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National conferences and events

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service: FASD Seminar - Child Development Service

When: July 27th2017 -  $85 Professionals $40 Parent.  

Contact: Sue or Naomi Email:

WA Mental Health, Perth 13 & 14 July   click here

OT National Conference, Perth Convention Centre  19 – 21 July Click here

Gold Coast FASD Conference, Gold Coast 26 July  click here                                                                

Generation Next, Adelaide 28 July  click here

Generation Next, Sydney 4 August click here                                                  

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Training Day, Gold Coast 21 – 23 August

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18th International Mental Health Conference 2017, Brisbane 21 – 23 August click here

2017 International Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference. Con-current Justice Conference, Brisbane 21 – 23 August  click here

GP Education, Sydney 26 August click here

National Disability Conference, Perth 11 – 12 September click here

National Foster and Kinship Care Conference, Melbourne 15 – 16 September    click here

NTCOSS, Darwin 25 -27 September   click here                      

Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC), Melbourne 4 – 6 October click here

9th Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Synopsis, Albury, NSW 4 – 6 October click here

General Practioner Education, Melbourne 14 October click here

General Practioner Education, Brisbane 28 October click here

General Practioner Education, Perth 4 November click here

National NDIS Mental Health Conference, Sydney 16 – 17 November click here

AARE Conference, Canberra 26 -30 November  click here             

Speech Pathology National Conference, Adelaide 27 – 30 May 2018 click here

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2017 Conference

7th International Conference on FASD 2017 was held on the 1st to the 4th of March 2017. The link to view this event is:

6th annual FASD matters conference

National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Conference in Calgary.

We are happy to invite you to join us and our partners at the 2017 National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Conference in Calgary, Alberta on October 24-27, 2017.

This important multi-disciplinary conference will focus on FASD and its impact on individuals, families, communities and society at large. It will feature a variety of keynote presentations, panel discussions and over 50 breakout sessions.

The event will take place at the Westin Calgary on Oct 24-27, 2017. It will include an optional evening event on the Tuesday night, two full days of conference Wednesday and Thursday and a final half day on Friday.

The Government of Alberta will be hosting this event on behalf of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP) and the Alberta FASD Cross-Ministry Committee. It will combine the CNFASDP and the annual Alberta FASD Conferences.


Most importantly this national event will connect new research and innovative policy to community and front-line services. This will include meaningful discussion on the latest practices in FASD prevention, assessment and supports. Over the course of the three-day conference, participants can expect to:

  • Increase their knowledge on recent developments in the field of FASD from across the nation
  • Network and share with people from all areas of the FASD community
  • Learn about best-practice and new evidence-based tools to navigate through different stages of life, supports and services
  • Increase their understanding and awareness of the impact of FASD on the lives of individuals and caregivers


This conference will be of interest to:

  • Caregivers and families
  • Individuals with FASD
  • Community agency staff
  • Front-line service workers
  • Government ministries and policy-makers
  • Academics and researchers
  • Justice and corrections workers
  • Family support workers
  • Medical professionals
  • Teachers and educational administrators
  • Social workers
  • Mental health workers
  • Alcohol and drug workers
  • Elected officials


Registration will open May 2017 and at this time a link to register and to find special rates for accommodations will be provided on this page.

Call for Abstracts:

The Call for Abstracts will be open from March 1 to April 5, 2017. Please visit Abstract Submission for the guidelines.

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