Conferences and Events
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  • Centre for Health Economics - Seminar Series

    Research staff at the Centre for Health Economics, together with visiting and invited researchers, report on methodological issues and results of current research in the health sector. Visitors are welcome, and discussion and debate is encouraged.

    Seminars are generally held once a month, on the first Wednesday of the month, usually between 1.00pm and 2.00pm at the Centre for Health Economics, RB Scotton Room, 2nd Floor, Room 278, Building 75 (The Strip), Clayton Campus.

  • Health Sciences Events - University of Otago, New Zealand

October 2014

  • International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) 21st Annual Conference

    15 - 18 October 2014 BERLIN, GERMANY


    "Quality of Life: Advancing Measurement Science and Transforming Healthcare"

    The mission of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is to advance the scientific study of health-related quality of life and other patient-centered outcomes to identify effective interventions, enhance the quality of health care and promote the health of populations.


    With members representing 43 countries, ISOQOL is an international society with activities focused on promotion of high quality research in the science of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measurement.
    Upcoming Deadlines
    31 January, 2014: Symposium Abstract Submission
    Workshop Abstract Submission
    18 April, 2014: Oral and Poster Abstract Submission
  • Building a Culture of Co-creation in Research – Making a Difference at the Coalface

    International Workshop 16-17th October 2014, Brisbane


    The aim of this two-day workshop is to assist participants to develop an understanding about co-creation paradigm and the skills for building a culture of co-creation in research. In particular, participants will learn about end-user and stakeholder engagement in co-creating value in research – essential in facilitating translation of research into evidence-based health care and policy.


  • Connected Health Symposium 2014

    Boston, 23-24 October 2014

    The Connected Health Symposium is a change-agent conference that promotes innovative thinking and the application of personal consumer health technologies to support new models of care delivery. With a  focus on trends at the intersection of technology and new models of health care delivery, the Symposium convenes thought leaders in an effort to grow the rapidly-expanding connected health marketplace. Our audience is a high-profile gathering of innovators, researchers, industry representatives and policymakers who gather for knowledge-sharing across the connected health landscape. Over 100 speakers and more than 1,000 attendees come together to define the future of care delivery and impact the day-to-day lives of patients. Symposium 2014 agenda will be available soon.

  • Weathering the storm in the quality sphere

    Friday October 24th, 2014, 10am - 3.30pm (registration opens at 9.30am) - The Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP) lecture theatre, 75 Commercial Rd, The Alfred, Melbourne Vic 3004


    The Victorian Healthcare Quality Association (VHQA) in collaboration with the Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety (CREPS) Monash University are pleased to announce details of our upcoming seminar Weathering the Storm in the Quality Sphere to be held on October 24th 2014. The seminar will showcase the support available for quality managers in the ever changing quality sphere.
    Cost: $130 per person (non-member) / $75 per person (VHQA member)

November 2014

  • NHMRC Research Translation Faculty Symposium

    The 3rd annual Research Translation Faculty Symposium will be held on 12-13 November at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. The theme for the Symposium is “Achieving better health outcomes for Australians living with chronic conditions through more effective research translation”. View the full program onlineRegistrations and further information

  • Disinvestment & Decommissioning of Public Services

    Workshop: Nov 13 2014
    This event will provide an introduction to the concepts of disinvestment and decommissioning and provide an insight into tools that aid these processes.


    It will also deliver insights into specific aspects of these processes and illustrate these using case studies and examples from practice. In addition to input from experts based at the Melbourne School of Government, participants will also hear from a leading international specialist in the field.

    Phone: +61 (0)3 9810 3320
  • Second World Congress on Integrated Care "21st Century Integrated Care: serving citizens, patients and communities", Sydney 2014

    23-24 November 2014

    The conference is for all those involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of integrated care.


March 2015

  • Health System Innovation, Sustainable Healthcare Transformation

    Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania from 18 to 20 March 2015

    This inaugural international conference on Health System Innovation, Sustainable Healthcare Transformation will offer thought provoking concepts, solutions and outcomes for attendees.

    The conference will feature a range of leading international and Australasian speakers, peer-reviewed presentations and showcases of innovative strategies and successful programs that have delivered real benefits for healthcare organisations and patients. Delegates will also be given an opportunity to hear from those who have been leaders and innovators within other sectors, and the lessons they have learned in their industry that can be applied to the healthcare setting.

    This is a 'must attend' event for all concerned with the provision of timely quality care in a tight fiscal environment and continually rising demand for healthcare services:
    • medical, nursing and allied health clinicians from the Primary Care or Acute sector, both public and private
    • health service and hospital managers
    • policy makers within government
    • educators and researchers