Location: Online


Health systems continue to be challenged by systematic differences in the health status and outcomes of different population groups.

Join national and international experts in implementation science, health systems and health equity as they explore contemporary themes in health equity and how implementation science can be harnessed to increase the benefits of health and medical research to all.

Presented by Sydney Health Partners, Maridulu Budyari Gumal (SPHERE) and the National Centre of Implementation Science, the three-day program will kick-off with a free session, In Conversation with Professor Nick Sevdalis (Kings College London), featuring a live Q&A and followed by a virtual networking drinks.

On 25 and 26 November, delve deeper with panel discussions and Q&As in sessions such as Health inequities and implementation challenges.

Discover and learn from real-world examples in sessions covering contemporary study designs, the challenges of balancing implementation outcomes with patient outcomes, and stakeholder engagement in priority populations.

Register now to ensure you don’t miss out on this Australian-first conference. Discounted registration is also available for students.

Pricing Schedule

Day 1 Registration (24 November): Free
3-Day Registration: $60
3-Day Registration (Student): $30


Program Overview (more details to come)

Day 1: 4:30 – 6:00pm, Wednesday 24 November [FREE]

  • In Conversation: International Implementation Science Expert Professor Nick Sevdalis
  • Informal Networking Session on Kumospace

Day 2: 9:00am – 4:40pm, Thursday 25 November

  • Plenary Session: Health inequities & implementation challenges
  • Concurrent Sessions: Abstract Presentations
  • Contemporary methods in IS: Study designs, frameworks and more
  • Balancing Patient and Clinical Outcomes with Implementation Outcomes

Day 3: 9:00am – 4:00pm, Friday 26 November

  • Plenary Session: Stakeholder engagement and challenges in priority populations
  • Concurrent Sessions: Abstract Presentations
  • In Conversation: Digital Health
  • Informal Networking Session on Kumospace

Topics for consideration included:

  • engaging communities in partnerships
  • applying implementation frameworks, models and theories in health research
  • health system readiness to engage in implementation research and practice
  • implementation strategies
  • outcomes focused research or practice
  • reports on research methods, measurement and tools for implementation research and practice
  • implementation and pragmatic trials and programmatic approaches in healthcare
  • literature reviews, including scoping, narrative, systematic reviews.

Present in one of three formats:

  • Concurrent Session – Oral presentation (15 mins plus 5 mins Q&A)
  • Rapid Fire – Brief oral presentation (5 mins plus 2 mins Q&A)
  • Poster presentation (If the conference pivots to online delivery, the posters will be accompanied by a 2min pre-recorded ‘mini oral’).

Submission Timeline

  • Wednesday 18 August : Abstracts submissions open
  • Early September: Conference registrations open
  • Monday 13 September: Abstract submissions close
  • Monday 4 October: Abstract outcome notification
  • Monday 18 October: All presenters required to register for ISHCA 21

Download the submission guidelines (pdf) for more information.

 

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