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ASCIA's Plans for 2022

As the end of another challenging year is approaching, we thank ASCIA members and supporters for your highly valued contributions throughout the past year.

Despite the uncertainties during 2021, ASCIA has become an even stronger and more resilient organisation, with increased members, supporters, reach and recognition.

Highlights from 2021 include:

ASCIA’s plans for 2022 include:

  • Hosting of the ASCIA 2022 Hybrid Conference from Tuesday 30 August to Friday 2 September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. 
  • Launch of the ASCIA Immunodeficiency Strategy for Australia and New Zealand on Friday 29 April 2022.
  • Hosting of ASCIA Allergy and Immunodeficiency Advanced Training Days in June 2022.
  • Continued advocacy, including new submissions for food and drug allergy challenge MBS item numbers.
  • Further expansion of ASCIA online resources
  • Further expansion of ASCIA e-training courses.
  • Further expansion of the AIFA research grant program.
  • Continued expansion of the National Allergy Strategy.

We hope that the New Year brings happiness, health and success for you and your families. 

Kind regards, 

Professor Michaela Lucas
ASCIA President

Jill Smith

ASCIA gratefully acknowledges the generous support of all sponsors listed on the ASCIA website 

This news item was issued on 20 December 2021 by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.