Attracting tens of thousands of international visitors to Melbourne for conferences so far, Club Melbourne Ambassadors have played a direct role in boosting Victoria’s economy by more than $840 million, showcasing our expertise in fields such as science, medicine and technology to the world, creating new global alliances, stimulating trade and leaving a legacy of new opportunities for both research and business.

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Upcoming Conferences

Ambassador Conference Year
Prof Arthur Christopoulos 20th IUPHAR World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Prof Phillip Nagley
Congress of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB)
Prof Phillip Nagley International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)
Prof Dean Morris General Assembly and Congress of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
Prof Hugh Taylor  World Ophthalmology Congress 
Prof Helen O'Connell
Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society
Prof Rod Sinclair XIII International Congress of Dermatology 2021
Prof Robert Cowan Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implant and Related Sciences (APSCI) 2021
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni  World Congress on Women's Mental Health
Prof Rod Sinclair
12th World Congress for Hair Research 
Prof David Cantrill Global Botanic Gardens Congress
Prof Susan Davis & Prof Gabor Kovacs
World Congress on Menopause
Prof Jill Sewell & Prof Gabor Kovacs World Congress on Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2019
Prof Euan Wallace & Prof John Bertram World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) 2019
Mr Stephen Durkin World Engineers Convention 2019
Dr Andrew Ngu World Congress of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2019
Prof Robert Medcalf XXVII International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Congress and 65th Annual SSC Meeting 2019
Dr Dean Morris & Prof Geoffrey Taylor
International Particle Accelerator Conference  2019
Prof Robyn Langham
World Congress of Nephrology
Prof Hans Westerbeek  World Congress on Science and Football  2019
Prof Yousef Ibrahim
IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
Prof Jonathan Crowston World Glaucoma Congress 2019
Prof Alistair Moffat ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM) 2019

Past Conferences

Ambassador Conference Year
Prof Leon Sterling 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2018 
Prof Alan Trounson & Prof Martin Pera International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting 2018
Prof Andrew Scott 12th World Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology 2018
Prof Brendan Crabb AC & Prof Alan Cowman  1st Malaria World Congress  2018
Prof Richard Boyd & Prof Alan Trouson
Eradicate Cancer 2018 
Laureate Prof Rob Evans 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Dr Horace King International Conference on Information Communication and Signal Processing
Prof Ian Meredith AM 13th Asian Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics
Prof Rodney Hicks 
Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (APNETS)  2017 
Prof Milton Hearn 
International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC) 
Prof David Wood  17th Asian Chemical Congress and 19th General Assembly of FACS 2017
Prof David Wood  18th Tetrahedron Symposium - Asia Edition 2017
Prof David Wood 
11th AFMC International Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 2017
Prof David Wood 
Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry
Prof David Wood  World Conference on Carbon 2017 
Prof Michael Georgeff
26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Prof Paul James
Ecocity World Summit 2017
A/Prof Neil Hewson  PgMelbourne 2017 2017
Prof Gary Egan  IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI)  2017
Prof Ian Freckelton QC  20th Commonwealth Law Conference
Prof Rob Moodie AM 15th World Congress on Public Health 2017
Prof Yousef Ibrahim
IEEE-ICM International Conference on Mechatronics
Prof Richard Boyd  International Congress of Immunology  2016
Prof Lyn Littlefield OAM  International Congress of Behavioural Medicine  2016
Mr Brent Stafford & Mr Dean Zabrieszach  23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2016
Prof Hans Westerbeek  World Congress on Active Ageing
Prof Martyn Jeggo  6th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health  2016
Prof Martyn Jeggo  The 4th International One Health Congress  2016
Prof Susan Elliott  Asia-Pacific Association of International Education Conference and Exhibition  2016
A/Prof Robyn Langham  Congress of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis  2016
Mr John Bartlett  19th Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Congress 2016
Dr Anna Lavelle  International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition 2016
Prof Iven Mareels & Laureate Prof Rob Evans  IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies 2016 Asian Conference 2016
Prof Gab Kovacs  The 23rd World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility 2016
Prof Rodney Hicks  4th Theranostics World Congress  2016
Prof Ravi Savarirayan  Asia Pacific Skeletal Dysplasia Conference  2016
Prof Ravi Savarirayan 1st Asia Pacific Bone Disorders Symposium 2016
Dr Dean Morris Asia Oceania Forum for Synchrotron Radiation Research 2015
Prof Hans Westerbeek World Congress on Elite Sport Policy 2015
Prof Bruce Mann World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer 2015
Dr Patrick Greene OBE Museums and the Web Asia 2015
Prof Alistair Moffat 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2015
Prof Patrick McGorry AO Australasian Schizophrenia Conference 2015
Dr Anna Lavelle Agricultural Bioscience International Conference 2015
Dr Dean Morris International Beam Instrumentation Conference 2015
Prof David Wood Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress 2015
Mr David Wiesenfeld International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2015
Dr Dean Morris International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experiment Physics Control Systems 2015
Dr Dean Morris Joint Accelerator Conferences Website Team Meeting 2015
Prof Philip Batterham Global Ideas Forum 2015
Dr Arvind Sinha 4th Australasian Unmanned Systems Conference 2014
Prof Geoff Sussman OAM 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Diabetic Limb Problems 2014
Dr Arvind Sinha 8th Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology and 3rd Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum 2014
Dr Dean Morris Mechanical Engineering Design of Synchrotron Radiation Equipment and Instrumentation 2014
A/Prof Kerry Fitzmaurice 11th International Conference on Low Vision 2014
Prof Jack Singh International Symposium on Circuits & Systems 2014
Prof German Spangenberg International Association of Plant Biotechnology Congress 2014
Prof Malek Bouazza 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics 2014
Prof David Hill AO 23rd World Cancer Congress 2014
Laureate Prof Rodney Tucker OAM Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference 2014
Prof Nadia Rosenthal 15th International Conference on Systems Biology 2014
A/Prof David Prior World Congress of Cardiology 2014
Prof James Angus AO Biennial Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development

