5th Annual National Pathology Conference 2014 Sydney

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  • The 5th Annual National Pathol­ogy Con­fer­ence will be held on Sep­tem­ber 8 – 9, 2014 in Syd­ney, Aus­tralia at the Syd­ney Har­bour Mar­riott Hotel.

    Now in it’s 5th year, the annual National Pathol­ogy Forum shares recent devel­op­ments in pathol­ogy and how these are con­tribut­ing to improve Aus­tralian health.

    The pro­gram will fea­ture case stud­ies on inno­v­a­tive test­ing meth­ods in the fields of genet­ics, biobank­ing and PoCT for exam­ple. The highly inter­ac­tive nature of the National Pathol­ogy Forum will allow del­e­gates to net­work with each other and con­verse with the speak­ers ask­ing ques­tions as part of debates, indus­try round­ta­bles, short work­shops and panel dis­cus­sions.

    Join expert speak­ers from Gov­ern­ment, state-​based Depart­ments of Health, pub­lic and pri­vate pathol­ogy, uni­ver­si­ties and hos­pi­tals across Aus­tralia to hear a vast num­ber of the lat­est indus­try perspectives.

    Inter­na­tional Keynote Speaker

    Dr. Mar­tin Myers – Clin­i­cal Direc­tor of Pathol­ogy Ser­vices, Lan­cashire Teach­ing Hos­pi­tals, UK

    Key topics

    • How new leg­is­la­tion is affect­ing pathology
    • Should pathol­ogy be at the fore­front of clin­i­cal ser­vice or back of house testing?
    • Genetic test­ing
    • Point of Care Testing
    • Qual­ity assur­ance and indus­try regulation
    • Micro­bi­ol­ogy automation

    Agenda

    Day1

    • Pathol­ogy: front line clin­i­cal ser­vice or back office test­ing fac­tory?Ken Barr, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, SA Pathology
    • Leg­isla­tive updates affect­ing pathol­ogy – TBA
    • Accred­i­ta­tion, licens­ing and stan­dards – Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor Tony Badrick, Mem­ber, National Pathol­ogy Accred­i­ta­tion Advi­sory Coun­cil (NPAAC) Point of care test­ing (PoCT)
    • The impor­tance of PoCTPaul Cohen, Gen­eral Man­ager: Oper­a­tions, Royal Col­lege of Pathol­o­gists Aus­tralia, Qual­ity Assur­ance Pro­grams (RCPAQAP)
    • Pathol­ogy: how to avoid run­ning a video storeLen Moaven, Clin­i­cal Micro­bi­ol­o­gist, Laverty Pathology
    • Encour­ag­ing indus­try growth and devel­op­mentAndrew Good­sall, Health­care Equity Research Ana­lyst, UBS
    • Chang­ing tech­nolo­gies expand­ing pathol­ogy poten­tialDr. Glenn Edwards, National Med­ical Direc­tor, St John of God (SJOG) Pathology
    • Indus­try Analy­sis: The future of pathol­ogySarina Fisher, Direc­tor: Health Eco­nom­ics and Pol­icy, The Cen­tre for Inter­na­tional Economics

    Day2

    • Pathol­ogy in the UK, a road less trav­elledDr. Mar­tin Myers, Clin­i­cal Direc­tor of Pathol­ogy Ser­vices, Lan­cashire Teach­ing Hos­pi­tals, UK
    • Asia-​Pacific focus: What can we learn from our region? – Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor Anthony Land­gren, Head Pathol­o­gist: Gen­eral Pathol­ogy, Healthscope
    • State per­spec­tives: What’s hap­pen­ing now and where are we going? – Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor Robert Hed­dle, Royal Ade­laide Hos­pi­tal (RAH) and Clin­i­cal Pro­fes­sor Dominic Mal­lon, Uni­ver­sity of West­ern Australia
    • Build­ing and mea­sur­ing the value propo­si­tion in lab­o­ra­tory med­i­cineDr. Bev­er­ley Row­botham, Pathol­o­gist, Sul­li­van Nico­laides Pathology
    • Biobank­ing in Aus­tralia: the cost and value equa­tionLisa Dev­ereux, Pres­i­dent, Aus­tralasian Biospec­i­men Net­work Asso­ci­a­tion (ABNA)
    • Genetic test­ingDr. Melody Caramins, Head of Genet­ics, SDS Pathol­ogy (Spe­cial­ist Diag­nos­tic Services)
    • Micro­bi­ol­ogy automa­tionDr. Gillian Wood, Micro­bi­ol­o­gist, Austin Health
    • The impact of mol­e­c­u­lar meth­ods on Micro­bi­o­log­i­cal diag­no­sisDr. Miles Bea­man, Direc­tor of Pathol­ogy, Infec­tious Dis­eases Physi­cian and Clin­i­cal Micro­bi­ol­o­gist, West­ern Diag­nos­tic Pathology
    • Impact of the dia­betes epi­demic and chang­ing guide­lines on lab­o­ra­tory work­load – Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor Ken Sikaris, Direc­tor of Clin­i­cal Sup­port Sys­tems, Sonic Healthcare
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