2020 Speakers

Speakers


Nursing and Midwifery


Adj. Prof. Kylie Ward FACN
Adj. Prof. Kylie Ward FACN
Chief Executive Officer
Australian College of Nursing
Luke Williamson
Luke Williamson
Chief Executive Officer
Australian College of Midwives
Jennifer Holmes
Senior Program Manager Data and Informatics
NSW Ministry of Health
Kerri Holzhauser
Kerri Holzhauser
Nursing Director eHealth Mentor
Metro South Health
Lita Olsson
Lita Olsson
Clinical Lead
Queensland Occupational Violence Strategy Unit
Kate Renzenbrink
Kate Renzenbrink
Chief Nursing Midwifery Information Officer
Bendigo Health
Joanna Griffiths
Joanna Griffiths
Manager
Queensland Health Occupational Violence Strategy Unit
Erin Mercieca
Erin Mercieca
Graduate Nurse
The Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne
Jenny McKenzie
Jenny McKenzie
Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Felicity Czarnecki
Felicity Czarnecki
Project Director, Safer Baby and Better Births Collaborative
Safer Care Victoria
Lynne Stewart
Lynne Stewart
Maternity Services Manager
Cabrini
Sonia Marshall
Sonia Marshall
Executive Director of Nursing & Midwifery
South Western Sydney Local Health District
Alison Hutton FACN
Alison Hutton FACN
Professor of Nursing
University of Newcastle
Tammie Breneger MACN
Tammie Breneger MACN
Registered Nurse
Hastings Macleay Community Withdrawal Management
Amanda Moses MACN
Amanda Moses MACN
Academic & Lecturer
Charles Sturt University
Kelly Rogerson MACN
Kelly Rogerson MACN
Chief Executive Officer
Palliative Care South East
Kassandra Packwood MACN
Kassandra Packwood MACN
Acting Health Service Manager
Southern NSW Local Health District
Linda Sweet FACM
Linda Sweet FACM
Chair in Midwifery - Western Health Partnership
Deakin University
Catherine Murray MACN
Catherine Murray MACN
Clinical Director
National Home Nurse
Kathleen Thorpe
Director Nursing & Midwifery
Wollongong Hospital
Prachi Javalekar MACN
Prachi Javalekar MACN
ENL, Evidence Generation & Dissemination
Agency for Clinical Innovation
Kaarin Goeldner MACN
Kaarin Goeldner MACN
3rd Year Bachelor of Nursing
Southern Cross University
Beau Dupen MACN
Beau Dupen MACN
Registered Nurse
Royal Darwin Hospital
Elissa Dabkowski MACN
Elissa Dabkowski MACN
Graduate Registered Nurse
Latrobe Regional Hospital

Patient Experience


Jeffrey Woods
Jeffrey Woods
National Patient Experience Manager
Healthscope Operations Pty Ltd
Karen Patterson
Karen Patterson
Director of Capability and Culture
Clinical Excellence Commission
Anne Marie Hadley
Anne Marie Hadley
Chief Experience Officer
NSW Health
Rabia Khan
Head, Commissioned Research & Engagement
The George Institute for Global Health
Dr Sianna Panagiotopoulos
Dr Sianna Panagiotopoulos
Manager, Office for Research
Austin Health
Cathy Jones
Cathy Jones
National Manager Quality & Compliance
Healthscope Operations Pty Ltd
Alan White
Alan White
Author
Counsellor and Men’s Health Advocate
Dr Jeroen Hendriks
Dr Jeroen Hendriks
Integrated Care Management - Cardiac Arrhythmias
University of Adelaide
Dr John Zelcer
Dr John Zelcer
Senior Strategic Advisor
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Harry Iles-Mann
Harry Iles-Mann
Patient/Consumer Advocate and Consumer Reference Lead
Australian Digital Health Agency
Nerida Bell
Principal Project Officer - Patient Experience
NSW Health
Tanya Hall
Tanya Hall
Chief Executive Officer
hearts4heart
Vanessa Allen
Vanessa Allen
Nurse Manager Patient Flow
HealthShare Patient Transport Service NSW
Maya Smitran
Maya Smitran
Director Healthcare Improvement
Central Coast Local Health District
Sharon Winton
Sharon Winton
Chief Executive Officer
Lymphoma Australia
Dr Paul Eleftheriou
Dr Paul Eleftheriou
Chief Medical Officer
Western Health
Melissa Tinsley
Melissa Tinsley
Manager, Clinical Information and Decision Support
Agency for Clinical Innovation
Dr Danielle Marie Muscat
Dr Danielle Marie Muscat
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Westmead Lead
Sydney Health Literacy Lab
Fiorina Mastroianni
Fiorina Mastroianni
Health Literacy and Diversity Health Manager
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Louisa Dent Pearce
Louisa Dent Pearce
Corporate Consumer Consultant
Healthscope Operations Pty Ltd
Kerrie O’Leary
Kerrie O’Leary
Healthcare Redesign Lead
NSW Health
Deborah Sims
Deborah Sims
Patient and Director of Advocacy
Lymphoma Australia
Prof. Nilmini Wickramasinghe
Prof. Nilmini Wickramasinghe
Professor Digital Health & Deputy Director Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute
Swinburne University of Technology & Epworth HealthCare
David Simpson
Head of Strategy & Innovation
Ramsay Healthcare

