Keynote Speakers

Photo - David Abbott
Dr David Abbott
Anthony Capon Pic
Professor Anthony Capon
Photo - Harriet Hiscock
Professor Harriet Hiscock
Photo of Professor Pierre Horwitz
Professor Pierre Horwitz
Photo of Dr Jaqui Hughes
Dr Jaqui Hughes
Photo of Louise Maple-Brown
Professor Louise Maple-Brown
Photo of John Paterson
Mr John Paterson
photo - Danny Tsai
Dr Danny Tsai

The 7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium is brought to you by the Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN), the Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators (FRAME), the Lowitja Institute and the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA).

It will bring together the rural and remote health research sector with policy makers and others in the government and the non-government sectors to shape the future of rural and remote health research.

The theme of the 7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium is:  Shaping the future

The Symposium is being held in Alice Springs and will provide the opportunity for general presentations, high quality keynote speakers, a range of interactive sessions, a series of short lightning talk presentations and poster presentations from emerging and active researchers.

Who should attend:  The 7th Symposium will provide the opportunity for delegates to learn, mentor, contribute and network.

Academics, researchers, policymakers, health professionals, and those from the government not-for-profit sectors are encouraged to attend and to share their knowledge and journey.

View draft program

Key Dates


Call for abstracts opens


Call for abstracts closes

11 OCT

Authors receive notification of outcome of abstract

22 NOV

Successful authors confirm acceptance

13 DEC

Online registration opens


Rogano call for abstracts opens

13 JAN

Rogano call for abstracts closes

28 FEB

Rogano authors receive notification of outcome of abstract

13 MAR

Successful rogano authors confirm acceptance

27 MAR

7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium

25-26 MAY

Conference Sponsors

University of Wollongong logo
Griffith University Queensland Australia
Rural Workforce Agencies logo
University of Southern Queensland logo
University of Tasmania logo
CQ University Australia Logo
University of Melbourne Logo
Flinders University logo
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Three Rivers UDRH Logo
University of Queensland