25 - 26 March, 2020 |
International Convention Centre, Sydney

2019 Speakers

NURSES AND CLINICIANS


Adj. Prof. Kylie Ward FACN
Adj. Prof. Kylie Ward FACN
Chief Executive Officer
Australian College of Nursing
Nicole Thibodeau
Nicole Thibodeau
Chief Nursing Officer
Healius
Phil Robinson
Phil Robinson
Medications Consultant, EPR Project
Bendigo Health
Kathy Whittington
Kathy Whittington
RN, MS, CWCN, Clinical Support Manager
Span-America
Jennifer Holmes
Program Manager Data & Informatics
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Darren Clark
Darren Clark
Nursing Director – Medical Services
Metro South Health
Dr Brigid M. Gillespie
Dr Brigid M. Gillespie
Professor of Patient Safety
Gold Coast University Hospital
Ashley Mason
Ashley Mason
Penultimate Year Nursing Student
Griffith University
Rachel Wessels
Rachel Wessels
RN2
Royal North Shore Hospital
Prachi Javalekar
Prachi Javalekar
Safety Culture Coordinator
NSW Health
Tammie Breneger
Tammie Breneger
RN BN(Hons) MACN
Mid North Coast LHD
Kay Maddison
Kay Maddison
Clinical Nurse Consultant Hand & Wound
Sydney Hospital & Sydney Eye Hospital
Maree Bransdon
Maree Bransdon
Nursing Director
QLD Health
Juliet Graham
Nursing Director- Workforce
West Moreton Health
Sonia Marshall
Sonia Marshall
Executive Director of Nursing & Midwifery
South Western Sydney Local Health District
Jac Mathieson
Jac Mathieson
Chief Nursing Officer
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Virginia Boyd
Virginia Boyd
Executive Director People & Culture
Albury Wodonga Health
Dr Gordon Bingham
Dr Gordon Bingham
Chief Nursing & Allied Health Information Officer
Alfred Health
Ingrid Ridler
Ingrid Ridler
Nurse Unit Manager Ambulatory Care Services
Mercy Hospital for Women
Dr Sharon Latimer
Dr Sharon Latimer
Research Fellow, Patient Safety in Nursing
Gold Coast University Hospital
Michelle Hogan
Michelle Hogan
Client Safety & Quality Consultant
Helping Hand Inc
Vicki Evans
Vicki Evans
Vice President
World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses
Jeanne Barr
Jeanne Barr
President
Australasian Neuroscience Nurses’ Association
Andrew Ingersoll
Andrew Ingersoll
CNIO
South Western Sydney LHD
Sheemol Barrett
Sheemol Barrett
NUM
Prince of Wales Hospital
Yvonne Mckinlay
Yvonne Mckinlay
Executive Director - Education
Australian College of Nursing
Sally Sutherland-Fraser
Sally Sutherland-Fraser
Registered Nurse
Sydney Hospital Sydney Eye Hospital

DISRUPT HEALTHCARE


Neil A Halpern MD, MCCM, FACP, FCCM
Neil A Halpern MD, MCCM, FACP, FCCM
Director Critical Care Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (USA)
A/Prof Munjed Al Muderis
A/Prof Munjed Al Muderis
Orthopaedic Surgeon and Founder
Osseointegration Group of Australia
Glenn Bedwell
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Patient Advocate
Professor David Gillatt
Professor David Gillatt
Director of Medical Services
Macquarie University Hospital
Dr Elaine Saunders
Dr Elaine Saunders
Executive Chairman
Blamey Saunders
Dr Ziyuan Wang
Dr Ziyuan Wang
Senior Research Fellow in Blockchain
Swinburne University of Technology
Dr Anjali Jaiprakash
Dr Anjali Jaiprakash
Robologist and Advance QLD Research Fellow - Medical and Healthcare Robotics Group
Queensland University of Technology
Prem Prakash Jayaraman
Prem Prakash Jayaraman
Head, Digital Innovation Lab
Swinburne University
Donna Parkes
Donna Parkes
Telehealth Manager
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
Ivan Kassal
Ivan Kassal
Quantum Science Domain Leader
Sydney Nano Institute
Prof. Michael Milford
Prof. Michael Milford
Chief Investigator, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
QUT
Dr Brett Dale
Dr Brett Dale
Group Chief Executive
Motor Trades Association of Queensland
A/Prof Paul James
A/Prof Paul James
Clinical Geneticist Director
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Harry Iles-Mann
Harry Iles-Mann
Patient/Consumer Advocate and Consumer Reference Lead
Australian Digital Health Agency
Kalli Spencer
Kalli Spencer
Urology Fellow
Macquarie University Hospital
Adj. A/Prof Ivan Williams
Adj. A/Prof Ivan Williams
Chief Medical Radiation Scientist – Medical Radiation Service Branch
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Meghan Dares
Meghan Dares
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Wollongong Hospital
Dr Chung-Liang Chien
Dr Chung-Liang Chien
CEO
Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry
Andrew Charles
Andrew Charles
National Sales Manager
CompNow

HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE


Michelle Fenwick
Michelle Fenwick
Executive Director - People & Culture
The Northern Hospital
Dave Waters
Dave Waters
Executive Director - Workforce Services
Metro South Health
Suellen Bruce
Suellen Bruce
Executive Director People , Culture and Communications
Western Health
Todd Hunt
Todd Hunt
Manager, Workforce Planning
NSW Ministry of Health
Nerida Bardon
Nerida Bardon
Learning Systems Lead
Alfred Health
Emer O'Callaghan
Emer O'Callaghan
Senior Manager – Workforce
NSW Rural Doctors Network
Sarah Dowe
Sarah Dowe
Regional Partnerships Manager
NSW Rural Doctors Network
Juliet Graham
Nursing Director- Workforce
West Moreton Health
Annette Solman
Annette Solman
Chief Executive
Health Education & Training
Jac Mathieson
Jac Mathieson
Chief Nursing Officer
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Adrian Pennington
Adrian Pennington
Chief Executive Officer
Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
Darren Clark
Darren Clark
Nursing Director – Medical Services
Metro South Health
Jane Warneke
Jane Warneke
Graduate Nurse Coordinator
Austin Health
Lynne Keith
Lynne Keith
EMR(Electronic medical records) Manager
Austin Health
Luisa McKay
Luisa McKay
General Manager People & Safety
Bethanie
Carolyn Cochrane
Education Coordinator
Austin Health
Michael Isaac
Michael Isaac
Director SONA Institute
BallyCara
Nessa Pastoors
Nessa Pastoors
General Manager, People & Communications
Merri Health
Captain Amanda Garlick
Director Fleet Health
Royal Australian Navy

CORPORATE SERVICES


Carmen Rechbauer
Carmen Rechbauer
Chief Executive
HealthShare NSW
Megan Shaw
Megan Shaw
Sustainability Project Officer
Sydney Children's Hospital Network
Tim Lee
Tim Lee
Business Development Manager
Veolia
Amanda Harsas
Amanda Harsas
Head of Finance Transformation
Healius Ltd
Nigel Armstrong
Nigel Armstrong
Senior Security Advisor
Metro South Health
Kaushik Sridhar
Kaushik Sridhar
National Sustainability Manager
Regis Aged Care
Santhoshi Chander
Santhoshi Chander
Associate Director, Program & Change Management
HealthShareNSW
Mark Hofmeyr
Mark Hofmeyr
Director, Corporate and ICT Procurement
eHealth NSW
Suchit Handa
Suchit Handa
Director Corporate Services
Fairfield Hospital
Michelle Azizi
Michelle Azizi
Director Corporate Services
South Western Sydney LHD
Michael Gendy
Michael Gendy
Chief Procurement Officer
NSW Ministry of Health
Catherine O'Shea
Catherine O'Shea
Sustainability Officer
Western Health
Jennifer Rossiter
Jennifer Rossiter
Senior Director Corporate Services
Princess Alexandra Hospital & QEII Hospital Network
James Allt-Graham
James Allt-Graham
Partner
GRA Supply Chain Consultants
Shanaka Jayasinghe
Shanaka Jayasinghe
Senior Manager
GRA Supply Chain Consultants
Kristen Ireland
Kristen Ireland
Finance Manager
Northern Illawarra Hospital Group

