From time to time Social Media GP contributors present at conferences to promote the value of social media and to try and recruit more people to join us as we build a community of social media savvy GPs and Health Professionals. Below we have listed upcoming conferences or events where contributors will be presenting. Please come along and join us as we share our experiences on social media and if you are keen, we will help you to sign up!
11-12 September, Crown Perth, WA – #GPET13
In total Social Media GP contributors will be presenting three different sessions relating to social media at the General Practice Education & Training Convention in Perth.
- The GP guide to social media: an introduction to professional life on the web
Day 1 – 1F (Botanical 3) 2 hour workshop presented by Mr David Townsend, Dr Edwin Kruys, Dr Penny Wilson, Dr Gerard Considine, Dr Melanie Clothier, Miss Rebecca Wood
- Moving GP training beyond two twits in a room
Day 1 – 1B (Astral 1) 15 minute presentation by Dr Michael Bonning & Dr Tim Senior
- Creation and use of video for medical education with patients, medical students and doctors
Day 2 – 5C (Astral 2) 1.5 hour workshop presented by Dr George Forgan-Smith
In addition there will be a series of social media related presentations in 1B on the first day of the conference and we encourage everyone to get along and learn how some leading GPs are using social media in their practice.
For more information on the conference and to register, please visit the GPET Convention Website.
RACGP GP13 Conference
17-19 October, Darwin Convention Centre, NT – #GP13
In total Social Media GP contributors will be presenting two different sessions relating to social media at the RACGP GP13 Conference in Darwin.
- Tweet and blog your way to a medical education
Day 1 – 8.30-10.00am 1.5 hour workshop presented by Dr Justin Coleman and Dr Tim Senior
- The general practitioner guide to social media: an introduction to professional life on the web
Day 2 – 4.00-5.30pm 1.5 hour workshop presented by Mr David Townsend, Mr Tim Leeuwenburg, Mr Aaron Sparshott and Dr Edwin Kruys
For more information on the conference and to register, please visit the GP13 Conference Website.
Rural Medicine Australia Conference
31 Oct – 2 Nov Cairns Convention Centre, QLD – #RMA2013
Numerous members of the Social Media GP team will be working with other leading social media GPs to deliver a full day program on social media & innovation during the RMA program, as well as assisting people to sign up and get started on social media throughout the conference.
- Innovation Workshop
Day 2 – Hall A – All day workshop covering social media in advocacy & education, telehealth and ehealth innovation.
For more information on the conference and to register, please visit the RMA Conference Website.