Upcoming Conferences and Courses

Upcoming Conferences and Courses

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FightMND is proud to announce and invite you to the 2018 Australasian Motor Neurone Disease Symposium to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 22nd to 24th.

This important 3 day meeting will see leading MND researchers and clinicians from around the world gather in Melbourne to present and discuss the latest in MND research, clinical trials, and patient care.

Registrations and a call-for-abstracts are now open at www.ausmnd.com.au

The inaugural FightMND Australasian MND Symposium will feature a dynamic three day program incorporating a variety of keynote presentations from invited local and overseas MND expert researchers and clinicians, oral and poster presentations, trade demonstrations, and networking opportunities.


2nd World Congress on Neurology and Brain Disorders 

This conference will take place from 8-9, November, 2018 with a theme: "Speaking Technological Advances in Neurology and Current Research in Handling Brain Disorders for Supporting Patients, Families and Society".

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International Conference on Neurorehabilitation and It’s Associated Disorders

this conference will take place 6-7, June, 2018 with a theme: "An Intuition to Development Strategies of New Neurorehabilitation Technologies, Research and Clinical Evaluation". 

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11th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias (ICFTD2018)

11 – 14 November 2018 at the International Convention Centre Sydney, Australia.

Research on Frontotemporal Dementia and related conditions undertaken in Australia is internationally recognised. In the past 15 years, Australian researchers have made significant contributions to the understanding of clinical, pathological and genetic aspects of dementias making Australia the ideal destination to host the ICFTD for the first time in the Southern hemisphere.

Additional information is also available on our conference website


2018 Australian Pain Society 38th and New Zealand Pain Society Conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting, 8-11th April 2018, Sydney

For more information please visit the official conference website.


  • Free Papers & Posters Abstract Deadline - 13 October 2017
  • Rising Star Award Submission Deadline -13 October 2017
  • Registrations Open - 1 November 2017
  • Early Bird Registration - 23 February 2018

Australian Functional Genomics - Register your interest!

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68th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting, Dedicated to Physiology or Medicine, 24 June – 29 June 2018

The Australian Academy of Science together with the Science and Industry Endowment Fund are pleased to welcome applications for early career researchers to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany for 2018. This year’s meeting is Physiology or Medicine. Successful applicants will receive a travel scholarship to attend the meeting and undertake a group study tour following the Lindau meeting. Doctoral students in medicine or PhD candidates, as well as researchers within 5 years postdoctoral are encouraged to apply.

We ask that you now invite all eligible researchers to submit their applications to their relevant research office. The Academy will accept up to TWO applications from any one university or research institute in the field of physiology or medicine. It is at each institutes discretion of how the two applications can be selected internally. The deadline for the institute to submit applications is 5pm AEDT on Tuesday 2nd October 2017. The selection panel at the Academy will then assess all the applications and shortlist 10 to be submitted to the Lindau Council for the final round of assessment.

A complete application consists of the following:

  1. Completed application form (click here to access the form)
  2. Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  3. Recent publication list, included conference presentations (maximum 2 pages)
  4. Letter of recommendation

These fellowships are highly competitive, however incredibly valuable. For more information please contact visit the official website: https://www.science.org.au/opportunities/travel/nobel-laureates-meetings/lindau-nobel-laureates-meetings

EPA 2018, Nice, France, 3 - 6 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: 26 September 2017​​
Early Registration Deadline: 10 January 2018

The 26th Congress of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA 2018) will take place 3-6 March 2018 in the city of Nice, the dynamic, cosmopolitan, unofficial capital of the Côte d’Azur. EPA’s psychiatry congress will bring together expert clinical psychiatrists, researchers and leaders of stakeholder organizations in the field of mental health.

The theme will be Mental Health: Integrate, Innovate, Individualise. A special focus of EPA 2018 will be the integration of new technologies and research finding into person-centred approaches to prevention, care and training, at a time in which difficult challenges, such as displacement, war, terrorism and economic constraints, require new answers.

For more information please visit the official conference website.

4th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2018), Gothenburg, Sweden, 16-18 May 2018.

The 4th European Stroke Organisation Conference​ (ESOC 2018) will facilitate learning, discussion, and exchange among European and international stroke specialists. Guided by the motto “The Voice of Stroke in Europe,” at the Conference you will learn about the latest clinical trials and developments in all areas of stroke management, treatment and prevention.

Not only will this leading conference enhance your knowledge and practice, it will provide you with a unique opportunity to network with a wide range of professionals in the field of stroke.

Scientific session proposals are now open. Suggestions for a session can be sent until 20 June 2017 by completing the online form on the official ESOC website.

​Join us in Gothenburg on 16-18 May 2018.