eHealth EXPO program

8:30 - 10:30 Plenary Hall 1-2




7:30am - 8:30am Registration and trade exhibition
8:30am - 8:35am Welcome to Country Songwoman Maroochy
8:35am - 8:45am IntroductionDr Louise Schaper - Master of Ceremonies
8:45am - 8:50am Official openingThe Hon Steven Miles MP - Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services
8:50am - 9:00am Director General addressMichael Walsh - Director General of Queensland Health
9:00am - 9:05amPlatinum sponsor addressMark Sabotti - Telstra Health
9:05am - 9:10am HousekeepingDr Louise Schaper - Master of Ceremonies
9:10am - 9:55am Experiences in data science, how big data
and technology are helping to transform healthcare in the UK,
and the move towards predictive and pre-emptive healthcare.
Keynote Speaker - Professor Andrew Morris
9:55am - 10:00am Australian Digital HealthRupert Lee
10:00am - 10:15am eAwards ceremony - Celebrating Digital HealthJudging panel: Tim Kelsey represented by Rupert Lee, Kate Coehn, Helen Murray

10:20am - 11:00am MORNING TEA

11:00am -12:30pm - Conference Hall 1-2

THEME: Digital Healthcare in Action

Session lead: Keith McNeil - Assistant Deputy Director General and Chief Clinical Information Officer

Topics include practical examples of integration of eHealth into routine health care practise (including diabetes, physiotherapy and oncology) as well as healthcare app prescription in general practise, teletrials, and ieMR updates


  • Dr Oyuka Byambasuren
  • Dr Anish Menon
  • Dr Kellie Stockton
  • Dr Jon Harper
  • Dr Sabe Sabesan
  • Keith McNeil and Warren Prentice
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Sponsored by PwC

11:00am -12:30pm - Conference Hall 3

THEME: Healthcare of the Future

Session lead:A/Prof Ian Scott, Director of Internal Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Topics include cybersecurity, data analytics, data visualisation, AI (Artificial Intelligence) , genomics and agile digital health futures.


  • Brian Hay
  • Professor Matthew Bellgard
  • Sean O’Donoghue
  • David Pare
  • David Bunker
  • Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz
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Sponsored by MediRecords

12:30pm - 1:30pm LUNCH

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Conference Hall 1-2

THEME: Innovation Jam

The Innovation Jam is a three-day event that brings together a variety of bright and diverse thinkers to shine a light on key problems and opportunities in healthcare. Researchers, students, startups and corporates will work with healthcare professionals to come up with innovative solutions and initiatives.

The three day event ends at the eHealth Expo where participants pitch their ideas and designs on the Expo's main stage.

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Conference Hall 3

THEME: Workforce of the Future

Session lead: Linda Holland, Senior Director, Recruitment and Capability, Queensland Health

Topics include job trends in health, workforce challenges, workforce futures and inclusion. Session includes a panel discussion.


  • Jamie Ford – Uniting Care
  • David Wright - Seek
  • Katherine Winlaw – Public Service Commission
  • Kate Hillman - EY
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Session sponsored by EY

3:00pm - 3:30pm - AFTERNOON TEA

3:30pm - 4:30pm Plenary




3:30pm – 3:40pm Welcome back and observations from the breakoutsDr Louise Schaper - Master of Ceremonies
3:40pm – 4:10pm Research into how new technologies are adopted and applied within organisations,
technology innovation, taking advantage of technology driven opportunities
Keynote - Dr Bruce McCabe
4:10pm - 4:22pm Director General addressMichael Walsh
4:25pm - 4:30pmPlatinum sponsor address Owen Rayment, State General Manager Qld, Telstra Enterprise
4:30pm - 6:00pm Networking functionSponsorship by Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks’ company

Platinum Sponsor

Telstra Health and Telstra

Telstra Health is the largest Australian-based provider of software for healthcare providers and funders. Our vision is to be the leading provider of digital health solutions that shape a connected future for healthcare.

Gold Sponsors