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Call for Abstracts Deadline Approaching

Have you submitted an abstract for consideration at the Congress yet? There’s still time, however the deadline is fast approaching and you don’t want to leave it to the last minute!

Abstracts can be submitted for a number of presentation types and in a variety of themes. Submissions can be entered via the form available online and will close 26 August 2016 – don’t miss out!

Register Now and Sleep Easy

Registration for the World Congress on Public Health 2017 is such an easy process you’ll be able to do it in your morning tea break! The online form available will allow you to:

  • Register for the Congress
  • Choose your social functions
  • Book a field trip for Friday 7 April 2017
  • Select one of many hotel options available
  • Provide immediate payment via credit card or request an invoice for payment

All information pertaining to registration including rates and categories, social function details and hotel options are now available on the Congress website.

Confirmed Speakers

We have some great speakers lined up to present at the Congress and look forward to seeing them in Melbourne next year. In this edition of the Congress newsletters we meet Michelle Deshong:

Michelle Deshong

James Cook University, Townsville

Michelle Deshong lives in Townsville, North Queensland and draws her connection to the Kuku Yulanji nation. She has completed a BA with First Class Honours in Political Science and Indigenous studies and is working on her PhD at James Cook University. Michelle has worked in both the Government and NGO sectors, and has held many senior leadership roles. From 2001-2010 Michelle was the Director of the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre and in 2001 she was awarded ACT Aboriginal Person of the year.

For more information on Michelle and our other confirmed speakers, visit the website.


Field Trips

Ten individual field trips will be held on Friday 7 April 2017 and delegates can book a ticket to a field trip via the online registration form. Tickets cost AUD25 per person and spaces are limited with a maximum occupancy set per trip. Information on the field trips is now available on the Congress website; they’ll provide a great way to finish off the Congress so get in early to secure your first preference!

  • School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Deakin University
  • Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
  • The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Monash Partners/Monash Health
  • Women’s Health Victoria
  • CoHealth
  • Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

The Sponsorship & Exhibition prospectus is now available to download from the Congress website. A wide variety of opportunities are available to cover a range of budgets or we’re more than happy to tailor a package to suit your needs. Download the prospectus from the website or start a conversation today with the Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager:

Emma Bowyer
Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001

T: +61 2 9254 5000
F: +61 2 9251 3552
E: sponsorship@wcph2017.com


Contact Us

General Enquiries

WCPH 2017 Secretariat
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001
Telephone: (+61) 2 9254 5000
Fax: (+61) 2 9251 3552
Email: info@wcph2017.com