International symposium on Health care communication and launch of Institute for Communication in Health Care (ICH)

The Director of ICH, Professor Diana Slade, invites you to join us at the Australian National University in the ‘bush capital’ Canberra on Monday and Tuesday 12-13
February 2018, including a twilight dinner at University House on 12 February. Healthcare professionals, clinicians, linguists, communication scholars, educators and
researchers will join together for an inspiring event that will bring together a unique group of participants from around the world.

Tickets are $220AUD for the two day registration. Unfortunately we are unable to offer single day registration.

When you register, could you please also complete this form for catering purposes.

Our theme for this symposium is: Translating cutting edge communication research into best practice and training for safe and compassionate healthcare and Invited speakers include

  • Dr Elizabeth Rider (Harvard Medical School, USA)
  • Dr Sam Heard (Medical Director, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, Australia)
  • Professor Rodney Jones (University of Reading, UK)
  • Dr Suzanne Eggins (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Associate Professor E.Angela Chan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
  • Professor May O. Lwin (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • Dr Marilyn Turkovich (Exec. Director, Charter for Compassion International),
  • Professor Emerita Suzanne Kurtz (Washington State University, USA)

... plus international leaders in the field of healthcare communication


Date & time

Mon 12 Feb 2018, 8.30am – Tue 13 Feb 2018, 5pm


Sir Rowland Wilson Building, Australian National University, 120 McCoy Circuit, Acton ACT 2601


Liza Goncharov


Updated:  9 February 2018/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications