WOWS12 is a one-day symposium for health professionals examining substance use and society.
Registration (available soon)
Professor Brian Draper MBBS MD FRANZCP, Professor (Conjoint),
School of Psychiatry University of NSW, Sydney, Australia; Clinical Lead,
Older Persons Mental Health Service, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick
Brian Draper is an old age psychiatrist and Conjoint Professor, School of Psychiatry, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia. He is Clinical Lead, Older Persons’ Mental Health Service, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick. He is past Board Member of the International Psychogeriatric Association; past Chair of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age, RANZCP and was foundation Chair of its Advanced Training Committee. He is Associate Editor of the journal ‘Suicide and Life-Threatening Behaviour’; Scientific Advisor, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; and a member of LifeSpan Research and Advisory Committee. He has published over 400 scientific articles on clinical aspects of dementia and cognitive disorders in various settings as well as suicidal behaviour, alcohol and substance use, depression and carer stress in older people.
WOWS12 Abstract Presentation Session, abstracts will be oral presentations, designed to be short and snappy and strictly no longer than five minutes each. The winning presentation will receive an espresso coffee machine for their workplace.
if you interested please email us at Metronorthfirstname.lastname@example.org for further details. Submissions close Monday 1 April 2019
Travel grants, several travel grants will be available up to $980 to assist rural and remote health professionals to attend WOWS12. Please email us email@example.com if you would like to apply. Applications close Thursday 14 February 2019
Getting to the Conference
There is a range of parking and transport options at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The Education Centre is located just off Bowen Bridge Rd.
Testimonials from WOWS11
- Very informative
- Well organised
- Best WOWS so far
- 3rd time attending and will be back next year
Friday 10 May 2019
Obstacle or opportunity?
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Herston QLD 4029
Phone:(07) 3646 1525
A full program will be available late January 2019