Program

The virtual Australian Public Health Conference 2020 will be hosted over a two week period from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October 2020.

 

To download a copy of the Conference Program or Abstract Book, please click on the links below.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Overview

Sessions marked LIVE will be hosted in real time. All other sessions will be made available on demand.  

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Monday 19 October 2020

Opening Session LIVE

Welcome to Country

Conference Welcome and Opening Address

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jodie McVernon [bio]

 

Plenary Session 1: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health LIVE
Keynote Speakers:

Followed by live facilitated Q&A

Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

 

Concurrent Session 1: A series of presentations available on demand

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Plenary Session 2: Planetary and Climate Health LIVE

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ms Amanda McKenzie [bio]

  • Professor Peter Sainsbury [bio]

  • Associate Professor Donna Green [bio]

Followed by live facilitated Q&A

 

Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

 

Concurrent Session 2: A series of presentations available on demand 

 

Virtual Exhibition LIVE

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Capacity Building Workshop: Policy Submissions LIVE

Open to members only.  

Plenary Session 3: Bushfires LIVE

Keynote Speakers:

  • Mr Greg Mullins AO AFSM [bio]

  • Ms Cheryl McCarthy [bio]

Followed by live facilitated Q&A

Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

 

E-Poster Session 1 LIVE

Meet with the e-Poster Presenters

 

Virtual Exhibition LIVE

Thursday 22 October 2020

Virtual Yarning Circle LIVE

Plenary Session 4: Coronavirus LIVE

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Devi Sridhar [bio]

  • Adj Clin Prof Brett Sutton [bio]

Followed by live facilitated Q&A

Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

 

Concurrent Session 3: A series of presentations available on demand

Friday 23 October 2020

Capacity Building Workshop: Advocacy LIVE

Open to members only. 

Workshop 1: How do we improve public health messaging during periods of bushfire smoke and poor air quality? LIVE

Hosted by Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR). Registered participants only. 

 

Virtual Exhibition LIVE

Monday 26 October 2020

Basil Hetzel Oration [more]​ LIVE

Orator: Professor Julie Leask [bio]

Workshop 2: Addressing Climate Change Vulnerability through Health Impact Assessment: A framework for Health Services LIVE

Hosted by The Healthy Urban Environment Collaboratory. Registered participants only. 

 

Concurrent Session 4: A series of presentations available on demand

 

Virtual Exhibition LIVE

Tuesday 27 October 2020

Plenary Session 5: Health Communication LIVE

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ms Danielle Wood [bio]

  • Ms Tricia Malowney OAM [bio]

Followed by live facilitated Q&A

Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

Virtual Yarning Circle LIVE

Workshop 3: How do we use what we know? The practice-evidence exchange in disaster recovery LIVE

Hosted by University of Melbourne. Registered participants only.  

 

Concurrent Session 5: A series of presentations available on demand

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Capacity Building Workshop: Writing and Reviewing for Publication LIVE

Open to members only.  

Panel Session: The Future Public Health Workforce LIVE

Sponsored by: The University of Sydney School of Public Health

Panel Members:

  • Professor Paul Kelly [bio]

  • Professor Lynne Madden [bio]

  • Professor Vivian Lin [bio]

  • Mr Karl Briscoe [bio]

Awards Presentations

Think Tank Winner Presentation [more]

Emerging Leader Award [more]

Tony McMichael PHEE Award Presentation [more]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Public Health Award Presentation [more]

Sidney Sax Public Health Medal Presentation [more]

 

E-Poster Session 2 LIVE

Meet with the e-Poster Presenters 

Virtual Exhibition LIVE

Thursday 29 October 2020

Capacity Building Workshop: Media Skills LIVE

Open to members only. 

PHAA Annual General Meeting (Members Only) LIVE

Registration is not included in your Conference access. PHAA Members to register separately for AGM.

Virtual Yarning Circle LIVE

Student and Young Professionals Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

  

Concurrent Session 6: A series of presentations available on demand

 

Virtual Exhibition LIVE

Friday 30 October 2020

Awards Presentations

Abstract Awards Presentation [more]

Closing Session  LIVE

Conference Close

Networking Session LIVE

Opportunity to meet with fellow delegates through small group interactions

ON DEMAND

All presentations from the virtual Australian Public Health Conference 2020 will be made available to view on-demand until Sunday 29 November 2020. Access to Exhibition, networking and Meeting Hub will no longer be available. 

Contact Us: events@phaa.net.au 

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