Events

Attracting tens of thousands of international visitors to Melbourne for conferences so far, Club Melbourne Ambassadors have played a direct role in boosting Victoria’s economy by more than $685 million, showcasing our expertise in fields such as science, medicine and technology to the world, creating new global alliances, stimulating trade and leaving a legacy of new opportunities for both research and business.

Upcoming Conferences

Ambassador Conference Year
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni
World Congress on Women's Mental Health
2021
Prof Rod Sinclair XIII International Congress of Dermatology 2021
Prof Rod Sinclair
12th World Congress for Hair Research 
2021
Prof Susan Davis & Prof Gab Kovacs
World Congress on Menopause
2020
Mr Stephen Durkin World Engineers Convention 2019
Dr Andrew Ngu 17th World Congress of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2019
Prof Robert Medcalf XXVII Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and 65th Annual SSC Meetings 2019
Dr Dean Morris & Prof Geoffrey Taylor
International Particle Accelerator Conference  2019
Prof Robyn Langham
World Congress of Nephrology
2019
Prof Hans Westerbeek  World Congress on Science and Football  2019
Prof Yousef Ibrahim
IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
2019
Prof Leon Sterling
Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
2018 
Prof Alan Trounson & Prof Martin Pera 16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research 2018
Prof Andrew Scott World Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology 2018
Prof Meg Morris
Asia Pacific Parkinson's Conference
2018
Prof Brendan Crabb AC
1st Malaria World Congress
2018
Laureate Prof Rob Evans IEEE Annual Conference on Decision and Control 2017
Dr Horace King International Conference on Information Communication and Signal Processing 2017
Prof Ian Meredith AM Asian Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2017
Prof Alan Trounson & Prof Richard Boyd 
Cancer CAR-T Conference (inaugural) 
2017
Prof Rodney Hicks
Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (APNETS)
2017
Dr Patrick Greene
OBE
Annual Conference of the International Association of Museum Facility Administrators 2017
Prof Milton Hearn  International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC)  2017
Prof David Wood  Asian Chemical Conference - FACS
2017
Prof David Wood Tetrahedron Symposium Asia 2017
Prof David Wood AFMC International Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 2017
Prof David Wood Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry 2017
Prof David Wood  Annual World Conference on Carbon  2017
Prof Michael Georgeff  International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  2017
Prof Paul James  Ecocity World Summit  2017
A/Prof Neil Hewson  International Conference on Porphyromonas Gingivalis & related species in oral & systemic diseases (Pg) 2017
Prof Gary Egan  IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI)  2017
Prof Ian Freckelton QC  Commonwealth Law Conference  2017
Prof Rob Moodie AM World Congress on Public Health 2017

Past Conferences

Ambassador Conference Year
Prof Yousef Ibrahim
IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics  2017
Prof Richard Boyd  International Congress of Immunology  2016
Prof Lyn Littlefield OAM  International Congress of Behavioural Medicine  2016
Mr Brent Stafford & Mr Dean Zabrieszach  World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems  2016
Prof Hans Westerbeek  World Congress on Active Ageing
2016
Prof Martyn Jeggo  6th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health  2016
Prof Martyn Jeggo  The 4th International One Health Congress  2016
Prof Susan Elliott  Asia-Pacific Association of International Education Conference and Exhibition  2016
A/Prof Robyn Langham  Congress of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis  2016
Mr John Bartlett  Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Congress  2016
Dr Anna Lavelle  International Biotechnology Symposium  2016
Prof Iven Mareels & Laureate Prof Rob Evans  IEEE PES Power and Energy Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT Asia)  2016
Prof Gab Kovacs  World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility (COGI-Asia Pacific Chapter)  2016
Prof Rodney Hicks  4th Theranostics World Congress  2016
Prof Ravi Savarirayan  Asia Pacific Skeletal Dysplasia Conference  2016
Dr Dean Morris Asia Oceania Forum for Synchrotron Radiation Research 2015
Prof Hans Westerbeek World Congress on Elite Sport Policy 2015
Prof Bruce Mann World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer 2015
Dr Patrick Greene OBE Museums and the Web Asia 2015
Prof Alistair Moffat ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2015
Prof Patrick McGorry AO Australasian Schizophrenia Conference 2015
Dr Anna Lavelle Agricultural Bioscience International Conference 2015
Dr Dean Morris International Beam Instrumentation Conference 2015
Prof David Wood Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress 2015
Mr David Wiesenfeld International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2015
Dr Dean Morris International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experiment Physics Control Systems 2015
Dr Dean Morris Joint Accelerator Conferences Website Team Meeting 2015
Dr Arvind Sinha 4th Australasian Unmanned Systems Conference 2014
Prof Geoff Sussman OAM 10th Asia Pacific Diabetic Limb Problems Meeting 2014
Dr Arvind Sinha 8th Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology 2014
Dr Dean Morris Mechanical Engineering Design of Synchrotron Radiation Equipment and Instrumentation 2014
A/Prof Kerry Fitzmaurice 11th International Conference on Low Vision 2014
Prof Jack Singh IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems 2014
Prof German Spangenberg International Association for Plant Biotechnology Congress 2014
Prof Malek Bouazza 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics 2014
Prof David Hill AO 23rd World Cancer Congress 2014
Laureate Prof Rodney Tucker OAM Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference 2014
Prof Nadia Rosenthal International Conference on Systems Biology 2014
A/Prof David Prior World Congress of Cardiology 2014
Prof James Angus AO Biennial Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development