GPs and Primary Healthcare


Dr Michael Wright
Dr Michael Wright
Chair, Expert Committee for Funding and Health System Reform
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Dr Kean-Seng Lim
Dr Kean-Seng Lim
President
Australian Medical Association (NSW)
Harry Patsamanis
Harry Patsamanis
Executive Director for Integrated Care
Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
Dr Patrick Aouad
Dr Patrick Aouad
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Loxley Health Pty Ltd
Dr Michael Bonning
Dr Michael Bonning
General Practitioner, Chief Medical Officer and Chair
Australian Medical Association (NSW)
Dr Simon Kos
Dr Simon Kos
Chief Executive officer
Next Practice
Nalani Cox MACN
Nalani Cox MACN
Nurse Manager – CPC
Gold Coast Health
Dr Harris Eyre
Dr Harris Eyre
Chief Medical Officer
CNSDose
Dr Daniel Mann
Dr Daniel Mann
Co-Founder and Managing Directo
Loxley Health Pty Ltd
Dr Johan Verjans
Dr Johan Verjans
Deputy Director Centre for Medical Machine Learning
Australian Institute for Machine Learning
Kelly Rogerson MACN
Kelly Rogerson MACN
Chief Executive Officer
Palliative Care South East
Belinda Aisbett
Belinda Aisbett
Solution Architect (CHIA)
Eastern Health
Dr Paul Eleftheriou
Dr Paul Eleftheriou
Chief Medical Officer
Western Health
Richard Colbran
Richard Colbran
Chief Executive Officer
NSW Rural Doctors Network
Kirsty MacDougall
Kirsty MacDougall
Lead Digital Health
Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
Liz Travers
Liz Travers
Principal Project Officer
Clinical Excellence Queensland
Chris Raine
Chris Raine
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Hello Sunday Morning
Zoltan Kokai
Zoltan Kokai
Executive Director, Information, Technology and Capital Projects
Eastern Health
Dr Carolyn Ee
Dr Carolyn Ee
Program Lead/ Director, Western Sydney Integrative Health, NICM Health Research Institute
Western Sydney University
Lisa Healy
Lisa Healy
RN, GP Practice Nurse, RM & Parent Education Facilitator
Engadine Medical Practice
Dr John Adie
Dr John Adie
Medical Director, Immediate Care
Healius Limited
Lavanya Naidoo MACN
Lavanya Naidoo MACN
Emerging Nurse Leader
Australia College of Nursing
James Liang
Chief Executive Officer
MyHealth Medical Group

