27 July 2007

HIA2007 South East Asia and Oceania HIA Conference Update

Abstracts Received
We have received a strong response to the call for abstracts, with submissions received from Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, India, Canada, Nepal and the United Kingdom. Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee in coming weeks and the program will be posted online soon

Online Registration Now Open!
Online registration has opened and can be accessed at http://www.hia2007.com/registration.htm

Early bird registration closes 24 September.

Conference Opening
The conference will be opened by The Hon. Verity Firth, a Minister in the New South Wales Government. Her appointments include:
  • Minister for Science and Medical Research
  • Minister for Women
  • Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water (Environment)
  • Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Cancer)
The Minister is also a Councillor for the City of Sydney.

AusAID Funding
We have been successful in securing funding under AusAID's International Seminar Support Scheme for a group of delegates from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia to attend the conference. We hope this will further strengthen the conference's regional outlook.

For more on the conference got to www.hia2007.com