ALMA has held a members’ conference every year since 1999, and it has become the highlight of the ALMA calendar, providing members a time to come together and learn from each other and all financial members can attend.
ALMA aims to encourage and support all members to attend conference and financial assistance is available for those who may require it, and for student members ALMA covers the cost of conference registration, accommodation and meals, and can provide generous travel subsidies.
ALMA partners* are welcome to attend the conference at a concession rate, and there are lunch only options also available.
Please note that to ensure a safe space for women attending the conference, partners who identify as men are not able to attend.
All membership fees must be renewed for the 2019/2020 financial year, which can be completed on our membership page.
2019 - “Art of Medicine” Katoomba (NSW)
16th- 18th August
Members are invited to celebrate the 21st ALMA Conference as reflect on and celebrate the last 20 years of ALMA History. Our guest speakers and workshops are centered around the use of art within and as medicine, and how the very way we practice medicine has developed and changed as we have perfected our skills and tried new techniques.
Early Bird Tickets now available until 17/07/2019.
*Please note only financial members may attend conference. Please renew/ pay membership before purchasing Conference tickets
To allow all members to attend concessions rates are available for those who are eligible.
full concession for retired/ non earning members and partners of ALMA members who wish to attend.
Partners who wish to just attend lunches can purchase a lunch only option.
A Partial concession is suggested for members whose income is less than $70000.
All non-student members wishing to attend the Saturday night dinner will need to purchase an additional ticket.
there are no conference fees for students, however student members will need to ‘purchase‘ the student ticket to rsvp.
2018“Connections“ Hanmer Spring (NZ)
21st- 23rd September
September 2018, ALMAs congregated at Hanmer Springs for our first conference to be held in NZ. Over three days attendees heard from speakers and participated in activities centered around “connections” and how they are made; connections between members across Australia and New Zealand, connections doctors make with their patients and the connections we make throughout life.