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17th World Congress in Brisbane, Australia

WAIMH 17th World Congress

June 7-11, 2020 Postponed

We invite you to Brisbane, Australia, for the 17th World Congress, June 7-11, 2020 postponed. The conference theme is Creating stories in Infant Mental Health: research, recovery and regeneration. Australia is a land with a rich story-telling history. Come and join us to reflect on our shared infant mental health journey and create new stories together.

Brisbane congress website:

Congress website:

The Registration is open. The Early Bird registration rate will remain available indefinitely. 

Statement on COVID-19

March 22nd, 2020

Dear colleagues, it has become obvious that our congress cannot take place on June 2020, but we are looking for possibilities to postponing the Congress to date before the end of June 2021. More information will follow soon.

We thank you for your patience during this process.
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March 19th, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the WAIMH 2020 Organising Committee have been considering the implications for the 2020 Congress in Brisbane. Ensuring the safety of delegates, speakers, industry sponsors, organisational staff and all stakeholders of the WAIMH Congress is of utmost importance to us.

The WAIMH Organising Committee are working hard to look at options for the 2020 Congress and will have a further update released shortly. Further information will be provided via email, website and social media.

The Early bird registration rate will remain available indefinitely. The early bird registration rate can be accessed via the online registration form.

March 9th, 2020

The WAIMH Board and Brisbane Organisation Committee are following the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic very closely. At the moment, Brisbane conference arrangements are proceeding as planned, but we are prepared and looking for other possible options.

The WAIMH Board and the Congress Organising Committee are taking advise from the local and national Health Authorities in regards to COVID-19 is also paying close attention to new developments with the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, and we’re following the guidance of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Australian Government Department of Health.

Should the situation change, WAIMH will advise all delegates, exhibitors and partners through social media, email communication and the website. Further information regarding COVID-19 can be found on the World Health Organisation site, including daily updates, tips on travel and ways to stay healthy.



Pricing for the Congress will be found from the Brisbane Congress website.

Remember, as a WAIMH member you will get reduced registration fee



Organizing Committee

The 17th World Congress is organized by the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health (AAIMHI)