Dr Bruce McCabe : Keynote
Dr Bruce McCabe is an international futurist who presents on the technologies changing our world. He has a PhD in organizational and technological innovation, is passionate about building a better future, and travels constantly to explore how people innovate and adopt new technologies. Bruce has served as innovation adviser to a long list of multinationals, governments and science labs, including Australia’s CSIRO, and founded or co-founded various ventures including KPMG’s Innovation Advisory practice and a cloud-based disaster recovery start-up subsequently sold to Unitrends. He also explores the future by writing novels.
Prof Andrew Morris : Keynote
Prof Andrew Morris is the inaugural Director of Health Data Research UK, the multi-funder UK Institute for health and biomedical informatics research that will unite the UK’s health data to make discoveries that improve patient’s lives. He is seconded from his position as Professor of Medicine, and Vice Principal of Data Science at the University of Edinburgh, having taken up position in August 2014. Prior to this Andrew was Dean of Medicine at the University of Dundee.
Andrew was Chief Scientist at the Scottish Government Health Directorate (2012-2017) and has served and chaired numerous national and international grant committees and Governmental bodies. Andrew was awarded a CBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honour’s List.
As leader of Australia’s peak body for digital health, Dr Louise Schaper is a passionate advocate for the transformation of healthcare.
Anish Menon is an endocrinologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and is currently doing a PhD on using disruptive technologies to redesign the specialist outpatient diabetes care.
Brian Hay APM
Long considered a Thought Leader in the world of Cyber Security he learned his craft not from the technical demands of the industry but rather by focusing on the activities of organised crime and cyber criminals.
David has been at the forefront of health system digitisation for over a decade and currently leads Queensland Health's genomics implementation program, a collaboration between the department, the hospital and health services and university and research institutes and healthcare consumers.
David is an innovative thinker with 20 years of experience in technology management consulting, helping organisations through their digital transformation. As the CT for Healthcare & Life Sciences at DXC, David is committed to guiding clients through their digital transformation journey.
Dr Ian Scott is currently a consultant general physician and Director of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Katherine is Manager, Workforce Futures and Inclusion with the Queensland Public Service Commission. For the past decade she has focused on supporting leaders to solve complex strategic workforce issues and prepare for the future.
Dr. Oyuka Byambasuren is a GP from Mongolia and a PhD candidate at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice at Bond university. Her research centres around effectiveness of smartphone health apps and their usability in enhancing self-management in general practice.
Prof Sabe Sabesan, BMBS, PhD, FRACP is the director of the department of medical oncology at the Townsville Cancer Centre, and program lead for the Tropical Centre for Telehealth Practice and Research, Townsville Hospital and Health Services, Queensland, Australia.
Sean received his BSc (Hons) and PhD in biophysics from the University of Sydney, Australia. He has been actively engaged in bioinformatics research since 1988. Sean’s contributions in life sciences have been recognised with a C.J. Martin Fellowship from the NHMRC, an Achievement Award from Lion Bioscience AG, and by election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Rupert Lee is is the Australian Digital Health Agency’s General Manager of Partnerships and Clinical Use. Rupert is responsible for identifying and driving implementation opportunities, developing strategic adoption and investment plans with external partners, managing key relationships, delivering technical implementation services and driving the clinical use of digital health.
Michael has been the Director-General of Queensland Health since July 2015. Queensland Health employs approximately 90,000 people and provides a public health and hospital system for nearly five million people.
Kellie Stockton is the current Director of Physiotherapy for Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service. She has completed post graduate studies including a PhD. She has forty peer reviewed publications, holds adjunct honorary titles at Universities including Associate Professor of Physiotherapy at Bond University and Senior Lecturer at University of Queensland.
As the People Partner, Kate is responsible for people and culture across the region, ensuring EY’s talent are future focused and fit for the future. Employee engagement, development and retention lie at the heart of EY’s business and Kate’s portfolio. In addition, Kate works actively in the Australian market, supporting her clients with their workforce challenges and opportunities.
Warren commenced at eHealth Queensland in 2016 as Chief Technology Officer bringing to the role extensive knowledge, skills and experience from the information technology profession.
Career highlights include, leading large ICT change programs across government sectors, 10 years with Microsoft leading technical adoption programs in Australia, Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.
David has worked for the SEEK group for the last 10 years and is driven by SEEK’s purpose of helping people live more fulfilling working lives and helping organisations succeed. Responsible directly for the QLD Government relationship, David spends most of his time consulting on the ever changing human capital management landscape and recruitment strategy.
Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz is an academic and industry leader with extensive experience in conducting academically sound research, co-innovating with industry and university partners, and delivering innovative products to the market.
Professor Matthew Bellgard is a Board member of the APEC Life Science Innovation Forum Executive Board and the Chair of the APEC LSIF Rare Disease Network. He has extensive experience in the fields of rare disease and molecular therapy, and is pioneering research on innovative rare disease registries development and novel therapies for muscular dystrophy.
Jamie is a customer innovation leader passionate about creating positive social impact by delivering more value for the people we serve both ‘customers’ and workforce. Over the course of her career, Jamie has worked across 3 continents, completed her MBA at UQ in 2012 and joined the Board of a social enterprise start-up, Second Shot.
Professor Keith McNeil plays a key role in the clinical leadership of the statewide eHealth program. He works closely with key stakeholders to maximise the clinical and patient safety benefits associated with technology in the healthcare setting, while minimising risk.
Dr Jon Harper works part-time as a GP in Buderim and part-time as the GP Liaison Officer for the Sunshine Coast area of the PHN (Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast). He has been the Senior Clinical Editor for Sunshine Coast HealthPathways since its launch in 2016. He is a clinical adviser for the design and implementation of GP Smart Referrals.