The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

The International Forum in the Asia Pacific region showcases internationally recognised keynotes and addresses regional needs, bringing the best of international learning to the region. The conference programme is developed in close partnership with regional strategic partners, ensuring that it addresses regional needs.

The recently sold out International Forum in Melbourne, Australia held in September 2018, connected over 1,500 healthcare leaders and practitioners from over 35 countries, providing an inspirational setting to meet, learn and share knowledge in our common mission to improve the quality and safety of care for patients and communities across the world.

The next Autumn International Forum will take place on 18-20 September 2019 in Taipei. Further details to be announced soon.

Melbourne 2018 Posters & Video Posters

Explore our Conference Proceedings to learn from over 400 of the poster abstracts that were on display in Melbourne.

The work volunteered by abstract authors for inclusion in this booklet is a reflection and a celebration of what the global quality improvement community has achieved over the past few years. You can find projects from teams in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and many more.

If you attended the International Forum in Melbourne to present a poster, you can also send us a video poster to explain your ideas and improvement work in a more engaging way and to a wider audience.

Why not take advantage of this opportunity to improve the visibility of your poster? Learn more.

Melbourne 2018 Programme

In September 2018 the International Forum will journey for the first time to Melbourne, Australia, to provide an inspirational setting to meet, learn and share knowledge in our common mission to improve the quality and safety of care for patients and communities across the world.

Across the programme we will be looking at how supporting connections between patients, frontline staff and management leads to a culture of collaboration where everyone in a workforce is empowered to make a difference.

Watch the video posters from Melbourne 2018

Kuala Lumpur 2017 posters

Explore our Conference Proceedings to learn from 40 of the poster abstracts on display in Kuala Lumpur.

The work volunteered by abstract authors for inclusion in this booklet is a reflection and a celebration of what the global quality improvement community has achieved over the past few years. You can find projects from teams in countries such as UK, Malaysia, Australia and more.

Key speakers in Melbourne 2018

We have an exciting schedule of sessions and activities planned, with confirmed speakers including:

  • Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; USA
  • Derek Feeley, CEO, President, IHI; USA
  • Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer, NHS Horizons; England
  • Gary Kaplan, Chairman and CEO, Virginia Mason Health System; USA
  • Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Scottish Government; Scotland
  • Goran Henriks, Chief Executive of Learning and Innovation at Qulturum in Region Jönköping County; Sweden

International Forum Glasgow, 27-29 March 2019

Now in it’s 24th year, the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare attracts over 3,000 attendees from over 70 countries and is one of the world’s largest gatherings of healthcare professionals. Committed to improving patient care and safety, our three day conference will showcase internationally recognised speakers, bringing together the best of international learning to the region.

Call for Posters is open until 6 November 2018. Registration is now open – save with early bird until 29 January 2019.