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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

16 - 20 November, 2020

2020 Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences: VIRTUAL

Online ASHM. The joint conference will offer state of the art research and case studies to inform our practice. Registration will give you access to live online sessions as well as written and recorded content from the conference. 

27 - 28 January and 3 - 4 February, 2021

HIVR4P // Virtual - HIV Research for Prevention



The International AIDS Society. The conference will focus on today’s fast-changing HIV prevention paradigm, incorporating cutting-edge science on COVID-19. Delegates from around the world will be able to access the latest in biomedical HIV prevention research and implementation.

22 - 24 February, 2021

Finding Ground Conference


West Australian Council on Social Services. The conference will be one of the first major opportunities for the community service sector to take stock since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year's theme is Finding Ground: Building a better way back together. 

21 - 23 June, 2021.

12th International Closing The Gap First Nations Health Conference 


The conference is held biannually and over the past ten years has attracted thousands of attendees bringing together representatives from all states and territories governments, First Nations medical services and mainstream health sectors, community-controlled organisations, First Nations communities, allied health professionals and non-government organisations, researchers and interested individuals. The conference is hosted by Indigenous Conference Services (Australia) with a line up of First Nations speakers not only from all around Australia, but also from New Zealand and United States of America. 

30 May - 1 June, 2021. 

Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference


ASHM. The conference is run by ASHM in collaboration with key sector partners as a platform for the dissemination and presentation of new and innovative research findings and better management across the Australasian viral hepatitis sector. Abstract submissions and registrations are now open.