2021 Program

The 2021 program is under development. A number of speakers have committed to presenting in 2021.

For all conference enquires please direct emails to conference@acnn.org.au 


Wednesday 8th September

  • National Executive meeting (am)

  • Registration from 2 pm (tentative)

  • Opening plenary commences at 3.30 pm (tentative)

  • 'Market Place Welcome Reception'

Thursday 9th September 

  • Breakfast sessions

  • Invited and free abstract presentations

  • Concurrent sessions

  • Conference dinner - National Gallery of Australia

Gala Dinner
As we are in our Nation's Capital, we will be holding a gala dinner at our national art museum - National Gallery of Australia. The gallery, situated on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, was established in 1967 by the Australian government as a national public art museum. It hosts more than 160,000 works of art. The gallery also hosts featured exhibitions. For the dinner event, we are liaising with the venue to organise short tours of the featured exhibition.

The dinner includes 2 courses, drinks and live entertainment.   
Thursday 9th September, 6.30 - 10.30 pm. 

Friday 10th September

  • Invited and free abstract presentations

  • Concurrent sessions

  • Annual General Meeting

Breakfast sessions

3 breakfast sessions will be held on Thursday 3rd September

  • Dr Eveline Staub: nutrition - preterm growth
  • Research workshop - tba
  • Low Resource Countries SIG - guest presentation + general meeting

Planned Guest Speakers - concurrent SIG stream sessions 

  • Leadership SIG: Professor Christine Duffield
  • Research SIG: Dr Denise Harrison
  • Education SIG: Associate Professor Jenny Weller-Newton
  • NNP SIG: Kate O'Hara 

Updated 17 June 2020