Day One

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

08:30 - 08:35

MC Address and Introduction
Location: Pyrmont Theatre

Dr Norman Swan, Journalist and Health Broadcaster

08:35 - 8:45

Welcome To Country

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

08:45 - 08:55

Welcome address: "Leaders in partnership"

Prof Ian Jacobs, Chair Maridulu Budyari Gumal - SPHERE, President and Vice-Chancellor, UNSW
Mr Paul McClintock AO, Board Member, St Vincent’s Health Network & Chair, Governing Council, Sydney Health Partners (SHP)
Mr Michael DiRienzo, Chief Executive, Hunter New England Health Local Health District
Prof Steven Kanter, President and CEO at the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC), Washington, USA
Dr Michael Spence AC, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, The University of Sydney

08:55 - 09:00

"Brokered Dialogues" Video – Introduction

Introduced by Dr Norman Swan

09:00 - 10:30

Keynote Session 1: The International Scene
Location: Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Prof Christopher Levi, Executive Director, Maridulu Budyari Gumal SPHERE

09:00 - 09:20

Keynote address 1: Academic health science partnerships – success factors and lessons from the United States

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

09:20 - 09:40

Keynote address 2: Stakeholder engagement and delivering effective partnerships

Dr Michele Connolly, Co-Chair of the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement (IGIHM), USA

09:40 - 10:00

Keynote address 3:
Academic health science partnership – 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), Manchester, UK

10:00-10:30

Panel discussion: Policy directions will help build partnerships in Australia

Panellists including Prof Jackie Oldham, Prof Sam Hawgood, Prof Steve Wesselingh, Sir Prof John Saville, Dr Michele Connolly, Dr David Abbott

10:30 - 11:00

Morning Tea Break

Location: Pyrmont Theatre Foyer

11:00 - 12:30

Session 2. The State Scene
Location: Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Prof Garry Jennings, Executive Director, Sydney Health Partners

11:00 - 11:15

Keynote Address 4: Healthcare embedded research and translation – are we there yet?

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

11:15 - 11.30

Keynote Address 5: Addressing the challenge of providing safer healthcare

Ms Carrie Marr, Chief Executive, Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC), NSW

11:30 - 11:45

Keynote Address 6: Addressing the challenge of providing better value care and strategies to support and develop partnerships

Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary Strategy and Performance, NSW Health

11:45 - 12:00

Keynote Address 7:
The future vision for health care in NSW and where the NSW translation centres can value add.

Ms Elizabeth Koff, Secretary, NSW Health

12:00-12:30

Panel Discussion and Action Plan

Facilitator: Dr Norman Swan
Panellists including Ms Elizabeth Koff, Dr Nigel Lyons, Dr Kerry Chant, Dr Tony Penna, Prof Christine Jorm, Prof Helena Teede, Ms Ainslie Cahill

12.30 - 13.30

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

Location: Pyrmont Theatre Foyer

12.30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30

Session 3: Interactive Session on value-based healthcare
Location: Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Prof Christine Jorm, Executive Director, NSW Regional Health Partners

13:30 - 13:35

Chair framing address

Prof Christine Jorm, Executive Director, NSW Regional Health Partners

13:35 - 14:30

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

Facilitator: Dr Norman Swan
Panellists including Prof Bruce Robinson, Prof Jane Hall, Prof Helena Teede, Prof Christine Jorm, Dr Nigel Lyons, Dr Tim Badgery-Parker

13:30 – 15:15

Breakout parallel session: Young and Emerging Leaders for Health Partnerships (Master Class)
Location: Room C2.3

Chair: Dr Sonu Bhaskar

13:30 - 13:45

Plenary address: "The Medicalisation of Dying"

Prof Ken Hillman, Professor of Intensive Care, The University of New South Wales (UNSW), South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD), Liverpool Hospital and Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

13:45 - 14:00

Keynote address: "The anatomy of health partnerships: barriers and opportunities with a focus on inclusion, diversity and intersectionality"

Dr Sonu Bhaskar, Founding Director, NSW Brain Clot Bank; Academic Neurologist and Clinician Scientist, Liverpool Hospital, Ingham Institute and South West Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD); Executive Officer, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise (DVC-E), The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney

14:00 - 14:15

Keynote address: "The Asia Pacific and international perspectives on health partnerships"

Prof Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

14:15 - 15:15

Panel Discussion:
1. What is a successful health partnership?
2. What are the barriers and challenges in building successful health partnerships?
3. Focus on diversity, inclusion, intersectionality and disability: What specific barriers clinicians and researchers from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds face in building health partnerships?
4. How to overcome barriers to build and scale health partnerships?
Note: Afternoon Tea would be served to all breakout session attendees in the same (C2.3) room.
Introductory Pitch by Ms Vishni Ravindran

Facilitator: Dr Sonu Bhaskar
Panellists including Prof Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dr Tzipi Cohen-Hyams, Dr Kathy Wu, Ms Gillian Mason, Ms Katrina Sing, Dr Anya Salih, A/Prof Ajesh George

14:30 - 15:15

Afternoon tea

Location: Pyrmont Theatre Foyer

15:15 - 17:00

Session 4: Bridging the interfaces across science, medicine & enterprise – building partnerships for innovation between academia, healthcare and industry
Location: Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Mr Paul McClintock AO, Board Member, St Vincent’s Health Network & Chair, Governing Council, Sydney Health Partners (SHP)

15:15 - 15:20

Chair framing address

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

15:20 - 15:35

Plenary Lecture 1 - Manchester perspectives on innovation partnerships between health, science and commerce – a focus on invention

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), Manchester, UK

15:35 – 15:50

Plenary Lecture 2 -
Oxford perspectives – innovation adoption and diffusion

Prof Gary Ford, Director Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), UK

15:50 – 16:05

Plenary Lecture 3 - What does healthcare want and is academia and industry listening?

Mr Stewart Dowrick, CEO Mid North Coast LHD

16:05 – 16.45

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

Facilitator: Dr Norman Swan
Panellists including Dr Anne O’Neil, Dr Andrew Montague, Prof Tim Shaw, Prof Nigel Lovell, Prof Jackie Oldham, Prof Gary Ford

16:45 – 17:00

"Brokered Dialogues" Video and Close of Day 1
Location: Pyrmont Theatre

Dr Norman Swan

17:00 - 18:00

Welcome Reception Drinks
Location: Pyrmont Theatre Foyer