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Following is a listing of upcoming local, national and international conferences relevant to the sector. Please note that this page is in the process of being developed further and will be updated and expanded as more notifications of conferences are received by SiREN.

If there is a conference that you would like SiREN to include in this list please contact us at

Date Conference Location Summary
27-30 November 2017 The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights Hanoi, Vietnam

This biennial conference aims to bring together those involved in reproductive and sexual health and rights from across the Asia-Pacific region, including government, civil society, young people, academia, private sector and development partners. The conference aims to gather practitioners, researchers and experts in reproductive and sexual health and rights to share knowledge on best practice and to discuss what works.

The 2017 theme is 'Leave No One Behind! Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Health'. 

For further information about the conference or to register, visit the website here.

13-15 December 2017 2017 Black Thunder Towards 2020 Conference  Canberra, ACT The conference will bring together many of this country's Indigenous leaders, academics, politicians, activists, Indigenous elders, cultural advocates and those who are making a contribution to the struggle of self-determination for Indigenous people in Australia through their leadership and actions from grassroots communities.

It is designed to be both inspiring, self empowering whilst providing the opportunities for delegates to evaluate what the future holds for Indigenous People at the same time, making a bold statement to the wider community that Indigenous self determination is both strong and gaining a stronger momentum each day. 

For further information, click here.

8-11 February 2018

International Society For The Study Of Womens Sexual Health Annual Meeting 2018

San Diego, USA

The ISSWSH promotes, encourages and supports the highest standards of practice, research, education and ethics in the study of human sexual function and dysfunction.

For more information, click here.

17-18 May 2018

SiREN SYmposium 2018: Connect, Learn, Apply

Perth, Western Australia

We are very pleased to announce the third biennial SiREN Symposium, it will bring together West Australian clinicians, practitioners, researchers and policy-makers with an interest in SHBBV issues. The 1.5 day symposium will provide opportunities to connect with others in the SHBBV sector, to learn about the latest projects and research, and to build skills in research, evaluation and knowledge translation. 

Please mark the dates in your calendar. For any enquiries please contact Myra on

13-14 September 2018

ICSHM 2018 : 20th International Conference on Sexual Health and Medicine

Zurich, Switzerland

The ICSHM 2018: 20th International Conference on Sexual Health and Medicine aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Sexual Health and Medicine. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Sexual Health and Medicine.

For further information, click here.

2018 11th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference TBA

The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is the leading multidisciplinary Viral Hepatitis conference in Australasia. 

The conference is held biennially and was first held in Sydney in 1997 and then subsequently in Christchurch (NZ) in 1999, Melbourne in 2002, Canberra in 2004 (back-to-back with the ASHM Conference), along with additional conferences.

For further information about the next conference, please refer to the ASHM website here


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