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SiREN Symposium

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The Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN) symposium will bring together practitioners, researchers and policy makers with an interest in evidence-based practice in preventing and reducing the impacts of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood-borne viruses (BBVs).

Event details

This event focuses on preventing and reducing the impacts of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses.

Date
Monday 7 April 2014
Time
9.00am – 4:30pm followed by informal sundowner 4.30-5.30pm
Venue
Curtin University, Technology Park Function Centre, 2 Brodie-Hall Dr Bentley WA 6102
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Delegates will hear from a range of inspiring and eminent speakers on examples of innovation and the importance of effective planning, research and evaluation to build evidence to support innovative practice. Keynote speakers include Sami Shah, Fringe World comedian, who will demonstrate the use of humour for public health messaging. Concurrent sessions will present examples of partnerships and community engagement, research and evaluation, and innovative practices in the sexual health and blood-borne virus sector. Panel discussions will provide an opportunity for audience participation on topical issues. Satellite workshops are also available, including using social media and technology in health promotion, and a writing workshop to increase scholarly output.

Please refer to the program on the SiREN website for further details.

General admission tickets will be on sale until 24th March 5pm AWST, at a cost of $95. Places are limited, so book now to guarantee your place!