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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 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
17 March 2018

Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM)

Melbourne, Australia

AChSHM Fellows and trainees, general practitioners and allied health professional are invited to join the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). This years ASM seeks to present a range of scientific sessions including syphilis, gonorrhoea and saliva, genital dermatology and antimicrobial stewardship in sexual health.

Full program details will be provided soon.

17-20 April 2018

Fourth Joint Conference of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) with the British HIV Association (BHIVA)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom  For more information please see their website.
9-12 May 2018

3rd Annual Conference on Challenges in Sexual Healthcare

Napa, California

At the 3rd Annual Conference on Challenges in Sexual Healthcare, primary care physicians, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, PAs, and nurses will share information, innovations, and advances in sexual health and develop conversations about supporting healthy sexuality. The goal of this conference is to increase knowledge and enhance the competence of attendees. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of the evidence-based topics presented.

More information is located on their website.

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. 

Abstract submission now open! Closing 8 March 2018.

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

18-19 July 2018

International Conference on Women's Health, Gynecology and Obstertrics

Sydney, Australia 

The main theme of the conference is “Excelling the Latest Possible Innovations in Nursing for Women’s health and Gynecology” which covers wide range of critically important sessions. Women’s Health-2018  provides a global platform for exchanging ideas about the latest innovations in Midwifery and Women’s Health. This conference is an opportunity to attend the presentations delivered by Eminent Scientists from all over the world.

For more information visit the website.

27-28 July 2018

2nd International Conference on Women's Health, Obstetrics and Female Reproductive System

Vancouver, Canada

Women’s Health Care 2018 welcomes attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from all over the world to Vancouver, Canada. This years conference theme  isAdvances & Challenges to Provide Women’s Health Care Universally”. The organising committee is gearing up for an exciting and informative conference program including plenary lectures, symposia, workshops on a variety of topics, poster presentations and various programs for participants from all over the world. We invite you to join us at Women’s Health Care 2018, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience with scholars from around the world.

For more information please click here.

13-15 August 2018 11th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference Adelaide, Australia

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.

Abstract submission now open! Closing 1 April 2018.

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

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.

24-25 September 2018

International Conference on Hepatitis

Amsterdam, Netherlands

This event will lay a stage for the interaction between specialists around the globe and aims to quicken logical revelations and major milestones in the field of Hepatitis studies. The theme of the conference is Discovering and Redesigning Treatment for Hepatitis” which covers a wide cluster of indispensable key sessions.

Click here for further details, abstract submission now open.

24-26 September 2018 2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference Sydney, Australia

The Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference (27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine) is the premier HIV Conference in Australia and the Asia and Pacific region.
The annual conference is run by ASHM as a platform for the dissemination and presentation of new and innovative research findings across the Australasian HIV sector.

Delegates to the conference come from a range of professional backgrounds including basic science, clinical medicine, community programs, education, epidemiology, indigenous health, international and regional issues, nursing and allied health, policy, primary care, public health and prevention, and social research.

For more information please click here.

1-3 November 2018 2018 IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health Congress Auckland, New Zealand

This an invitation to all health professionals working in the area of sexual and reproductive health to  attend the IUSTI AP Congress (a joint meeting between the International Union for Sexually Transmitted Infections –Asia Pacific, the NZ Sexual Health Society and the Australasian Sexual Health Alliance). This is an opportunity to participate in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary networking event at a  time when countries are finding it challenging to maintain sustainable sexual health service delivery.

Visit the conference website for more information. 


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