2018 AAMRI Annual Convention Program

2018 AAMRI Annual Convention Program

We have an exciting line up of speakers for the 2018 AAMRI Annual Convention in Canberra (26-27 November) including Glenys Beauchamp (Secretary of the Department of Health), Dr Charlie Day (CEO of Innovation and Science Australia), and Professor John Shine (President of the Australian Academy of Science).

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

The Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare, the Hon Catherine King MP will be the guest speaker at the AAMRI President’s Breakfast.

Visit the 2018 Annual Convention and Dinner event page for details and information about how to register.

Please note this is a draft program, and timings, speaker names and presentation titles are subject to change

Monday 26 November 
9.00amRegistration Opens
9.30am-12.30pmMRI BUSINESS MANAGERS' MEETING
9.30amWelcome
Session Chair: Dr Cath Latham, AAMRI
9.35amDigital transformation in the not for profit sector
Meli Kaplan-Osborne, Microsoft Australia
10.05amCybersecurity and research data
Veronica Scott, Minter Ellison
10.35amMORNING TEA
11.05amResearch data management - where is our research data stored and is it compliant with legislation
Marie Dziadek, Chief Scientific Officer, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Parallel breakout session - roundtable discussion on the challenges and opportunities for university/hospital based MRIs
Chair: Marcus Goddard, Business Manager, Robinson Research Institute
11.30amDesigning and implementing risk registers
Amanda McIlroy, Chief Operating Officer, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
12.00pmNew funding models for MRIs
Yvette Waddell, CEO, Brien Holden Vision Institute
12.30pmLUNCH
1.30pm–5.00pmAAMRI STRATEGY MEETING
Session Chair: Professor Tony Cunningham AO, AAMRI President
1.30pmWhat can medical research achieve over the next 25 years?
Hosted by: Dr Norman Swan, ABC Radio National Health Report

Panelists
Professor John Shine AC, President, Australian Academy of Science
Professor Kathryn North AM, Director, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Ms Glenys Beauchamp PSM, Secretary, Department of Health
Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS FAA, President, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
Dr Charlie Day, CEO, Innovation and Science Australia
2.30pmChanging health policy through medical research
Ms Glenys Beauchamp PSM, Secretary, Department of Health
2.55pmAFTERNOON TEA
3.30pmAustralia 2030: prosperity through innovation
Dr Charlie Day, CEO, Innovation and Science Australia
3.55pmWhere next for the Medical Research Future Fund?
Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS FAA, President, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
4.20pmResearch integrity at MRIs: issues and responses
Professor David Vaux AO, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
4.40pmOvercoming funding challenges to commercialise research
Professor Ricky Johnstone, Director, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
5.00pmClose
5.00pm–6.00pmMRI BOARD MEMBERS' DRINKS
6.00pm–10.00pmAAMRI 2017 ANNUAL DINNER - Supported by CSL
6.00pmTransport by bus from rear of Hyatt Hotel Canberra 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 Next Generation Award
10.00pmClose
Tuesday 27 November
7.30amAAMRI PRESIDENT'S BREAKFAST
Guest Speaker: The Catherine King MP, Shadow Health Minister
8.30amAAMRI Annual General Meeting Registration
9.00amAAMRI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
11.00amClose