Information (A-Z)


Abstracts may be submitted for:

  • ASCIA 2017 posters (displayed from Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 September 2017)
  • ASCIA 2017 clinical grand rounds oral presentations (for advanced trainees only)

Abstract submission will be open from mid May until midday AEST 28 July 2017.

All accepted abstracts are published in the online Internal Medicine Journal and these can be accessed on the ASCIA website:

Attendance Certificates

A certificate of attendance is provided to each delegate and is included in the registration envelope, together with a receipt for the registration payment.

Awards and Travel Grants

A limited number of travel grants are awarded (during the conference) to delegates (advanced trainees, dietitians, nurses, students) who reside outside of the region and have submitted an abstract for a poster and/or clinical grand round presentation.

Awards of $1,000 each for selected posters and clinical grand round presentations will be presented at the end of the conference. After the conference these are listed on the ASCIA website:

Breakfast Sessions

National Allergy Strategy Update breakfast session
Tuesday 12 September
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland

JSAC breakfast session
(for advanced trainees and supervisors only)
Wednesday 13 September
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland

Food Allergy breakfast session
Supported by Nutricia
Thursday 14 September
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland

Primary Immunodeficiency breakfast session
Supported by CSL Behring
Friday 15 September
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland


In the event of industrial disruption or a natural disaster the meeting organisers cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred by delegates.

The program is correct at the time of printing; however, the organisers reserve the right to alter the program if necessary.

Dress Code

The dress code is smart casual throughout the conference and cocktail for the Gala Dinner.


The exhibition for the ASCIA 2017 conference will run for 3 days, from Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 September 2017 and all lunches and tea breaks will be served in the exhibition area.

There will not be any exhibition on the Tuesday or Saturday.

Delegates are encouraged to visit the ASCIA 2017 exhibition stands throughout the conference.


Registration is available online at and special rates are available for ASCIA members, medical students and delegates from developing countries.


Registration, abstract submission, website

Sponsorship, exhibition, program

Smoke Free Policy

It is the policy that the ASCIA 2017 conference is smoke-free, including all related social functions.

Social Program

ASCIA 2017 Welcome Function
Wednesday 13 September, 17.30-18.30
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland

ASCIA 2017 Gala Dinner
Thursday 14 September, 18.30-22.30
St Matthew in the City, Auckland

ASCIA 2017 Closing Function (including award presentations)
Friday 15 September, 17.00-18.00
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland

ASCIA 2017 Trainee and Supervisors Dinner Meeting
Supported by CSL Behring
Friday 15 September, 18.00-21.30
Venue TBC

Special Requirements

Please provide details of any special diet, special needs or disability assistance required when you register.


Regular flights to the Auckland airport are available from capital cities throughout Australia and New Zealand.