[ASC-list] AMWA 32nd annual conference early bird rates end soon

leohman1 at bigpond.net.au leohman1 at bigpond.net.au
Fri Jul 24 01:42:10 UTC 2015

Posted on behalf of the Australasian medical writers

Register NOW before the early bird rate ends on 1 August!

32nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Medical Writers Association 

Making Choices:

Friday 28 August and Saturday 29 August, 2015
(with welcome drinks on Thursday 27 August)

The Shore Restaurant and Bar Conference Centre,
Southbank Parklands, Brisbane
Program Highlights
Further information about the program, speakers, workshops and details on how to register, is available on the AMWA website http://www.medicalwriters.org/2015-annual-conference/

Sessions include:
Friday 28 August
Session 1: Death – law, ethics & public opinion
Session 2: Dilemmas in medical publishing today
Saturday 29 August
Session 3: Pitching to the public – community engagement, social media & more
Session 4: Pathways to medical writing –  personal stories
Workshops include:
Friday 28 August
Workshop A: How using evidence can open a new world of great stories.
Workshop B: The Digital Age: online writing.
Saturday 29 August
Workshop C: Earning a crust: how to be a successful freelance writer.
Workshop D: Stop writing like a scientist!
Social Program:
Welcome Reception: Join the conference committee for pre-conference drinks and networking from  6-8pm on Thursday, 27 August. Tickets are included in the price of a full conference registration. Additional tickets can be purchased for $30 for other guests. Venue to be advised.

Annual Conference Dinner: Our venue is The Ship Inn Function Room, South Bank, Corner of Stanley & Sidon Streets, South Bank Parklands. Established in 1864, and once a rowdy sailor’s drinking den, the venue has now been transformed into a Gastro Pub with views over the Parklands. Tickets are $70 for a three-course meal including limited drinks, with a cash bar available.  GUEST SPEAKER:  Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex, from the ABC program A Word in Your Ear.

L.E. Ohman, PhD
Freelance medical writer/editor
AMWA Professional Development Officer
0408 318 907

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