Workshops & SIG Meetings

Workshop attendance for delegates not attending the conference is available. Please register as Workshop Only through the online process.
Alternatively, if you wish to attend the full Wednesday program, select Single Day Registration.

  Members Non Members
Conference Delegates Included for all Full Conference Registrations & Wednesday Single Day Registrations
Workshop Only $100.00 $150.00
 ASM Special Interest Group Workshops & Meetings:
Day Time Workshop Location/Room Contact
Wednesday 2:00pm-5:30pm
AMR workshop and including SIG AGM

Adelaide Convention Centre

Jon Iredell

Darren Trott



Eukaryotic microbes Workshop

Adaptation and Evolution of Eukaryotic Microbes
How are fungi and parasites adapting and evolving in our changing world? Presentations in this workshop will highlight the emergence of fungal resistance, the evolution of lab, wine and pathogenic yeasts, and the adaptation of parasites to the host. All welcome.

Adelaide Convention Centre

Megan Lenardon



Clinical Serology and Molecular SIG Workshop


Adelaide Convention Centre

Linda Hueston



Genomics in clinical and public health microbiology

Everything you wanted to know about genomics but were too afraid to ask 

Dr Danielle Ingle
Dr Claire Gorrie
Dr Jake Lacey
A/Prof Deborah Williamson

Adelaide Convention Centre

Deborah Williamson

Danielle Ingle

Wednesday & Thursday


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Health Science Building, UniSA, North Tce

Karena Waller

Mycobacterium Workshop

"Nocardia and Mycobacterium species identification and susceptibility testing workshop"

Ideal for general microbiology laboratory staff

Presentations will highlight how to identify Nocardia spp. and Non-tuberculous mycobacteria in a routine microbiology laboratory setting. Learn how to perform rapid identification with MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and interpret sensitivities using TREK microbroth dilution. You will hear about interesting clinical case studies with a focus on laboratory diagnosis.

Limited participant capacity – book now
Max number of participants - 20
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Verco room, SA Pathology, Frome Road 

Lisa Shephard



Day Time SIG Meeting Location/Room Contact
Monday 12:30pm-1:45pm

Bacteriophage SIG meeting

Annual General Meeting for Bacteriophage SIG to discuss membership and activities for 2019-2020. 
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Adelaide Convention Centre

Jeremy Barr

Matt Payne

Monday 12:30pm-1:45pm


Adelaide Convention Centre

Dianne Rafferty

Wednesday 1:00pm-2:00pm


Adelaide Convention Centre

Karena Waller

Wednesday 1:15pm-2:00pm  Eukaryotic microbes SIG AGM  Adelaide Convention Centre  Megan Lenardon 
Wednesday  1:00pm-2:00pm   History SIG AGM Adelaide Convention Centre  Dianne Lightfoot 
Wednesday  1:00pm-2:00pm  Clinical Serology and Molecular SIG AGM Adelaide Convention Centre  Linda Hueston 
Wednesday  2:00pm-3:30pm  AMR SIG AGM  Adelaide Convention Centre   Jon Iredell