Healthcare Workforce


Jennifer Rossiter
Jennifer Rossiter
Senior Director - Workforce Strategy Branch
Queensland Health
Paula Williscroft
Paula Williscroft
Director People and Culture
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Captain Amanda Garlick
Director Fleet Health
Royal Australian Navy
Jane Warneke
Jane Warneke
Graduate Nurse Coordinator
Austin Health
Carolyn Cochrane
Education Coordinator
Austin Health
Susan Waller
Susan Waller
Rural Nursing and Allied Health Program Lead
Monash Rural Health
Kathy Flanigan
Kathy Flanigan
Nursing Director - Emergency and Clinical Support Logan Bayside
Health Network
Sulal Mathai
Sulal Mathai
Senior Executive Officer – Workforce Strategy and Planning
Danila Dilba Health Service
Georges Khoury
Georges Khoury
Director of People and Culture
eHealth Queensland
Aimee Solomon
Chief Pharmacy Information Officer & Senior Director
ACT Health Directorate
Tanya Critchlow
Tanya Critchlow
Manager Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Education
Western Sydney Local Health District
Lorraine Salloum
Lorraine Salloum
People, Performance & Culture Executive (CHRO)
Achieve Australia
Sally Duncan
Sally Duncan
Chief Nursing & Midwifery Information Officer
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Aaron Jones
Aaron Jones
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Information Officer
Sydney Local Health District
Dr Shannon Nott
Dr Shannon Nott
Rural Director of Medical Services
Western NSW Local Health District
Leani Viljoen
Leani Viljoen
Executive Director People & Culture
South West Healthcare
Greg Taylor
Greg Taylor
Head of Change
Healius – Pathology
Virginia Boyd
Virginia Boyd
Executive Director - People, Workforce & Support
Albury Wodonga Health
Tracy McCrohan
Tracy McCrohan
Strategic Workforce Planner and Onboarding Business Partner
Albury Wodonga Health
Jenna Leo
Jenna Leo
Chief Executive Officer
Home Care Heroes
Kate McCormack
Kate McCormack
Executive Director People, Learning & Culture
Mercy Health
Jacqui Blackshaw
Jacqui Blackshaw
Senior Program Manager
Health Education & Training Institute

Start UPs


Tam C. Nguyen
Tam C. Nguyen
Deputy Director of Research
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Dr Amandeep .
Dr Amandeep .
Hansra, Clinician, Medical Executive & Founder
Creative Careers in Medicine
Ross Chippendale
Ross Chippendale
Global Head of Workplace Technology
Atlassian
Dr Clare Skinner
Director of Emergency Medicine
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital
Dr John MacLean
Dr John MacLean
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Doclink
Dr Kean-Seng Lim
Dr Kean-Seng Lim
President
Australian Medical Association (NSW)
Edwina Sharrock
Edwina Sharrock
Founder & Director
Birth Beat
Nicole McCallum
Nicole McCallum
Head of Community
Tempus Partners
Anthony Johnston
CEO
CoVentured
Danielle Owen Whitford
Danielle Owen Whitford
Chief Executive Officer
Pioneera
Jenna Leo
Jenna Leo
Chief Executive Officer
Home Care Heroes
Dr Rebecca Saunderson
Dr Rebecca Saunderson
Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer
Consentic
Dr Annie McAuley
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
TalkiPlay
Laura Simmons
Laura Simmons
Chief Executive Officer
Theratrak
Dr Nishanth Krishnananthan
Dr Nishanth Krishnananthan
Surgical Registrar
NSW Health
Sally-Ann Williams
Sally-Ann Williams
Chief Executive Officer
Cicada Innovations
Mathieu Bertrand
Chief Operating Officer
Home care Heroes
Dr Vijay Paul
Dr Vijay Paul
Co-CEO
Vantari VR
Dr Patrick Aouad
Dr Patrick Aouad
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Loxley Health Pty Ltd
Dr Ken Apen
Director of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Hunter New England Local Health District
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Scale Investors
Manuri Gunawardena
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
HealthMatch
Melinda Webber
Founder
South West Kids Clinic