Prof Tony Costello AM Prostate Cancer World Congress 2013
Prof German Spangenberg International Chemical Ecology Conference 2013
A/Prof Bill Silvester International Conference of Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care 2013
A/Prof Jill Sewell AM, Prof Nip Thomson AM, A/Prof Les Bolitho AM & Prof Geoffrey Metz AM International Congress of Pediatrics 2013
Prof Rob McLachlan Asia Pacific Forum on Andrology 2013
Prof Ron Wakefield Pacific Rim Real Estate Society 19th Annual Conference 2013
Mr Les Pickett 40th ARTDO International Leadership and HRD Conference and AITD National Conference 2013
Prof Desmond Cahill OAM Harvard World Model United Nations Conference- WorldMUN 2013
Dr Dean Morris 7th International Workshop on Infrared Spectroscopy and Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Accelerator Based Sources 2013
Prof Hatem Salem Asia Pacific Congress on Thrombosis & Haemostasis & HAA 2012
Prof Graeme Jackson & Prof Gary Egan Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2012
Prof John Olver AM

World Congress of NeuroRehabilitation 2012
Prof Stephen Davis AM & Prof Geoffrey Donnan AO

13th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Neurology 2012
Prof Geoff Taylor International Conference on High Energy Physics 2012
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni & Prof Patrick McGorry AO 2012 SIRS Australasian Regional Conference 2012
Prof Henry Krum 1st International 4 Corners of Cardiology Meeting

Prof Gabor Kovacs AM & Emeritus Prof Alan Trounson 14th World Congress on Human Reproduction 2011
Prof Geoffrey Metz AM
Biennial Congress of the Asian Pacific Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 2011
Prof Keith Hill Asia-Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2011
Dr Tom Beer & Prof Ray Cas International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 2011
Prof Gary Egan World Congress on Huntington's Disease 2011
Prof Patrick McGorry AO International Congress for the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders 2011
Prof Nip Thomson AM, A/Prof Les Bolitho AM & Prof Geoffrey Metz AM World Congress of Internal Medicine 2010
Prof Graeme Jackson Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress 2010
A/Prof Ian Macreadie 11th Symposium of the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms 2010
Prof Philip Batterham
63rd Annual Department of Public Information Non-Governmental Organisations (DPI-NGO) Conference 2010
Prof Martyn Jeggo Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) International Symposium 2010
Prof Martyn Jeggo 1st International One Health Congress 2010
Prof Patrick McGorry AO International Youth Mental Health Conference 2010
Mr Mark Stone
International Healthy Parks, Healthy People Congress 2010
A/Prof Bill Silvester
Inaugural International Advance Care Planning Conference 2010
Prof German Spangenberg  GMCC 09 International Conference on Coexistence between Genetically Modified (GM) and non-GM based Agricultural Supply Chains 2009
Mr Niall Byrne World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 2009
Prof Philip Batterham Evolution: The Experience 2009
Prof Paul Zimmet AO & Prof Gary Jennings AO Asia Pacific Congress on Metabolic Syndrome 2009
Mr Bill Stronach  International Conference on Drugs and Young People 2008
Prof Patrick McGorry AO International Conference on Early Psychosis 2008
ProfRob Moodie AM World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health 2008
Prof Graham Burrows AO & Prof Helen Hermann World Psychiatric Assoc International Congress 2007
Emeritus Prof Alan Trounson 7th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetics 2007
Dr Arvind Sinha Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology 2007
Dr Arvind Sinha South Pacific Region International Helicopter Safety Conference 2007
Dr Arvind Sinha Australasian International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 2007
Prof Susan Elliott World Conference on Mobile Learning - Mlearning 2007
Professor Paul Zimmet AO National Diabetes in Indigenous People Forum (National) 2006