37th IHHC National Conference 2018
In conjunction with Healthcare Caterers International
Hilton Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales
Monday 15th – Wednesday 17th October 2018

Call for Abstracts

The National Board of the Institute of Hospitality in HealthCare Ltd, in conjunction with the South Australian Committee invites your participation in our National Conference by submitting an abstract to present at the conference.


The IHHC will consider a range of topics introducing new ideas and innovative practice and projects that are occurring in the healthcare industry. The Call for Papers is designed to allow you to present organisational case studies, individual research, best practice projects and innovations to your peers and colleagues. As a guide the Organising Committee is seeking presentations that fit within the following streams:

  • Environmental
  • Nutritional
  • Aged Care
  • HR and the Workforce

To view the list of potential Conference topics click here

Key Dates

Closing date for submission of abstracts   Friday 2nd March 2018
Notification of acceptance   Friday 20th April 2018
Provisional Program Released   Friday 11th May 2018

Conference Aim

  • To provide a platform to showcase innovation in the area of Support Services in healthcare
  • To share information about practical innovations in healthcare that have demonstrated outcomes in the areas of non-clinical operational innovation


  • Directors of Hotel / Support Services
  • Food Service Managers
  • Cleaning Managers
  • Laundry Managers
  • Ward Services Managers
  • Environmental Services Managers
  • Retail Outlet Managers
  • Food Safety Managers
  • Dietitians/Nutritionists
  • Meals on Wheels Coordinators
  • Other Healthcare Industry Professionals

Submission of Abstracts

All official abstract information including the Call for Abstracts 2018 submission document can be found above. Please read through these documents carefully and fill out all necessary sections of the form. Once finalised, all abstract documentation should be submitted to the Conference Chair Mr John Boland below. All other Conference enquiries please contact us.

Mr John Boland

Conference Chairman
Ph: (08) 8336 0117
Mobile: 0407 391 493
Email: president@ihhc.org.au