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PRISM International Conference Palm Cove August 2018 - Policy Workshop

Date and Time

Tue 21st Aug, 8:30 am - Wed 22nd Aug 2018, 5:00 pm


Alamanda Palm Cove
1 Veivers Road Apartment 46, Palm Cove, QLD 4879, Australia, Palm Cove QLD 4879, Australia

Event description

This conference will bring together experts from various disciplines and backgrounds under the 4 PRISM themes: Immunisation, Respiratory Viruses, Emerging Infectious Diseases and New Methods for Simulation and Modelling.

More information on our consortium, our staff and focus can be found on our website:

The aim of our conference is to strengthen local and regional networks and provide a platform to share strengths and capabilities as well as explore new avenues to pursue in the context of Methods and Applied Mathematics. More information on the Confirmed Invited Speakers can be found on the draft program linked here.
The Conference will take place over 4 days.

An initial policy workshop (Tuesday 21st August) will be oriented towards policy advisors, public health professionals, epidemiologists and clinicians who make use of modelling outputs.

Conference day 1 (Wednesday 22nd August) will focus on modelling applications for policy and practice and may further be of interest to this group.

Conference day 2 (Thursday 23rd August) will be more methodologically oriented, running into technical workshops for individuals with existing modelling expertise on Friday 24th August.

Please register on this page for:

Two day package – Policy workshop and modelling applications focus (Tuesday, Wednesday);

If you wish to register for the main conference please visit the page linked below:


Contributed talks

There will be scope for contributed talks and there will be a poster presentation session on Wednesday the 22nd of August.

Please submit your abstract by the 15th of May via email to: and clarify if you prefer to talk or present a poster. 

If you have any questions you can send your query to our central contact address:


A pool of 1,2 or 3 bedroom suites are available on first come first served basis and are subject to availability. This pool will be released to the public mid April so early registration is essential. If you wish to reserve accommodation at the Alamanda please send your requirements to asap.

Pricing is as follows:

1 Bedroom pool side suite: 395 per night

2 Bedroom suite, shared with private room: 252.50 per night

3 Bedroom suite, shared with private room: 205 per night

If you would like to book accommodation please send an email to when registering.

Alternative accommodation close to the conference is available from the following venues:

Imagine Drift Palm cove - serviced apartments

Pullman Palm Cove

Peppers Beach Club

The Reefhouse by Sofitel

Mantra Amphora Hotel Palm Cove