2014
Prof Tony Costello AM 1st World Prostate Cancer Congress 2013
Prof German Spangenberg International Conference on Chemical Ecology Congress 2013
A/Prof Bill Silvester International Conference of Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care 2013
A/Prof Jill Sewell AM, Prof Nip Thomson AM, A/Prof Les Bolitho AM & Prof Geoffrey Metz AM International Congress of Pediatrics 2013
Prof Rob McLachlan Asia Pacific Forum on Andrology 2013
Prof Ron Wakefield Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Annual Conference 2013
Mr Les Pickett ARTDO International Management and HRD Conference 2013
Prof Desmond Cahill OAM Harvard World Model United Nations Conference- WorldMUN 2013
Dr Dean Morris International Workshop on Infrared Spectroscopy and Microscopy with Accelerator Based Sources 2013
Prof Hatem Salem Asia Pacific Congress on Thrombosis & Haemostasis & HAA 2012
Prof Graeme Jackson & Prof Gary Egan Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2012
Prof John Olver AM

World Congress of NeuroRehabilitation 2012
Prof Stephen Davis AM & Prof Geoffrey Donnan AO

Asian and Oceanian Congress of Neurolog 2012
Prof Geoff Taylor International Conference on High Energy Physics 2012
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni & Prof Patrick McGorry AO 2012 SIRS Australasian Regional Conference 2012
Prof Henry Krum 1st International 4 Corners of Cardiology Meeting

2012
Prof Gabor Kovacs AM & Emeritus Prof Alan Trounson 14th World Congress on Human Reproduction 2011
Prof Geoffrey Metz AM
Biennial Congress of the Asian Pacific Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 2011
Prof Keith Hill Asia-Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2011
Dr Tom Beer & Prof Ray Cas International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 2011
Prof Gary Egan World Congress on Huntington's Disease 2011
Prof Patrick McGorry AO International Congress for the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders 2011
Prof Nip Thomson AM, A/Prof Les Bolitho AM & Prof Geoffrey Metz AM World Congress of Internal Medicine 2010
Prof Graeme Jackson Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress 2010
A/Prof Ian Macreadie 11th Symposium of the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms 2010
Prof Philip Batterham
63rd Annual Department of Public Information Non-Governmental Organisations (DPI-NGO) Conference 2010
Prof Martyn Jeggo Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) International Symposium 2010
Prof Martyn Jeggo 1st International One Health Congress 2010
Prof Patrick McGorry AO International Youth Mental Health Conference 2010
Mr Mark Stone
International Healthy Parks, Healthy People Congress 2010
A/Prof Bill Silvester
Inaugural International Advance Care Planning Conference 2010
Prof German Spangenberg  GMCC 09 International Conference on Coexistence between Genetically Modified (GM) and non-GM based Agricultural Supply Chains 2009
Mr Niall Byrne World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 2009
Prof Philip Batterham Evolution: The Experience 2009
Prof Paul Zimmet AO & Prof Gary Jennings AO Asia Pacific Congress on Metabolic Syndrome 2009
Mr Bill Stronach  International Conference on Drugs and Young People 2008
Prof Patrick McGorry AO International Conference on Early Psychosis 2008
ProfRob Moodie AM World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health 2008
Prof Graham Burrows AO & Prof Helen Hermann World Psychiatric Assoc International Congress 2007
Emeritus Prof Alan Trounson 7th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetics 2007
Dr Arvind Sinha Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology 2007
Dr Arvind Sinha South Pacific Region International Helicopter Safety Conference 2007
Dr Arvind Sinha Australasian International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 2007
Prof Susan Elliott World Conference on Mobile Learning - Mlearning 2007
Professor Paul Zimmet AO National Diabetes in Indigenous People Forum (National) 2006