ASfAR State-based Conference 2021 – 13th August 2021

The futures of autism research” for HDR candidates and early career researchers –

SAVE THE DATE 13th August 2021 – Brisbane and online

The Futures of Autism Research Conference Programme

HDR candidates and early career researchers, please register by the 9th August 2021
Zoom Registration Link:  https://is.gd/AutismFutureResearchers_Zoom

A conference for HDR candidates and early career researchers (must be members of ASfAR)
An opportunity to:

  • Present your research to likeminded researchers in a small, supportive environment
  • Learn about the academic journeys of international keynote speakers
  • Network with researchers of a similar career stage

Prizes will be awarded for the top oral and poster presentations on the day. Registration is free and catering provided.

The futures of autism research conference:
Providing opportunity for support, development, and collaboration
Organisers: Stephanie Malone, Kate Simpson, & Nicole Dargue from the Autism Centre of Excellence, Griffith University.

Questions? Contact N.Dargue@Griffith.edu.au for further information.

ASfAR State Conference – 13 August 2021 Brisbane flyer

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ASfAR State-based Conference 2021 – 9th December 2021

ASfAR State-based Conference 2021 – 9th December 2021

Mental Wellbeing & Suicide Prevention in Autism: Bringing Autistic People, Researchers and Health Professionals Together

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Brenna Maddox is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, in the Department of Psychiatry

A/Prof Jo Robinson leads the suicide prevention research unit, at Orygen in Melbourne Australia.

Professor Phil Batterham is a Professor at the Centre for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.

Special guest speaker: Lisa Morgan (author, researcher, speaker, co-chair of the Autism and Suicide committee of the American Association of Suicidality, expert with lived-experience)

Melbourne and online

Abstract submissions open September 2021

More information – ASfAR 2021 Dec 9 State conference flyer

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VP Cheryl Dessanayake named Western Pacific Regional Lead

ASfAR is pleased to announce that our Vice President Professor Cheryl Dissanayake will be the Regional Lead of the Western Pacific region on a new Global Senior Leaders Committee initiative by INSAR (International Society for Autism Research), which aims to ensure that all regions/ countries in the world are represented in INSAR by a senior autism researcher/ clinician.

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