the cutting-edge research that's currently being produced within the East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS). This year, the event has been tailored to support and encourage early career researchers, while also enabling established clinicians and scientists to showcase their work. This event will be held in person and online with morning tea and lunch being provided at the venue. Please see the event flyer for full details and to…

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November 2020

2020 International Population Data Linkage Network Conference

November 1, 2020 - November 13, 2020

The 2020 International Population Data Linkage Network Conference - Data Linkage: Information to Impact, will be held virtually on 1 - 13 November 2020. The Conference Organising Committee and Scientific Committee are very pleased to offer a comprehensive package that will include a structured program with invited keynote addresses and presentations from selected papers, as well as workshops covering cutting edge theory and practice critical to successful data linkage and use of linked data. The conference will bring together a…

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Implementation Science Symposium 2020

November 17, 2020 - November 19, 2020
FREE

How can implementation research and practice-based learning be transformative during times of great change? And what role does health system resilience play in controlling a pandemic? Sydney Health Partners (an Australian Health Research Alliance translation centre) are hosting their fourth annual Implementation Science symposium and will debate these questions, mindful of the challenges currently confronting our healthcare services. Leading the online conversations will be an esteemed line-up of presenters and panellists from Australia and abroad. This event will run 17-19…

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ACTA Summit 2020

November 30, 2020 - December 4, 2020

The ACTA Summit 2020 will be a ‘virtual’ gathering of Australian and international experts in the design and conduct of clinical trials, embedding research into service delivery, digital health care and data custodianship, healthcare policy and regulation, health economics, and consumer engagement. The ACTA Summit 2020 will focus on the opportunities and challenges facing the sector from the perspective of ACTA’s vision of better health through best evidence. The underlying themes of the ACTA Summit 2020 are: Innovations in Trials…

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December 2020

Webinar: How can we reduce the waste in health care research?

December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am
FREE

The WA Health Translation Network (WAHTN) is delighted to announce that Professor Paul Glasziou will provide a webinar on "How can we reduce the waste in health care research?" on Tuesday 1 December 2020. Professor Glasziou, Professor of Evidence-Based Practice at Bond University and the Director of the Institute for Evidence Based Healthcare, was the Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford from 2003 - 2010. His key research interests include identifying and removing the barriers to using…

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Digital Health and Telemedicine Annual Summit

December 3, 2020 - December 4, 2020

The Indo-Asia Digital Health Centre for Innovation and Commercialisation is holding the Digital Health and Telemedicine workshop in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame Australia’s School of Medicine. This year new and exciting topics will be discussed including applications relevant to COVID-19. Experts from around the globe will discuss successful telemedicine and digital health solutions, projects and successful business models, with the keynote being delivered by burns specialist and Australian of the Year, Professor Fiona Wood. Topics include: Telehome…

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Health Services Researchers: partners for COVID-19 response and recovery

December 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
FREE

The Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand are holding a half-day event to showcase how Australia and New Zealand’s health services researchers are at the forefront of the health system response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Health services researchers are working alongside clinicians, managers and policymakers providing evidence to tackle the immediate impact and longer term health, social and economic fallout from the pandemic; and ensuring that the lessons learned will help future proof our health systems. This…

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Australasian Neuroscience Society: 40th Annual Scientific Meeting

December 8, 2020 - December 11, 2020
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Australasian Neuroscience Society (ANS) will be hosting the 40th ANS Meeting on 8 - 11 December 2020 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Annual Scientific Meeting of the ANS is one of the largest annual biomedical conferences held in the Australasian region. The 2020 ASM also marks 40 years of ANS, the future of neuroscience has never been more exciting. The local organising committee, chaired jointly by Associate Professor Stuart Hodgetts (The University of Western Australia), Dr…

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Seven steps for statistical success in clinical trials [Good clinical practice guidelines] Webinar Part 1

December 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ACTA STInG in collaboration with Cytel, invite you to come on a whirlwind tour of the current and developing statistical guidelines for clinical trials, all distilled into seven steps. This is an opportunity to be introduced, refreshed or updated on the statistical aspects of GCP in two 1 hour seminars. ICH-GCP guidelines are used in clinical trials around the globe with the main aim of protecting and preserving human rights, which is relevant for both investigator-led and industry sponsored trials.…

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Seven steps for statistical success in clinical trials [Good clinical practice guidelines] Webinar Part 2

December 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ACTA STInG in collaboration with Cytel, invite you to come on a whirlwind tour of the current and developing statistical guidelines for clinical trials, all distilled into seven steps. This is an opportunity to be introduced, refreshed or updated on the statistical aspects of GCP in two 1 hour seminars. ICH-GCP guidelines are used in clinical trials around the globe with the main aim of protecting and preserving human rights, which is relevant for both investigator-led and industry sponsored trials.…

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February 2021

Forrest Research Foundation Prospect Fellows Information Session

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
The University of Western Australia Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) DVCR and Office of Research will hold an Information Session on Tuesday 2 February 2021 at the Gentilli Lecture Theatre, Geology Building, GGGL: . The second round of the Forrest Research Foundation Prospect Fellowship Scheme will open on 1 February 2021. There will be 10 post-doctoral fellowships of 18 months duration funded by the salary funded by the Forrest Research Foundation, with on-costs provided by the host organisation. The on-costs for successful candidates hosted…

