Please note that while we have endeavoured to do our best to ensure all speakers and sessions detailed here will occur on the day there may be some changes over the next six months prior to the conference commencing. We will alert these changes as soon as they occur.

Welcome
8:00 am
Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am
8:30 am
Welcome to Country
8:45 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am
Opening Plenary
Why GPDU?
9:00 am - 9:45 am
LEARNING * PEER SUPPORT * ADVOCACY

Opening Plenary

Speakers: Dr Karen Price
Panellists: Dr Karen Price, Dr Tim Leeuwenberg, Dr Kat McLean, Dr Alvin Chua, Dr Lindsay Moran Jayoram, Dr James Ware, Dr Nicole Higgins, Dr Jaymien-Phang
Moderator: Dr Paul Grinzi

Summary:
How GPDU started informs a lot of why it exists and grows. In this session the GPDU admins get asked what now in terms of learning, FOAMed, peer support, their relationship with the Colleges, making money to make more things free, and life in general. Located in the Main Ballroom.

5 minute stretch and wriggle
9:45 am - 9:50 am

Great Debate
The Three, Two, One Debate (how many colleges is too many?)
9:50 am - 10:30 am
PEER SUPPORT*ADVOCACY

Great Debate

Panellists: YES: Cameron Loy and Fiona Mackinnon NO: Chris Irwin and Liza Lack
Moderator: Dr Karen Price Twitter: Dr Gillian Riley

Summary:
Why two colleges? Located in the Main Ballroom
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
Morning Tea
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Welcome

  • Registration
    8:00 am - 8:30 am
  • Welcome to Country
    8:45 am - 9:00 am
  • Opening Plenary Why GPDU? LEARNING * PEER SUPPORT * ADVOCACY
    9:00 am - 9:45 am
  • 5 minute stretch and wriggle
    9:45 am - 9:50 am
  • Great Debate The Three, Two, One Debate (how many colleges is too many?)PEER SUPPORT*ADVOCACY
    9:50 am - 10:30 am
  • Morning Tea
    10:30 am - 11:00 am
Welcome
9:30 am
5 minute stretch and wriggle
9:45 am - 9:50 am
10:30 am
Morning Tea
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Welcome

  • 5 minute stretch and wriggle
    9:45 am - 9:50 am
  • Morning Tea
    10:30 am - 11:00 am
Welcome
9:00 am
Opening Plenary
Why GPDU?
9:00 am - 9:45 am
LEARNING * PEER SUPPORT * ADVOCACY

Opening Plenary

Speakers: Dr Karen Price
Panellists: Dr Karen Price, Dr Tim Leeuwenberg, Dr Kat McLean, Dr Alvin Chua, Dr Lindsay Moran Jayoram, Dr James Ware, Dr Nicole Higgins, Dr Jaymien-Phang
Moderator: Dr Paul Grinzi

Summary:
How GPDU started informs a lot of why it exists and grows. In this session the GPDU admins get asked what now in terms of learning, FOAMed, peer support, their relationship with the Colleges, making money to make more things free, and life in general. Located in the Main Ballroom.
9:30 am

Welcome

  • Opening Plenary Why GPDU? LEARNING * PEER SUPPORT * ADVOCACY
    9:00 am - 9:45 am
Welcome
8:00 am
Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am
8:30 am
Welcome to Country
8:45 am - 9:00 am

Welcome

  • Registration
    8:00 am - 8:30 am
  • Welcome to Country
    8:45 am - 9:00 am
Welcome
9:30 am
Great Debate
The Three, Two, One Debate (how many colleges is too many?)
9:50 am - 10:30 am
PEER SUPPORT*ADVOCACY

Great Debate

Panellists: YES: Cameron Loy and Fiona Mackinnon NO: Chris Irwin and Liza Lack
Moderator: Dr Karen Price Twitter: Dr Gillian Riley

Summary:
Why two colleges? Located in the Main Ballroom
10:00 am

Welcome

  • Great Debate The Three, Two, One Debate (how many colleges is too many?)PEER SUPPORT*ADVOCACY
    9:50 am - 10:30 am
No events available!
continued ...
11:00 am
IGNITE Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LEARNING & ADVOCACY

IGNITE Sessions

Speakers: Prof Paul Glasziou, Dr Chris Del Mar, Dr Gillian Riley, Dr John Drinkwater
Moderator: Dr Nicole Higgins

