Past Conferences - 2002


National Quality of Life Symposium, People's Republic of China
January 10-13, 2002 in Shenzhen, China


Second World Assembly on Ageing
The Valencia Forum
An International Scientific Congress
April 1-4, 2002


First Faculty of Health Studies International Interdisciplinary Conference
Health Policy, Practice and Research in the 21st Century - Making a Difference
May 6-9 2002, Auckland, New Zealand

This conference is being hosted by the Faculty of Health Studies, Auckland University of Technology. It will be held in an outstanding venue, the Sky City Conference Centre.

Brochure/program (doc 111 KB)
126th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Mental Retardation
Wyndham Palace Resort and Spa
Orlando, Florida
May 28 - June 1, 2002


Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences
June 11-15, 2002, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

All areas of Social Sciences are invited - Anthropology, Area Studies, Communication, Economics, Education, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, International Relations, Journalism, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Urban Planning, Women's Studies and other areas related to social sciences. For a complete list of suggested areas of social sciences see:

Inaugural Conference of IASSID Europe
June 12-15, 2002
University College, Dublin, Ireland
2002 Suicide Prevention Australia Conference
'Quality of life - for All of Life'
June 21-23, 2002
Darling Harbour, Sydney
Contact: Jonine Penrose-Wall
National Annual Suicide Prevention Conference Committee
Vice Chair Suicide Prevention Australia Inc
International Conference on Social Welfare
June 24-28 2002, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

This is the 30th global conference of the International Council of Social Welfare - ICSW. The conference will focus on social development in the third millennium, and will include key note speeches, seminars and workshops on a wide variety of subjects.

For further information check out


International Council of Psychologists (ICP) 60th Annual Convention "Helping Others Grow"
July 1-5, 2002
Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines
For information
Antoinette Thomas
Telephone: 450-466-9459
25th International Congress of Applied Psychology
July 7-12, 2002
For information
Jeanie Chan
Telephone: (65) 278-8666
Fax: (65) 278-4077
26th IACCP Congress of Cross-Cultural Psychology
July 15-19, 2002, Jogyakarta, Indonesia
For further information check out
The 8th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference
Current Challenges and Future Frontiers
July 17-18, 2002, Canberra, Australia

ACQOL members who are not on the Australian Health Outcomes Collaboration mailing list and who would like a hard copy of the program (due out mid-end May) please contact Lorna Tilley or Jan Sansoni

2nd Biannual Conference on Personal Meaning: Freedom, Responsibility, and Justice
July 18-21, 2002
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
For information
Derrick Klaasen
Telephone: 604-513-2121
Fax: 604-513-2010
VCOSS's Social Policy Congress
July 31 - August 2, 2002
Melbourne (Venue to be advised)

The focus of the Congress is on options and solutions for ways forward across policy, program and legislative areas.VCOSS invites individuals and organisations involved in social policy and program delivery to participate in Congress 2002 through making a submission and/or attending the Congress.


22nd International Congress of Individual Psychology
"Self & Society: Development, Process, and Quality"
August 6-10, 2002
Munich, Germany
Transforming Eldercare and Our Own Aging
August 14-17, 2002
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Oak Brook, Illinois
The MHS 12th Annual Conference "There's no Health without Mental Health"
August 19-22, 2002
Sydney Convention Centre, Sydney
Telephone: 02 9926 6057
Health-Related Quality of Life Assessment in Diabetes
August 31, 2002
Stadion Hotel, Budapest, Hungary
Deadline for registration: July 31, 2002


2nd World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental & Behavioural Disorders
"Developing Partnerships - Science, Policy, and Programs Across Cultures"
September 11-13, 2002
London, United Kingdom
2nd Asia Pacific Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care
September 11 - 13, 2002, Singapore

Selected themes focus on:

  • Improving patient safety
  • Leadership for improvement
  • Improving health systems
  • The evidence for improvement
  • Measuring quality and benchmarking for change

To access the online registration brochure visit and click on the "2nd Asia Pacific Forum" link.

If you would prefer to receive a print copy of the brochure please contact

A Workshop on Health-Related Quality of Life Assessment in Asthma and COPD
September 13, 2002
Radisson SAS Royal Viking Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden
Deadline for Registration: August 31, 2002
To register online:
Auseinet Forum - Putting It All Together: A National Forum on Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health and Well-being
September 15-17, 2002

For a copy by mail, email Jill at or tel: 08 8404 2999

34th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference "Mobilising Public Health"
September 29 - October 2, 2002
Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide


Australian Association for Social Research - 'Worlds of Research: Coinciding & Colliding'
October 1-4, 2002
Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Paper abstracts to
Proposals for other forms of presentations to
All-Russian Conference with International Participation "Quality of Life Research in Medicine"
October 3-5, 2002
St Petersburg, Russia
Health Professions Education International Conference
Bloemfontein, South Africa
October 7-10, 2002
9th National Conference of the Association for the Welfare of Child Health - Healthy Justice For Children and Young People
October 10 - 11, 2002
Sydney, Australia

For further information contact Louise at Conference Action:
Phone: 02 9437 9333
Fax: 02 9901 4586

Annual Psychiatry & Psychology Clinical Skills Update - Moods, Anxiety & Depression
October 17 - 18, 2002
Telephone: +61 3 9682 0244
Facsimile: +61 3 9682 0288
Community-Level Indicators: Building Community Capacity for Health
October 17-20, 2002
Jasper, Alberta
Annual Gold Coast International Mental Health Conference
Perspective on Young Adults Mental Health - Transitions from Adolescence to Young Adult
October 19 - 20, 2002
Telephone: +61 3 9682 0244
Facsimile: +61 3 9682 0288
20th International Evaluation Conference
October 28 - 29, 2002
Wollongong, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6262 9093
Fax: + 61 2 6262 9095
Australasian Evaluation Society International Conference
Evaluation in Practice: Making a Difference
October 30 - November 1, 2002
Woolongong, NSW, Australia


Inaugural World Autism Conference
November 11-14, 2002
Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne
Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc & National Investment for the Early Years, 2002 Conference "FROZEN FUTURES?"
November 14 - 16, 2002
A conference exploring the effects of early stress on later outcomes
The University of Sydney NSW
ISQOLS Conference on Community Quality of Life
Planning, Developing and using Community Quality of Life Indicators
Nov 13-16, 2002
Radisson Fort, Magruder Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
37th National Conference of Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability
Nov 13-16, 2002
"Developing & Enriching Communities"
Wrest Point Casino, Hobart, Tasmania
For information:
Virginia Downton - Tel: 0408 951 686
The Australian Psychological Society's 2nd Annual Conference 'Relationships: at home, at work, and abroad'
November 16-17, 2002
Deakin University, Melbourne Campus, Burwood
8th International Health Summer School - 'Exploring New Horizons in Public Health'
School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
November 18-22, 2002
4th Australian Conference on Quality of Life
November 29, 2002
Melbourne, Australia
Registration and conference information


2002 FECCA National Conference
5-7 December 2002
National Convention Centre, Canberra
"Setting the Agenda for a Multicultural Australia"
For enquiries:
Phone: +61 2 6281 6624
Fax: +61 2 6285 1336
International Conference on Social Science and Social Policy in the 21st Century
December 9-11, 2002
Vienna, Austria
For information:
Leszek A. Kosinski
International Social Science Council, France
Telephone: +33 1 45 68 25 58
Fax. +33 1 45 66 76 03