Oration Registrations

Orators and Speakers




The 2023 ASMR Orations, 2 and 3 November

Part of the 62nd ASMR National Scientific Conference

Registration: Free for the ASMR Orations!


N.B. Free registration does not include catering or access to other events at the ASMR National Scientific Conference.


AWT Edwards Orator – Prof Emily Banks AM

Date: Thursday, November 3rd, 2023
Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Florey Institute, Melbourne

Professor Emily Banks AM is a public health physician and epidemiologist. She works mainly on using large-scale evidence to identify actions to improve health and health care, at an individual and population level. Her main areas of work are in chronic disease, tobacco control, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and healthy ageing. She is Head of the Centre of Epidemiology for Policy and Practice at the Australian National University, an NHMRC Investigator Fellow, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford and a Member of the Order of Australia.



Firkin Oration – Distinguished Professor Ian R. Reid

Date: Friday, November 3rd, 2023
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Florey Institute, Melbourne

Ian Reid is an endocrinologist and Distinguished Professor at the University of Auckland. His research interests include calcium metabolism, vitamin D, osteoporosis and Paget’s disease. He has worked extensively in the development of the bisphosphonates for use in osteoporosis and Paget’s disease, and also on the safety and efficacy of calcium supplements, vitamin D deficiency and supplementation, and has been involved in development of most new osteoporosis treatments in the last 30 years. He is a past-president of the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS) and the Australian & New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society (ANZBMS), and recipient of research awards from the European Calcified Tissue Society, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, the ANZBMS and the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Science Prize.

Registration: Free for all, register here.

N.B. Free registration does not include catering or access to other events at the ASMR National Scientific Conference.