Registration will open in March 2018. Register early and save up to $100 with the early-bird registration packages. Full registrations includes the welcome reception and dinner.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

The AAPM conference is the premier event for practice management in Australasia. Supporting the conference provides your organisation with exposure to practice managers and decision-makers across the sector.


The conference brings together Australian and international experts in practice management. The program of speakers and session topics will be released in March.

The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)

Powering Your Journey, Driving Change

2018 Annual Conference

16 – 19 October 2018, National Convention Centre, Canberra

AAPM aims to ensure excellence in healthcare management for better patient outcomes. As the peak association supporting practice management, AAPM provides education, support, advice and advocacy for those involved in healthcare practice management.

The AAPM National Conference offers a professional development experience to develop and reinforce the core principles of healthcare practice management:

  • Financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Planning and marketing
  • Information management
  • Risk management
  • Governance and organisational dynamics
  • Business and clinical operations
  • Professional responsibility

Other benefits for conference attendees include:

  • Connecting with colleagues from across Australasia to support your professional development and workplace practices
  • Meeting with over 60 suppliers to the practice management industry
  • Learning about the latest software and infrastructure solutions to transform your practice
  • Opportunities to meet with government agencies and insurers

Who Should Attend?

Attending the AAPM National Conference benefits all people in practice management, including roles that undertake the review and implementation of processes in a practice that increase efficiency and contribute to the overall notion of ‘excellence in healthcare‘.

  • Practice Managers from General, Specialist, Allied Health, Dental, Community Health, Aboriginal Health and Aged Care
  • Practice Staff
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Business Managers
  • Executive Directors
  • Principals and Practice Directors
  • Healthcare Service Managers
  • Policy Makers
  • Government Staff
  • Primary Health Networks
  • Commercial Health Management Organisations


National Convention Centre Canberra
31 Constitution Avenue
Canberra ACT 2601

AAPM Membership

AAPM is Australia’s only peak association for Practice Managers. AAPM has the experience, knowledge and resources to aid your professional growth. AAPM provides an array of benefits for members including a career pathway recognising the experience and qualifications of members through AAPM Certified Practice Manager and AAPM Fellow Status.

Visit the AAPM website for more information.


About AAPM

AAPM represents Practice Managers and the profession of practice management, and promotes professional development and a code of ethics through leadership and education.

Conference Managers

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