IPDLN 2020 Conference, 27-29 October, Adelaide, South Australia

The 2020 IPDLN Conference will be held in Adelaide, Australia at the Adelaide Convention Centre from October 27-29, 2020. With pre-conference workshops on the 26 October 2020.  

 “…creating more opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, cross-jurisdictional studies and expanding and robust accessible international data is vital to to the improvement of outcomes for population health and society across the globe…”   Dr Merran Smith, Director, IPDLN, October 2019

Registrations Opening Soon


These are exciting times for the IPDLN. Since its formation in 2008, IPDLN has grown steadily, and nowboasts more than 1,000 members from 55 countries.

The IPDLN conferences attract industry leaders, researchers, data analysts and policy makers in the health and bio-medical sciences, population health and well being, education and the wider range of human services from across the globe. Speakers and delegates attend from health and medical research institutes, universities, government, non-government and private corporate sectors.

The 2018 Banff Conference, saw a record number of 500 delegates from 22 countries; who exchanged knowledge and expanded their networks through a range of preconference workshops, international collaborative sessions and keynote speakers from around the globe.



The 2020 Conference coverage will include research outcomes, policy impacts, emerging data, technical and analytical innovations, consumer and community engagement - including engagement with indigenous populations, regulatory environments and more generally, the promotion of population data science.

Internationally recognised High-profile keynote speakers will showcase leading developments and emerging issues in research, governance and technical fields.

Chair of the Scientific Committee

The Conference Organising Committee has appointed Professor David Preen, Chair in Public Health, School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia. Professor Preen is in the process of recruiting members to the Scientific Committee.  We will provide more information on the Scientific Committee members soon.

Call for Abstracts Opening Soon