Date
14-16 Sep 2018
Venue

SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost
Fees apply
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Registration for the Conference will open on Monday 26 February 2018 on the APC2018 website.

The Australian Psychosis Conference (APC2018) aims to bring together researchers, clinicians, consumers and carers, all interested in the best possible outcomes for people with a psychotic illness. The conference will have parallel streams, covering up to the minute research, discussions on best practice and treatment and debate as to how best to encourage recovery. The program aims to synthesise what we know about psychosis, how best to treat it and how best to deliver that treatment in our society in 2018.

Australia has had an excellent record in Mental Health Research, however, our record in mental health care delivery has lagged. This conference, taking over from the Australasian Schizophrenia Conference, aims to identify the gaps and propose changes that will improve that care delivery. Bringing together researchers, clinicians, carers and consumers is the best way to develop an informed and evidence-based system.

The Conference is auspiced by the Psychosis Australia Trust, a national body that seeks to improve research and care delivery for the psychotic disorders. It will be held at the Sydney Masonic Centre in downtown Sydney. The centre has excellent Conference facilities and is close to a wide range of accommodation and entertainment options. 

Prior to the Conference, a free Public Forum for Carers and Consumers will be held on Thursday 13 September in the evening.

Visit the event website for more information on the program and registrations.

Complimentary bursaries for Carers and Consumers and travel assistance 

A  limited number of complimentary bursary registrations are available for Carers and Consumers who would like to attend and if possible present at the Australian Psychosis Conference.

There are a limited number of bursary registrations still available and will be allocated by date of application.  If you wish to apply please do so as soon as possible on the event website

The Conference can also provide assistance for travel and accommodation costs for up to $350 for attendees who live outside a 100km radius from Sydney CBD. More information on the event website. 

 

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Last updated: 7 August 2018