2023 ESSA Western Australia State Symposium

2023 ESSA Western Australia State Symposium

2023 ESSA Western Australia State Symposium 

The 2023 ESSA Western Australia State Symposium is an unmissable event tailored for WA Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Exercise Scientists, Accredited Sports Scientists and students! This event will bring together a variety of ESSA professionals, which promises to be a great learning day for all.



 8:30 - 9:00am        Doors Open 

 9:00 - 9:10am

ESSA WA State Chapter Chair - David Beard, AES, AEP

 9:10 - 9:40am

ESSA and the Green and Gold Decade – 2032 and beyond
ESSA President - Brendan Joss, AES, AEP
 9:40 - 10:30am  
The Business of Exercise Physiology
Dan Williams, AES, AEP 
 10:30 - 11:15am  
An Exercise Physiologists place within the industry and Service Delivery of Return-to-Work intervention with employers
Brenton Malacari, AES, AEP & Peter Kitt, AES, AEP

 11:15 - 11:45am   Morning Tea
 11:45am - 12:30pm  
Difficulties faced by those living with Type 1 Diabetes when striving to become more active
Dr. Marian Brennan, AES, AEP
 12:30 - 1:15pm   
Aged Care Panel Discussion: Physical activity, exercise, and cognitive health and falls prevention for older
people and meeting the exercise needs of older adults from independent living to specialist aged care units

A/Prof Belinda Brown, A/Prof Elissa Burton, ASpS2 & A/Prof Annette Raynor, Academic, Fellow, PHD

 1:15 - 2:00pm   Lunch 
 2:00 - 2:45pm  
Workshop:  Improving the way we support our post-natal women
Jody Pearce, AES, AEP
 2:45 - 3:30pm  
Serious Burns and the impact on health
Tyler Osborne, AES, AEP
 3:30 - 4:30pm  
Current Evidence and Practical Considerations for Exercise Prescription in Cancer Survivors
Dr Jack Dalla Via & Chris Andrew 

 4:30pm   Closing



Murdoch University, Perth, WA
Saturday, 21 October 2023
8:30am - 4:30pm AWST


Rates per person

          Earlybird                   Standard
     If registered and paid on or before 21 September 2023    If registered and paid on or after 22 September 2023
 ESSA Member     $220.00     $240.00
 Non-Member    $345.00    $365.00
 ESSA Student Member
 $95.00    $115.00
 Student Non-Member    $130.00    $150.00

Please see terms & conditions for registration type definitions.



  • Full day professional development 
  • Arrival tea & coffee, morning tea and lunch 
  • Workbook in a softcopy format
  • Certificate of attendance, gaining you 6 valuable ESSA CPD points
  • Networking with the presenters and your peers


    Target Audience

    Any Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 2 and/or Accredited High Performance Manager 

    ESSA CPD Points



    Online: After signing into your ESSA profile, select the blue "Register Now" button 
    Manual Form: click here 

    Registration for this professional development will close at 12:00pm AWST on Friday, 20 October 2023.

    Please note:
    * Credit card payment is required with online registration.
    * If a tax invoice is required for payment to be made, please use the manual form.
    * Upon registering to any ESSA professional development, you automatically agree to our terms & conditions


    Thank you to our symposium sponsors.


  • All accredited persons, regardless of any professional development completed/ attended must refer to their accreditation’s Scope of Practice/Standards, and only treat/practice within the same.  
  • ESSA confirms that at the date of release, this professional development meets the requirements of the ESSA Continuing Professional Development Points Guidelines. The information contained in this professional development is of a general nature only, and while every effort and care has been taken to ensure that all representations are accurate as at the date of its release, ESSA accepts no legal liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any information provided in this professional development. 
  • ESSA recommends that its members seek appropriate independent professional advice specific to their particular purposes and circumstances (including the provision of medical advice to patients) before relying on it. 
  • All Professional Development logistics are correct at time of publication. Subject to change at anytime without notice.



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