Invitation to Attend

On behalf of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology’s President, the Scientific Program and Education Committee (SPEC) and the Local Organising Committee, we invite you to the 54th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, to be held from 8th to 12th September 2018 in Sydney.

The 2017 Special Issue Nephrology Journal is available online
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31 January 2018

Call for Abstracts open

12 February 2018

Registration open

midnight 4 May 2018

Call for Abstracts closes

Late May 2018

Abstract Notification

June 2018

Full Program Live








International Convention Centre (ICC)
14 Darling Dr
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Plenary Speakers & Committee Members

Keynote Speakers

  • Barbara Murphy, MB BAO BCh FRCPI
    Chair, Department of Medicine, Murray M. Rosenberg Professor of Medicine
    Dean for Clinical Integration and Population Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York
  • Professor David Kavanagh
    Professor of Complement Therapeutics, Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, National Renal Complement Therapeutics Centre
    United Kingdom
  • Professor David Jayne
    Professor of Clinical Autoimmunity at the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK

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Local Organising Committee

  • Dr Martin Gallagher (chair)
    Director, Renal Division, The George Institute For Global Health


  • Dr Amanda Mather
    Medicine, Northern Clinical School, The University of Sydney
  • Dr Sradha Kotwal
    Prince Of Wales Hospital & The George Institute For Global Health
  • Dr Richard Phoon
    Medicine, Westmead Clinical School, The University of Sydney

Scientific Program and Education Committee

  • Professor Francesco Ierino (Chair)
    Director Of Nephrology, St Vincent’s Health

Participating in the ASM

Participation is open to all persons interested in nephrology. Professionals from a range of fields will be attending the ASM including:

  • Nephrologists
  • Senior scientists
  • Trainees in nephrology
  • Scientists undertaking higher degrees
  • Allied health professionals


The ASM is hosted by Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

The aims of the Society are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

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