Professor Ron Ettinger, an Australian Dentist from Iowa USA, is well known for his extensive research, teaching and work with frail elderly people, and is our keynote speaker. He is joined by a talented group of local dentists and specialists, other health care providers and consumers who will present on the range of topics from different perspectives.
Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, QLD
The RICC is Australia’s newest convention centre, located in the Brisbane Showgrounds precinct, on Gregory Terrace at Bowen Hills. It is an easy 10 minute walk from the UQ Oral Health Centre and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Opposite the RICC is a brand new four and a half star Rydges Hotel, while nearby is the vibrant King Street dining hub. Within 10 minutes walk is Fortitude Valley, which boasts some of the best boutique shopping in Brisbane along with a diverse range of entertainment options. The RICC is in easy reach of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and capital of, and gateway to, the ‘Sunshine State’ of Queensland. Known for its year round sunny pleasant weather, Brisbane is a melting pot of history, culture, shopping, dining and nightlife. Modern architecture beautifully contrasts with impressive historic buildings that complete the city's stunning skyline that comes alive at night. Brisbane is also home to an excellent cultural precinct featuring museums, galleries, theatres and festivals.