Day One

Achieving partnerships across the interfaces in science and healthcare – state, national and international perspectives

08:30 - 08:35

MC Address and Introduction

Dr Norman Swan

08:35 - 8:45

Welcome To Country

Professor Aunty Kerry Doyle, Professor Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Health, Western Sydney University, Sydney

08:45 - 09:00

Welcome address: "Leaders in partnership"

Conference Co-Chairs (Prof Ian Jacobs, Chair SPHERE, Vice Chancellor UNSW; Paul McClintock, Chairman, Sydney Health Partners & Director of St Vincent Health Australia; Michael DiRienzo, Chief Executive, Hunter New England Health LHD; Prof Steven Kanter, President and CEO at the AAHC)

09:00 - 09:15

Keynote Session 1

Chair: Prof Christopher Levi

08:45 - 09:00

Keynote address 1: Health policy and the value-based healthcare "agenda"


09:00 - 9:15

Keynote address 2: Academic health science partnerships – success factors for research translation in United States

Prof Sam Hawgood, Chancellor and the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor, The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA

09:15 - 09:30

Keynote address 3: How important is communications and stakeholder engagement in delivering value-based healthcare

Dr Michele Connolly, Co-Chair of the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement (IGIHM), a four-country group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States, under the auspices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

09:30 - 09:50

Keynote address 4:
How academic health partnerships can improve indigenous health measurement and delivery

Prof Lisa Jackson Pulver, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy and Services, The University of Sydney

09:50 - 10:10

Key note address 5:
AHSP – the Manchester model for innovation partnership and Insights for Australia

Prof Jackie Oldham, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Oxford Road Corridor (Manchester’s Innovation District) & Health Innovation Manchester; Director, Manchester Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (MIMIT)

10:10 - 10:30

Keynote Address 6:
NSW perspectives on embedding research and healthcare

Dr Kerry Chant, Deputy Secretary, Population and Public Health and Chief Health Officer, NSW Health

10:30 - 11:00

Panel discussion: Policy directions will help build partnerships

Panel - Erica Kneipp, Jackie Oldham, Sam Hawgood, Kerry Chant, Vlado Perkovic

11:00 - 11:20

Morning Tea Break

11:20 - 13:20

Session 2. Incentives for partnership and measuring success in the “translation to practice and/or policy impact” mission – Focus on indigenous health and the cardiovascular mission

Chair: Prof Garry Jennings, Executive Director SHP

11:20 - 11:50

Keynote Address 7:
How is the MRFF being harnessed to drive research translation?


11:50 - 12:10

Plenary Lecture 1: How have the major UK funding bodies incentivised research translation?

Sir Prof John Savill, Executive Director, Melbourne Academic Center for Health, Melbourne

12:10 - 12:25

Plenary Lecture 2 - How is the Commonwealth measuring performance in translation to impact?

Erica Kneipp, Commonwealth Department of Health

12:25 - 13:20

Panel Discussion and action plan

Panellists: Prof Steve Wesslingh, Prof Gemma Figtree, Prof Alex Brown, Dr Michelle Connelly, Dr Tony Penna


Parallel Poster communication sessions
A. Highlights of the NSW Translational Research Grant Scheme
B. Highlights from the non-NSW Advanced Health Research Translation Centres and Centres for Innovation in Regional Health



14:00 - 15:00

Session 3: Interactive Session on value-based healthcare

Chair: Prof Christine Jorm, Executive Director NSW RHP

14:00 - 14:20

Keynote Address 8: Framing Piece

Elizabeth Koff

14:20 - 15:00

Panel Discussion and action plan: Measuring and managing low value, high cost healthcare

Panelists: Prof Bruce Robinson, Dr Nigel Lyons, Adam Elshag, Ainslie Cahill

14:00 – 15:00

Breakout parallel session: Young and emerging leaders for Health Partnerships (Master class)

Chair: Dr Sonu Bhaskar

15:20 - 17:20

Session 4
Bridging the interfaces acoss science, medicine & enterprise – How to build partnerships for translation between academia, healthcare and industry

Chair: Paul McClintock

15:20 - 15:25

Chair framing address

Paul McClintock, Board Member, St Vincent’s Health Network & SHP Chair

15:25 - 16:00

Keynote Address 9: UK perspectives on building partnerships between health, science and commerce

Prof Jackie Oldham

16:00 - 16:10

Plenary Lecture 3:
Academic health science partnerships – how best can med tech industry and academia collaborate


16:10 -16:20

Plenary Lecture 4 - AHSP – what does healthcare want to see?

Stewart Dowrick, CEO Mid North Coast LHD

16:20 -16:30

Plenary lecture 5 – The Oxford perspectives on academic health partnerships

Prof Gary Ford

16:30 - 17:20

Panel discussion and action plan: Effective processes for linking discovery and innovation across the disciplines.

Anne O’Neil, Garry Jennings, Nigel Lovell, Andrew Montague, Tim Shaw, Nigel Lovell, Jackie Oldham


Close of Day 1

Dr Norman Swan

17:30 - 19:00

Welcome Reception Drinks