Summary:
- Evidence Undressed (the latest EBM pearls). Twitter: Dr Tim Senior, Dr Chris Pitt
- Universal Flu Vac. Twitter: Dr Todd Cameron, Dr Alison Edwards
- MTOP. Twitter: Dr Mandie Villis, Dr Penny Wilson
- Medical After Hours: Does it work? Twitter: Dr Sue Roche, Dr Martina Hart
Located in the Main Ballroom.
11:30 am
12:00 pm
INTERROGATION Session
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
LEARNING & SUPPORT & ADVOCACY

INTERROGATION Session

Speakers: Dr Mandi Villis, Dr Tim Senior, Professor Jenny Doust
Moderator: Dr Karen Price

Summary:
- Smashing the Avocado GP; Med Ed - Does it pay?
- Hobby Doctors; Writing
- I heard you Crowd Sourced
- What Does Research Ever Do For a GP?
Twitter: Dr Todd Cameron and Dr Gillian Riley
Located in the Main Ballroom

Music for Calm
12:15 pm - 12:25 pm

Music for Calm

Speakers: Dr Tim Senior

Summary:
Located in the Main Ballroom

Achieving zero tolerance: managing sexual abuse of doctors, by doctors.
IGNITE
12:25 pm - 12:45 pm
PEER SUPPORT

Achieving zero tolerance: managing sexual abuse of doctors, by doctors.

Speakers: Dr Louise Stone
Moderator: Dr Frances Maxwell

Summary:
For a profession that constantly talks the talk of ethics, professionalism, compassion and empathy, the medical profession often fails to walk the walk within the halls of its institutions. Twitter: Dr Penny Wilson and Dr Karen Price. Located in the Main Ballroom

Lunch Day One
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
BREAK

Bare Knuckle Cage Fights
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
ADVOCACY

Bare Knuckle Cage Fights

Speakers: Pro Team: Dr Paddy Mosse, Dr Marisa Magiros, Dr Aymen Shenouda. Cons Team: Dr Sue Page, Dr Scott Masters, Dr Natasha Yates
Moderator: Dr Wendy Burton. Twitter: Dr Tim Leeuwenburg, Dr Nicole Higgins, Dr Sue Roche, Dr Penny Wilson

Summary:
Q1. Health Care Homes. Home is where the heart is? YES/NO?
Q2. Whose PLAN is it anyway? Reflective Diaries post Bawa Garba.
Q3. Toughen up buttercup. Resilience is what is needed.
Located in the Main Ballroom

Move It
2:45 pm - 2:50 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

continued ...

  • IGNITE Sessions LEARNING & ADVOCACY
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • INTERROGATION Session LEARNING & SUPPORT & ADVOCACY
    12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
  • Music for Calm
    12:15 pm - 12:25 pm
  • Achieving zero tolerance: managing sexual abuse of doctors, by doctors. IGNITEPEER SUPPORT
    12:25 pm - 12:45 pm
  • Lunch Day One BREAK
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Bare Knuckle Cage Fights ADVOCACY
    1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Move It
    2:45 pm - 2:50 pm
continued ...
11:00 am
IGNITE Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LEARNING & ADVOCACY

IGNITE Sessions

Speakers: Prof Paul Glasziou, Dr Chris Del Mar, Dr Gillian Riley, Dr John Drinkwater
Moderator: Dr Nicole Higgins

Summary:
- Evidence Undressed (the latest EBM pearls). Twitter: Dr Tim Senior, Dr Chris Pitt
- Universal Flu Vac. Twitter: Dr Todd Cameron, Dr Alison Edwards
- MTOP. Twitter: Dr Mandie Villis, Dr Penny Wilson
- Medical After Hours: Does it work? Twitter: Dr Sue Roche, Dr Martina Hart
Located in the Main Ballroom.
11:30 am
12:00 pm
Achieving zero tolerance: managing sexual abuse of doctors, by doctors.
IGNITE
12:25 pm - 12:45 pm
PEER SUPPORT

Achieving zero tolerance: managing sexual abuse of doctors, by doctors.

Speakers: Dr Louise Stone
Moderator: Dr Frances Maxwell

Summary:
For a profession that constantly talks the talk of ethics, professionalism, compassion and empathy, the medical profession often fails to walk the walk within the halls of its institutions. Twitter: Dr Penny Wilson and Dr Karen Price. Located in the Main Ballroom
12:30 pm

continued ...

