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2015 & 2016 Listing of conferences related to disability, mental health, nursing, social welfare and health care.


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2015


FEATURED CONFERENCES

15 - 16 September 2015
26th PANDDA 2015 Conference,
Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Australia.

Novotel Hotel, Parramatta, NSW.
www.pandda.net

29 September – 12 October 2015
Cruising for Change: Centre For Disability Studies Learning Journey 2015.
Diamond Princes New Zealand Cruise Departs Sydney. Centre For Disability Studies. Inquiries Sam Arnold sam.arnold@sydney.edu.au


31 July 2015
Emeritus Professor Trevor Parmenter Lecture 2015: The Potential of dis/ability to rethink the working of civil society by Professor Dan Goodley & Dr. Katherine Runswick-Cole. Centre for Disability Studies, Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building, 92-94 Parramatta Rd, Camperdown, Sydney. 5 – 7pm

31 July 2015
Global University Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

1 August 2015
Acute Care Nursing Conference.
Newcastle, NSW. http://empowernurseeducation.com.au/acute-care-nursing-conference

3 August 2015
Symposium – Understanding and contesting institutional disablism with Dan Goodley.
Sydney. 9am – 4,30 pm. Centre for Disability Studies,The University of Sydney, Law School, Camperdown Campus. Registration Form Register online here.

3 - 4 August 2015
Enrolled Nurses – Acute Care Conference.
Mercure Hotel Brisbane, Queensland. AusMed. https://www.ausmed.com.au/course/enrolled-nurses-acute-care

3 – 4 August 2015
Nursing Informatics Australia Annual Conference.
Brisbane, Qld. www.hisa.org.au/hic2015/nia

3 - 5 August 2015
Health Informatics Conference (HIC).
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. http://www.hisa.org.au/hic2015/

6 August 2015
Symposium – The Value of Self Advocacy with Dan Goodley.
Sydney. 9am – 12,30 pm. Centre for Disability Studies,The University of Sydney, Old Teachers College Campus. Registration Form Register online here.

6 – 7 August 2015
Aged & Community Services ACT Conference.
Canberra Convention Centre. https://www.eiseverywhere.com//ehome/114192

6 – 7 August 2015
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Adelaide. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2015

7 - 8 August 2015
My Future: My Life Think Prepare Plan Conference.
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane. http://www.myfuturemylife.com.au/events/conferences/

10 – 11 August 2015
My Future: My Life Think Prepare Plan Conference.
Townsville, Jupiter’s Hotel and Casino. http://www.myfuturemylife.com.au/events/conferences/

11 August 2015
Care & Protection: Law for Community Workers. Sydney, NSW. 9.30 am-12.30 pm.Training Centre Level 12 Legal Aid NSW 323 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket.  Legal Aid NSW. http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/what-we-do/workshops/law-for-community-workers/law-for-community-workers-sydney

11 August 2015
Social Policy Debate: Supported Decision Making. Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC), Level 42, MLC Tower, 19 Martin Place, Sydney. 4.30pm – 6pm. UNSW Spcial Policy Research Centre & Australian Law Reform Commission.  Registration required. https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/othersites/?path=othersites/fass/form/index.php&i=610

12 - 13 August 2015
National Care Facilities Expo.
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Rosehill NSW. http://carefacilitiesexpo.com/Sydney/

12 - 14 August 2015
16th International Mental Health Conference.
QT Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland. Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association. http://anzmh.asn.au/conference/

13 - 14 August 2015
Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine (AADDM) Conference.
John Beveridge Lecture Theatre, Level 1, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. Registration & Inquiries aaddmconference2015@gmail.com

13 - 14 August 2015
Drug & Alcohol Nurses Conference.
Novotel Sydney Central. www.danaconference.com.au

14 August 2015
Gearing Up Expo for people with disability. Burnie, Tasmania. http://gearingupexpo.com.au/

14 – 15 August 2015
Australian Wound Management Association Conference. Terrigal, NSW. Info.nsw@awma.com.au

