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2016 SiREN Symposium


The 2016 SiREN Symposium took place on June 9th and 10th of this year. We had yet another amazing symposium and we are thrilled to start thinking about our next one. Stay tuned via Twitter  and subscribe to the SiREN Network for updates about the 2018 SiREN Symposium.


What happened at the 2016 SiREN Symposium?

The 2016 Symposium brought together practitioners, policy makers and researchers with an interest in evidence-based practice in preventing and reducing the impacts of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses.

Attended by over 100 delegates from around Australia, the talks featured many WA sexual health and BBV projects as well as national and interstate based projects.

2016 symposium delegates heard from a range of inspiring speakers including:

  • Associate Professor Linda Selvey (Chair of the Western Australian Committee on Blood-borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infectious committee, WA)
  • Dr Paul Armstrong (WA Department of Health, WA)
  • Associate Professor Martin Holt (University of New South Wales, NSW)
  • Professor Margaret Hellard (Burnet Institute, VIC)
  • Professor Peter Aggleton (University of New South Wales, NSW)
  • Associate Professor James Ward (South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute, SA)
  • Associate Professor Jonine Jancey (Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health, Curtin University, WA)


Please click here to view the 2016 SiREN Symposium program.