The Conference program features an extensive list of Australasia’s most eminent Medical Leaders, including:
> The Secretary of the Australian Department of Health and former Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Government, Dr Brendan Murphy, will provide a keynote presentation on Day One.
> All of Australia’s Chief Health Officers together on one panel reflecting on Leadership and Management during a Pandemic – Dr Kerry Chant (NSW), Dr Hugh Heggie (NT), Dr Jeannette Young (QLD), Prof. Nicola Spurrier (SA), Prof. Tony Lawler (TAS) Prof. Brett Sutton (VIC) and Dr Andrew Robertson (WA).
> Qantas Medical Director Dr Ian Hosegood will lead a panel headlined by Director-General of Health and Chief Executive New Zealand Ministry Of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, and Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons – head of the new disaster management and recovery agency, Resilience New South Wales, who guided the state-wide response to the 2019/20 bushfires in NSW. The panel will look at Partnerships and Collaborations in the context of Leadership in a Crisis.
> Prof Ruth Stewart – National Rural Health Commissioner for Australia will discuss ways Medical Leaders and Managers can improve the health of remote, rural and regional Australians.
> Dr Jillann Farmer- Deputy Director-General of Clinical Excellence Queensland and former Medical Director to the UN will be part of a panel discussing the Value of Medical Leadership.
If the timing of the virtual conference does not fit with your schedule, most sessions will be recorded offering registered participants the flexibility to view at a suitable time.