The 2nd Western Pacific Mass Gathering Events and Health Symposium uniquely focuses on the intersection between mass gatherings (major events, crowded spaces) and health. Building on the success of the inaugural symposium in 2022, people from government, non-government, industry, and academic organisations are encouraged to attend.

SYMPOSIUM THEMES

  • Emerging threats
  • Health outcomes
  • Interagency collaboration
  • Lessons learnt and case studies
  • Public and environmental health
  • Risk assessment

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REGISTRATION

$295  (2-day registration and networking evening event)

$200  (1-day registration and networking evening event)

$175  (1-day registration only)

DATES and LOCATION

24 and 25 June 2024

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Location: Griffith University Auditorium. Building 40, Level 5. Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Southport, Queensland (Campus map here)

GETTING THERE

Arriving by air: Both Brisbane airport and Gold Coast airport provide options for travel.

Arriving by train / light rail: TRANSLink provides rail services between Brisbane Airport / Brisbane CBD and the Gold Coast. You can then catch the G:link, Gold Coast Light Rail service to the Gold Coast University Hospital station.

Arriving by car: Casual parking is available in G55 on the Griffith University campus. Closer parking is available at the Gold Coast University Hospital.

ACCOMMODATION

Closest: Mantra Sharks (a 10min walk). Book now and receive 15% off the Mantra Daily Rate. Use promo code: CE2024. This discount is only applicable to phone [(07) 5603 3200] or e-mail [[email protected]] bookings.

Alternative: The Gold Coast has a large number of accommodation options along the G:link, Gold Coast Light Rail line. Accommodation might book out fast this week due to school holidays.