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8th Health Services and Policy Research Conference

Preliminary Programme Schedule

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The Conference will commence Monday 2 December 2013 and conclude Wednesday 4 December 2013. A Welcome Reception will be held in the evening 2 December and an optional Conference dinner Tuesday 3 December. Details will be posted as they become available.

Sunday 1 December 2013

09:00-17:00 Pre-Conference Indigenous Workshop

Monday 2 December 2013

08:00 Registration
08:30 Official Opening
09:00 Plenary Session 1
09:00 Geraint Martin
Chief Executive, Counties Manukau District Health Board, New Zealand
Challenges in NZ Health Care in Difficult Times
09:40 Jeff Reading
Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, University of Victoria, Canada
Health Research to Fight Disparities
10:20 morning tea
10:50 Concurrent Session 1
12:20 lunch, posters, Harkness Fellowship Lunchtime Information Session
13:30 Concurrent Session 2
15:00 afternoon tea
15:30 Plenary Session 2
15:30 Selwyn Button
CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council, Australia
Aboriginal health services research
16:10 Simon Royal
Ngati Raukawa, Ngapuhi, Ngati Whanaunga
Primary Health Organisations and Whānau Ora
16:50 short break
17:00 Plenary Session 3
17:00 Debbie Ryan
Principal Director, Pacific Perspectives, New Zealand
Pacific health services research
17:40 Adam Elshaug
Principal Research Fellow Menzies Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
- Prioritisation
18:15 Welcome Reception

Tuesday 3 December 2013

08:00 Registration
08:30 Plenary Session 4
08:30 Dr Heather Gifford
Ngāti Hauiti, Te Atihaunui ā Paparangi
Director of Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development
09:10 Stephen Duckett
Health Program Director, Gratton Institute, Australia
Health system changes in Australia: creating the infrastructure for reform
10:00 morning tea
10:30 Concurrent Session 3
12:00 lunch, posters
12:15 ERGO lunchtime session
13:15 Concurrent Session 4
14:45 afternoon tea
15:15 Plenary Session 5
15:15 Nicholas Mays
Professor of Health Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Evaluating complex interventions
Jane Hall
Director, Strategy, Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Primary Health Care Research in Australia
18:00 Buses depart for Conference Dinner

Wednesday 4 December 2013

08:00 Registration
08:30 Plenary Session 6
08:30 Cathy O’Malley
Deputy Director-General Sector Capability and Implementation, Ministry of Health, New Zealand
Primary Health Care Challenges in NZ
09:10 Rebecca Rosen
Senior Fellow, Health Policy, The Nuffield Trust GP, Ferryview Health Centre, London, United Kingdom
Integrated Care
10:00 morning tea
10:30 Concurrent Session 5
12:10 Plenary Session 7
12:10 Karen Luxford
Director – Patient Based Care, Clinical Excellence Commission, Australia
Consumer Engagement
13:00 Close
Summary Nick Mays
ERGO prize giving
Melbourne presentation