START-UPS


Dr Julian Hooper
Dr Julian Hooper
Product Manager
DigitalHealthX
Topaz Conway
Topaz Conway
Director & Commercialisation Advisor
Cicada, Accelerating Commercialisation
Bernie Woodcroft
Bernie Woodcroft
Director, ilab
The University of Queensland
John D Grew
John D Grew
Commercialisation Advisor & Founder
Accelerating Commercialisation, The BioAdvisory Group Pty Ltd
Danielle Bodinnar
Danielle Bodinnar
Founder & CEO
Karista
Marcel Dinger
Marcel Dinger
Co-Founder
Pryzm Health
Gary Cassidy
Gary Cassidy
Managing Director
Desert Oak Associates
Louise McCann
Louise McCann
National head of Healthcare
Westpac
Scott Taylor
Scott Taylor
Co-Founder
Perx
Elle Syrrou
Elle Syrrou
Entrepreneur in Residence
Westpac
Reeta Dhar
Reeta Dhar
Head of Emerging Industries
Westpac
Grace Lethlean
Grace Lethlean
COO
ANDHealth
Buzz Palmer
CEO
The Actuator
Dr Elliot Smith
Dr Elliot Smith
CEO
Maxwell Plus
Dr Patricio Sepulveda
Dr Patricio Sepulveda
Director of Business Development and Innovation
Melbourne Health
Dimitry Tran
Dimitry Tran
Head of Innovation
Ramsay Health Care
Anne O'Neill
Anne O'Neill
Director, Enterprise and International Partnerships
NSW Ministry of Health
Marcus Wilson
Director
Surgical Partners
John Henderson
John Henderson
Partner
AirTree

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP


Linda Soars
Linda Soars
Director Integrated & Community Health
Western Sydney LHD Executive Network member, ACI, AC
Sandy Chamberlin
Sandy Chamberlin
Executive Director Infrastructure
Goulburn Valley Health
Anthony Bonnici
Anthony Bonnici
Director & Motivational Speaker
Move Mountains
Fiona Pearman
Fiona Pearman
Co-Author
Young Professional Women Australia
Vittoria Tsam
Vittoria Tsam
Senior Policy Officer
Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority
Claire Phelan
Claire Phelan
Director Oral Health Services
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Dr Anjali Jaiprakash
Dr Anjali Jaiprakash
Robologist and Advance QLD Research Fellow – Medical and Healthcare Robotics Group
Queensland University of Technology
Sheemol Barrett
Sheemol Barrett
NUM
Prince of Wales Hospital
Vicki Evans
Vicki Evans
Vice President
World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses
Jeanne Barr
Jeanne Barr
President
Australasian Neuroscience Nurses’ Association
Michelle Lawson
Michelle Lawson
CEO
Blamey Saunders
Sandra Hills
Sandra Hills
CEO
Benetas
Clare Beech
Clare Beech
Assistant Commissioner, Director of Clinical Operations
NSW Ambulance
Felicity Duffy
Felicity Duffy
Head of Women’s Markets
Westpac

Health Facilities Design & Development


Damian Armour
Damian Armour
Chief Executive Officer
Epworth Geelong
Stephanie Barwick
Stephanie Barwick
Acting Director of Simulation
Mater Education
Donna Bonney
Donna Bonney
CEO
Mater Education
Ross Chippendale
Ross Chippendale
Global Head of Workplace Technology
Atlassian
Dominic Clifton
Dominic Clifton
Design Manager
Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd
Alanna Geary
Alanna Geary
Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery Services
Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Damian Gould
Damian Gould
Chief Executive Officer
Building QLD
Dr Lachlan Henderson
Dr Lachlan Henderson
Group Chief Executive
Epworth HealthCare
Tim Hoffmann
Tim Hoffmann
Director Planning & Redesign
Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
Mark Hoffmann
Mark Hoffmann
Manager Capital Projects
Eastern Health
Sally Jones
Nursing Director
Redcliffe Hospital
Prof Denise Kirkpatrick
Prof Denise Kirkpatrick
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President
Western Sydney University
Paul Lambert
Paul Lambert
Executive Director
Activation, new Royal Adelaide Project, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Phillipa le Roux
Phillipa le Roux
Design and Project Director
Architecture, Design and Construction, Hilton Australasia
Steve Lutz
Steve Lutz
Managing Director - ANZ
Oneview
Debbie McNamara
Debbie McNamara
Development Director
Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Anne Mennen
Anne Mennen
Director of Development – Victorian Heart Hospital
Monash Health
Stefano Scalzo
Stefano Scalzo
Director Planning and Development
Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority
Dr Hannah Seymour
Dr Hannah Seymour
Medical Director
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Cate Smith
Cate Smith
Associate Director
Research Operations, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
Dr. Ian Town
Dr. Ian Town
Chairman
Health Precinct Advisory Council (NZ)
Frank Tracey
Frank Tracey
Executive Director Clinical Services
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
Alison Verhoeven
Alison Verhoeven
Chief Executive Officer
AHHA
Tobi Wilson
Tobi Wilson
General Manager
Prince of Wales & Sydney Eye Hospitals
Yan Yan
Yan Yan
Director, Hospital and Operations Planning
Woodlands Health Campus (Singapore)
Prof. Stephen Nicholls
Prof. Stephen Nicholls
Director
MonashHeart
Lisa Altman
Lisa Altman
Clinical Services Alignment Lead - Randwick Campus Redevelopment
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network and South Eastern Sydney LHD

