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2005 GP & PHC Research Conference:
Getting research right for policy and practice

Monday July 25

16:30 - 19:00

REGISTRATION

17:30 - 19:00

WELCOME RECEPTION

Tuesday July 26

 

Researcher Development Program breakfast meeting

09:00 - 12:00

CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  1. Making evaluation meaningful & useful - Michael Quinn Patton
  2. What makes a trial tick? - Jane Gunn, Bruce Arroll, Mark Nelson, Nigel Stocks
  3. Writing for publication - Lyn Clearihan
  4. Issues in primary care research ethics - Wendy Rogers, Annette Braunack-Mayer
  5. Future directions for primary health care research networks - Nick Zwar, James Dunbar, Karin Ried
  6. Approaches to qualitative data analysis - Steve Parker

12.00 - 13:30

LUNCH & REGISTRATION
University Heads of Department meeting

12:30 - 13:00 National Institute of Clinical Studies Visiting Expert Session
"Getting Your Research into Policy" - Ms Jean R Slutsky, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USA.

13:30 - 15:00

PLENARY SESSION
Official Opening - Christopher Pyne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Ageing
"Pulling together: What's Needed to get Policy and Practice into Research and visa versa" - Professor Jonathan Lomas

15:00 - 15:30

AFTERNOON TEA

15:30 - 17:00

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS (5 papers per session)
  1. Equity and access (I)
  2. Getting evidence into policy (I)
  3. Getting evidence into practice (I)
  4. GP & PHC workforce (I)
  5. Indigenous Health
  6. Knowledge exchange
  7. Research and evaluation methodology

17:30

AAAGP General Meeting

19:00

AAAGP DINNER @ National Wine Centre Invited speaker: Professor Don Cameron

Wednesday July 27

07:30 - 08:45

BREAKFAST SESSIONS
  1. Research links between Divisions & university departments (Effective Links project) - Rachel Yates (ADGP) / Barbara Beacham (PHCRIS)
  2. Divisions Reporting Framework - Dr Bev Sibthorpe (APHCRI)
  3. "Turning the oil tanker" - Jenny Brands (CRCAH)

09:00 - 11:00

PLENARY SESSION
"Getting program evaluation right for policy and practice" - Professor Michael Quinn Patton
Keynote Address - Kate Carnell

11:00 - 12:30

POSTER DISPLAY SESSION (Authors to stand with posters for individual discussions with delegates) Including MORNING TEA

12:30 - 14:00

LUNCH including PHCRED Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS (5 papers per session)
  1. Equity and access (II)
  2. Collaborations and Partnerships (I)
  3. Getting evidence into policy (II)
  4. Getting evidence into practice (II)
  5. Managing chronic disease (I)
  6. Mental Health (I)
  7. Rural Health

15:30 - 16:00

AFTERNOON TEA

16:00 - 17:30

PLENARY SEMINAR
Convened by APHCRI "Innovation at the Research Policy Interface"
Speaker - Jonathan Lomas
Additional speakers - Mr Robert Wells, Dr Bev Sibthorpe, Prof Nicholas Glasgow

19:00 - 24:00

CONFERENCE DINNER DANCE - A Birthday celebration with Lucifer's Lounge

Thursday July 28

09:00 - 10:30

PLENARY SESSION
Convened by AAAGP "Research Journeys" - Drs Bruce Arroll, Emily Hansen, David Pierce
Inaugural AAAGP Distinguished Paper Presenter - Associate Professor Helena Britt "Cross-national comparison of primary care practice in Australia, New Zealand and the United States: A Commonwealth Fund project"

10:30 - 11.00

MORNING TEA

11:00 - 12:30

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS (5 papers per session)
  1. Collaborations and Partnerships (II)
  2. Getting evidence into policy (III)
  3. Getting evidence into practice (III)
  4. GP & PHV Workforce (II)
  5. Managing chronic disease (II)
  6. Mental Health (II)
  7. Supporting research and researchers

12:30 - 14.00

LUNCH

14:00 - 16:00

PLENARY SESSION and CLOSE Making research right for policy and practice
Panel:
  1. Melissa Sweet - Medical journalist
  2. Professor Jon Emery - Academic researcher
  3. Judy Daniel - Policy maker

Moving forward and close (including presentation of prizes) - Libby Kalucy

16:00

AFTERNOON TEA