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Our scientific program in 2019 will explore Infectious Diseases: Threats Old and New. We will reflect on the 100 years that have passed since the Spanish Flu arrived in Australia and from here, will consider national and global prospects for tackling current and emerging threats – known and unknown. What are the prospects for eliminating infectious diseases? How will the world tackle the next pandemic – ‘Disease X’? We will hear from national and international leaders in areas including pandemic preparedness, antimicrobial resistance, and disease elimination strategies.

The program includes keynote addresses from:

Professor Sir Roy Anderson FRS FMedSci – Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Director of the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases

Professor Barry Marshall AC FRS FAA FAHMS – Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, and Co-Director of Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases at The University of Western Australia

Other speakers will include:

For any questions about the program, please email [email protected]


Mentorship Workshop 

Wednesday 9 October (10.00am-4.30pm)*
Harry Perkins Institute
For AAHMS Fellows and Associate Members only

We are also delighted to be partnering with ABC Science for a public event on the evening of Wednesday 9 October – more details to follow…


Scientific meeting and AGM

Thursday 10 October (8.30am-5.00pm) – Friday 11 October (8.45am-1.00pm)*
Harry Perkins Institute Auditorium


Gala Dinner 

Thursday 10 October (6.00pm-10.00pm)*
University Club of Western Australia
For AAHMS Fellows, Associate Members and invited guests

We are delighted that CSL will again announce their Centenary Fellowships at the Gala Dinner

* Please note that final timings are yet to be confirmed