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Connect, be inspired, learn and share at the fourth Autism West Symposium. Come and listen to experts in the field, including those with lived experience, and hear about early intervention, evidence-based practical advice, the latest research, personal experience and more!

Who Is It For?

Our annual symposium is for people on the autism spectrum and their families and carers, as well as educators, researches, health professionals service providers and employers.

The Details

Taking place across one and a half days, the Autism West Symposium 2018 will include keynote presentations and break-out sessions exploring a wide range of topics from practical advice for recent diagnosis through to issues involving interactions with the justice system.

*Early bird discounts available until 7th September 2018

Venue:  Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Event Date: Friday 2 November 2018 & Saturday 3 November 2018

Discounted Accomodation: To book and claim your discounted accommodation please click here.

Further information: Contact Autism West on 08 9431 2111 or email Event Coordinator, Helene Hansen, at events@autismwest.org.au.


The Speakers

We have some exciting speakers already confirmed, including:

Curtin University - Curtin Autism Research Group (CARG) 

Julian James

Kathleen Davey

Liz Pellicano

Michael John Carley

Michelle Dival

Nichole Conolly

Nicole Rogerson

Rachael Biggs

Regina Ledo

Tom Tutton

UWA Thriving Paediatric Programs – Joshua Knuiman, Kemi Wright, Alyssa Petrofes

Youth Empowerment Project – Ana Palacios, Sandhya Subarmaniam

If you would like view the bios of the above speakers, please visit the Autism West event page.

Click here to view the 2018 Autism West Symposium Program.

Watch this space for the details of more speakers!



The 2018 Autism West Symposium will be held at the beautiful Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth, Western Australia.

We have secured limited discounted accommodation for those wanting to make the most of the event. To book and claim your discounted accommodation please click here.

Pan Pacific Perth


Booking Information

  • All tickets include Credit Card Processing Fee
  • Early bird discounts available until 7th September 2018
  • Concession pricing is available - Autism West may ask you to present proof of your eligibility for a concession
  • Registration fees include morning tea and lunch on Day One and morning tea on Day Two
  • Autism West reserves the right to make changes to the program
  • Please note that registration is non-refundable, but we are happy for you to transfer it to someone else


Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available for the 2018 Autism West Symposium. Please contact Helene Hansen on 08 9431 2111 or events@autismwest.org.au to discuss further.


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