The ASBHM/CHP 2017 Conference is Hosted by the The Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM) and APS College of Health Psychologists. The full Local Organising Committee and Scientific Programming Committee is listed here

Program Overview

The program will include keynote addresses, symposia, oral and poster presentations, meetings of special interest groups, and a series of outstanding teaching and training workshops for clinicians and researchers.

This Congress will be attended by experts in behavioural medicine and health psychology from around the Australasian region and offers an excellent opportunity for networking and building collaborations among researchers and clinicians. We’re delighted to announce our exciting program of keynote speakers.


Our conference registration portal is open now. The portal includes information about conference fees.


The conference will be held at the Crown Plaza Surfers Paradise. Click here for information about the conference venue and onsite accommodation.


We welcome submissions across a number of themes that reflect the breadth of health psychology and behavioural medicine research and practice.

  • Addictive behaviours/substance use
  • Body image
  • Chronic diseases and cancer
  • Eating and nutrition
  • Ehealth and Mhealth
  • Health and developmental stages
  • Health and the workplace
  • Health behaviour theory
  • Pain
  • Physical activity
  • Promoting health behaviours
  • Socioeconomic Factors, Culture & Global Health
  • The challenge of health behaviour change
  • Translation of research to practice