Join us at the Australian Osteoarthritis Summit 2017 on 30 May for a full day of free, exciting events. The summit is hosted by Medibank and will provide an opportunity to highlight the strengths, expertise and breadth of Australian osteoarthritis researchers.

The summit will highlight the enormous disparity between the burden of osteoarthritis disease and the levels of funding for research in Australia to the major funding bodies. It will also provide an opportunity for multidisciplinary networking and collaboration between participant



The key aims of the summit are to:

Identify research priorities for the next three to five years that match the strengths and expertise of Australian osteoarthritis researchers

Identify initiatives and strategies to help progress research in major priority areas

Facilitate the formation of collaborative groups that will have increased investigative power

Australian Osteoarthritis Summit 2017 events


Pre-summit breakfast

When: 7am – 9am
Where: O Bar and Dining – Level 47 Australia Square – 264 George Street, Sydney

Join us for breakfast and a panel discussion facilitated by Dr Norman Swan to understand what issues and health outcomes matter most to those living with osteoarthritis.



When: 10am – 5pm
Where: Auditorium, Level 5, Kolling Building – Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney

Hear the latest developments in osteoarthritis research and join prominent local and international experts to generate new thinking and priority setting to drive advances in osteoarthritis.


Summit Dinner

When: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Where: Where: L’Aqua restaurant, Darling Harbour – Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney

Discuss your impressions on the summit during a delightful dinner.

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