Scientific Program 2023

Thank you for your interest in the scientific program portion of our national conference.

The program is hosted here (.pdf) – UPDATED V2.4 (final)!

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Program highlights include:

  • Keynote & Invited speakers
  • Rapid poster presentations
  • The Early career network / mentoring meeting
  • Publishing and reviewing for ECRs – slides
  • Welcome Reception (included with a scientific program registration)
Who What Title
Jacqueline B. Persons Keynote Plenary Address The case formulation approach to cognitive behaviour therapy: Why use it?!
Michelle G. Craske Keynote Plenary Address Reward sensitivity as a risk factor and treatment target for depression and anxiety
Richard Bryant Plenary Session Can We Treat PTSD Better Than We Currently Do?
Cecilia Essau Plenary Session Prevention and treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders in children and adolescents
Milena Gandy Plenary Session Remote CBT support for people with neurological disorders
James Morandini Plenary Session Clinical practice with contemporary gender diverse youth


This is the 2023 national conference abstract book. (.pdf).

The full listing of Posters (rapid presentations and static displays) are here (.pdf).

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The workshop information is here.


AACBT Early Career Mentoring/Networking Session

This session will provide an opportunity for early career researchers or clinicians to meet and gain advice from experienced researchers and clinicians. This will be held on Thursday, after the final plenary session of the day.

Mentors include:

  • Prof Michelle Craske (Research, UCLA)
  • Prof Bronwyn Graham
  • Jonathan Gaston (Clinical)
  • A/Prof Miri Forbes (Research, MQ)
  • Dr James Morandini (Clinical)

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