Strive Conference

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Each year, Strive holds a health advocacy conference to promote awareness about global health challenges from an individual and societal perspective. This conference gives students from various backgrounds the opportunity to use their unique perspectives to discuss and explore innovative solutions to improve global healthcare. There will be 3 amazing speakers, and a Case Competition where students in teams can present their response and solution to go into the running for prizes.

Here are the details for the Strive Conference 2018!

Date: Saturday 4th of August, 2018

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Location: David P. Derham Theatre, Law Building, University of Melbourne

Cost: Free

What are we focusing on this year?

This year’s conference will explore the broad theme of ‘Challenges of Healthcare’, with 3 speakers each exploring a specific domain under the overarching theme. Keep an eye out on the website and Facebook page as we release details about speakers closer to the date!

How can I register for the conference?

It’s easy – just sign up using this form!

Further enquiries and sign-ups can also be completed at the Strive BBQ (Tuesday 31st July 2018, 12pm-2.30pm, South Lawn, University of Melbourne)


Don’t forget to like us on Facebook to be updated on more details leading up to the conference!

How can I sign up for the Case Competition?

Sign up alone or in a group of 3, 4 or 5 friends. Those signing up individually will have a chance to opt in/out of the competition. Participation in the challenge is not compulsory of course, you are welcome to just come to enjoy the speakers and their insights!

This will be a free event with prizes available for best group response, and of course, a chance to add to your resume. 

Who are our speakers for 2018?

Strive is excited to announce our line up for Strive Conference 2018, including Dr Jaycen Cruickshank, Natalie Molino and Dr Sally Cockburn! Read more about our speakers from our Facebook page here.