Conference Program

Boasting some of the world’s leading experts in leadership and culture transformation, the #NextCare Health Conference will invigorate, inspire and motivate current and aspiring healthcare leaders.

Over two days our engaging speakers will look at healthcare and leadership from a variety of angles, including leading for innovation, inspiring the next generation, journeys to leadership, and leadership at any level.

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre auditorium

Main Conference

10.00am – 5.00pm
30 and 31 May 2019

Absorb the stories and advice of world-class keynotes and learn from their experiences – the highs and lows – on the road to leadership success. With more than 20 speakers over two days, your biggest challenge will be deciding which sessions you can fit into your conference schedule.

The conference will conclude with a practical session to help delegates transform their new knowledge into a solid action plan to continue your professional development and career growth.

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre plaza

Welcome Reception

5.00pm – 7.00pm
30 May 2019

Connect and network at the welcome reception, overlooking the beautiful Brisbane city night lights from the Sky Terrace. This not-to-be-missed social event will bring together healthcare leaders from across Australia and New Zealand in a relaxed setting.

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre dinner gallery

Leaders Breakfast

8.00am – 9.30am
31 May 2019

This limited seating event presents delegates with an exclusive opportunity to mingle with some of our special guests and keynote speakers. This fully catered breakfast will feature Q&A with experts on topics such as transformation, mindset and leadership effectiveness.

Registrations NOW OPEN – $150.00

Day one 30 may 2019
9.00amRegistration and Welcome Morning Tea
 Plaza auditorium
10.00amWelcome by MC Bernard Salt AM
10.10am Welcome to Country
10.15amOfficial Welcome
10.20amSetting the Scene: Leadership in Public Health
Shaun Drummond
Health Service Chief Executive
11.00amOpening Keynote: Leadership Through a Crisis
Doug Smith
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Meet the speaker session
  Plaza auditorium Rooms p6 & p7
 Inspiring and Aspiring: the next generationInnovation in Leadership
12.45pmThe Demographics of Leadership: Developing the next generation of healthcare workers
Bernard Salt AM
The Missing Ingredient of Leadership
Dr Louise Mahler
1.20pmDigital Transformation: Change is our new normal
Dr Clair Sullivan
Leading for Life: Creating a culture where healthcare excellence can thrive
Jan Phillips
1.55pmHospital of the Future: Disruptive innovation in healthcare through biofabrication
Dr Sean Powell
Insight to Innovation: Leading change in the shift from medications to patient-centred care
Cheryl Maley
2.30pmAfternoon Tea
Meet the speaker session
  Plaza auditorium
Dr Andrew Rochford
Medical Practitioner and Media Personality
4.00pmPanel discussion facilitated by Dr Louise Mahler
Leadership at any level: bridging the gap to greatness

Panel Members: Cheryl Maley, Bernard Salt AM, Dr Clair Sullivan, Shaun Drummond and Jackie Hanson
4.55pmClosing remarks by MC Bernard Salt AM
  Sky room
 Welcome reception (ticketed)
Day two 31 may 2019
Plaza gallery
8.00amLeaders Breakfast (Ticketed)
Leadership Masterclass: The Leader’s Role in Culture Change
Quentin Jones and Margherita Larné-Jones, Directors, Culture Capital
9.30amRegistration and Welcome Morning Tea
Plaza auditorium
10.00amWelcome by MC Dr Ginni Mansberg
10.05amKeynote: The Future of Leadership
Phill Nosworthy
Executive Coach, Global Speaker and Influential Change-Maker
10.50amSponsor Message GE Healthcare
10.55amKeynote: Brain Power
Todd Sampson
Adventurer, Documentary Maker, Presenter and Business Leader
Meet the speaker session
Plaza auditorium Rooms p6 & p7
Journey to leadershipLeadership in Action
12.45pmThe Leader’s Role in Culture Change
Quentin Jones and Margherita Larné-Jones
Healthcare Leadership: Successes, Challenges and Discipline Diversities
Adj. Professor Alanna Geary
1.20pmSocial Sector Leadership, Policy Development and Service Reform
Dawn O’Neil AM
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Professor Pat Dudgeon
1.55pmBuild High-performance Teams for a Complex World
Gihan Perera
Bullied to Brilliant: How to take back your workplace culture
Belinda Hapgood
2.30pmAfternoon Tea
Meet the speaker session
Plaza auditorium
3.00pmKeynote and Leadership Workshop: Joy – The Ultimate Leadership Edge
Amanda Gore
Expert in Behavior Change, Powerful Motivator and Leadership Expert
4.10pmGuest Speaker: Sydney to Hobart Rescues
Peter Davidson
Mobile Intensive Care Flight Paramedic
4.55pmClosing remarks by MC Dr Ginni Mansberg
5.00pmMeet the speaker session
Event Concludes

* Delegates may be eligble for Continuing Professional Development Points from various Medical Colleges and Professional bodies.