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2008 GP & PHC Research Conference: Program

Tuesday 3 June 2008

6.00-8.00

Registration open

6.00-8.00

Welcome reception

Wednesday 4 June 2008

8.00-5.30

Registration open

8.00-5.30

Speakers’ preparation room open

9.00-12.00

Concurrent workshops (including morning tea)

  1. Linkage and exchange: researchers and policy makers working together to improve health
  2. Men's Health: A Missing Chapter in Australia's Health Narrative
  3. How to improve evaluations of complex interventions in primary care
  4. Health for all young people: research, practice and policy implications
  5. From evidence to practice: a multi-faceted approach to implementing evidence - includes case study approach
  6. Indigenous Research Capacity Building

12.00-1.30

Lunch

1.30-3.00

Welcome to Country

 

Official Opening - Tasmanian Minister for Health & Human Services The Honourable Lara Giddings

 

Launch - Snapshot of Australian primary health care research. Federal Minister for Health The Honourable Nicola Roxon (video).

Opening plenary - Challenges and Torchbearers
Chair: Libby Kalucy

3.00-3.30

Afternoon tea

3.30-5.00

AAAGP plenary - Australian evidence
Chair: Mark Nelson

Panel: Grant Blashki, Mark Harris, Geoffrey Mitchell, Nigel Stocks

5.00-6.30

AAAGP meeting

   

7.30

AAAGP dinner - Cafe Toulouse

   

Thursday 5 June 2008

7.30-8.45

Breakfast sessions

8.00-5.30

Registration open

8.00-5.30

Speakers' preparation room open

9.00-10.30

APHCRI plenary - Chronic affairs
Chair: Kirsty Douglas

10.30-11.30

Morning tea & Poster walk - Part 1

11.30-12.30

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Equity and access
  2. Getting Evidence in Policy
  3. Getting Evidence in Practice 1
  4. Illness Prevention and Health Promotion 1
  5. Managing Chronic Disease 1
  6. Partnerships and Collaborations 1

12.30-2.00

Lunch

2.00-3.30

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Illness Prevention and Health Promotion 2
  2. Indigenous Health
  3. Managing Chronic Disease 2
  4. Mental Health 1
  5. Quality of care
  6. Research and Evaluation Methodology

3.30-4.00

Afternoon tea & Poster walk - Part 2

4.00-5.30

Plenary - Past, present and future
Chair: John Furler

6.00-7.00

Reception at Government House (by invitation)

7.30-midnight

Conference Dinner - Hobart Function & Conference Centre

 

 

Friday 6 June 2008

7.30-8.45

Breakfast session

8.00-2.00

Registration open

8.00-2.00

Speakers' preparation room open

9.00-10.30

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Building research capacity
  2. Getting evidence into practice 2
  3. Illness Prevention and Health Promotion 3
  4. Mental Health 2
  5. Patient focus in Chronic Disease
  6. Primary health care delivery

10.30-11.00

Morning tea & Poster walk - Part 3

11.00-12.30

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. BEACH - Measuring The Impact Of Policy On Practice
  2. eHealth
  3. Partnerships and collaborations 2
  4. Population health
  5. Rural and remote health
  6. Systems in health care

12.30-2.00

Lunch

2.00-3.00

Final Plenary - Beyond now
Chair: Ellen McIntyre

Awards
AAAGP Best Paper Presentation,
PHCRIS Best Poster,
NICS Evidence into Action Prize

Close

3.00-3.30

Farewell afternoon tea