2017 AAMRI Annual Convention Program

2017 AAMRI Annual Convention Program

There is a great line up of speakers for the 2017 AAMRI Annual Convention in Canberra (6-7 December), including the Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, NHMRC Chief Executive, Professor Anne Kelso, and MTPConnect Chief Executive, Ms Sue MacLeman.

Visit the 2017 Annual Convention and Dinner event page for details and information about how to register.

 

Wednesday 6 December
9.00amRegistration Opens
9.30am-12.15pmMRI BUSINESS MANAGERS' MEETING
9.30amWelcome
9.35-10.25amOpportunities for MRIs: National facilities for research data management
9.35amMRIs and Data Sharing
Ms Kate Lemay, Senior Research Data Specialist, Australian National Data Service (ANDS)
9.50amOpportunities for MRIs at RDS and Nectar
Dr Lien Le, Deputy Director, Research Data Services (RDS)
10.05amA collaborative project between SAHMRI and ANDS
Presenter TBC
10.15amQ&A panel: Research Data Services and Collaboration
with Kate Lemay, Lien Le
10.25amThe Power of Patterns in Big Data – how and when can data be repurposed?
Mr Malcolm Crompton AM, Chair, PRAXIS Australia Ltd
10.50amMORNING TEA – sponsored by Praxis Australia
11.20amA proposal for joint MRI secondary storage for research data: saving your IT budget thousands
Mr Ian Briggs, Chief Technology Officer, Baker Institute, Burnet Institute & CERA
11.45amBespoke software systems for the entire research lifecycle
Mr Michael Creevey, Chief Executive, Endpoint IQ
12.05pmReducing risk and insurance premiums for MRIs
Mr Ralph Mitchell, Chief Financial Officer, Children's Medical Research Institute & Gerald Ewing, Chief Executive & Ian Mundy, Business Development Director, Unimutual
12.30pm–1.30pmLUNCH – MRI Business Managers and Directors
1.30pm–5.00pmAAMRI STRATEGY MEETING
1.30pmWelcome
Professor Tony Cunningham (Session Chair), AAMRI President
1.35pmShowing progress towards research impact: informing decisions and promoting investment in research
Professor Jonathan Carapetis & Dr Tobias Schoep, Telethon Kids Institute
2.05pmThe future of medical research commercialisation
Dr Alan Finkel, Chief Scientist for Australia
2.35pmImplementing the NHMRC's new grant program
Professor Anne Kelso, Chief Executive, NHMRC
3.15pmAFTERNOON TEA
3.45pmVicAAMRI: Establishing a Victorian State Chapter of AAMRI
Ms Samantha Ludolf, Deputy Director, Strategy and Operations, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research
4.05pmMRIs and growth in the MTP Sector
Ms Sue MacLeman, Chief Executive, MTPConnect
4.30pmSession TBC
5.00pmClose
5.30pm–6.30pmMRI BOARD MEMBERS' DRINKS
6.30pm–10.00pmAAMRI 2017 ANNUAL DINNER - Supported by CSL
6.30pmTransport by bus from Hotel Realm to Parliament House
7.00pmAAMRI 2017 Annual Dinner, Great Hall, Parliament House
Guest speaker: The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health
Sponsored by CSL and including the presentation of the CSL Florey Award
10.00pmClose
Thursday 7 December
7.30amAAMRI PRESIDENT'S BREAKFAST
Guest Speaker: TBC
8.30amAAMRI Annual General Meeting Registration
8.45amAAMRI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
11.00amClose