Program overview

Times are subject to slight change.

Sunday 8th September

Pre-conference meetings and workshops

09:00 - 11:00 ANZNN Audit Officers and Data Managers meeting

09:00 - 12:00 NeoMed Consensus meeting

12:00 - 17:15 ANZNN Advisory Council meeting, including benchmarking session and research presentations

17:15 - 18:00 Registration

Monday 9th September

08:00 - 08:30 Registration

08:30 - 17:00 Conference Day 1

18:30 - 22:30 Conference dinner

Tuesday 10th September

08:20 - 16:30 Conference Day 2

08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group A: “Golden hour” of the extreme preterms
08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group B: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group C: Nutrition and growth
08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group D: Nosocomial infection
08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group E: Neonatal surgical conditions
08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group F: Neonatal transport
08:20 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group G: Family integrated care
10:30 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Group H: Special Care Nurseries: Second Annual Meeting and Future Goals

13:00 - 16:30 Plenary, Report of the Breakout Groups, Prizes and Conclusion

Wednesday 11th September

08:30 - 16:30 Quality Improvement Facilitator Training Workshop

Thursday 12th September

Quality Improvement Training Workshop roadshow commences


Invited Speakers

Professor Khalid Aziz

Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor, Division of Community Engagement (Global Health) at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Neonatologist in the Edmonton Neonatal Program

Associate Professor Jochen Profit

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), The Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, California, USA
Chief Quality Officer, California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative

Professor Vibhuti Shah

Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
Neonatologist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Associate Professor Susannah Ahern

Course Coordinator, Master of Health Management and Master of Health Administration
Head of Registry Science and Research, Monash University

Associate Professor Jeanie Cheong

Neonatologist, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne
Director, NHMRC CRE in Newborn Medicine

Dr Deborah Harris

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, PhD in Nursing, The University of Auckland
Lecturer within the Graduate School of Nursing Midwifery and Health at Victoria University of Wellington

Clinical Associate Professor Mary Sharp

Consultant Neonatologist, King Edward Memorial Hospital
Head of the Neonatal Follow up program

Dr Jacquie Taylor

PhD in Nursing Science, La Trobe University
Director of Clinical Operations, Monash Newborn