17 – 18 August 2015
Person Centredness in Employment Settings Workshop.
9.30am – 4.30pm. The University of Sydney, Centred for Disability Studies. http://usyd.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=54be2fa521d2227c8582bb166&id=dc1e3b536c&e=6a9ae25d0b

17- 21 August 2015
P.A.R.T. Train The Trainer. Victoria. Predict, Assess and Respond To Aggression/Behaviours of Concern Course. MTU Training Concepts.http://www.mtu.net.au/

17 - 23 August 2015 (note corrected date)
Brain Injury Australia Awareness Week. www.braininjuryaustralia.org.au

18 – 19 August 2015
Implementing the Commonwealth Home Support Program. Boulevard Hotel, Sydney. Web site

19 – 20 August 2015
Dementia + Recreation National Conference. Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne. http://www.totalagedservices.com.au/index.php?q=dr-conference.html

20 – 21 August 2015
Teenagers and Risky Behaviours Conference. Mercure Hotel Brisbane, Queensland. AusMed. https://www.ausmed.com.au/course/teenagers-and-risky-behaviours

24 – 25 August 2015
4th International Conference & Expo on Occupational Health and Safety. Toronto, Canada, http://occupationalhealth.conferenceseries.com/

24 – 27 August 2015
Social Role Valorisation: 10 in-depth themes. Brisbane QLD. Contact: Values in Action

24 – 30 August 2015
Hearing Awareness Week

25 - 28 August 2015
The MHS (Mental health Services) Conference.
National Convention Centre, Canberra.http://www.themhs.org/pages/themhs-conference-2015.html

25 - 28 August 2015
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training. Ibis Perth, WA. http://www.crisisprevention.com/Training-and-Events/Nonviolent-Crisis-Intervention-Training-Prog-187?country=Australia

28 August 2015
Leadership in Health Volunteering Conference. South Geelong. http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/leadership-in-health-volunteering-conference-tickets-15659891156

30 August 2015
Anxiety Disorders Education for Health Professionals: An Introduction. Self paced.University of Sydney. http://cce.sydney.edu.au/course/ANXD

31 August 2015
Global Community Information Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/community_information.html

31 August – 3 September 2015
13th Australian Palliative Care Conference. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Vic.
 http://www.palliativecare.org.au/Ourwork/AustralianPalliativeCareConference.aspx

31 August – 4 September 2015
11th Biannual International Conference: ACSA & IAHSA Perth Convention Centre, WA. Aged & Community Services Australia & International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. http://www.globalageingconf2015.com/

1 – 2 September 2015
MNHHS Aged Care Conference.
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Queensland. bridgingthegap@health.qld.gov.au

1 - 3 September 2015
Understanding Accreditation Workshop. LASA Q,
Australian Aged Care Quality. Jindalee, Queensland. http://www.cvent.com/events/lasa-q-understanding-accreditation-3-day-workshop/event-summary-1078f60015b640dda814db67ee24be92.aspx

1 - 4 September 2015
13th Australian Palliative Care Conference.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/13apcc2015/

1 - 7 September 2015
Spina Bifida Week

1 - 30 September 2015
Dementia Awareness Month.

4 - 5 September 2015
Anaesthetic & PARU Nursing Conference.
Newcastle, NSW. http://empowernurseeducation.com.au/anaesthetic-paru-conference

6 – 8 September 2015
10th Conference – The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.
Albert Park, Vic. www.dcconference.com.au/acnp2015

7 - 8 September 2015
National Dementia Research & Knowledge Translation Forum 2015. Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney. http://www.dementiaresearch.org.au/forum2015

8 - 9 September 2015
Towards A Better Life: An Intro to Social Role Valorization Theory & Possibilities.
Burwood, NSW. Foundations Forum. http://www.foundationsforum.info/current-workshops.html

8 - 11 September 2015
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training. Bankstown Sports Club, Sydney, NSW. http://www.crisisprevention.com/Training-and-Events/Nonviolent-Crisis-Intervention-Training-Prog-186?country=Australia

9 - 11 September 2015
Asia Pacific Autism Conference (APAC15). Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland. www.apac15.org.au

