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ASSBI Conferences

Here you can find details of our upcoming Conference along with how to register and book accommodation. We also include full details of the past Conference including the Conference Report and program.

41st Annual Brain Impairment Conference - 2018 - click here for costs, programme, speakers bios etc.

Connecting and Collaborating in Rehabilitation – convenor Liz Williams

If you have already registered then you will have been sent an invitation to download the app - I recommend this as it has EVERYTHING you need to negotiate the conference. If you want the programme in hard copy click here to download it.

ASSBI’s 41st Annual Brain Impairment Conference will be at the Adelaide Hilton, South Australia on 3rd to 5th May 2018

On Thursday 3rd May you can book up to 2 workshops.
Morning workshops:
Dr Tim Feeney (Workshop 1) entitled Rehabilitation as a
social imperative: Developing meaning and purpose and a reason to get out of bed in the morning OR
A/Prof Grahame Simpson (Workshop 2) entitled Understanding and building family resilience after brain injury

Afternoon workshops:
Dr Caroline Ellis-Hill (Workshop 3) entitled Working alongside people following brain injury: a ‘hands on’ exploration of human connection and sense of wellbeing OR
A/Prof Nicola Kayes (Workshop 4) entitled Co-constructing health- self management of chronic health conditions

The workshops will be followed by the Shine Lawyers Welcome Reception and the Art Exhibition entitled

"This is Me"

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May are the main conference days, with Keynote presentations and the Annual ASSBI Presidential Address being given by Prof Jacinta Douglas. 

In addition to the platform, datablitz and poster presentation formats, there will be "how-to" sessions which were introduced at ASSBI 2017 and proved very popular. 

Friday night is the Conference Dinner, which is sure to be a fun networking opportunity. There will also be several student networking and educational activities. 

Keynote speakers – Dr Caroline Ellis-Hill, Dr Tim Feeney, A/Prof Nicola Kayes, A/Prof Grahame Simpson and Prof Jacinta Douglas 

Accommodation   discounted accommodation has been booked at the Adelaide Hilton, get in quick and snap up your accommodation by BOOKING NOW

Dates for your Diary

Registration – is open REGISTER NOW
Conference closes - 28th April 2018
Workshops – 8.30am 3rd May 2018
Welcome Reception – 7.00pm 3rd May 2018
Conference starts – 8.30am 4th May 2018
Student Networking Event - 5.30pm 4th May 2018
Conference dinner - 7.30pm 4th May 2018
Conference concludes - 5.00pm 5th May 2018

Proudly supported by our conference partners


 40th Annual Brain Impairment Conference - 2017

40th ASSBI Annual Brain Impairment Conference – Melbourne 2017 convened by Dr Dana Wong

Looking back to look ahead: 40 years of science, practice and education in brain impairment


2017 Conference Programme 

2017 Conference Report 

ASSBI would like to thank the following partners for their support of the conference:


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t: 0425 220622

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NSW 2031

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