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Social Isolation and Social Prescribing 3 Part Webinar Series

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A series of online forums focusing on social isolation and social prescribing are being co-hosted by Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA), Bolton Clarke Research Institute, Melbourne Academic Centre for Health, MSPGH, Monash Partners, and the Western Alliance. The webinars are scheduled over lunchtime on the below dates. Attend one or all three! These will include a mix of research, learnings from trials and services that have been implemented, provide an opportunity to collate what is being done across Victoria; and…

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ACvA Webinar: Research Impact: Perspectives from Government, Philanthropy and Research

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The webinar will be in a Q&A format, with panellists invited to speak on their perspectives when considering research impact in the context of grant applications/ programs. The session will be chaired by Professor Andrew Searles. Date & Time: Friday 26 February 2021  from 9.30 am – 10.30 am AWST / 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AEDT. Please register here.   For further information, please contact Meng Hsu: acva@ozheart.org

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March 2021

Consumers Health Forum Summit 2021 – Shifting Gears

March 18 - March 19
Online

The Consumers Health Forum (CHF) will be hosting the inaugural Australian and New Zealand Consumer Experience and Leadership in Healthcare Summit on 18-19 March 2021 online. Early - bird registrations close 1 February 2021. The Summit will offer both organisations and consumers who want to be at the forefront of system change the opportunity to come together to explore, discuss and grow the concept and practice of consumer-centred care. The CHF Summit 2021: Shifting Gears will: Support the development of…

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May 2021

Wounds Australia National Virtual conference

May 4 @ 9:00 am - May 6 @ 4:30 pm

The theme for the Virtual conference is Connect, Collaborate, Innovate. The vision of the conference is to open our minds to new concepts in the challenge to prevent and manage wounds. This conference will highlight current data and innovative solutions for the complex wound aetiologies, treatments and systems of care that many of us face every day. To view the program click here To register click here

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Science on the Swan 2021

May 16 - May 18

The theme for Science on the Swan 2021 is Driving Translational Research – Embedding Research and Innovation in Health Care.  The Conference will be held at The Westin Perth from Sunday 16 – Tuesday 18 May 2021. The Conference will showcase the very best of research and scientific endeavours in Western Australia. Covering a mix of fundamental, biomedical, clinical, health and social science. The Conference offers linkage opportunities for both industry and researchers, especially connecting early career to more senior…

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Perth Biodesign Bootcamp

May 24 @ 9:00 am - May 25 @ 4:30 pm
The University of Western Australia Australia
$70 – $250

Upskill in medical technology innovation through the Biodesign process.

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Value-Based Health Care Conference 2021

May 25 - May 28
TBC

Join the Continuous Improvement in Cancer Care for an exciting and thought provoking event about how to put value-based health care (VBHC) into practice. The aim of the conference is to showcase and celebrate Australian value-based healthcare innovation, initiatives, implementation, research and training from all areas of the health care system. With discussion on topics as diverse as cancer, stroke, dental health and more. During the event, focus will be given to practical applications of VBHC, rather than a theoretical…

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June 2021

ASMR Medical Research Week® Gala Dinner

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
​Acqua Viva on the Swan, 183 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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ASMR Medical Research Week® is a flagship activity for The Australian Society for Medical Research, and a major highlight of the Australian health and medical research calendar, bringing the message of the benefits of health and medical research to the Australian public. In WA, the week will open with a Gala Dinner on Friday 4 June at Acqua Viva on the Swan. The highlight of the evening will be a live-streamed presentation by the 2021 ASMR Medallist, A/Professor Kelvin Kong. Register here.

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PHRN Linkage Luminaries Webinar Series – Professor David Preen

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

The Population Health Research Network is hosting its fourth webinar for 2021 in the "Linkage Luminaries" series with Professor David Preen, Chair in Public Health, UWA School of Population and Global Health. Professor Preen was the Director of the UWA Centre for Health Services Research from 2006 to 2015 and has been involved in conducting public health and health services research using population-based linked data for almost 15 years. His study areas include: cancer service delivery, pharmaco-epidemiology, chronic disease management,…

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July 2021

The AICC(WA) Annual Healthcare Event 2021

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, North Building, 6 Verdun Street
Nedlands, Western Australia 6009 Australia

“So you think you know what’s good for you?” by Dr Norman Swan “Let’s get past COVID - what you can stop worrying about with your health and how to emulate the second longest lived people in the world – and they’re Australian!” Dr Swan (Physician, Journalist, Author and ABC Radio National Broadcaster) will explore common myths about health: do we really need 7-8 hours sleep? What the raw food movement is missing out on – and it really matters,…

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August 2021

14th National Allied Health Conference: 9 – 12 August 2021

August 9 @ 8:00 am - August 12 @ 5:00 pm
Online

The 14th National Allied Health Conference, to be held ONLINE for the first time, will give us the opportunity to explore and discuss the many factors that contribute to the overall success of Allied Health in Australia. There will be an exciting program of speakers, workshops, virtual exhibitors and lots of networking opportunities. The live conference days will be held on Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th August, with pre-conference workshops available to book on Monday 9th. The organising committee is…

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