Category Archives: Conferences

Announcing the ANZFPS and Motor Impairment Program Grant Balance Symposium

In collaboration with the NHMRC Program Grant into Motor Impairment (Led by Profs Lord, Gandevia, Herbert, Taylor), the ANZFPS are organising a focused symposium to showcase recent mechanistic and experimental studies to improve our understanding of balance control and falls in ageing and clinical groups. This meeting will be held at NeuRA in Sydney on Monday 4th December 2017. Stay tuned for more details to come.

GrassRoots Falls Festival, Fremantle, 17 February 2017

The Injury Control Council of WA, delivering the Stay On Your Feet WA® program with the support of the Department of Health are proud to be partnering with Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital to present the Grassroots Falls Festival Take Two.

Take two of the ‘GrassRoots Falls Festival: a falls prevention  conference for health professionals’ will be hosted at the beautiful Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th February, 2017. 

The event schedule has now been released and can be seen at

2016 ANZFPS Conference Melbourne – update

2016 conference

The 7th Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society will be held at the Melbourne Park Tennis Centre, November 27th-29th, 2016. For more information about registration and speakers visit

Abstract Submissions Open: April 2016
Registrations open in April.
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday 10th June 2016
Notification to authors of abstract status:: Friday 8th July
Program Available:: August 2016
Earlybird Registration Deadline: Friday 2nd September

Watch Your Step: 2016 National Fall Prevention Conference – Applying Integrated Approaches

May 16 and 17 at The Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Calgary, Alberta!

This leading fall prevention conference is presented in partnership with the Injury Prevention Centre, University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services.

Note! We are currently accepting sponsor and exhibitor partnerships.  At this conference, we will present a lively and informative Fall Prevention Marketplace and we strongly urge exhibitors who are interested in participating in this opportunity to book your space immediately. Exhibitor spots sold out in 2014!

For more information, please contact Karin Ivand, Conference Manager,  at 647-343-5034  or

Delegate registration will be open soon!