BEAT-CKD Annual Research Forum and Workshops, 23rd to 25th July 2018

The open research forum and workshops for chronic kidney disease will be held at:

Translational Research Institute (TRI), 37 Kent Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland.

23 July and 24 July: Research Forum
25 July: Research Workshops (four concurrent streams)

The research forum and workshops are for patients, carers, clinicians, and researchers with an interest in conducting and implementing research to improve outcomes for people with chronic kidney disease. Annually, this open forum provides a unique opportunity to hear and discuss innovative methods, high-priority research projects, and to meet potential collaborators.

The research forum is open and free to attend. We welcome all interested parties.

Workshops will run four concurrent streams, for a cost-recovery ticket price of $100 for all attendees and $50 for students.

The concurrent full day workshop topics are:

1. Qualitative/Consumer Engagement

2. Health Economics

3. ANZDATA Registry

4. Clinical Trials.

We will be holding a casual dinner on 23rd July from 6 to 8.30pm at Chu the Phat Restaurant, South Brisbane. There will be an update of an AKTN Trial in between courses. Ticket price is $50 for entrée, main and one alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage. Please join us.

You have the flexibility to attend one or both days of the forum and any one of the four streams of the workshop.

Registrations are welcome for the Research forum, dinner and workshops. Register Here.

Thank you, we look forward to seeing you.

Program click here  

Chair and speaker bios click here

Feedback from previous attendees
“Emphasis and re-emphasis on importance of patients/consumers in discussions.”
“Potential for collaborative approaches and to avoid duplication of efforts.”
“Very interesting and informative, great project presentations.”
“Great to hear from experts from other fields.”
“Good variety of topics, active discussion, covered a lot. Good networking opportunity.”
“This forum has given me new inspiration for CKD research – thank you!”
“Great informal atmosphere really fostered a supportive environment and potential for collaboration.”
“Very inclusive of all groups. Great platform to focus on patient/consumer related outcomes.”

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