Fifth International Congress on Professional and Occupational Regulation

  • 16 Nov 2017
  • 9:00 AM (UTC+11:00)
  • 17 Nov 2017
  • 4:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
  • Melbourne, Australia
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Thank you for your interest in CLEAR’s Fifth International Congress. Due to unprecedented levels of demand, registration is now full and has been closed. We hope you will be able to join CLEAR at its 38th annual conference in Philadelphia, PA, USA from September 26-29, 2018 or at one of the other numerous events that are planned for the year ahead.

About the International Congress 

CLEAR’s Fifth International Congress on Professional and Occupational Regulation will bring together the international community of regulators and those affected by their work. Focusing on three broad themes, this dynamic and interactive forum will provide attendees information about latest innovations and developments, an opportunity to share challenges and solutions, and offer valuable networking opportunities with international colleagues from both health and non-health sectors.


Congress Agenda

Congress Themes
Global Mobility and Entry to Practice will focus on the challenges and opportunities created by increasingly mobile workforces, and discuss the issues occupational regulators face when performing the "gatekeeper" role that is fundamental to professional regulation.

Governance and Accountability in Professional Regulation will ask: who regulates, how is this task carried out, and is there an optimal model? The role of the profession/occupation will be considered, as will the part government and other critical stakeholders play. The latest trends in roles, structures, and approaches to oversight will be reviewed and discussed.

Striving for Continuing Competence will review the role of the regulator in ensuring competence is demonstrated throughout a registrant's career. The variety of approaches taken by jurisdictions and professions will be discussed as well as research on assessment for learning and assessment for improving practice.

The themes of the Congress are pertinent to regulators regardless of which profession(s) or occupation(s) they regulate.

Register now to take advantage of early bird rates. 

Registration fees do not include any optional activities that maybe offered.


Hotel and Program Location:

131-135 Bourke Street

Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

+61 3 9039 8888

We have arranged for a preferred rate:

* AUS $205.00 a night excluding taxes (breakfast not included) 

* AUS $230.00 a night including breakfast

To make reservations, please contact Lorraine George via email at  When emailing her, please reference CLEAR group in order to get our preferred rate.  You will need to provide your arrival and departure dates and rate package in order to make your reservations.  You can also call Lorraine George to make reservations at +613 9660 5463  

Should you have any hotel issues, please email Glenn Blind at

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