Conferences

Australasian CF Conference

In 2017 the Australasian Cystic Fibrosis (ACF) Conference is being held in Melbourne from 5-8 August.

ACF Conference grants
We will be offering a limited number of ACF Conference grants to help with the cost of attending the conference.

To submit your expression of interest in receivng a conference grant, email support@cfv.org.au with:

  • Your name
  • CFV member number
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Why you want to attend the conference

Expressions of interest close 30 April 2017. 

After the 30 April 2017, we will contact eligible applicants with more details. 

CFV Community Conference

The goal of Cystic Fibrosis Victoria's (CFV) Community Conference is to bring people from the Victorian cystic fibrosis (CF) community up-to-date with latest developments and to provide opportunities for discussion with medical and health experts and those affected by CF. 

We will not be hosting a CFV Community Conference in 2017 as the ACF Conference is being hosted in Melbourne from 5-8 August 2017.

Highlights from past conferences

Highlights and Presentations from CFVs 2016 CF Community Conference

Augustine Centre, Hawthorn, Melbourne, 30 July 2016

Program and presentations
Below is the program for the conference and links to some of the speakers presentations and resources.

Download the conference program (PDF 513KB)

Government concessions and benefits (PDF 292KB)
Nina Menezes, Social Worker, The Alfred

    Conference supporters

    Victorian Government logo   

    CFV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government

    Maurice Blackburn Lawyers logoTechnipro PulmoMed logo

    Major Sponsors Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and Technipro PulmoMed

    Air Liquide Healthcare logoTag Medical logo

    Supporting Partners Air Liquide Healthcare and Tag Medical

     

    Highlights and Presentations from CFVs 2015 Community Conference

    Augustine Centre, Hawthorn, Melbourne, 29 August 2015

      Program and presentations
      Below is the program for the conference and links to some of the speakers presentations and resources.

      Download the program (PDF 264KB)

      Advances in treatment (PDF 1.7MB)
      Professor John Wilson, Head, Cystic Fibrosis Service, Alfred Hospital, AIRMed Department, Monash University

      Self advocacy: How do I get my voice heard? (PDF 316KB)
      Mary Macheras-Magias, Coordinator, Consumer Representation and Training, Health Issues Centre

      CF and mental health (PDF 668KB)
      Dr Alice Morgan, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Cystic Fibrosis, Respiratory Department & Child and Family Psychology Clinic, Mental Health, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

      Fussy eating resources (PDF 252KB)
      Caitlin Miles, Paediatric Dietitian, Monash Children’s Hospital 

      Australian Respiratory Early Surveillance Team for Cystic Fibrosis (AREST CF) (PDF 948KB)
      A/Prof Sarath Ranganathan, Director of Respiratory Medicine, Respiratory Physician, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

      Conference supporters

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      CFV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government and Major Sponsors Technipro PulmoMed & Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

       

      Highlights and Slide Presentations from CFVs 2014 Community Conference

      Opening plenary ‘Looking Back - 40 years of CF Care’
      Judith Glazner, CF coordinator and counsellor, Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital. 

      Sue Emery, Parent of child with CF. Click HERE for slide presentation

      Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening
      A/Prof David Amor, Director, Victorian Clinical Genetics Services Click HERE for slide presentation.

      Nutrition in CF: looking back, looking forward to a healthy future
      Dr Susannah King and Dr Audrey Tierney, Senior Dietitians, Alfred Health. Click HERE for slide presentation.

      Regional CF e-Health and telemonitoring program
      Denise Clark, Alfred Health. Click HERE for slide presentation

      Physiotherapy - 40 Years Back, 40 Years Beyond
      Dr Brenda Button, Senior Clinical Physiotherapist, Alfred Health. Click HERE for slide presentation.

      Education and CF
      The Royal Children’s Hospital Education Institute. Click HERE for slide presentation.