2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference and 2016 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference


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. 

Highlights for this year’s event include:
  • Fostering a comprehensive response to HIV in low prevalence settings and populations including heterosexually-acquired HIV, migrant populations and in regional and remote settings 
  • Reviewing the early implementation of PrEP and identifying priority issues for clinicians, researchers and affected communities  
  • Ensuring professional and skills development are a priority in the development of sessions and other learning opportunities held within the conference 
  • Enabling greater access and discussion around poster presentations through scheduling of dedicated concurrent sessions 

Key reasons to attend
  • Hear the latest science, research, programs, policy and more in your field  
  • This year the conference is back to back with the Australasian Sexual Health Conference. Wednesday is a joint program day. 
  • Network with hundreds of the key people working in HIV in Australasia – keeping you informed of who’s who, find out about potential opportunities, form important collaborations 
  • Take the opportunity to attend one of the many additional educational workshops  
  • Still a great value for money conference with a registration fee that has not increased above CPI within the last 10 years. A range of discount rates are available to help with funding attendance and ASHM will be prioritising scholarships  
  • Support your professional society and its flagship event, the Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference, to ensure we remain a relevant and vibrant community 
  • Follow the conference on social media #ASHM16