Conference Objectives

Provide a forum for the workforce to keep up to date with research, clinical management, prevention, best practice and policy, including professional development and activities for relevant accreditation. 

Develop a program that appeals to the multidisciplinary audience working in or interested in viral hepatitis and reflects the changing environment for the care and management of viral hepatitis.

Facilitate dialogue between researchers, community, government and clinicians across different geographic locations inside Australasia and from the region.

Encourage the participation of 

a. people living with or affected by, hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C

b. new and early career clinicians, researchers, allied health and community members.

c. international leaders in the sector through grants and scholarships

d. additional attendees through a scholarship program

e. researchers and scientists working in the development of new viral hepatitis therapies, investigations and other technical applications

Disseminate knowledge and applied learning during and after the conference for wider audience education

Recognise and build sector leadership through awards and invited presentations

Provide a local forum for the sector to gain professional development skills

Ensure the conference delivers a budget surplus to support future initiatives 

Conference Collaborators

We acknowledge that the conference is being held on the traditional lands of the Larrakia people. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' continuing connection to land, water, and community and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. ASHM acknowledges Sovereignty in this country has never been ceded. It always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.