9 - 12 September 2015
5th International Society of Advanced Care Planning & End of Life Care Conference.
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich Germany. www.acpelsociety.com/conference

6 - 10 September 2015
31st International Epilepsy Congress.
Istanbul, Turkey. http://www.epilepsymontreal2013.org/future-congresses/31st-international-epilepsy-congress-istanbul-september-2015.973.html

10 - 11 September 2015
Nurses and Midwives in Private Practice Conference. Hotel IBIS - Therry Street, Melbourne, Vic. AusMed. https://www.ausmed.com.au/course/nurses-midwives-in-private-practice

14- 15 September 2015
Being Home Conference. Doltone House, Pyrmont, Sydney. Community Options Australia.  https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=127195&

15 September 2015
Brain Injury NSW Service Provider Workshop: Overview & Providing Support.
Bankstown, NSW. Call 02 9868 5261

15 - 16 September 2015
26th PANDDA 2015 Conference,
Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Australia.

Novotel Hotel, Parramatta, NSW.
www.pandda.net

15 – 17 September 2015
Introduction to Social Role Valorization. Harrisburg PA, USA. Contact: Betsy Neuville

17 September 2015
Aged & Community Services NSW & ACT Frontline Forum.
Novotel Brighton Beach, Sydney. http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/event/frontline-forum/

17 - 20 September 2015
6th Annual Integrative Medicine for Mental health Conference.
San Diego, CA, USA. http://www.immh2015.com

18 - 22 September 2015
22nd International Association for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada. http://www.iacapap2016.org/

21- 25 September 2015
P.A.R.T. Train The Trainer. Western Australia. Predict, Assess and Respond To Aggression/Behaviours of Concern Course. MTU Training Concepts.http://www.mtu.net.au/

21 - 27 September 2015
International Week of the Deaf.

23 – 25 September 2015
Australian Meals On Wheels Association National Conference.
Adelaide Convention Centre. http://www.mealsonwheels.org.au/National-Events.aspx

28 - 30 September 2015
15th Australian Social Policy Conference.
Sydney, NSW.Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales. http://www.aspc.unsw.edu.au/

28 - 30 September 2015
4th World Congress of Clinical Safety.
Vienna, Austria. http://www.iarmm.org/4WCCS/

29 September – 12 October 2015
Cruising for Change: Centre For Disability Studies Learning Journey 2015.
Diamond Princes New Zealand Cruise Departs Sydney. Centre For Disability Studies. Inquiries Sam Arnold sam.arnold@sydney.edu.au

30 September 2015
Global Australian University Guide.
http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

1 - 5 October 2015
4th Asia Pacific Rim International Counselling and Psychotherapy Conference. Perth, Western Australia. http://www.apricpc.com

1 - 31 October 2015
National Polio Awareness Month.

3 - 7 October 2015
22nd Asian Federation on Intellectual Disabilities. Sri Lanka.www.Afid22.com

4 - 7 October 2015
6th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality. Los Angeles, CA, USA. http://www.6thinternationalconference.org/

5 - 8 October 2015
Australian College of Midwives 19th Biennial Conference. Gold Coast, Qld. www.acm2015.com

7 - 9 October 2015
ACMHN’s 41st International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Brisbane, Qld. www.acmhn2015.com

7 - 9 October 2015
ACAA Conference: Universal Design. Olympic Room, MCG, Melbourne. http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/event/acaa-conference-2015-universal-design-better-way/?instance_id=1082

7 - 9 October 2015
13th International Conference for Emergency Nurses.Brisbane, Qld. www.cena.org.au

9 October 2015
Nursing and Midwifery Unit Managers Society Annual Conference. Terrigal, NSW. www.numsociety.org.au

11 - 14 October 2015
LASA National Conference. Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Vic. Leading Aged Services Australia. http://www.lasacongress.asn.au/

12 - 18 October 2015
National Carers Week.

