Our experienced team is big enough for success and small enough to be personal. 

The team is a current member of Meeting Events Australia (MEA) and the Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCO). With two team members current accredited members of MEA and Certified Event Managers with the PCO Association. 









The team has received awards for:

  • In-House Event Management Team – Association at the MEA National Awards (2019)
  • Best In-House Meetings Management Department at the MEA National Awards
    (2015, 2014 and 2013) 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Education Award for In-house Meetings Members
    (2015 and 2014)  

We can offer you:

  • Specialist knowledge of medical and scientific conferences and events.
  • Four staff members per event, including a dedicated Project Officer, with all work overseen by a senior staff member.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest products, services and best practice in the conference industry.
  • Access to in-house services for media and PR, web development, graphic design, desktop publishing and accounting.
  • A partnership approach, offering advice and support during and after the event.

Long-serving Conference and Events Division team members:

  • Nadine Giatras - Conference & Events Director (18 years)
  • Amanda Burg - Operations Manager (8 years)
  • Amy Sargent - Senior Project Officer (7 years)
  • Samantha Williamson - Senior Project Officer (5 years)

In 2020, ASHM are pleased to welcome Alex Frost, Adrienne Hoare and Molly Stannard to the Courses team in the position of Project Support Officer. Their roles will involve providing logistical administration support to the NPED educational course delivery nationally and internationally.

Nadine Giatras

Conference & Events Director

Amanda Burg

Operations Manager


Amy Sargent

Senior Event Manager

Samantha Williamson

Senior Event Manager

Ivy Chan

Event Assistant


Liagh Manicom

Event Coordinator

Cara Bruce

Event Coordinator

Linda Starke

Event Coordinator

Jane Tieken

Project Support Officer – Courses

Jeremy Cott

Event Assistant

Brad Reuter

Project Support Officer – Courses

Joshua Borja

Project Support Officer – Courses


Contact Us
Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division 

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)

P: +61 2 8204 0770​
E:  conference@ashm.org.au