Conference line-up showcases Brisbane's expertise

Wilsons Outlook

While major incentive events Dreamtime 2017 and the Herbalife Future Presidents Team Retreat are set to headline later in 2017, the coming months will see a bumper line-up of high-calibre conferences and meetings held in Brisbane. They will attract to the city some of the world’s greatest minds and top talent across a range of sectors.

International Conference on 3D Web Technology
5-7 June, QUT Gardens Point Campus

Web3D will provide an opportunity develop skills through masterclasses and workshops and to network with top Web3D researchers and industry professionals. The conference will explore topics including research on simulation, interactive 3D graphics on mobile devices and the ubiquitous multimedia across a wide range of applications and environments.

Community Care Business Transformation and Innovation Conference
6 June, QUT Gardens Point Campus

The conference will bring together both local and international innovation, change and technology experts from a variety of fields including government policy, community care, business and assistive technologies. This conference is designed to expand the sector's thinking regarding the way that technology, disruption and innovation can uniquely benefit outcomes for the future. Speakers include Dr KarlDavid Horsfield and Arron Wood.

Joint meeting of the Australian & New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society & the International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies
17-21 June, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Held in conjunction with the Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research, this inaugural meeting will highlight the shared mission of all three societies – to raise global awareness of the importance of musculoskeletal research, foster integration of clinical and basic science, and facilitate the translation of science to health care and clinical practice.

Metabolomics 2017
26-29 June, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

A key focus of the 13th annual conference of the Metabolomics Society – themed Building Bridges – is to foster deeper engagement between researchers within the Asia Pacific region, and to promote metabolomics research.

Choralfest 2017
30 June - 3 July, Brisbane Grammar School

Choralfest 2017 will bring together some of Australia's finest choirs in a celebration of choral music and provide an opportunity to work with and learn from international and Australian conductors.

2017 XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics 2017 (ISB 2017) / Asia Pacific Society of Biomechanics Conference
23-27 July, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

ISB 2017 and the Asia Pacific Society of Biomechanics Conference are being brought together in Brisbane this year to deliver a unique program. Brisbane’s three major universities (University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University) have come together to host this event that hopes to encourage collaboration among industry professionals from every corner of the world.

12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management
2-4 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

WCEAM 2017 will bring together recognised researchers who will present their state-of-the-art achievements and findings, as well as leading industries and service providers to showcase applications and innovative technologies.

2017 World Congress of the International Federation of Translators
3-5 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The International Federation of Translators (FIT) Congress will hold its three-day Disruption and Diversification program for language service professionals. The program will feature keynotes, workshops, panels and abstracts debating latest industry developments, new technology and the future of the profession.

Health Informatics Conference - HIC 2017
6-8 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Learn the latest research and the role of health informatics from over 150 industry speakers, network with clinicians, researchers, decision makers and thought leaders and share experiences, ideas and challenges at HIC 2017. Speakers include eHealth Queensland CEO Dr Richard Ashby AM and social commentator Bernard Salt AM.

2017 International Conference on Adolescent Success
24-26 August, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

This year’s International Conference on Adolescent Success will bring together Australia’s premier educators for their Discover, Design, Drive 2017 program, covering current best practice and research within the field and providing networking opportunities for professionals.

8th Institute of Professional Editors National Conference
13-15 September, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The theme of this conference is 'Advancing Our Profession' which will appeal to editors working in online and print publishing, freelancers and in-house editors, as well as professionals in related fields - writing, indexing, design, book distribution and marketing.

9th World Congress of Melanoma & 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research
18-21 October, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The congress will bring together the world's leading melanoma researcher and clinicians to showcase the latest developments in melanoma diagnosis, treatment and research.

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