We invited the submission of abstracts covering the following themes and sub-themes:

Indigenous Identity Health and Wellbeing: Future opportunities and pathways
Creating a Healthier World: Using our Knowledge to benefit ourselves and our planet Unleashing our Strength: Co-creating health and wellbeing

Cultural determinants of health

Increasing the impact of our Indigenous workforce

Using technology to create healthier futures

Strengthening cultural transmission and cultural identity

Contribution of multiple and diverse Indigenous identities to nation building

Community led solutions: cultural resurgence and resilience

Climate change and health of Indigenous peoples

The environment, Indigenous peoples and public health

Wild foods, biodiversity and sustainable human food and nutrition security

Knowledge, education and empowerment

Transforming our world: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Indigenous knowledge and contribution to Indigenous and global health

 Building capacity to sustain the next generation

Indigenous perspectives of health and wellbeing

Strength-based practice: Indigenous methods and models

Reforming the practice and research agendas: Culture, strength and opportunity

Gender roles and equity: men and women equally strong together

Social enterprise and other economic initiatives to sustain our cultures

Presentation modalities

  • Oral presentations, individual 20min presentations + 10min questions
  • Oral presentations, joint 20min presentations + 10min questions
  • Interactive workshops 90min
    (i.e. traditional healing, yarning circles, specific events for Elders/family/youth/men/women)
  • Interactive panels 90min
    (i.e. traditional healing, yarning circles, specific events for Elders/family/youth/men/women)
  • Posters

The abstract submission period closed on Sunday 10 April 2016.