Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

REGISTRATIONS FOR THE ASPAH ONLINE CONFERENCE 2022 ARE OPEN!! 

EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 14th of OCTOBER 

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION RATE
(Reg by 14th OCTOBER 2022

Member

Non-member

Full (2 days)

$185

$225

Full Concession (2 days)

$155

$185

One Day

$115

$135

One Day Concession

$95

$115

 

 

STANDARD REGISTRATION RATE
(After 14th  OCTOBER 2022)

 

Member

Non-member

Full (2 days)

$205

$245

Full Concession (2 days)

$175

$205

One Day

$135

$155

One Day Concession

$115

$135

****#ASPAH2022 Conference event recordings will be made available to REGISTERED delegates.  Only events that were consented to be recorded by their presenter will be distributed***

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Professor Emma Redding

Keynote Speaker: Professor Emma Redding (Director, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne).

ASPAH is thrilled to announce the keynote speaker for the 2022 conference is Professor Emma Redding.

Emma is the newly appointed Director of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and was previously the Head of Dance Science at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in the United Kingdom.

Emma trained as a dancer before developing a keen interest in dance science and eventually writing the first ever dance science masters degree. She has played a key role in developing dance science as a recognised field of study through her research and international teaching. A founding partner of the UK’s National Institute for Dance Medicine and Science and a Past President and Fellow of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, Redding also sits on expert panels for higher education institutions in Europe, Asia and the United States.

We are very excited to have Professor Emma Redding onboard and are looking forward to her keynote presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Matti Clements

Keynote Speaker: Matti Clements

 

Matti is the Acting Director of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Matti joined the AIS in 2018 as Director of People Development and Wellbeing, a department that supports Australia’s high performance sporting industry across four key work functions: Wellbeing and Engagement (including Mental Health, Professional Development and Engagement); Coach Development; Leadership and Culture; and Workforce Development.

Prior to the AIS, Matti was Director of Mental Edge Consulting, specialising in team and organisational culture, wellbeing, performance enhancement, professional development services and support systems for high performance sporting organisations. A qualified psychologist, Matti has over 15 years’ experience working with Australia’s top elite and professional sports at both a strategic and operational level for organisations including several AFL Clubs, Cricket Australia, Golf Australia, Netball Australia, Tennis Australia, AFL and the Australian Cricketers Association.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SPONSOR OUR CONFERENCE?

Here are the details of our sponsorship package for #aspah2022.

Please get in touch with us if you’d like to discuss your specific needs with us, we can tailor a package for you!

Exhibitor Online Conference Package

Exhibitor Zoom Room
The opportunity to scroll slides of your products, and chat to delegates of the conference.

Full Page Colour Ad in Electronic Conference Program
25cm height x 17cm width.

Scrolling Slide Advertisements at the commencement of each online session

2x Conference Registrations
This includes the opportunity to not only attend lectures, but also network with delegates in separate zoom rooms.

Social Media Posts
ASPAH will post across the event that you are supporting our #ASPAH2022 Online Conference.

TOTAL – $1100

CONTACT: admin@aspah.org.au


ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICES AT THE ASPAH CONFERENCE 2022

ASPAH advertising rates, sizes, format 2021

Deadline
29th October 2022 for payment and jpeg or camera-ready copy

Program booklet
Format:          Colour, 48? x A4 pages
Electronic distribution to conference delegates:      Anticipate 50 delegates
Electronic distribution for a fee after the event available when accessing the recordings
Distribution: 2-day annual online conference – national & international delegates (performing arts healthcare)
Exposure:       3+ days

Full page:                                           $210
Half page:                                           $150
Quarter page:                                     $95
Strip ads
(3cm across bottom of one page):     $25 for one, $15 each for additional pages

Page size
Full page ad:          25cm height x 17cm width
Half page ad:         12.5cm height x 17cm width
Quarter page ad:   12.5cm height x 8.5cm width
Strip ad:                  3cm height x 17cm width. Advertiser to send text, and small logo if desired.

Format
JPEG preferred

PAST EVENTS

The Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare 12th Annual Conference was held online on 20-21 November 2021 with live presentations, Q&A sessions, workshops/movement sessions and break-out networking opportunities.

Please contact media@aspah.org.au if you would like to access recordings of sessions.

Nutrition for Optimal Performance

15 February, 2021
7pm (AEST)/8pm (ADST)

Learn more about the optimal approaches to nutrition for performing artists with renowned dietitian, Fumi Somehara. This session is suited to performing artists, teachers, educators, clinicians or anyone interested in the health of performing artists.

FLOCK #24
4 February, 2021
3pm (AWST- in person)
5pm (AEST- on zoom)
6pm (ADST- on zoom)

FLOCK #24, presented by ASPAH and FLOCK as a recipient of the Paulette Mifsud Memorial Grant. FLOCK present a creative roundtable- connecting independent & freelance artists with health professionals who focus on artist wellbeing.

Faciliated by Shona Erskine and Daisy Saunders, this will be an invigorated. shared exploration of how best to understand and support the health and well-being of independent artists.

Intentional Resilience and Playful Attunement: – Renewing our Creative Attachments to each other

15 December 2020
7pm (AEST)/8pm (ADST)

Dr Mark Seton (PhD) will assess the effects of Covid19 on our personal, interpersonal, social and artistic connection. Join Mark as he offers valuable insights and introduces practical steps to re-attune oneself and build intentionality into our current, rapidly changing circumstances. Suitable for teachers, students, health workers and practitioners in the performing arts sector.

What’s New – An informative session for teachers and educators in the performing arts

23 November, 2020
7pm (AEST)/ 8pm (ADST)

5 short presentations from Australian researchers and/or clinicians in performing arts on reducing injury, hypermobility, perfectionism and optimal nutrition.

Online Round Table Discussion – Translating Research in to Practice in the Performing Arts

2 November, 2020
7pm (AEST)

Join us for a friendly, supportive, and collegial Online Round Table Discussion Group on “Translating research in to practice in the performing arts”

WEBINAR: Integrating Psychological Wellbeing into Performing Arts Training

with Dr. Margaret Osborne, Prof. Gene Moyle & Dr. Fleur van Rens

18 August, 7.30pm – 8.30pm (AEST)

WEBINAR: Understanding the embouchure – structure, function and managing common issues

14 July, 8pm – 9pm (AEST)

with Assoc. Prof. Bronwen Ackermann

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Bridging the gap – Addressing the healthcare needs of performing artists

Tuesday 16 June, 2020
7pm – 7.40pm (AEST)

LASTING THE DISTANCE:

A Lifetime in the Performing Arts

30 November – 1 December, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne (VIC)

BEFORE AND AFTER THE SPOTLIGHT:

Performance Preparation and Recovery

December 1st-2nd, 2018

Sofitel Wentworth (Sydney NSW)

DON’T TELL ME TO REST! THE REALITY OF PERFORMING ARTS HEALTHCARE

November 25th, 2017

Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff NSW

WEBINAR: More than muscles and bones: Influences of explicit cueing and naïve beliefs on movement

Wednesday, October 18th, 7pm – 8pm AEST

Janet Karin

A brief outline of the way the neuromotor system produces voluntary movement, including the impact of various cueing systems, explicit and implicit learning modes, and naïve beliefs. A case study demonstrates several causes and a new rehabilitative approach to a dancer’s chronic spinal injury.

WEBINAR: Performance Psychology & Wellbeing for Performing Artists

Wednesday, August 2nd, 7pm – 8pm AEST

A/Prof Gene Moyle

The career of a performing artist can often present challenges not just to an individual’s physical wellbeing, but to their mental health and wellness. The understanding and application of performance psychology strategies across all areas of an artists’ life, not just the performance side, has been observed to assist in supporting the development of holistic approach to supporting individuals be the best they can be – both on and off stage. This webinar looks to explore a range of key performance psychology and wellbeing topics, with the opportunity for questions and further discussions regarding this important area of performing arts healthcare.

WEBINAR: Biomechanical video analysis for the clinic and the classroom

Wednesday, April 5th, 7pm – 8pm EST

Dr Luke Hopper

The explosion of video capture technology has made the use of video a highly accessible feedback tool for patients and students. This webinar will cover biomechanical approaches to video analysis that can provide structured feedback to aid movement rehabilitation and pedagogy. Through a structured approach to video analysis patients and students can feel empowered through the learning process towards improving movement quality for performance.

WEBINAR: The price of love: What are the wellbeing costs of pursuing an acting career

Wednesday, September 21st, 7pm – 8pm EST

Dr Mark Seton

A Webinar featuring a review of findings of the 2013 Australian Actors Wellbeing Study by Dr Mark Seton, Honorary Research Associate, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, the University of Sydney, and Creative Director, Actors Wellbeing Base Camp, Sense Connexion.

Dr Seton, with colleagues Dr Ian Maxwell and Dr Marianna Szabo, in collaboration with Mary Cotter of the Equity Foundation, initiated a national online survey of professional actors – the first comprehensive study of its kind in the world. 782 actors participated in this survey and shared both their ups and down of making a career. The survey explored physical and psychological wellbeing as well as possible stressors that could upset an actor’s long-term productivity.

Mark will outline many of the crucial findings of the Study, suggest next actions that the industry needs to take, and offer some of his own practical strategies for actor wellbeing and resilience that he has been teaching both working and student actors.

WEBINAR: Reframing performance anxiety within an artist’s practice

Monday, July 25th, 7pm – 8pm EST

Dr Shona Erskine
BADance MPsych/PhD MAPS
Performance psychologist and dance artist

Shona will talk about the relationship between arousal and performance and how this can be understood as a function of the rehearsal and theatre environments to help performers manage anxiety.

WEBINAR: The Singer with a Vocal Injury … Must the Show Go On?

Wednesday, June 8th, 7pm – 8pm EST

Dr Jonathan Livesey
MA (Oxon), BM BCh, FRACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed)
ENT Surgeon and Voice Specialist

Jonathan will talk about the nature of vocal and non-vocal injuries sustained by singers and how to help manage a return to best health through a multidisciplinary approach.

PERFORMING WELLNESS

Keynote speakers: Professor David Howard, Royal Holloway, University of London Dr Bronwen Ackermannn,University of Sydney

Saturday 10 December 2016,

Wyselaskie Auditorium, 29 College Crescent, Parkville VIC 3052