Clinical Trials International Conference update

Better Health through Best Evidence
October 2 – 5
Sydney ICC, Darling Harbour

Our Conference Update this issue highlights more of our speakers, some reminders about key dates (you’ve got four weeks to work on your abstracts!) and the great news – we’ve extended the free registration deadline for consumers until COB Friday 14 June.


Speaker highlights

Adjunct Professor John Skerritt – Deputy Secretary, Department of Health

A/Professor John Skerritt joined the Department of Health in 2012. As well as being part of the Executive of Australia’s Health Department, he has line responsibility for the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the Office of Drug Control. TGA is Australia’s regulator of medicines, medical devices, blood and cell and tissue therapies. Professor Skerritt has led the development of new regulatory frameworks for emerging technologies.

Professor Robyn Ward – Executive Dean, The University of Sydney 

Professor Robyn Ward AM FAHM joined the University of Sydney in July 2018 as the inaugural Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health. She was the former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Executive Dean (Acting) of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Queensland.

To see all our speakers confirmed to date visit



Destination Sydney

For those of you travelling to Sydney, Australia's largest and most famous city, make sure you don’t miss out on the sites while you’re there. Sydney is loved for its vibrant coastal atmosphere, sunny days and crystal-clear beaches. More than just a beach destination, Sydney is also home to iconic buildings, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, and a vibrant culture.

Look at things to see and do in Sydney!

The ACTA International Clinical Trials Conference is taking place at the International Convention Centre at the heart of its very own Sydney Harbour waterfront precinct, set amongst restaurants, retailers and a dynamic public domain on Darling Harbour.

Early bird registration is open!

Early bird registration ends on 31 July 2019.

Make sure you register before the deadline to benefit from up to $200 off your registration.