Venue Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria
A single-day program providing an update on antibiotic allergy practice and dedicated workshops focused on the implementation of antibiotic allergy testing into pharmacy, infectious diseases and hospital antimicrobial stewardship practice.
Invited international speaker
Professor Elizabeth Phillips - Professor of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, Nashville, USA.
Invited local speakers
Dr Jason Trubiano – Director of AMS and Antibiotic Allergy Services, Austin Health & University of Melbourne
Prof Connie Katelaris – Professor of Allergy and Immunology, Western Sydney University
Dr James Yun – Allergist/Immunologist, University of Sydney
Dr Natasha Holmes – Infectious diseases and antibiotic allergy physician, Austin Health
NZ Annual Meeting
16-18 November 2017, Dunedin, NZ
After a highly successful conference last year, the ASID NZ meeting will take place in Dunedin again in 2017, alongside the Otago Global Health Institute's Annual Meeting. The two meetings will be bridged by the McAuley Oration, presented by Deakin University's Professor Mark McGillivray.
The ASID New Zealand Annual Meeting features presentations in a variety of topics. This year it will feature hospital infection control, as well as TB, Influenza, antibiotic stewardship and case studies.
Trainee delegates are also invited to a Trainee Day taking place on Wednesday 15 November, prior to the conference.
ASID Members and non-members with an interest in Infectiosu Diseases are invited to attend.
Forbes Week is an annual event of a series of talks including a visiting International Fellow.
Talks and keynote presentations will be presented over the 3-days at several different hospitals, and promises to be a multifaceted and interesting event.
Hospitals this year include The Alfred Hospital, RMH and Austin Hospital.
Visit: https://www.asid.net.au/groups/midg-forbes-week-2017 for more info
Forbes oration: Prof Vance Garrison Fowler
"Staphylococcus aureus: Lessons learned from 20 Years with the Persistent Pathogen".
Venue: Doherty Institute auditorium
Time: 6pm, Tuesday 31st Oct.
Forbes Dinner: RSVP HERE by Oct 26th for the Forbes week dinner