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2006 GP & PHC Research Conference:
Optimising Impact

Program

Below is the program outline for the 2006 GP & PHC Research Conference

Tuesday, 4 July

4.00-7.00pm

Registration open

5.30-7.00pm

Welcome Reception

Informal PHCRED dinner (venue to be decided)

 

Wednesday, 5 July

8.30-5.30pm

Registration open

9.00-12.00pm

Concurrent Workshops:

  1. How to design the perfect randomised controlled trial - PACT (Marie Pirotta, Jane Gunn, Jon Emery)
  2. Grant writing for success (Felicity Flack)
  3. Making medical journalism healthier (Ray Moynihan)
  4. Contextualising de-contextualised evidence for use in Australian primary health care: APHCRI's approach in Stream Four (Larry Green, Nicholas Glasgow)
  5. Indigenous Child Health research (Colleen Hayward)
  6. How on earth can you measure the quality of what really matters in primary care? (Martin Roland)

12.00-1.30pm

Lunch

Heads of Departments of General Practice Meeting (by invitation)

1.30-3.30pm

Welcome to Country

Official Opening: Jennie Roe (Department of Health and Ageing)

Plenary Session: "Optimising Impact: International Perspectives"
Chair: Ellen McIntyre

Invited speakers:

  • Martin Roland (Professor of General Practice, Manchester University),
  • Andre Knottnerus (Professor of General Practice, Maastricht University), and
  • Larry Green (Senior Scholar in Residence, The Robert Graham Centre, Washington)

3.30-4.00pm

Afternoon tea

4.00-5.30pm

Concurrent Paper Sessions

  1. Collaborations and partnerships
  2. Getting evidence into policy
  3. Getting evidence into practice
  4. Illness prevention and health promotion
  5. Indigenous health
  6. Mental health - Depression
  7. PHC delivery
  8. Supporting research and researchers

7.00pm

AAAGP Dinner
Invited speaker: Professor Martin Roland

 

Thursday, 6 July

7.45-8.45am

Breakfast Sessions:
Session 1 - "Building Research Capacity" - Jo Cooke (UK)
Session 2 - Youth Health Research Interest Group (YHRIG) - Carol Kefford

8.30-5.30pm

Registration open

9.00-10.30am


AAAGP Plenary Session: "Optimising Impact: Research Matters"
Chair: Jane Gunn
Invited Speaker: Professor Andre Knottnerus

AAAGP Distinguished Paper Presentations
Dr Clare Heal
Dr Angela Taft

10.30-11.30am

Extended morning tea & Poster Viewing

11.30-12.30pm

APHCRI Plenary Session: "Optimising Impact: Workforce Issues"
Chair: Nicholas Glasgow
Invited Speaker: Professor Larry Green

12.30-2.00pm

Lunch including special interest tables for networking

Lunch meeting - RACGP Research Activities
Facilitators: Michael Kidd, Dimity Pond and Deborah Saltman

2.00-3.30pm

Concurrent Paper Sessions

  1. Collaborations and partnerships
  2. Getting evidence into practice
  3. Illness prevention and health promotion
  4. Managing chronic disease
  5. Mental health
  6. Quality of care
  7. Research and evaluation methodology
  8. Rural health

3.30-4.00pm

Afternoon tea

4.00-5.30pm

AAAGP meeting & AGM

7.00-7.30pm

Pre-dinner drinks

7.30-midnight

Conference Dinner Dance

 

Friday, 7 July

8.30-2.00pm

Registration open

9.00-10.30am

Concurrent Paper Sessions

  1. Equity and access
  2. Getting evidence into practice
  3. GP & PHC Workforce
  4. Managing chronic disease
  5. Population health
  6. Research and evaluation methodology
  7. Research networks
  8. Rural health

10.30-11.00am

Morning tea

11.00-12.00pm

Plenary session: "Optimising Impact: The impact of research on the users of research"
Chair: Libby Kalucy

Panel presenters:

  • Mr Philip Davies (Deputy Secretary for the Department of Health and Ageing)
  • Ross Bailie (Professor, Menzies School of Health Research), and
  • Shauna Gaebler (Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Perth & Hills Division of General Practice)

12.00-12.30pm

Conclusion - summing up: Awards, Prizes, thank you and close

12.30-2.00pm

Farewell Lunch