Speakers

Confirmed Plenary Experts

Dr Christian Ntizimira
International Human Rights Keynote Speaker (Rwanda)

Masters Candidate, Harvard Medical School (Global Health and Social Medicine); City Manager, Kigali, C/Can 2025, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC); 2018 Policy/advocacy Champion Award, World Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA)

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Briony Lyle
Lived Experience Keynote

Mother of two and wife of Jarrod Lyle, a champion Australian Professional Golfer who died from cancer in August 2018.

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Dr Jordan Nguyen
Closing Evolving Technology Keynote Speaker

Internationally renowned engineer for humanity
Designer of life-changing technologies that are intelligent, futuristic and inclusive.

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Prof Fran Baum AO
Social Determinants of Health - Keynote Speaker & Panel Facilitator

Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Director of the Southgate Institute of Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University. 

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Liliana De Lima MHA
Plenary Panellist: Palliative care is a human right!

Executive Director, International Association of Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC)

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Mary Schumacher
Plenary Panellist - The Pacific Power

Chief Executive of Hospice New Zealand

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Maria Osman
Plenary Panellist - Palliative care is a human right!

Board, The Humanitarian Group; Member of WA’s Ministerial Expert Panel on VAD; former Executive Director of Western Australia’s Office of Multicultural Interests and Office for Women’s Policy

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Dr Frank Brennan
Plenary Panellist - Palliative care is a human right!

Palliative Care Lawyer and Palliative Care Physician, Calvary, St George and Sutherland Hospitals

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Prof Lindy Willmott
Plenary Panellist - Ethical challenges and their impact on palliative care

Director, Australian Centre for Health Law Research Centre; Professor of Law, QUT and Board, Palliative Care Australia

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Samantha Jenkinson
Plenary Panellist - Ethical challenges and their impact on palliative care

Member of WA’s Ministerial Expert Panel; Executive Director, People with Disabilities

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Dr Harry Nespolon
Plenary Panellist - Ethical challenges and their impact on palliative care

President, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

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Maree McCabe
Plenary Panellist - Oceans of Opportunities: Living, ageing and dying with Dementia

CEO, Dementia Australia

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A/Prof Colm Cunningham
Plenary Panellist - Oceans of Opportunities: Living, ageing and dying with Dementia

Director, Dementia Centre

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Dr Craig Sinclair
Plenary Panellist - Oceans of Opportunities: Living, ageing and dying with Dementia

Researcher, NHMRC Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre

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Confirmed Workshop Presenters

Prof. Bruce Rumbold OAM
Workshop: Public Health approach to Palliative Care (PHPC)

Director, Palliative Care Unit, School of Psychology & Public Health La Trobe University

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Andrea Grindrod
Workshop: Public Health approach to Palliative Care (PHPC)

Projects Manager, Palliative Care Unit, School of Psychology & Public Health, La Trobe University

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Ian Hamm
Workshop: Holistic healing responses for our Stolen Generations

Chair, Stolen Generations Reference Group, The Healing Foundation

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Liliana De Lima MHA
Workshop: International Collaboration

Executive Director, International Association of Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC)

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Dr Monique Crane
Workshop: Psychological Resilience of Palliative Care Clinicians

Senior Lecturer, Organisational Psychology Program, Macquarie University

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Prof Ben White
Workshop: End of Life Law for Clinicians (ELLC)

Professor of Law, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology

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Prof Lindy Willmott
Workshop: End of Life Law for Clinicians (ELLC)

Director, Australian Centre for Health Law Research Centre; Professor of Law, QUT and Board, Palliative Care Australia

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Prof Jane Phillips
Workshops: Managing chronic breathlessness in the palliative care setting and Managing Challenging Wounds at End of Life

President of Palliative Care Nurses Australia, Professor Palliative Nursing and Director IMPACCT, University of Technology Sydney, NSW

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Prof Keryln Carville
Workshop: Managing Challenging Wounds at End of Life: A practical workshop

Professor Primary Health Care and Community Nursing, Silver Chain & Curtin University Perth, WA

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