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 AO, NHMRC Chief Executive, Professor Anne Kelso AO, and MTPConnect Chief Executive, Ms Sue MacLeman.

The Minister for Health, The Hon Greg Hunt MP will be the guest speaker at the AAMRI Dinner and will present the CSL Medal.

The Leader of the Opposition, The Hon Bill Shorten MP will be the guest speaker at the AAMRI President’s breakfast.

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-12.30pmMRI BUSINESS MANAGERS' MEETING
9.30amWelcome
Session Chair: Dr Cath Latham, AAMRI
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)
10.05amConnecting Colorectal cancer data and making it FAIR
Professor Steve Wesselingh, Executive Director, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
10.15amQ&A panel: Research Data Services and Collaboration
with Kate LeMay, Lien Le & Steve Wesselingh
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
11.20amData Growth in Medical Research – Challenges and Opportunities
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
12.05pmRisky Business - Insuring the uninsurable through collaboration
Mr Ralph Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer, Children's Medical Research Institute & Mr Gerald Ewing, Chief Executive & Mr Ian Mundy, Member Services Director, Unimutual
12.30pm–1.30pmLUNCH – MRI Business Managers and Directors
1.30pm–5.00pmAAMRI STRATEGY MEETING
1.30pmWelcome
Session Chair: Professor Tony Cunningham AO, AAMRI President
1.35pmMedical Research in Australia: a perspective from AAHMS
Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS FAA, President, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
2.05pmFuture prescriptions for medical research
Dr Alan Finkel AO, Chief Scientist for Australia
2.35pmA time of change at NHMRC
Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive, NHMRC
3.15pmAFTERNOON TEA
3.45pmVicAAMRI: Establishing a Victorian State Branch 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
4.30pmShowing progress towards research impact: informing decisions and promoting investment in research
Professor Jonathan Carapetis & Dr Tobias Schoep, Telethon Kids Institute
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: The Hon Bill Shorten MP, the Leader of the Opposition
8.30amAAMRI Annual General Meeting Registration
8.45amAAMRI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
11.00amClose