Please join us at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Conference 2023 (NATSIEHC23)
AH&MRC are the 2023 co-host of the 2023 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Conference (NATSIEHC23), which will be held on Dharug Country in Western Sydney from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 May 2023. This is a First Nations-led, cross-sector Conference, organised annually since 2017. The 2023 Conference is led by the National Experts Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health (NEGATSIEH) through a Conference Leadership Group and supported by the Indigenous Eye Health Unit (IEHU) at The University of Melbourne.
Early-bird registration closes soon (28 February). General registrations are open to 1 May. Tickets are limited so we recommend registering early. Discounted rates are offered for First Nations delegates and delegates employed or on the board of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation. To register, please click here [embedded link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2023-national-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-eye-health-conference-registration-516351650687 ]
Abstracts are open to 3 March, under the general Conference theme, Our Vision in Our Hands: Finding Our Voice. Abstracts preparation support is available. Please find more information on our website.
Awards: The 2023 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Awards, which are awarded at the Conference gala dinner, are open for nominations to 21 April. These awards have been handed to individuals, groups, and organisations that made a notable contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health. Organisers are particularly interested in identifying and acknowledging the many ‘unsung heroes’ in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health. Please find categories and registration information on our website.
Bursaries: Applications for bursaries are open to 31 March to support First Nations People to be able to attend and participate. Please see our website for more information and to apply.
This Conference is an exciting opportunity to immerse in discussions and connections with colleagues from across Australia, all working towards the shared commitment of ending avoidable vision loss and blindness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. All information about the Conference, registration, abstract preparation and submission and awards nominations, can be found on the Conference website. [embedded link: https://mspgh.unimelb.edu.au/centres-institutes/centre-for-health-equity/research-group/ieh/roadmap/conference/2023-NATSIEHC ]