WELCOME – 61st ASMR National Scientific Conference 2022


61st ASMR National Scientific Conference

November 10-11, University of Technology, Sydney

Highlighting Exceptional People in Medical Research”

The ASMR NSC is an inviting space for student, early-career, mid-career and senior researchers
to take a fresh approach to discovery and communication.

We are seeking abstract submissions from ALL areas of health and medical research,
and Late Breaking Poster Abstracts can be submitted until November 4th, 2022!

Our program committee are working hard to put together a dynamic event which will excite, inspire, and
generate new exchanges and collaboration between researchers from all areas of health and medical research.


Firkin Orator: Professor Matt Brown
Chief Scientific Officer, Genomics England
AWT Edwards Orator: Professor Jenny Graves AO
Institute for Molecular Science, La Trobe University
Plenary and Keynote Speakers including:
Professor Sotiris Vardoulakis (HEAL Network and ANU)
Professor Allison Jaure (Sydney School of Public Health, USyd)
Dr Emma Palmer (Rare Voices Australia, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network and UNSW) and
Professor Marcel Dinger (UNSW)

Insightful and challenging professional development workshops and advocacy discussions!

Speaking opportunities for researchers, including fantastic opportunities for early and mid-career researchers,
to present their latest findings as well as Awards for eligible ASMR Members, including the prestigious
Campion-Ma-Playoust Memorial Award (for student members or members under 30) and
Peter Doherty Leading Light Award (for mid-career researchers,
submission deadline extended to  September 30th 2022)

Short oral or poster presentation abstracts will be accepted for the broad session areas of:
Environmental Impacts on Health
Rare and Invisible Illnesses
Indigenous Health
Consumer Advocacy
The Future of Genomics and Personalised Medicine

Note. The above areas are being highlighted by our exciting line up of speakers but they are not restrictive,
if your abstract is in another area of medical research then please select the “Other”
option in the registration form.

Dr Kristen Barratt
ASMR NSC Convener 2022

Abstract Submission Guidelines

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Safeguarding Australia’s health security depends on the development and maintenance of a highly skilled and creative health and medical research workforce prepared for a future that we can’t yet predict.

The 61st Annual ASMR National Scientific Conference (NSC) will help in developing necessary communication, analytical and creative skills for early- and mid-career researchers as well as provide a network to build, explore and create new opportunities for their research.

Professional Development Program
Effective Mentoring 101
Increasing consumer involvement in Health and Medical Research
Creating an Impact CV

Oration Sponsors

AWT Edwards Oration
Firkin Oration

Session Sponsors

PD workshop: Effective Mentoring

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