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Just under 1 week left to submit your abstract!

You only have 1 week left to submit your ground breaking abstract for Respect Respond Reimagine. This is a valuable chance for individuals to showcase their new research, expertise, and contribute to the advancement of shared knowledge within the cerebral palsy and developmental medicine community. The Scientific Committee encourages you to make the most of this opportunity and submit your abstract to make a significant contribution to the conference.

The conference offers options such as Oral Presentation, Scientific Poster, Demonstration Poster, Instructional Workshop, PhD Platform, and Breakfast Seminar, allowing presenters to choose the format that best suits their research.

It’s worth noting that the conference will be held in a hybrid format, providing a platform for you to present your work alongside industry peers – even if joining us from afar. This format offers a unique opportunity to engage with a wider audience in meaningful discussions.

Please note that there will be no late-breaking abstract submissions for this conference. To ensure your work is considered, submit your abstract before the deadline of 23:59 (AEDT) on Sunday, February 11, 2024.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a progressive conference that explores important topics and drives innovation and conversation in cerebral palsy and developmental conditions. Submit your abstract now and join us in shaping the future of research and practice. Act fast, the deadline is approaching!

Submit your abstract here before time runs out!

Scholarship applications close this week!

The Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AusACPDM) Conference Scholarships deadline is this Sunday. This program aims to provide funding and support to professionals and early career researchers who may not have had the opportunity to attend otherwise. There are limited opportunities available, so it's important to act quickly and apply now!

In 2024, the scholarship criteria have been expanded, opening up more opportunities for professionals in specific target groups. Healthcare or disability professionals from Pacific nations or other HINARI countries, as well as those from regional or remote areas in Australia or New Zealand, may be eligible to apply. Early career researchers (ECR) with an accepted paper/poster presentation can apply prior to learning the outcome of their submission.

Nominations for the scholarships close at midnight AEDT on Sunday, 11th February 2024. This is an incredible opportunity to expand your knowledge, network with professionals, and contribute to your community. We encourage you to consider applying if you meet the eligibility criteria and take advantage of this valuable opportunity.

Don’t miss out, apply for a scholarship now!

Cairns is open for business, register now!

Cairns is ready to welcome the Respect Respond Reimagine delegates. After recent natural disasters in the region, we want to reassure all presenters, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates that Cairns is open for business!

Why not support the local community by registering at the early bird rate, closing 5 April 2024, and utilising the savings to treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure in Cairns?

Cairns is a popular destination known for its stunning natural beauty and exciting activities. It offers a perfect blend of laid-back tropical vibes and a vibrant multicultural lifestyle. From exploring the Great Barrier Reef to immersing oneself in the lush rainforests, Cairns offers a range of adventures for nature enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike.

Here's an exclusive offer for conference attendees: book a trip with Reef Unlimited before or after the conference and use our special discount code ACPDM24 to enjoy a fantastic 10% off the regular price.

Don't wait any longer! Register now for Respect Respond Reimagine 2024 and seize the chance to support the community of Cairns while saving big.

Secure your spot now, register here

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Join the mission towards a more inclusive and sustainable future.

This is a fantastic opportunity for your organization to connect with leading industry specialists and professionals from all over the world in the field of developmental medicine and cerebral palsy. By sponsoring the 12th AusACPDM biennial conference, you'll have the chance to align your brand with values such as respect, inclusion, and innovation, while showcasing your organization's commitment to creating a world where people living with childhood onset disability have full access to opportunities.

Our hybrid format allows you to engage with attendees both in person and virtually, ensuring maximum exposure for your organization. With an exciting program in Cairns, this is a unique opportunity to network, collaborate, and learn from leading professionals in the field.

Don't miss out on the chance to connect with like-minded individuals and organizations, and make a meaningful impact on the lives of those with developmental disabilities.

Tiffany Lo
AusACPDM 2023 Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager
[email protected]

Find out more about sponsorship

Thank you to our Sponsors, Exhibitors and Supporters

Gold Sponsors

Tranquility Lounge Sponsor


Conference Host