It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the ASCIA 2019 conference, the 30th annual conference of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), in Perth, Western Australia.

ASCIA annual conferences provide an international standard of continuing professional development. They are also a unique opportunity to interact and collaborate with colleagues working in allergy, clinical immunology and immunopathology. ASCIA conferences are therefore a highlight of the year for ASCIA members and other health professionals working allergy, clinical immunology and immunopathology.

The ASCIA 2019 conference program includes around 50 speakers, including the following international keynote speakers:

  • Prof Mark Boguniewicz
  • Prof Mariana Castells
  • Prof Timothy Craig
  • Prof Evan Dellon
  • Prof Philippe Eigenmann
  • Dr Tomaz Garcez
  • A/Prof Matthew Greenhawt
  • Prof Peter Hellings
  • Prof Hugh Sampson
  • A/Prof Carina Venter

The ASCIA 2019 Conference will run for 3 days, from Wednesday 4 to Friday 6 September 2019 and will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference will include concurrent sessions for Nurses, Dietitians and Medical Associate ASCIA members and the following events, that are being held in conjunction with the ASCIA 2019 conference:

  • Centre for Food and Allergy Research (CFAR) Symposium 2019 on Tuesday 3 September
  • ASCIA WA Immunopathology Day on Saturday 7 September
  • ASCIA DAA Centre for Advanced Learning Dietitians Course on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 September

If you have time before or after the conference, visit for information on what to see and do in Western Australia.

We look forward to your participation in this conference in September 2019.

Kind regards,

Clinical Prof Michaela Lucas

Chair, ASCIA 2019 Conference

Dr Brynn Wainstein

ASCIA President

Jill Smith