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Date: 17-18 May 2018

Location: Curtin University, Bentley, WA



The third biennial SiREN Symposium will bring together West Australian practitioners, clinicians, researchers and policy makers with an interest in sexual health and blood borne virus (SHBBV) issues. The Symposium will provide opportunities to: connect with others in the SHBBV sector; learn about the latest projects and research; and build skills in research, evaluation and knowledge translation.


Abstracts are now invited from health professionals, practitioners, students, policy makers, researchers and clinicians working in the SHBBV sector.

Abstracts should correspond to one of the Symposium themes:

  1. CONNECT: Collaborations and partnerships within the SHBBV sector, OR makes connections between evidence, policy and practice.
  2. LEARN: Projects presenting research or evaluation results and new evidence.
  3. APPLY: Presentations from practitioners and Stories from the Field.

Abstract submission closes 28 February 2018.

You can find more information about the Symposium and the abstract submission process here. Abstract writing support is available from

We particularly encourage abstracts from those who may not have presented before and those working in regional or rural areas. Regional and rural participants may be eligible for travel grants to attend the Symposium, for more information please download the travel grants flyer.

Please forward this email through your networks. Registration will be opening soon, to sign up to the SiREN Network email with SUBSCRIBE in the heading for regular Symposium and other updates from the SiREN Team.