Digital Healthcare


Det. Supt. Brad Marden
Det. Supt. Brad Marden
Coordinator Australian Cyber Security Centre
Australian Federal Police
Wayne Taranto
Wayne Taranto
Director of Hotels & Suites
Crown Group
Michael Burgess
Michael Burgess
Chief Student Experience Officer
Western Sydney University
Alison Verhoeven
Alison Verhoeven
Chief Executive Officer
AHHA
Jennifer McNeill
Jennifer McNeill
Director Regional Service Centres
Service NSW
Dr Grant Rogers
Dr Grant Rogers
Rural eMeds Chief Medical Officer/Clinical Lead, Rural eHealth Program
eHealth NSW
Cheryl McCullagh
Cheryl McCullagh
Director of Clinical Integration
Sydney Children's Hospital Network
Andrew Oldaker
Andrew Oldaker
Chief Technology Officer
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Rod Sprenger
Rod Sprenger
Technology Lead, Victorian Heart Hospital
Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority
Ian Dunlop
Ian Dunlop
eMEDs Change Manager
Western Sydney Local Health District
John Papatheohari
John Papatheohari
Group Director Information Technology & Digital Transformation
Cabrini Health
Rosemary Burke
Rosemary Burke
A/District Director of Pharmacy & CPIO
Sydney Local Health District
Raymond Messom
Raymond Messom
Executive Director – Systems Information and Analytics
NSW Ministry of Health
Dr Kevin Bullen
Dr Kevin Bullen
Chief Medical Officer
Healius Ltd
Dr Shannon Nott
Dr Shannon Nott
Rural Health Director of Medical Services
Western NSW LHD
Kate Renzenbrink
Kate Renzenbrink
Chief Nursing Midwifery Information Officer
Bendigo Health
Dr Richard Tobin
Dr Richard Tobin
GP and Medical Director
Rockingham Medical and Dental Centre, WA
Joanne Chicco
Joanne Chicco
Manager Data Quality
NSW Ministry of Health
Alvin Rodrigues
Senior Director Information Security
Forcepoint sc Pty Ltd
Kate Jackson
Stroke Network Manager
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
Dan Levitt MSc. CHE.
Dan Levitt MSc. CHE.
Executive Director
Tabor Home Society (Canada)
Dale Cohen
Dale Cohen
Digital Transformation Strategist
Western Sydney University
Rodney Ecclestone
Rodney Ecclestone
General Manager of Clinical Governance
Australian Digital Health Agency
Patrick Combes
Patrick Combes
Worldwide Technical Leader, Healthcare and Lifesciences
Amazon Web Services
Tasneem Islam
Application Specialist, EMR Program
Monash Health

Aged Care


Dr Takanori Shibata Ph.D
Dr Takanori Shibata Ph.D
Chief Senior Research Scientist
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (Japan)
Jim Nicolson
Jim Nicolson
Manager – Aged Care Reform
New Zealand Ministry of Health (New Zealand)
David Gollop
David Gollop
Founder & ECD
Be You Not Them
Sarah Newman
Sarah Newman
General Manager Home Services
BaptistCare
Daniel Gray
Daniel Gray
Recreation Manager
Wintringham
Dr Kevin Bullen
Dr Kevin Bullen
Chief Medical Officer
Healius Ltd
Wendy Waddell
Wendy Waddell
Group Executive - Care & Commercial
Japara
Dr Hannah Seymour
Dr Hannah Seymour
Medical Director
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Dr David Sykes
Dr David Sykes
Director
Dementia Australia
Damien Malone
Operations Manager
Residential and Community Services, Village Glen Aged Care Residences
Ross Peden
Ross Peden
CEO
Christadelphian Aged Care
Marcus Riley
Marcus Riley
Chief Executive Officer
BallyCara
Professor Ramon Z Shaban
Professor Ramon Z Shaban
Clinical Chair Infection Prevention and Control
University of Sydney and Western Sydney Local Health District
Kate Lambert
Kate Lambert
CEO & Co-Founder
Daughterly Care
Hayley Ryan
Clinical Advisor
Alphacare
Russell Sciberras
Russell Sciberras
State General Manager
Japara
Craig Gear
Craig Gear
CEO
Older Persons Advocacy Network
Matthew Hassan
Matthew Hassan
Senior Economist
Westpac
Steven Strange
CEO
Health Metrics