Women In Leadership


Loretta Johnson
Loretta Johnson
Executive Manager Queensland Ambulance
Service South West Local Ambulance Service
Dr Sarah Dalton
Dr Sarah Dalton
Clinical Executive Director NSW
Agency for Clinical Innovation
Melissa Pollard
Associate Director, Business Performance
HealthShare NSW
Jennifer Rossiter
Jennifer Rossiter
Senior Director - Workforce Strategy Branch
Queensland Health
Claire Phelan
Claire Phelan
Director Oral Health Services
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Carmen Rechbauer
Carmen Rechbauer
Chief Executive
HealthShare NSW
Kia Wallwork
Director PMO, Redesign & Innovation
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Catherine Murray MACN
Catherine Murray MACN
Clinical Director
National Home Nurse
Prachi Javalekar
Prachi Javalekar
MACN, ENL, Evidence Generation & Dissemination
Agency for Clinical Innovation
Leani Viljoen
Leani Viljoen
Executive Director People & Culture
South West Healthcare
Sulal Mathai
Sulal Mathai
Senior Executive Officer, Workforce Strategy and Planning
Danila Dilba Health Service
Jennifer Van Cleef
Jennifer Van Cleef
Executive Director, Clinical Support Services
HealthShare NSW

Health Facilities Design & Development


Stephanie Barwick
Stephanie Barwick
Head of Partnerships
Programs and Innovation, Mater Education
Ben Beville
Ben Beville
General Manager
Risk & Security Engineering, Southern Cross Protection
Michael Campbell
Michael Campbell
Senior Director
Facilities & Capital Infrastructure, Children's Health Queensland
Eleri Carrahar
Eleri Carrahar
Interim Executive Director Medical Services
West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
Ross Chippendale
Ross Chippendale
Global Head of Workplace Technology
Atlassian
Kate Copeland
Kate Copeland
Executive Director Assets and Infrastructure
Metro North Health
Yvette van Eenennaam
Yvette van Eenennaam
General Manager
Adelaide BioMed City
Gillian Geraghty
Gillian Geraghty
Executive Director of Rural and Regional
Health Infrastructure NSW
Michelle Gianferrari
Michelle Gianferrari
Chief Growth Officer
Maia Financial
Marcus Gurthie
Marcus Gurthie
Chief Executive Officer
Mildura Private Hospital
Russell Harrison
Russell Harrison
Chief Executive Officer
Western Health
Mark Hoffman
Mark Hoffman
Manager Capital Projects
Eastern Health
Kerry Hort
Kerry Hort
Project Lead
Southern NSW Local Health District
Paul Isaac
Paul Isaac
Redevelopment Manager
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Wayne Jones
Wayne Jones
Chief Executive Officer
Northern NSW Local Health District
Rachael Kay
Rachael Kay
Director Engagement and Commissioning TQEH Redevelopment
Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Zoltan Kokai
Zoltan Kokai
Executive Director – Information
Technology and Capital Projects Eastern Health
Debbie McNamara
Debbie McNamara
General Manager
STARS, Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Fred McQueary
Fred McQueary
President of Ambulatory Care and Chief Clinical Officer
Mercy Virtual Care Center (US)
Colm Mooney
Colm Mooney
Executive Group Manager – Infrastructure and Health Support Services
Canberra Health Services
Miles Murphy
Miles Murphy
A/Executive Director Assets, Development & Innovation
Health Infrastructure NSW
Prof. Steve Nicholls
Prof. Steve Nicholls
Director
MonashHeart
Robert Pulsford
Robert Pulsford
Director of Infrastructure
WA Country Health Service
Leisa Rathborne
Leisa Rathborne
General Manager
St George Hospital and Health Service
Kate Renzenbrink
Kate Renzenbrink
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Information Officer
Bendigo Health
Ien Ling Tong
Ien Ling Tong
Chief Health Informatics Officer
Jiahui International Hospital (Shanghai)

