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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
7-10th March, 2019 International society for the Study of Womens Sexual Health Annual Meeting 2019 Atlanta, United States

The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) are excited about the opportunity to partner on a program that will present inclusive research, education, and best practices in human sexuality and sexual function with a global perspective.

18-19th March, 2019 2nd International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs & STIs Amsterdam, Netherlands

This conference will focus on the field of HIV/AIDS and STDs. It provides opportunities for networking, information distribution, face-to-face workshops, lectures, and global updates from world-renowned doctors, researchers, scientists and speakers.

24-27th March, 2019 National Rural Health conference Hobart, Australia

Proudly managed by the National Rural Health Alliance, this Conference recognises the critical roles that education, regional development and infrastructure play in determining health outcomes, and the National Rural Health Alliance welcome people working across a wide variety of industries.

07-11th April, 2019

23rd IUPHE World Conference on Health Promotion

Rotorua, New Zealand

The IUHPE world conferences bring together those dedicated to health promotion from across the globe. This conference will focus on health promotion practice, research, and theory. It will provide an opportunity to link and demonstrate the contribution of health promotion to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

09-10th April, 2019

Justice Health Conference

Sydney, Australia

The 2019 Conference will focus on justice health being about more than just prisons. The purpose of the Conference is to highlight the health needs of people involved in the criminal justice. The 2019 Conference theme is: Justice health is public health.

11-13th April, 2019 3rd European Professional Association for Transgender Health (EPATH) Conference Rome, Italy

This EPATH conference will centre around the broad spectrum of transgender health with a special focus on religion, ethics and law. The EPATH conference continues to seek fostering European knowledge, clinical skills, education, and human rights in transgender health.

13-15th May, 2019 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Gold Coast, Australia

The aim of this conference is to broaden the understanding of the range of addictions, comorbidity, pain management, harm reduction, mental health and wellbeing and to look at solutions in regard to prevention, treatment and recovery through evidence based research, programs and practical models. The conference is inclusive of varying populations, the professional, peer support workers and the role of the family.

12-14th June, 2019 PHAA Public Health Prevention Conference; ‘Smashing the Silos’ Melbourne, Australia

In 2019, the Public Health Prevention Conference will focus on ‘smashing the silos’, exploring sub-themes of economics of prevention and what is working, what needs to be strengthened and what are the biggest gaps in prevention systems. The 2019 Public Health Prevention Conference will build on the learnings from the 2018 Conference which highlighted gaps in systems and advocacy for prevention.

10-12th July, 2019 2019 National Sexual Health Conference Chicago, United States

The 2019 National Sexual Health Conference aims to create opportunities to share information, efforts, and best practices around sexual health by bridging the disciplines of education, advocacy, and clinical care etc.

14-17th July, 2019 STI & HIV 2019 World Congress Joint Meeting of the 23rd ISSTDR & 20th IUSTI Vancouver, Canada

Under the theme of ‘The Evolving Landscape of STI and HIV Elimination’, this meeting will provide an excellent opportunity for the world’s most prominent researchers and health care professionals to come together in the shared goal of improving global public health in the field of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. This includes network opportunities, research presentations, updates on the latest scientific developments from world leaders in the STI/HIV field, and discussions that will shape future health policies and patient care around the world.

5-6th August, 2019 Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference Sydney, Australia

Conference theme: Building momentum towards elimination of viral hepatitis in Australasia. This conference focuses on increasing diagnosis/testing and improving models of care, treatment paradigms, reinfection strategies, etc. The conference also aims to provide a forum for health professionals working in viral hepatitis, to encourage and increase in their hepatitis B management roles, and strengthen relationships and partnerships between primary and tertiary care, the multicultural and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce, government and community organisations.

11-13th September, 2019 8th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users Montréal, Canada

Hosted by International Network on Hepatitis in Substance Users the conference covers the latest advances on hepatitis C epidemiology, management and treatment of viral hepatitis among people who use drugs, with a specific focus on hepatitis C. Through dissemination of scientific knowledge, the conference aims to contribute to the World Health Organization’s goal of eliminating hepatitis C by 2030.

16-17th September, 2019 21st International conference on Sexual Health and Medicine Zurich, Switzerland

ICSHM 2019: 21st 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 on all aspects of Sexual Health and Medicine. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sexual Health and Medicine.

September, 2019
Australasian Sexual Health Conference
joint with
Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference
Perth, Australia

Further information yet to be released.

15-19th September, 2019 International Evaluation Conference Sydney, Australia

With the future-focused theme of Evaluation un-boxed –The Australian Evaluation Society encourage you to share stories about opening up evaluation to end users, and drawing on the knowledge of communities and other disciplines to expand evaluation and ensure its ongoing relevance.

17-19th September, 2019 Australian Public Health Conference Adelaide, Australia

This national conference presents a national and multi-disciplinary perspective on public health issues. Its aim is to provide a pathway for public health professionals to connect and share new and innovative ideas that can be applied to local settings and systems to help create and improve health systems for local communities. 

18-21st September, 2019 13th International Congress on AIDS in Asia & the Pacific Perth, Australia

The conference will explore the theme “Getting our act together –progress, barriers and opportunities for 2020 and beyond”.

12-15th October, 2019 24th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health Mexico City, Mexico

This conference will explore the science and practice of sexual health and sexual rights and provides a platform for individuals to meet experts and colleagues from all over the globe. A wide range of applied areas and topics will be represented, including historical and social sciences, behavioural sciences, clinical and medical sciences, as well as educational sciences.

24-26th October, 2019 GP19 Adelaide, Australia

This conference provides an opportunity for a full clinical update, dynamic education sessions on topics that affect general practitioners in their clinical setting, and skills for everyday practice. The theme will focus on healthy patient, community, national and future. 

10-13th November, 2019 APSAD Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference Hobart, Australia

Further information yet to be released.

19-21 November, 2019 Communicable Disease Control Conference 2019 Canberra, ACT

This conference is a great opportunity to highlight successes and challenges relating to communicable disease control in Australia and the region. This years theme is 'controlling communicable diseases- mobilising evidence, action and partnerships.'