13 – 16 October 2015
International Psychogeriatric Association Congress. Berlin, Germany.http://www.ipa-online.org/wordpress/

13 – 16 October 2015
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training. Vibe Hotel Savoy, Melbourne, Vic. http://www.crisisprevention.com/Training-and-Events/Nonviolent-Crisis-Intervention-Training-Prog-188?country=Australia

14 - 15 October 2015
NDS Regional Support Worker Conference: NSW New England Region.
National Disability Services. http://www.nds.org.au/projects/article/159

14 – 16 October 2015
The National Nursing Forum. Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Australian College of Nursing. http://acn.edu.au/forum_2015

15 – 16 October 2015
Respite and Community Care National Conference. Rydges World Square, Pitt Street, Sydney. http://nationalrespiteaustralia.com.au/national-conference/national-conference-2015/

15 – 16 October 2015
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Conference. Newcastle, NSW. www.nursingmidwiferyconference.com.au/

15 - 17 October 2015
8th IberoAmerican Congress on Alzheimer’s Disease. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. www.aibbrasil2015.com.br/ingles/index.php

17 - 20 October 2015
Australian Men’s Shed Association 6th National Conference. Civic Precinct Newcastle, NSW. http://www.dcconferences.com.au/mensshed2015/

19 - 23 October 2015
PASSING Social Role Valorisation Course. Brisbane QLD. Contact: Values in Action

19 - 25 October 2015
National Week of Deaf People.

20 - 21 October 2015
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Conference.
Swissôtel Sydney.http://www.hisa.org.au/bigdata2015/venue/

21 October 2015
Brain Injury NSW Service Provider Workshop: Overview & Providing Support.
Wagga Wagga, NSW. Call 02 9868 5261

22 - 24 October 2015
9th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry. Copenhagen, Denmark. http://www.oudconsultancy.nl/Copenhagen2015/index.html

26 – 28 October 2015
7th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium.Creswick, Vic. www.anzmh.asn.au/rrmh/

27 – 29 October 2015
Dementia Strategy Summit. Pullman Quay Grand, Sydney Harbour. Akolade w Alzheimer’s Australia NSW. https://akolade.com.au/events/dementia-strategy-summit/

27 – 30 October 2015
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training. The Greek Club, South Brisbane, Qld.. http://www.crisisprevention.com/Training-and-Events/Nonviolent-Crisis-Intervention-Training-Prog-190?country=Australia

28 October 2015
What’s The Law: Law for Community Workers. Sydney, NSW. 9.30 am-12.30 pm.Training Centre Level 12 Legal Aid NSW 323 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket.  Legal Aid NSW. http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/what-we-do/workshops/law-for-community-workers/law-for-community-workers-sydney

28 - 30 October 2015
National Housing Conference. Perth Convention Centre,Western Australia. http://www.nhc.edu.au/

29 October 2015
Active Ageing Conference. Amora Hotel, Sydney. http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2015/07/17/new-event-focuses-on-the-active-ageing-model/

29 – 31 October 2015
Australian Association for Infant Mental Health National Conference. Sydney. University of NSW. http://www.aaimhiconference.org/

30 October 2015
Perinatal Mental health: An Introduction. Self paced.University of Sydney. http://cce.sydney.edu.au/course/PMHC

31 October 2015
Global Conference Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/conference_calendar.html

4 - 6 November 2015
AAG 48th National Conference. Alice Springs Convention Centre. Australian Association of Gerontology. http://www.aag.asn.au/national-conference/2015-conference

5 - 6 November 2015
Ageing and Society: 5th Interdisciplinary Conference. Washington DC, USA. http://agingandsociety.com/the-conference-2015

6 November 2015
48th AAG National Conference. Alice Springs, Northern Territory. http://aagconference.asn.au/

8 - 11 November 2015
2015 Annual Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference. Perth, WA. www.apsadconference.com.au

9 – 15 November 2015
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

10 November 2015
Police Powers: Law for Community Workers. Bankstown, NSW. 12.30 -3.30 pm.Wattle Room Blacktown Workers Club. Legal Aid NSW. http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/what-we-do/workshops/law-for-community-workers/law-for-community-workers-sydney