Digital Healthcare


Fred McQueary
Fred McQueary
President of Ambulatory Care and Chief Clinical Officer
Mercy Virtual Care Center (US)
Ien Ling Tong
Ien Ling Tong
Chief Health Informatics Officer
Jiahui International Hospital (Shanghai)
Dr Naren Gunja
Dr Naren Gunja
Chief Medical Information Officer
Western Sydney Local Health District
Patricia Liebke
Patricia Liebke
IT Director – Northern Beaches Hospital
Healthscope
John Borchi
John Borchi
Chief Information Security Officer
eHealth Queensland
Amith Shetty
Amith Shetty
Clinical Director – Patient Experience and System Performance Division
Ministry of Health NSW
Dr Thomas Loveday
Dr Thomas Loveday
Director of Human-Centred Design
eHealth NSW
Dr Sidney Chandrasiri
Dr Sidney Chandrasiri
Chief Medical Officer - Alexandra District Health & Group Director
Academic and Medical Services - Epworth Healthcare
Lily Liu
Lily Liu
EMR Director
Western Health
Dr Linda De George-Walker
Dr Linda De George-Walker
Director
Strategic Partnerships, Metro South Health
Cameron Ballantine
Cameron Ballantine
Chief Information Officer
Metro South Health
Stephanie Owen
Stephanie Owen
Group Manager, IT Strategy Architecture and Analytics
St Vincent's Health Australia (NAT)
Thomas Glanville
Thomas Glanville
Manager of Activity-Based-Management and Clinical Analytics
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Jason Sawtell
Jason Sawtell
Director of Information Technology Services
Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
Dr Johan Verjans
Dr Johan Verjans
Cardiologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Deputy Director
Australian Institute of Machine Learning
Prof. Nilmini Wickramasinghe
Prof. Nilmini Wickramasinghe
Professor Digital Health & Deputy Director Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute
Swinburne University of Technology & Epworth HealthCare
Prof Ian Scott
Prof Ian Scott
Director of Internal Medicine
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Jane Shrapnel
Jane Shrapnel
Principal Data Scientist
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
Phil Bailey
Phil Bailey
Manager Health Analytics
Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
Jenny McKenzie
Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Dr Charmaine Tam
Dr Charmaine Tam
Project Lead
Digital Health Analytics, Centre for Translational Data Science, Sydney University
Anthony Kitzelmann
Anthony Kitzelmann
Chief Information Security Officer & General Manager
Australian Digital Health Agency
Nick Grant
Nick Grant
Head of Healthcare
Openpay
Doug Gallacher
Doug Gallacher
Vice President of Sales
Enovate Medical
Antony Batrouni
Healthcare Director APJ
Nutanix
Dr Amandeep Hansra
Dr Amandeep Hansra
Clinical Reference Lead
Australian Digital Health Agency
A/Prof Luis Prado
A/Prof Luis Prado
Chief Medical Officer & Executive Director Academic and Medical Services
Epworth HealthCare

Aged Care


Matthew Richter
Matthew Richter
Chief Executive Officer
Aged Care Guild
Sara Blunt
Sara Blunt
Chief Executive Officer
Kalyra Communities - James Brown Memorial Trust
Joseph McCarthy
Joseph McCarthy
Chief Executive Officer
NovaCare
Craig Bosworth
Craig Bosworth
Group Director
Strategy and Marketing, Cabrini
Jason Howie
Jason Howie
Chief Executive Officer
Kincare
Kylie Houlihan
Kylie Houlihan
Chief Health Transformation Officer
integratedliving Australia
Andrew Kinkade
Andrew Kinkade
General Manager – Residential Care
Catholic Healthcare
Duncan McKellar
Duncan McKellar
Head of Unit, Older Persons' Mental Health Service
Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Valda Groves
Manager, PSRACS Operations & Development
Department of Health and Human Services Victoria
Alicia Wooding
Alicia Wooding
General Manager Operations
Envigor
Russell Mason
Russell Mason
Chief Executive Officer
Suncare Community Services
Amanda Bowe
Amanda Bowe
National Director Home Care Services
Mercy Health
Shelly Fletcher
Person Centred Design Manager - Health Transformation Unit
integratedliving Australia
Caroline Marasovic
Caroline Marasovic
Director of Clinical Operations
Silver Chain Group
Kaushik Sridhar
Kaushik Sridhar
National Sustainability Manager
Regis Aged Care
Simon Jennings
Simon Jennings
Group Manager
Core Platforms, Silver Chain Group
Angela Robinson
Angela Robinson
General Manager Risk and Compliance
Kincare
Shaye Brown
Acting Integrated Service Manager
Blue Care
Angela Massy
Angela Massy
Head – Strategy, Innovation and Connection
Suncare Community Services
Catherine Sherlock
Catherine Sherlock
Integrated Service Manager
Blue Care
Lara Calder
Lara Calder
Managing Director
Calderflower
Melanie Hendrata
Manager - Major Projects & Redevelopment
St Vincent’s Health Australia
Jenna Leo
Jenna Leo
Chief Executive Officer
Home Care Heroes