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PROGRAM OUTLINE

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Tuesday 19 November 2019

Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshops will be added as they are confirmed.

9:00am – 12:30pm - Pre-Conference Workshop - Strengthening Field Epidemiology in Australia

9:00am - 12:30pm - Enhancing Research Impact​

9:30am – 3:45am - Pre-Conference Workshop - Emerging Methods in Situational Assessment for Decision Support

1:00pm - 5:00pm - Pre-Conference Workshop - Whole Genome Sequencing for Public Health

10:30am – 11:00am - Pre-Conference Workshop Morning Tea

12:30pm – 1:15pm - Pre-Conference Workshop Working Lunch

3:00pm – 3:30pm - Pre-Conference Workshop Afternoon Tea

5:30pm - 6:30pm - Welcome Reception

 

Wednesday 20 November 2019

 

9:00am - 11:00am - Opening Plenary Session - Mobilising new forms of evidence for controlling communicable diseases

Welcome to Country

Conference Welcome

Opening Address

Keynote Speakers:


11:00am - 11:30am - Morning Tea and Exhibition


 

11:30am - 1:00pm - Concurrent Session 1

  • 1A - Genomics and foodborne diseases

  • 1B - Influenza and other respiratory viruses

  • 1C - Meningococcal disease

  • 1D - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

 

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Presentations


 

2:00pm - 3:30pm - Concurrent Session 2

  • 2A - Antimicrobial resistance

  • 2B - Re-emerging VPDs

  • 2C - Outbreak investigations

  • 2D – Table Top Presentations

 

 

3:30pm - 4:00pm - Afternoon Tea and Exhibition


 

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Aileen Plant Oration

Orators: Professor Jonathan Carapetis and Ms Pat Turner AM

 

7:00pm - 10:00pm - Conference Dinner

Dinner Keynote Speaker: Professor David Isaacs​

Thursday 21 November 2019

 

9:00am - 10:30am - Plenary Session 2 - Partnerships in communicable disease control

Keynote Speakers:

 

10:30am - 11:00am - Morning Tea and Exhibition

 


11:00am - 12:30pm - Concurrent Session 3

  • 3A - Vaccine preventable diseases

  • 3B - Staph, strep and STIs

  • 3C - Respiratory and enteric infections

  • 3D - Emerging, re-emerging and resistant infections


12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Presentations


1:30pm - 3:00pm - Concurrent Session 4

  • 4A - Public health genomics

  • 4B - Vaccine preventable diseases

  • 4C - One Health

  • 4D - Surveillance and information systems

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Afternoon Tea and Exhibition


3:30pm - 4:30pm - Closing Plenary Session - Taking Action & celebrating successes in communicable disease control

Keynote Speakers:

Conference close

4:30pm - End of Conference