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Conference Calendar

Following is a listing of upcoming local, national and international conferences relevant to the sector. Please note that this page is updated as 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

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Date Conference Location Summary

May 30 - June 1, 2021

Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

Brisbane, Queensland

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine. This conference is run by ASHM in collaboration with key sector partners in the Viral Hepatitis field. The conference is a platform for the dissemination and presentation of new and innovative research findings and better management of Viral Hepatitis across Australasia. Abstract submissions have closed.

July 18 - 21, 2021

IAS Conference on HIV Science

Berlin, Germany

International AIDS Society. This biennial conference presents the critical advances in basic, clinical and operational research that moves science into policy and practice. Through its open and inclusive programme development, the meeting sets the gold standard of HIV research and features highly diverse and cutting-edge studies. Abstract submissions have closed.

September 6 - 9, 2021

Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference and Sexual Health Conference

Melbourne, Victoria

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine. The annual joint conferences provide a forum for the workforce to keep up-to-date with research, clinical management, prevention, best practice and policy, including professional development and activities for relevant accreditation. Abstract submissions close May, 2. 

September 9 - 12, 2021

Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health

Cape Town, South Africa

World Association for Sexual Health. This year's conference theme is Leave No One Behind. More details to be announced soon.

September 22, 2021

The YEP Project Sector Summit 2021

Maylands, Western Australia

The summit aims to support and educate young people on relationships, sexuality and SHBBV issues. The theme is: 'Healthy relationships for young people and sexual health needs of subpopulations: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, LGBTIQA+ young people, culturally and linguistically diverse young people and young people living with disabilities'. Abstract submissions close Wednesday, April 21.

October 13 - 15, 2021

9th International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Sydney, Australia

International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users. The conference is a platform for evidence that enhances and supports the global health and quality of life of people who use drugs. The focus has been broadened to include not just hepatitis C but also other infectious diseases and the broader health of people who use drugs. Abstract submissions close Sunday, April 25th.