  • IGNITE Sessions LEARNING & ADVOCACY
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Achieving zero tolerance: managing sexual abuse of doctors, by doctors. IGNITEPEER SUPPORT
    12:25 pm - 12:45 pm
continued ...
12:00 pm
INTERROGATION Session
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
LEARNING & SUPPORT & ADVOCACY

INTERROGATION Session

Speakers: Dr Mandi Villis, Dr Tim Senior, Professor Jenny Doust
Moderator: Dr Karen Price

Summary:
- Smashing the Avocado GP; Med Ed - Does it pay?
- Hobby Doctors; Writing
- I heard you Crowd Sourced
- What Does Research Ever Do For a GP?
Twitter: Dr Todd Cameron and Dr Gillian Riley
Located in the Main Ballroom

continued ...

  • INTERROGATION Session LEARNING & SUPPORT & ADVOCACY
    12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
continued ...
12:00 pm
Music for Calm
12:15 pm - 12:25 pm

Music for Calm

Speakers: Dr Tim Senior

Summary:
Located in the Main Ballroom
12:30 pm
Lunch Day One
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
BREAK
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:30 pm
Move It
2:45 pm - 2:50 pm

continued ...

  • Music for Calm
    12:15 pm - 12:25 pm
  • Lunch Day One BREAK
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Move It
    2:45 pm - 2:50 pm
continued ...
1:30 pm
Bare Knuckle Cage Fights
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
ADVOCACY

Bare Knuckle Cage Fights

Speakers: Pro Team: Dr Paddy Mosse, Dr Marisa Magiros, Dr Aymen Shenouda. Cons Team: Dr Sue Page, Dr Scott Masters, Dr Natasha Yates
Moderator: Dr Wendy Burton. Twitter: Dr Tim Leeuwenburg, Dr Nicole Higgins, Dr Sue Roche, Dr Penny Wilson

Summary:
Q1. Health Care Homes. Home is where the heart is? YES/NO?
Q2. Whose PLAN is it anyway? Reflective Diaries post Bawa Garba.
Q3. Toughen up buttercup. Resilience is what is needed.
Located in the Main Ballroom
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

continued ...

  • Bare Knuckle Cage Fights ADVOCACY
    1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
No events available!
Stream One Stream Two Stream Three
2:30 pm
Drugs & opiates
WORKSHOP A
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Drugs & opiates

Speakers: Dr Cam Loy, Dr Paul Grinzi
Moderator: Dr Colinette Margerison

Summary:
Pre and post-reading links will be posted in the coming weeks. Stay tuned. Twitter: Dr Penny WIlson, Dr. Alison Edwards. Located in the Poinciana Room
Social Media and Medicine for Beginners
WORKSHOP B
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Social Media and Medicine for Beginners

Speakers: Dr Casey Parker, Dr Karen Price, Dr Tim Senior, Dr Nat McLean, Dr Nicole Higgins
Moderator: Dr Martina Hart. Twitter: Dr Casey Parker, Dr Karen Price, Dr Tim Senior, Dr Nat McLean, Dr Nicole Higgins

Summary:
Pre and post links to be provided in coming weeks. Setting up basic SM accounts, smart SM protocol, the sharing and peer-to-peer economy and medicine, FOAMED, trolling for fun and friendship, et al. Located in the Norfolk Room (dungeons).
Balint Experience for Beginners
WORKSHOP C
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
PEER SUPPORT

Balint Experience for Beginners

Speakers: Dr John Buckley, Dr Louise Stone, Dr Sonu Haikerwal

Summary:
The Balint Society, founded in the UK in 1969, is a supportive and collaborative medical organization of clinicians and teachers who emphasize the importance of the use of emotion and personal understanding in the doctor's work and the therapeutic potential of the doctor-patient relationship - that's word for word from Wikipedia. But you can get a local and GP focused take on this movement at this workshop. Located in the Board Room.
3:00 pm
3:30 pm

Stream One

  • Drugs & opiates WORKSHOP ALEARNING*ADVOCACY
    2:50 pm - 3:50 pm

Stream Two

  • Social Media and Medicine for Beginners WORKSHOP BLEARNING*ADVOCACY
    2:50 pm - 3:50 pm

