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13th Asia-Oceania Federation of Sexology Conference

13th Asia-Oceania Federation of Sexology Conference

22-25 October 2014

Brisbane, Australia


The 13th AOFS Conference is the biennial meeting of the AOFS. In 2014 the conference is hosted by the Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd – Australia’s peak professional body for sexology. The AOFS Conference is a regional conference which aims to promote current research in sexology, especially where sexuality and sexual health intersect, including sex therapy and sexuality education. This will be the first time that the conference will be held in Australia.

The conference theme is From Podium to Practice and will feature international speakers. The conference program will be of interest to Clinicians, Family Physicians, Specialists, Practice Nurses Psychologists, Counsellors, Physiotherapists, Sex Therapists, Relationship Therapists and students in this fields of sex, sexuality and sexology.

The conference program explores issues of sex and sexuality. The 2014 Conference will cover:

  • Women’s and Men’s sexuality;
  • LGBTIQ sexuality;
  • AOFS-regional WAS Youth Roundtable;
  • Sexuality and issues of armed services personnel;
  • The impact of assisted reproductive technology and infertility on sexual wellbeing;
  • Sexuality education; and
  • Obesity and its impact on sexual health and wellbeing

As part of the pre-conference program two workshops will be offered. Professor Kevan Wiley will present a workshop on Small Penis Syndrome and Sex Therapy and Dr Alex Kamnerdsiri is offering professional development workshop on working with service personnel with sexual difficulties resulting from or exacerbated by their service activity.

The AOFS2014 conference is an opportunity for professionals from Australian and the Asia-Pacific region to network. It is expected that sexologists and people working in fields that intersect with sexuality and sexual health from all over the Asia Pacific region will attend this meeting.

The Asia-Oceania Federation of Sexology is the regional peak body and representative arm of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), and has member organisations from Australia, Korea, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong – China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The organisation also permits individual memberships.

The Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd is the peak professional association for sex therapists, sexuality educators and other professionals working in the field of sexology. The Society of Australian Sexologists accredits professionals working in the field of sexology.

The AOFS/SAS Organising Committee looks forward to welcoming you.

Further information: http://www.aofs-asia.org/conference-2014/conference

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