The program overview below is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly.

Monday 5th August 2019

0800 Workshop Registration | Plaza Level, BCEC

Pre-Conference workshops will be held at the conference venue Monday 5th August.  These workshops are an additional cost to attend and can be booked during the registration process.  Each workshop has a limited number of participants that can attend and bookings will be taken in a first come, first served basis. Delegates and non-delegates are both welcome to attend.  Lunch will be provided for all participants.


Registration for workshops will open late 2018.  If you are already registered for the conference at this point you will be contacted and given first chance to book these sessions.  Cost to attend each workshop is estimated at approximately $140 pp.

MORNING PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8-P9 MEETING ROOM P10
0900-1230 IAHA’s Cultural Responsiveness Approach: Realising, recognising and relating the value of culturally safe and responsive practice with Indigenous peoples
Kylie Stothers, IAHA Workforce Development Manager
Selling our value
Michelle Stute, Rachel Phillips
An inter-disciplinary approach to #last1000days and #endPJparalysis, designing a framework for success
Dr Ian Sturgess
Realising the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway: Practical implementation approaches for success
AHRGP Project Governance Group
1230-1330 Lunch
[1200-1700 Exhibition Bump In]
AFTERNOON PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
  MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8-P9 MEETING ROOM P10
1330-1630 Clinical Education – ACDHS & NAHCEN
1600 Main Conference Registration Open | Plaza Level, BCEC
1700

Welcome Reception | Exhibition Area, Plaza Level, BCEC

Welcome to the 2019 National Allied Health Conference! This is the first social opportunity to catch up with your interstate colleagues and sponsors and exhibitors of the Meeting.  The welcome reception also provides a great opportunity to meet delegates who are attending the conference for the first time.


Generously sponsored by

Tuesday 6th August 2019

0800 Registration Open | Plaza Level, BCEC
 OPENING PLENARY | PLAZA AUDITORIUM
0830-0915 Official Opening
Welcome to Country
Welcome Addresses
Consumer Video
0900-0910 Invited Speaker: Caroline Edwards
0915-0935 Keynote Address: Professor Kathryn Refshauge OAM FAHMS
Evidence of the value of allied health


Professor Kathryn Refshauge is Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. She is a member of several boards and committees in the health sector in NSW as well as various professional and research bodies. She has also served on the executive of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and human research ethics committees, and was involved in the Excellence in Research for Australia initiative.  Full biography.

0935-1025 Keynote Address: Dr Ian Sturgess
The challenge of hospital acquired functional decline – preventing the harm!


Dr Ian Sturgess (BSc MB ChB FRCP) is an internationally renowned clinical expert in improving Emergency Care and was for many years the clinical leader for Britain’s Emergency Care Improvement Program.  Ian has worked around the world with more than 180 hospitals seeking to enhance their Emergency Care and has been working with Francis Health since 2012.  Full biography.

1025-1055 Morning Tea with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
CONCURRENT SESSION A
PLAZA AUDITORIUM MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8 MEETING ROOM P9 MEETING ROOM P10 MEETING ROOM P11
ORAL PRESENTATIONS (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
1055-1110
1110-1125
1125-1140
1140-1145 TRANSITION
1145-1200
1200-1215
1215-1230
1230-1235 TRANSITION
1235-1245 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 minute talks)
Talk 1
Talk 2
Talk 3
1245-1345 Lunch with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
 PLENARY SESSION | PLAZA AUDITORIUM
1245-1350 Consumer Video
1350-1440 Keynote Address: Dr Tim Moore
The first 1000 days and the implications for allied health professionals


Dr Tim Moore is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Tim trained as a teacher and psychologist at the University of Melbourne, subsequently completing his Doctoral studies at the University of Surrey on self esteem and self-concept in children. Full biography.

1440-1445 TRANSITION
CONCURRENT SESSION B
PLAZA AUDITORIUM MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8 MEETING ROOM P9 MEETING ROOM P10 MEETING ROOM P11
ORAL PRESENTATIONS (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
1445-1500
1500-1515
1515-1530
1530-1555 Afternoon Tea with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
CONCURRENT SESSION C
PLAZA AUDITORIUM MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8 MEETING ROOM P9 MEETING ROOM P10 MEETING ROOM P11
ORAL PRESENTATIONS (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
1555-1610
1610-1625
1625-1640
1640-1650
1650-1655 TRANSITION
 PLENARY SESSION | PLAZA AUDITORIUM
1655-1705 Wrap Up / Summary of Day 1
1705 Sessions conclude
1705-2000 Networking Party and Poster Viewing | Exhibition, PLaza Level, BCEC

 

Wednesday 7th August 2019

0800 Registration Open | Plaza Level, BCEC
 PLENARY SESSION | PLAZA AUDITORIUM
0830-0840 Welcome and Recap of Day 1
0840-0845 Consumer Video
0845-0925 Keynote Speaker: Professor Pat Dudgeon
0925-1005

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jo Travaglia


Professor Joanne Travaglia is Professor and Director of the Centre for Health Services Management University of Technology Sydney. Her research examines the quality and safety of care, through the lens of critical theory.  Her research examines the quality and safety of care, through the lens of critical theory.  Full biography.

1005-1035 Morning Tea with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
CONCURRENT SESSION D
PLAZA AUDITORIUM MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8 MEETING ROOM P9 MEETING ROOM P10 MEETING ROOM P11
ORAL PRESENTATIONS (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
1035-1050
1050-1105
1105-1120
1120-1125 TRANSITION
1125-1140
1140-1155
1155-1210
1210-1215 TRANSITION
1215-1225 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 minute talks)  
Talk 1
Talk 2
Talk 3
1225-1325 Lunch with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
PLENARY SESSION | PLAZA AUDITORIUM
1325-1330 Consumer video
1330-1410

Keynote Speaker: Professor Terrence Haines


Professor Terry Haines is Head of the School of Primary and Allied Health Care at Monash University. In this role he is responsible for a school with 6 departments, over 150 staff, and over 180 research higher degree students.  He has a professional background in physiotherapy and health economics, and has worked in research roles imbedded within health services for over 15 years before commencing as the Head of School in 2017.   Full biography.

1410-1415 TRANSITION
CONCURRENT SESSION E
PLAZA AUDITORIUM MEETING ROOM P6 MEETING ROOM P7 MEETING ROOM P8 MEETING ROOM P9 MEETING ROOM P10 MEETING ROOM P11
ORAL PRESENTATIONS (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
1415-1430
1430-1445
1445-1500
1500-1515
1515-1520 TRANSITION
1520-1530 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 minute talks)  
Talk 1
Talk 2
Talk 3
1530-1550 Afternoon Tea
[1600-1800 Exhibition Bump Out]
CLOSING PLENARY SESSION | PLAZA AUDITORIUM
1550-1600 Awards
1600-1640 Closing Speaker
1640-1645 Conference Handover & Wrap Up
1645 Conference Close

Thursday 8 August 2019

 0830 Registration
 0900 Post Conference Leadership Workshop | Plaza 11

 

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2009, Canberra (8th NAHC)

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2013, Brisbane (10th NAHC)

2015, Melbourne (11th NAHC)

2017, Sydney (12th NAHC)

2019, Brisbane (13th NAHC)

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