Stream Three

  • Balint Experience for Beginners WORKSHOP CPEER SUPPORT
    2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
No events hours available!
Stream One Stream Two Stream Three
2:30 pm
Drugs & opiates
WORKSHOP A
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Drugs & opiates

Speakers: Dr Cam Loy, Dr Paul Grinzi
Moderator: Dr Colinette Margerison

Summary:
Pre and post-reading links will be posted in the coming weeks. Stay tuned. Twitter: Dr Penny WIlson, Dr. Alison Edwards. Located in the Poinciana Room
Social Media and Medicine for Beginners
WORKSHOP B
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Social Media and Medicine for Beginners

Speakers: Dr Casey Parker, Dr Karen Price, Dr Tim Senior, Dr Nat McLean, Dr Nicole Higgins
Moderator: Dr Martina Hart. Twitter: Dr Casey Parker, Dr Karen Price, Dr Tim Senior, Dr Nat McLean, Dr Nicole Higgins

Summary:
Pre and post links to be provided in coming weeks. Setting up basic SM accounts, smart SM protocol, the sharing and peer-to-peer economy and medicine, FOAMED, trolling for fun and friendship, et al. Located in the Norfolk Room (dungeons).
Balint Experience for Beginners
WORKSHOP C
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
PEER SUPPORT

Balint Experience for Beginners

Speakers: Dr John Buckley, Dr Louise Stone, Dr Sonu Haikerwal

Summary:
The Balint Society, founded in the UK in 1969, is a supportive and collaborative medical organization of clinicians and teachers who emphasize the importance of the use of emotion and personal understanding in the doctor's work and the therapeutic potential of the doctor-patient relationship - that's word for word from Wikipedia. But you can get a local and GP focused take on this movement at this workshop. Located in the Board Room.
3:00 pm
3:30 pm

Stream One

  • Drugs & opiates WORKSHOP ALEARNING*ADVOCACY
    2:50 pm - 3:50 pm

Stream Two

  • Social Media and Medicine for Beginners WORKSHOP BLEARNING*ADVOCACY
    2:50 pm - 3:50 pm

Stream Three

  • Balint Experience for Beginners WORKSHOP CPEER SUPPORT
    2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
No events available!
continued ...
3:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Afternoon Break
4:00 pm
Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency?
Mid Afternoon IGNITE Plenary
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency?

Panellists: Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, Tim Kelsey (CEO Australian Digital Health Agency)
Moderator: Dr Edwin Kruys

Summary:
Take the digital out of digital health agency and what do you have? The future says Mukesh Hakerwail, long time digital health evangelist. HIs opponent for this debate is Tim Kelsey, CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency, one determined campaigner himself. Kelsey says we can't get there without a framework for digital and that's the job of government. Located in the Main Ballroom.
4:30 pm

continued ...

  • Afternoon Tea Afternoon Break
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency? Mid Afternoon IGNITE PlenaryLEARNING*ADVOCACY
    4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
continued ...
3:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Afternoon Break

continued ...

  • Afternoon Tea Afternoon Break
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
continued ...
4:00 pm
Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency?
Mid Afternoon IGNITE Plenary
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency?

Panellists: Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, Tim Kelsey (CEO Australian Digital Health Agency)
Moderator: Dr Edwin Kruys

Summary:
Take the digital out of digital health agency and what do you have? The future says Mukesh Hakerwail, long time digital health evangelist. HIs opponent for this debate is Tim Kelsey, CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency, one determined campaigner himself. Kelsey says we can't get there without a framework for digital and that's the job of government. Located in the Main Ballroom.
4:30 pm

continued ...

  • Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency? Mid Afternoon IGNITE PlenaryLEARNING*ADVOCACY
    4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
continued ...
4:00 pm
Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency?
Mid Afternoon IGNITE Plenary
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
LEARNING*ADVOCACY

Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency?

Panellists: Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, Tim Kelsey (CEO Australian Digital Health Agency)
Moderator: Dr Edwin Kruys

Summary:
Take the digital out of digital health agency and what do you have? The future says Mukesh Hakerwail, long time digital health evangelist. HIs opponent for this debate is Tim Kelsey, CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency, one determined campaigner himself. Kelsey says we can't get there without a framework for digital and that's the job of government. Located in the Main Ballroom.
4:30 pm

continued ...

