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One week left until the early bird deadline – register now and reap the savings!


There is only one week left to register at the early bird rate for Respect Respond Reimagine 2024. With an extensive program featuring renowned Keynote Speakers, informative Pre-Conference Workshops and a range of contributed presentations in the form of oral presentations, posters, instructional workshops, focused symposia, PhD platforms and breakfast sessions why would you not want to attend?

Additionally, Cairns, the Conference destination, provides a perfect blend of natural beauty and exciting activities, making it an ideal location for both relaxation and adventure. 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.

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?

Don't wait any longer! Register now for Respect Respond Reimagine 2024 before the early bird deadline of 5 April 2024.

Award nominations are now open


AusACPDM encourages you to put forward your nominations for the five categories of awards that will be presented at Respect Respond Reimagine 2024.

To nominate, simply email a letter (no more than 400 words) outlining the information below.

  • Name of nominee
  • Nominee’s email and contact number
  • How long, and in what capacity you have known the nominee
  • Nominee’s contribution
  • Your name, email and contact number

Winners will be announced at Respect Respond Reimagine 2024 and the closing date for nominations is 22 April 2024.

Be sure to email your nominations to [email protected] before 22 April 2024.

Become an AusACPDM Member

The Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AusACPDM) promotes excellence in research and best practice clinical care for children and adults with cerebral palsy and developmental conditions. Recently, the AusACPDM has expanded their membership to welcome anyone working in the field of childhood disability and anyone with lived experience of childhood disability.

Benefits of Academy membership include:

  • Discounted registration for the biennial AusACPDM conference
  • Discounted registration for other professional development events supported by the AusACPDM
  • Unrestricted access to the member-only section of the AusACPDM website which includes educational material and podcasts
  • Opportunity to join committees that undertake many of the Academy’s activities: a chance to work with a range of people including leaders in the field of childhood disability. Committee members also contribute to the development of the International Alliance of Academies for Childhood Disability (IAACD) and build working relationships with colleagues around the world
  • Receive a quarterly e-newsletter with Academy updates, research findings and opportunities
  • A great way to share your research with other members of the Academy and find research participants

AusACPDM members are eligible for registration fee discounts for Respect, Respond, Reimagine.

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]

Thank you to our Sponsors, Exhibitors and Supporters

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Tranquility Lounge Sponsor

PhD Platform Award Sponsor


Conference Host