Catch up with all the latest news and updates for ICTMM 2016 below:

Comprehensive Program now available! (July 2016)

The detailed program has now been released and available to download. With so many presentations download the latest program to plan your experience at the 19th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016.

Download Program here.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre voted number one in the world! (July 2016)

It is official – Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has been named as the World’s Best Convention Centre! The announcement was made at the Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) in Nantes, France.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre will host the 10th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016 in September 2016.

Find out more.

ICTMM 2016 official launch a success! (April 2016)

Committee Photo Mosquito Quinten Bryce panel discussion

On Friday 15 April 2016 The Honorable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO officially launched the 19th International Congress on Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016 at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art hosted by Professor Cheryl Jones, President of the Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) and Professor David Emery, President of the Australian Society for Parasitology along with Associate Professor Helen Evans, Advisory Council, Pacific Friends of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

By invitation only guests were invited to come along and enjoy a breakfast buffet over looking the spectacular Brisbane river and city whilst listening to leading industry experts discuss the importance and significance of the congress.

The expert panel moderated by Dr Norman Swan, Host, ABC RN Health Report consisted of Professor Maxine Whittaker, Professor James McCarthy, Associate Professor (Hon) Helen Evans, Dr Ben Rolfe and Professor Sharon Lewin.

With only a few more months to go Brisbane is getting very excited about hosting leading experts in September 2016.


ICTMM 2016 at ASTMH 2015 (October 2015)

Members of the Management Committee recently represented the International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016 at the ASMTH 2015 Annual Meeting held in Philadelphia, USA from 25 – 29 October 2015. The most popular and colourful stand of the meeting, Committee Members were onsite to talk to all delegates about the Congress and hand-out postcards, promotional band-aids and clip-on koalas. We hope you got the chance to speak with one of our Committee Members in attendance, which included Dr Malcolm Jones, Associate Professor David Looke, Professor Denise Doolan, Professor James McCarthy and Associate Professor Kathy Andrews.

 We would also like to congratulate all the winners of our booth competitions!


Look out for the Management Committee and our ICTMM 2016 banner at the 5th Molecular Approaches to Malaria Conference (MAM2016) in Lorne, Victoria from 21 – 25 February 2016.

 Word of ICTMM 2016 travels abroad (September 2015)

Associate Professor Kathy Andrews of the ICTMM 2016 Management Committee recently attended the 2016 European Congress of Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) in Basel, Switzerland to promote the ICTMM 2016.

Amongst ECTMIH delegates was ICTMM 2016 keynote speaker Professor John Reeder. Professor Reeder is Director of TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, at the World Health Organization in Geneva. He maintains research interests in malaria and other agents of global health significance, such as tuberculosis, NTDs and HIV. To read his and other confirmed keynote speaker’s biographies visit the keynote speakers page.

Keep an eye out for the ICTMM 2016 banner at upcoming events, including at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) 2015 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia from 25 – 29 October 2015. Come visit us on stand 513 for information on the Congress and a clip-on koala!

Kathy Andrews & John Reeder








Call for Workshops (July 2015)

The ICTMM 2016 Scientific Program Committee invites submissions for workshop proposals.  Workshops should seek to facilitate and engage discussion with the participants, and may be conducted by individuals or a small group. Workshop proposals must be a maximum of 250 words and follow the outlined instructions found here.

Workshop proposals should be submitted in word format via email to as soon as possible. Notifications of acceptance to run a workshop will be distributed by Monday 19 October 2015

Keynote Speaker Update (May 2015)

The Management Committee is pleased to announce that Professor John Reeder, Professor Kevin Marsh and Professor Sharon Lewin have been confirmed as keynote speakers. Please click here to view their biographies.


Industry News

June 2016
Australia’s equine flu eradication a triumph for Vet MedicineRead Article

February 2016

Zika virus: Rapid-testing centre to be set up in Queensland – Read Article

Zika virus declared a global health emergency by WHO – Read Article

April 2015

Breath test breakthrough by Australian scientists could lead to earlier malaria detection – Read Article

November 2015

Scientists welcome $10m grant in fight against malaria – Read Article


Congress eNewsletters

South Bank view Call for Late Breakers Now Open ( June 2016)

lab 9 Workshops now available at ICTMM 2016!  (March 2016)





Registration now open! (January 2016)

 Registrations for ICTMM 2016 have officially opened. Get in early to secure your Early Bird Discount registration fee. Click here to register.



Surfers Paradise

Keynote speakers confirmed and exciting program updates
 (September 2015)

Learn more about the ICTMM 2016 program by downloading the most up to date Program at a Glance and reading the confirmed keynote speaker profiles. If you are thinking about extending your stay in Australia, be sure to read our feature on Queensland, Australia’s Sunshine State!



Early Career Scholar Grant Program Announced (August 2015)

Find out if you are eligible for a grant to attend ICTMM 2016 and how you can apply.


BCEC Merivale Street

Join us in Brisbane in 2016 (January 2015)

Mark 18-22 September 2016 in your diary for the International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016 to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. We can’t wait to see you Brisbane in 2016.