  • Medicine of the Future or Digital Agency? Mid Afternoon IGNITE PlenaryLEARNING*ADVOCACY
    4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
No events available!
Stream One Stream Two Stream Three
4:30 pm
How to Start in GP Research
WORKSHOP D
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
PEER SUPPORT

How to Start in GP Research

Speakers: Prof Paul Glasziou, Dr Michael Tam, Dr Jenny Doust, Dr Natasha Yates

Summary:
How to get started if you want to do research in general practice
Models of Business Funding, Medical Homes & Medicare
WORKSHOP E
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
ADVOCACY

Models of Business Funding, Medical Homes & Medicare

Speakers: Dr Todd Cameron, Dr Paddy Mosse, Dr Serena Keating, Dr Nicole Higgins

Summary:
How do we pay the GP of the future, and keep our practice above the waterline, given the shifting emphasis needed to manage the looming chronic care crisis and the uncertainty around Medical Homes and Medicare
Settling Babies in Arms
WORKSHOP F
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
LEARNING

Settling Babies in Arms

Speakers: Dr Pam Douglas, Dr Wendy Burton, Dr Mandie Villis

Summary:
Nothing to do with prayers or military hardware. Just some hot tips on baby wrangling.
5:00 pm

Stream One

  • How to Start in GP Research WORKSHOP DPEER SUPPORT
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Stream Two

  • Models of Business Funding, Medical Homes & Medicare WORKSHOP EADVOCACY
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Stream Three

  • Settling Babies in Arms WORKSHOP FLEARNING
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Stream One Stream Two Stream Three
4:30 pm
How to Start in GP Research
WORKSHOP D
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
PEER SUPPORT

How to Start in GP Research

Speakers: Prof Paul Glasziou, Dr Michael Tam, Dr Jenny Doust, Dr Natasha Yates

Summary:
How to get started if you want to do research in general practice
Models of Business Funding, Medical Homes & Medicare
WORKSHOP E
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
ADVOCACY

Models of Business Funding, Medical Homes & Medicare

Speakers: Dr Todd Cameron, Dr Paddy Mosse, Dr Serena Keating, Dr Nicole Higgins

Summary:
How do we pay the GP of the future, and keep our practice above the waterline, given the shifting emphasis needed to manage the looming chronic care crisis and the uncertainty around Medical Homes and Medicare
Settling Babies in Arms
WORKSHOP F
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
LEARNING

Settling Babies in Arms

Speakers: Dr Pam Douglas, Dr Wendy Burton, Dr Mandie Villis

Summary:
Nothing to do with prayers or military hardware. Just some hot tips on baby wrangling.
5:00 pm

Stream One

  • How to Start in GP Research WORKSHOP DPEER SUPPORT
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Stream Two

  • Models of Business Funding, Medical Homes & Medicare WORKSHOP EADVOCACY
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Stream Three

  • Settling Babies in Arms WORKSHOP FLEARNING
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
No events available!
Evening
7:30 pm
Gala Conference Dinner
Princesses, Pirates & Punks
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
WELL BEING CONSULTATION

Gala Conference Dinner

Moderator: Justin Coleman

Summary:
GPDU's first ever dinner function isn't something to miss. It could go any way. But to give it a gentle shove towards 'a successful gathering of minds' we've got a band, Dr Ahmed to take us through the brighter side of the wellness industry, Justin Coleman to MC, and some awards to hand out. After party by the pool.
8:00 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
10:30 pm
11:00 pm
11:30 pm

Evening

  • Gala Conference Dinner Princesses, Pirates & Punks WELL BEING CONSULTATION
    7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Evening
7:30 pm
Gala Conference Dinner
Princesses, Pirates & Punks
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
WELL BEING CONSULTATION

Gala Conference Dinner

Moderator: Justin Coleman

Summary:
GPDU's first ever dinner function isn't something to miss. It could go any way. But to give it a gentle shove towards 'a successful gathering of minds' we've got a band, Dr Ahmed to take us through the brighter side of the wellness industry, Justin Coleman to MC, and some awards to hand out. After party by the pool.
8:00 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
10:30 pm
11:00 pm
11:30 pm

Evening

  • Gala Conference Dinner Princesses, Pirates & Punks WELL BEING CONSULTATION
    7:30 pm - 12:00 am
No events available!

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