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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


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.

2 - 4 September 2015
Stroke Conference.
Melbourne Convention Centre. http://www.stroke2015.com.au/pages/welcome.html

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

11 September 2015
Mental Health & Drug & Alcohol Nurses Forum,NSWNMA O’Dea Ave Waterloo. http://www.cvent.com/events/mental-health-and-drug-alcohol-nurses-forum-waterloo/event-summary-a88d9d4bdae64ecbb0d874f840bfc85d.aspx

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

14- 20 September 2015
Stoke Awareness Week.
https://strokefoundation.com.au/how-you-can-help/stroke-week

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

16 – 17 September 2015
Not-For-Profit & Corporate Partnerships. Sydney, http://www.criterionconferences.com/event/corporatenfp/

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 - 19 September 2015
Arts + Disability Expo.
Carriageworks, Eveleigh Rail Yards, Redfern, Sydney. Accessible Arts. http://aarts.net.au/expo/cultural-program/

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.

22 – 23 September 2015
Aged Care Procurement Conference.
Doltone House, Sydney. http://agedcareprocurement.com/

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

25 September 2015
Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo.
Adelaide Showgrounds Wayville SA.http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=pvbjbmuab&oeidk=a07eb73eop90be2ea5d

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 - 30 September 2015
Linking Housing & Homelessness Services.
Sydney. http://www.criterionconferences.com/event/reducinghomelessness14/

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

6 - 9 October 2015
2nd Ageing Asia Innovation Forum. Japan.http://www.ageingasia.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

8 October 2015
World Sight Day. http://www.iapb.org/advocacy/world-sight-day

8 - 9 October 2015
Asia Pacific Frontotemporal Dementia & Motor Neuron Disease Meeting. Camperdown, Sydney. https://www.neura.edu.au/forefront/apfm

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

10 October 2015
World Mental Health Day. http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/en/

10 October 2015
Diabetes Update Day. Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, Sydney. Diabetes NSW. 8.30am – 4pm

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/

20 - 21 October 2015
Transitioning to an Integrated Health Service.
Sydney. http://www.criterionconferences.com/event/transitioninghealth/

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

21 - 22 October 2015
Designing & Delivering Mental Health Services within the NDIS.
Sydney. http://www.criterionconferences.com/event/mentalhealthinndis/

22 - 23 October 2015
I-CAN v5 Facilitator Training (Instrument for the Classification and Assessment of Support Needs). Centre for Disability Studies, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW. http://cds.med.usyd.edu.au/i-can-v5-facilitator-training

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 – 29 October 2015
NDIS New World Expo, Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre, Qld. http://www.ndis.gov.au/NDIS-new-world-conference-2015

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 – 12 November 2015
Family & Relationship Services Australia Conference. Brisbane Convention Centre. http://www.frsa.org.au/

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

25 – 26 November 2015
Aged Care – Getting Ready for Increased Consumer Control. Sydney. https://www.criterionconferences.com/event/ccc/

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.
http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/

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


2016


26 January 2016
Australia Day - Big Red BBQ nationawide Kidney Health Australia

31 January 2016
Global Online Education Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/online_education.html

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

31 February 2016
Global Conference Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/conference_calendar.html

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

21 March 2016
World Down Syndrome Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/downsyndromeday/

31 March 2016
Global Gazette Disability edition. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/global_gazette_disability__ageing.html

2 April 2016
World Autism Awareness Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/

11 – 13 April 2016
9th World of Disabled People’s International (DPI). www.disabledpeoplesinternational.org

25 – 27 April 2016
VIII Latin-American Congress of the Blind, Montevideo. www.ulacdigital.org/montevideo2016

30 April 2016
Global Certificate Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/certificate_course_guide.html

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

23 – 24 May 2016
World Humanitarian Summit,
Istabul, Turkey.https://www.worldhumanitariansummit.org

31 May 2015
Global Global Gazette archive. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/newsletter.html

1 – 3 June 2016
Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting.
Cairns, Queensland. http://www.anzsgmconference.org/

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

30 June 2016
Global Nursing Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/nursing_courses.html

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

31 July 2016
Global University Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

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

18 – 25 August 2016
IX General Assembly of World Blind Union.
http://www.worldblindunion.org/English/general-assembly/Pages/default.aspx

31 August 2016
Global Community Information Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/community_information.html

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/

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

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

17 – 20 October 2016
Habitat III, UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development,
Quito, Ecuador. https://www.habitat3.org

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

31 October 2016
Global Conference Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/conference_calendar.html

7 – 13 November 2016
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

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

30 November 2016
Global First Aid Course Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/first_aid__cpr_courses.html

3 December 2016
International Day of People with Disability http://www.idpwd.com.au/

10 December 2016
Human Rights Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/

31 December 2016
Global Scholarship Guide.
http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/scholarship_guide.html


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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