8th Rural & Remote Health Scientific Symposium

Connecting research, practice & communities

6 & 7 October 2021, Hyatt Hotel Canberra, ACT

The 8th 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 non-government sectors to shape the future of rural and remote health research.

The theme of the symposium is ‘Connecting research, practice and communities’

It is being held in Canberra, ACT and will offer the opportunity for general presentations; high quality keynote speakers; concurrent and poster sessions.

Scientific Organising Committee

Gabrielle O’Kane, CEO NRHA & Chair 
Ross Wilson, FRAME
Catherine Chamberlain, Lowitja Institute
Joanne Hutchinson, ARHEN
Michelle Rothwell, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
Evelien Spelten, Australian Journal of Rural Health
Clare Ross, NRHA
Colette Colman, NRHA
Clare Fitzmaurice, NRHA

Key dates

13 April 2021Call for abstracts opens
13 June 2021

Call for abstracts closes

19 July 2021

Authors receive notification of outcome of abstract –
successful, waitlisted or unsuccessful

1 June 2021

Online registration opens

6 & 7 October 2021

8th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium