Program & Speakers 2020-02-26T12:06:26+10:00
Social Functions
Satellite Meetings
Call for Abstracts
Keynote Speakers
Conference Program

Conference Program

The full conference program will be released in 2020. To receive notification when the program becomes available, please submit an expression of interest below.

Expression of Interest

Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to present our first keynote speaker! More will be announced soon. To receive notification when we announce our keynote speakers, please submit an expression of interest below.

Expression of Interest

Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown

Call for Abstracts


The Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at GPTEC 2020. We will explore the landscape of general practice education and training through the theme: Our Evolving Horizons.

Horizons undulate and change, and with this process brings the wonderment of the new; the uncertainty of change; the resilience of rite; the protection of tradition; and the shedding of things that no longer serve us.

The questions the 2020 conference aims to answer are to identify the next steps we need to take to advance general practice education and training; as well as the current approaches, strategies, resources and technologies we need to uphold; and those approaches that no longer serve us and which we need to let go.

Online abstract submissions are due by 11:59pm on Monday, 2 March 2020 (ACST).


Please ensure you have read and understood the submission guidelines prior to submitting your abstract. Click the links below to download the submission guidelines and abstract template/s relevant to your presentation format.

Abstract Submission Guidelines
Research Paper Template
General Paper Template
Workshop Template


Abstracts must be prepared in accordance with the Abstract Submission Guidelines, and must be submitted on an official abstract template. Submissions will only be accepted when used in the correct template format.

All abstracts must be submitted online via the Speakers’ Portal below.

Speakers’ Portal

Abstracts submissions will not be accepted over email.


Abstract submissions open: Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Abstract submissions close: Monday, 2 March 2020
Authors advised of acceptance: Mid-May 2020
Presenter registration deadline: Friday, 10 July 2020


If you have any questions about submitting your abstract, please contact the Conference Organisers on +61 2 9368 1200 or by email at

Satellite Meetings

Details for satellite meetings will be added to this page as they become available.

Social Functions


Date: Tuesday, 8 September 2020
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Venue: Darwin Convention Centre
Cost: One ticket is included with full registration, additional tickets can be purchased

Do not miss out on this opportunity to build new relationships, reunite with old friends and enjoy the company of your colleagues and peers in a relaxed and informal setting. The Welcome Reception will be a perfect opportunity to catch-up with exhibitors and other attendees, while enjoying drinks and canapés in a relaxed setting.


Date: Wednesday, 9 September 2020
Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm
Dress Code: Evening cocktail
Venue: Mindil Beach Casino Resort – Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens NT 0820
Cost: One ticket is included with full registration, additional tickets can be purchased

The dinner is set to be a major highlight of the social program with fine dining, wine and entertainment, and an opportunity to enjoy the company of fellow delegates away from the daily conference schedule. Theme will be announced in due course.