Upcoming
Events

Our professional development event program has been developed specifically for the multidisciplinary needs of the sports medicine and sports science community. SMA Members receive discounted or complimentary registration.

These events are designed to support and extend ongoing professional knowledge and skills development, and certificates are sent to attendees to claim CPD hours where relevant.

LEGEND

In-person event

Online event

Hybrid event

May 2024

Footwear tech and athlete talent networking event

Dates: 23 May
Time:
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Location:
The Running Edge, 73 Murray St, Hobart TAS

Networking plus discussions on footwear technology, medical pathologies and talent identification.
Tickets have SOLD OUT but please email [email protected] to join the waitlist. Learn more

Managing pregnancy and return to sport as an athlete support team

Dates: 29 May
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

This event explores pre-conception considerations, periodisation training plans, and considerations of the new normal of daily training and racing with a bub. Learn more

June 2024

Thinking beyond the joint: A contemporary understanding of osteoarthritis for the athlete

Dates: 5 June
Time:
6:30pm – 8:30pm AEST
Location:
Online

Learn about osteoarthritis progression and pain, the implications of this knowledge and appropriate loading in the context of the athlete with osteoarthritis. Learn more

Navigating diagnostic challenges: A practical approach

Dates: 12 June
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Understand how and when to refer on if the clinical picture doesn’t add up, and history and examination features that assist in differentiating the conditions masquerading as musculoskeletal problems. Learn more

Roadmap to success: Driving your sports medicine career

Dates: 19 June
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

For sports medicine professionals at the beginning of their career journey, and who are eager to carve their niche in their industry and grow a business. Learn more

Ankle osteoarthritis: Dinner discussion on assessment, referral and treatment

Dates: 25 June
Time:
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location:
Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania, 1 Ford Pde, Lindisfarne TAS

Gain competence in assessing and treating ankle osteoarthritis and know when to refer patients to surgical management. Best suited to physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, podiatrists, doctors, sport & exercise medical physicians, chiropractors and osteopaths. Learn more

Coach education for those working with female athletes

Dates: 26 June
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Dr Anthea Clarke will discuss, how to educate yourself and others, developing an effective environment and sport culture for female athletes, and understanding your role and the influence of gender. Learn more

July 2024

Epilepsy in sport

Dates: 10 July
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Learn about epilepsy in training & competition, different seizure types, management plans, basic seizure first aid and impact on individuals playing sport. Learn more

Point-of-care ultrasound: A sixth sense in sports medicine

Dates: 17 July
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Explore the fundamentals of point-of-care ultrasound, clinical applications and optimising resources, plus case studies in diagnosing and treating foot and ankle conditions. Learn more

Risk management for Sports Trainers

Dates: 24 July
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Gain practical knowledge and resources that will enhance your safety and the safety of others in your sports training work. Learn more

August 2024

The science of sport footwear

Dates: 22 August
Time:
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location:
Bared Footwear, 36 Manchester Ln, Melbourne VIC

An evening in Melbourne discussing footwear considerations for netball and basketball, followed by a healthy debate on ‘Can you just wear your runners for sport?’. Learn more

Tips for an impressive presentation

Dates: 28 August
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

An informative session led by 2024 SMA & ACSEP Conference Co-Chairs and Judging Chair on how to deliver an impactful academic presentation. Learn more

Keep your eyes on this page for more events as they’re confirmed.