Australasian Medical Writers Association annual conference

27 August 2010to28 August 2010

The 27th Annual Australasian Medical Writers Association Conference, Writing in Our World will be held from 27–28 August in Melbourne at the State Library of Victoria.
Conference highlights include:
• Keynote and opening speaker: Victorian Governor Professor David de Kretser, endocrine researcher and founder of Andrology Australia.
• Sessions on: exploring the environment and our health, taboos, ethical issues in writing and an insider’s view of how the media covered the separation of the conjoined twins Trishna and Krishna.
• Professional Development workshops are offered on: social media, writing for the general public and making the most of the Cochrane library.
• Margaret Simons will speak at the conference dinner.
The entire program and registration form are on the AMWA website www.medicalwriters.org. Don’t miss the 6 August earlybird registration deadline.