The OMOZ 2024 conference will provide a forum for all researchers, clinical practitioners and health workers investigating and treating chronic ear disease in Australia. The OMOZ conference attracts our leading ear health investigators. Not only will there be a comprehensive coverage of the latest cutting edge research but there will also be an opportunity for those working in the clinical setting at the patient interface to share their experiences and inform best practice. All aspects of science, technology, public health, pathology, surgery, hearing services and community engagement will find an audience. Indigenous researchers and practitioners will be strongly encouraged to attend.


Dates: 27th to 30th Aug 2024
Venue: Newcastle City Hall including a visit to Murrook Cultural Centre
No. of participants is approx 150 - 200
Call for abstracts is Tuesday 1st March 2024
Abstract submission deadline 31st May 2024
Early bird registration opens Tuesday 1st March 2024


The conference will be held in the historic port city of Newcastle, known for its spectacular beaches and close proximity to the lush vineyards of the Hunter Valley. A laidback city with an interesting food and coffee culture, Newcastle boasts a state of the art translational research facility, The Hunter Medical Research Institute, which is closely aligned with the thriving teaching and research community at the University of Newcastle and is situated adjacent to the John Hunter Hospital, a large teaching hospital and centre for tertiary level care.


1. A comprehensive look at current research - all aspects of science, immunity, vaccines and interventions
2. Leading clinical practice
3. Working at the grass roots of people care


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