10 – 11 November 2015
Montessori Aged Support Services National Conference. Crowne Plaza, Coogee. http://massa.org.au/montessori-aged-support-services-2015-international-conference

10 – 13 November 2015
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training. Adelaide Meridien Hotel, North Adelaide, SA. http://www.crisisprevention.com/Training-and-Events/Nonviolent-Crisis-Intervention-Training-Prog-192?country=Australia

11 – 13 November 2015
Australian Society for Intellectual Disability 50th Annual Conference.Crown Promenade Southbank, Melbourne. https://www.asid.asn.au/conferences/50th_annual_melbourne_2015

11 – 13 November 2015
Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses’ Association Conference. Sydney. www.anzonaconaconference.net/

17 – 18 November 2015
2nd National Complex Needs Conference. Canberra, ACT. https://phaa.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/second-national-complex-needs-conference/ancncwebsite

21 – 22 November 2015
Introduction to PASSING Social Role Valorization. Farmingham CT, USA. Contact: Betsy Neuville

23 – 25 November 2015
Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference. Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart. https://www.acipc.org.au/

24 – 25 November 2015
ITAC 2015 Information Technology In Aged Care. Jupiter’s Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland. Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council, Aged & Community Services Australia & Leading Aged Services. http://www.cvent.com/events/itac-2015/event-summary-0a767679f1474714819294705e38838c.aspx

25 November 2015
National Conference on Incontinence. Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne. http://www.continence.org.au/pages/national-conference-on-incontinence.html

29 November 2015
Anxiety Disorders Education for Health Professionals: An Introduction. Self paced.University of Sydney. http://cce.sydney.edu.au/course/ANXD

30 November 2015
Global First Aid Course Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/first_aid__cpr_courses.html

3 December 2015
International Day of People with Disability http://www.idpwd.com.au/

7 – 9 December 2015
Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association “Stop Domestic Violence “ Conference. Canberra, ACT. www.stopdomesticviolence.com.au

10 December 2015
Human Rights Day www.un.org

31 December 2015
Global Scholarship Guide.
http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/scholarship_guide.html


2016


18 – 19 February 2015
National Disability Services NDS NSW 2016 Conference. Hilton Hotel, Sydney. http://www.nds.org.au/events/1413497081

14 – 15 March 2016
PASSING Social Role Valorisation Course. Sydney, NSW. Contact: Foundations Forum

5 – 6 May 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Darwin. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016

2 – 3 June 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Melbourne. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016

16 – 17 June 2016
International Dementia Conference.
Sydney, Australia. Dementia Centre, Hammond Care. http://www.dementiaconference.com/

21 – 23 June 2016
13th Global Conference on Ageing.
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland. www.ifa2016.org.au

28 – 29 July 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Adelaide. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016

15 – 19 August 2016
IASSIDD World Congress.
Melbourne, Australia. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  https://iassid.org/conference/index.php/HPC/IWC/index

18 – 19 August 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Sydney. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016

15 – 16 September 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Hobart. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016

20 - 22 September 2016
Australasia-Pacific Post-Polio Conference.
Sydney, Four Seasons Hotel. http://www.poliohealth.org.au/conference-sydney-2016/

13 – 14 October 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Perth. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016

October 2016 (tbc)
27th PANDDA 2015 Conference,
Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Australia.
Novotel Hotel, Parramatta, NSW. www.pandda.net

26 - 28 October 2016
5th International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector. Dublin, Ireland. http://oudconsultancy.nl/dublin_5_ICWV/index.html

10 – 11 November 2016
Better Practice in Aged Care.
Brisbane. Aged Care Quality Agency. http://www.aacqa.gov.au/for-providers/education/better-practice-conferences/better-practice-2016


ATTENTION: Conference Organisers why not lodge your 2015 and 2016 event details with us - for consideration for our online Global Conference Calendar that will also appear in the Global Gazette Disability newsletter that is now viewed by over 21,200 disability, aged care and health professionals around Australia and in over 100 different countries.

Email details to GlobalGazetteDisability@gmail.com



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