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GAMECHANGERS: Academy of Child and Adolescent Health Conference 2022 (Sydney)

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It's time to get back together!

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Thank you for registering for ACAH2022: a conference for health professionals, trainees and students working in child and adolescent health. We have an exciting program to bring us back together after many months of lockdowns and social distancing. We will abide by all local COVID-19 mitigation measures and limit numbers to ensure registrants have an inspiring and safe learning experience.

Anticipating 100+ doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, trainees, public health and mental health experts, and students across all disciplines, this year’s program will focus on achieving practical solutions across a range of priority areas including:

  • First Nations Health
  • Obesity Pandemic Solutions
  • Advocacy “How-To” Guide
  • Adolescent Trans Healthcare in Australia
  • Climate Change and Children

Don’t miss the chance to learn directly from:

  • Prof Fiona Stanley AC, Patron Telethon Kids Institute and Distinguished Professorial Fellow, Uni of WA
  • Anne Hollonds, National Children's Commissioner
  • Prof Kim Oates AO, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics, Previous CEO of the Children's Hospital at Westmead, NSW
  • Prof Kelvin Kong, First Aboriginal Surgeon, NSW
  • Dr Kim Loo, GP & Chair of NSW Doctors for the Environment Australia, Council of NSW AMA
  • Prof Louise Baur AM, President-Elect World Federation Obesity, Professor of Paediatrics USYD, NSW
  • View all speakers

Join us for an educational weekend of learning and walk away with the practical insights to implement right away in your daily practice treating children and young people. 

Workshops/research presentations: ACAH2022 begins with workshops from 2:45pm AEST on Thu 7th April 2022 (included in full registration, or you can register for only the workshops) and ends with student/trainee research presentations 3-5pm Sat 9th April. NB: We will have door prizes (>$50 value) for students attending the Thursday afternoon workshops 

Venue: Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney.
See the venue website to understand why it is a 6-star "Green star building", and find public transport, parking and water taxi and local accommodation options:

COVID-19 mitigation measures:
ACAH2022 will follow all local COVID-19 mitigation measures in relation to room capacities, seat spacing, mask wearing and hand sanitation. However, we understand the uncertainty even after the vaccination roll-out. Therefore, attendees will be allowed a refund (minus $30 processing fee) if unable to attend due to unforeseen COVID-19 restrictions. 

Streaming: We also have a digital option for those unable to attend in person. This will not include workshops, and links/recordings will be emailed out closer to the time of the conference. Please select "streaming" when choosing your ticket type. 

NB: ticket prices include a contribution to Humanitix funding of worthwhile causes in low and middle income countries- see what you have funded when you purchase your registration ticket!

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Refund policy

Refunds (minus $30 processing fee) to midnight AEDT 7th March 2022