AAHMS Annual Meeting 2024

AAHMS Annual Meeting 2024
Thursday, October 24, 2024
  –   Friday, October 25, 2024
Hickinbotham Hall, National Wine Centre of Australia, Corner of Hackney Rd and Botanic Rd, Adelaide, South Australia
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Please join us in Adelaide for our 2024 Annual Meeting as we delve into the future state of health and medicine in Australia. Register now to hear from some of Australia’s most influential researchers, decision-makers and emerging leaders in health and medical sciences, who will discuss critically important health issues facing Australia and the world.

The 2024 meeting will mark the Academy’s tenth anniversary and provide an opportunity to reflect on our achievements to date, while remaining focused on what the next decade looks like for the health and medicine sector as a whole. We hope you will join us.


We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Professor Alastair Denniston, Co-leader of the Birmingham Artificial Intelligence and Digital Healthcare Group, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham, who will deliver an address on the role of artificial intelligence in healthcare and how ethical considerations, comprehensive regulation and informed implementation can enhance patient care, diagnosis, treatment, and broader community health.

We are delighted that the below speakers will also join us, with more to be announced:

  • Professor Alex Brown, Professor of Indigenous Genomics, Telethon Kids Institute, and Professor and Director of the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics, The Australian National University
  • Professor Rachelle Buchbinder AO FAHMS, Head, Musculoskeletal Health and Wiser Health Care Units, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
  • Professor Tony Capon, Director, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, and Professor of Planetary Health, Monash University
  • Professor Enrico Coeira FAHMS, Director, Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, and Founder, Australian Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Professor Michael Kidd AO FAHMS, Director, Centre for Future Health Systems, University of New South Wales, and Professor of Global Primary Care and Future Health Systems, University of Oxford
  • Dr Xiaoxuan Liu, Senior Clinician Scientist in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Health, University of Birmingham
  • Gillian Mason, Head of Public Participation and Integration, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Board Member, Health Consumers NSW, and Consumer Member, Medical Services Advisory Committee
  • Professor Melissa McCradden, Artificial Intelligence Director, Women’s and Children’s Health Network, and The Hospital Research Foundation Clinical Research Fellow in AI Ethics, Australian Institute for Machine Learning, The University of Adelaide
  • Associate Professor Odette Pearson, Co-Theme and Population Health Lead, SAHMRI
  • Professor Rajvinder Singh, Professor of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, and Director of Gastroenterology, Lyell McEwin Hospital


Full program coming soon. Please note the Mentorship Workshop will take place on Wednesday 23 October and the Annual General Meeting will be on Friday 25 October.


Welcome drinks

Guests arriving on the Wednesday afternoon are invited to join our Mentorship Program participants for an informal drink or wine tasting at the Wined Bar at the National Wine Centre from 4pm – 6pm. Please indicate your interest in attending in the registration form.


Gala Dinner

This year’s gala dinner will be held at the Rose Garden Pavilion in the Adelaide Botanic Garden on Thursday 24 October 2024 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. The event will mark the Academy’s tenth anniversary and celebrate our new Fellows and honorific award recipients. CSL will also award their 2024 Centenary Fellowships. The dress code is business attire.



We have several conveniently located hotels providing discounted accommodation for delegates:


We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. Different options for accommodation may become available – please keep an eye on this site for updates.



A bus will be available to transport guests from the National Wine Centre to the airport after the meeting closes on Friday 25 October. Please indicate on your registration form if you will require this transport. All other transport should be organised by individuals.

For more information or assistance with registration, please contact [email protected] or call (07) 3102 7219.

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