iCAHE Allied Health Conference



About the Centre

Allied Health is Good Health

The 2017 iCAHE Allied Health conference will be a celebration of new work by academics, clinicians, and policy makers in the area of service delivery and implementation for Allied Health. 

This conference will discuss the current state of play in allied health practice globally, present updates in allied health research and practice, and discuss challenges and strategies to address the challenges in allied health practice. 

This event will include pre-conference workshops, post-conference workshops, two days of conference presentations by internationally recognized keynote speakers and plenaries, breakfast sessions for students, and a cocktail networking event. Abstracts would be welcomes from all areas of allied health related to service delivery and implementation. 

Latest News: 

10-08-17: Keynote Speaker Annouced: Ms Susan Huckson!

We are honoured to announce Ms Susan Huckson as a keynote speaker of our 2017 Allied Health conference! Sue has been a Board Trustee for Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) since 2012 and more recently held position of Vice Chair. She is very involved in many G-I-N activities including the Implementation Working Group, supporting the Low and Middle Income Working Group and leading the G-I-N ANZ Regional Group. Sue’s work on clinical practice guidelines will be the focus of her presentation in November.

For more about Sue’s work, please see out Keynote Speakers page!


09-08-17: Meet The Speakers!

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers of our 2017 Allied Health conference! With an impressive roster of international guests, including Professor Narasimman Swaminathan, Dean of Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at INTI International University, Malaysia; Ms Ivis Chung, Chief Manager (Allied Health) of the Hospital Authority (HA) in Hong Kong; Ms Gill Hall, Manager Rehabilitation at Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), New Zealand and her colleague Mr Ken Stewart, clinical lead for Falls Prevention & Fracture Liaison services for the Canterbury health system. Local speakers Dr John Moss, a health economist from the University of Adelaide, and Mr Paul Burke, a clinical guideline developer for Ambulance Victoria, are also highly anticipated speakers.

For more on all of our Plenary Speakers, please visit our Plenary Speaker page! 


12-07-17: Student Prize Announced!

As part of iCAHE's support of Honours, Masters, and PhD students, a new student prize has been announced. This prize is valued at $200, and will be awarded to the best student presenter for the 2017 iCAHE conference. As this prize has been announced after the closed call for abstracts, we have elected to EXTEND the call for abstracts for STUDENTS ONLY. 

This represents an opportunity for higher degree students to present their new work among their peers, and build networking connections with local, national, and international colleagues. Student submissions are expected to follow the same submission requirements and fit with the same topics as a standard submission which can be viewed on the left hand column of this page. 

This student abstract opportunity will close on August 14th. 

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02-06-17: Call for Abstracts EXTENDED

After much consideration we have decided to extend our call for abstracts until JUNE 16TH 2017. Be sure to get in before this date as no late abstracts will be accepted after this time!

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25-05-17: Early Bird Registration Now Open! 

We are pleased to announce that Early Bird Registrations for the 2017 iCAHE Allied Health Conference has now opened! This will only be available for a limited time, so get in quick to get a excellent discounted rate!

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23-05-17: Keynote Speaker Annouced - Professor Quinette Louw

We are pleased to announce Professor Quinette Louw as a keynote speaker for our 2017 Allied Health Conference. With a background in evidence-based healthcare, musculoskeletal health, and utilising the scientific and clinical evidence to promote health and improve human functionality within a trans-disciplinary context, Professor Louw will be a welcomed presenter at our conference


06-03-17: Abstracts are now OPEN!

We are now accepting abstracts for consideration to present at this conference. The central theme of the 2017 iCAHE Conference is “Allied Health is Good Health.” Submissions on this theme are particularly welcome. Broadly, this conference is to showcase all areas of allied health and how putting evidence into practice needs to be considered across all involved parties, from clinicians, to policymakers, managers, and consumers. Abstracts close on JUNE 2ND 2017. Late submissions will not be considered. Abstracts will be peer reviewed according to relevance to the conference themes, originality of the work, specific results described, and potential impact. Please prepare abstracts carefully and describe accomplishments specifically. Click here to see our tracks and topics. 

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If you are interested in receiving updates regarding this event, please email us at iCAHE@unisa.edu.au to be registered for our 2017 Conference Mailing list. 

For all other enquiries, including media, supplier, or sponsorship enquiries, please visit our contact page. 

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