Broadening Horizons:

Working Together to Improve Intellectual and Developmental Disability Health


Suitable for all health, allied health and disability professionals


Monday 8 July 2024
In person or online attendance available



Plaza P1, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Merivale St, South Brisbane QLD 4101



The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is within walking distance of public transport. The closest train station is South Brisbane. The buses travel along the bus way, with the closest stop being Grey Street at South Brisbane station.

Visit the BCEC website for more public transport details and parking options.  



Many hotels featured are in South Bank within close range to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Rydges is conveniently located next to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. If you are attending the World Down Syndrome Congress from the 9-12 July, please see their website for accommodation information.

International Speakers

Dr Jonathan Santoro (online), Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of Usc

Dr Brian Skotko, Geneticist, Director of Down Syndrome Program, Emma Campbell Endowed Chair on Down Syndrome, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School


National Speakers

Dr Honey Heussler, Dr Natasha Alexander, Dr Kate Sofronoff, Dr Matt Cadman, Dr Mostyn Young, Dr James McAuliffe, Prof Julian Trollor, Prof Nick Lennox, Dr Cathy Franklin

AADDM24 Programme



Join us in-person or online for a chance to learn and network with likeminded colleagues. In-person registration includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. The Networking Function after the conference will include food and drinks.

  • AADDM member $275
  • Non-member $375

Registration open until 14 June 2024 EXTENDED TO 28 JUNE 2024.


Registrations are now closed


Important: Registrations will not be accepted without full payment of conference fees.

To be considered for one of the two bursaries to cover the registration fee only, you must:

  • Be an Australian health student or trainee
  • Write a statement on how attendance will benefit your training and provide a short CV to by 7 June 2024
  • If successful, write a newsletter piece for the AADDM newsletter in 2024


AADDM Membership

If you would like to become an AADDM member, please click here.