The 2017 Conference to be held in Melbourne from 26-28 June is themed ‘Infectious Diseases: a global challenge’. The conference, convened by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, the Public Health Laboratory Network and the Public Health Association of Australia, will focus on the threats to health security from old and new infectious agents, and the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance. In particular, the conference will examine how the interconnected world facilitates spread of infection.
Participation in the Communicable Disease Control Conference 2017 will provide an opportunity for attendees to:
- Engage with and discuss local, national, and global issues related to communicable disease control;
- Present work to a wide audience of students, academics, practitioners and policy makers; and
- Discuss new ideas and opportunities for collaboration in the area of communicable disease control.