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Conference Program

Day One of the two-day program featured leadership insights from healthcare chief executive Shaun Drummond, body language expert Dr Louise Mahler, media personality Dr Andrew Rochford and health digital innovator Dr Clair Sullivan.

Highlights of Day Two included keynotes from award-winning documentary maker Todd Sampson and change-maker Phill Nosworthy. The event concluded with a moving tale of heroism and teamwork from MICA paramedic Peter Davidson and a lively and energetic presentation from joy expert Amanda Gore.

12 specialised concurrent sessions offered the opportunity for delegates to personalise their conference experience; And a healthcare focused tradeshow provided the ideal networking space during lunch and tea breaks.

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Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre auditorium

Main Conference

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre plaza

Welcome Reception

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre dinner gallery

Leaders Breakfast

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
12.00pmLunch
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
3.00pmKeynote
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 and Shaun Drummond
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
12.00pmLunch
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.