2016 Programme

ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Programme

 

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Time Session
8.30 am Registration – coffee and tea available
9.00 am

Welcome:  The ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network

Overview of where we are up to, goals of this meeting and Plan for Day 1.

9.15 am

Session 1:  What does it take to run a major multi-centre clinical trial in 2016?

Featuring presentations by Professor John Myburgh AO (George Institute for Global Health), Associate Professor Laurent Billot (George Institute for Global Health) and Ms Amanda Jubb (George Clinical) on ethics, recruitment, retention, data management, statistics and monitoring requirements and strategies.

10.45 am Morning tea
11.15 am

Session 2: How will ANZMUSC function?

This session will aim to discuss and reach agreement on ANZMUSC governance, policies and processes including our structure and membership and the role of consumers

12.45 pm Lunch
1.30 pm

Session 3: How will ANZMUSC function? II

The session will aim to reach agreement on the ANZMUSC endorsement process including major criteria and what will be required of an ANZMUSC-endorsed trial

2.45pm Afternoon tea
3.15pm

Session 4: Study Proposal Open Forum #1

Open-Forum to discuss potential ANZMUSC trials and trial ideas

3:15pm Mr Andrew Lawson

3.40pm Associate Professor Christine Lin

4.05pm Professor Catherine Hill

4.30pm Associate Professor Michael Wiese

4.55pm Summary of the day and plans for Thursday
5.15 pm Informal networking event*

 

Day 2: Thursday April 28th 2016

Time Session
8.00 am

Early Career Development Breakfast Meeting**

Featuring presentations by Associate Professor Christine Lin (George Institute for Global Health), Dr Chris Williams (Hunter New England Local Health District), Dr Saraid Billiards (Director of the Research Grants team, NHMRC) and Ms Nicola Garrett (Co-founder and Editorial Director at the limbic)

9.00am Registration – coffee and tea available
9.15 am

Welcome

Summary of Day 1 and Plan for Day 2

9.30 am

Session 5: Priority Setting I

Featuring Prof Jonathan Craig (University of Sydney, paediatric nephrologist, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead) – Lessons about priority setting from the chronic kidney disease experience.

10.30 am Morning tea
11.00 am

Session 6: Study Proposal Open Forum #2

Open-Forum to discuss potential ANZMUSC trials and trial ideas

11.00am Dr Michael Azari

11.25am Dr Kevin Boundy

11.50am Professor Michele Sterling

12.15pm Associate Professor Justine Naylor

12.45 pm Lunch
1.30 pm

Session 7: Priority Setting II

Featuring Prof Jonathan Craig – An approach in child health and application to ANZMUSC

2:30

Session 8: Study Proposal Open Forum #3

Open-Forum to discuss potential ANZMUSC trials and trial ideas

2:30pm Margaret Smith

3:00pm Afternoon tea
3:30

Session 9: Study Proposal Open Forum #4

Open-Forum to discuss potential ANZMUSC trials and trial ideas

3.30pm Professor Ric Day

3.55pm Dr Steve Kamper

4.20pm Dr Chris Williams

4.45pm Future Directions and 2nd year Goals
5.00 pm Meeting Close

 

* Informal networking event is not included in registration

** Breakfast Meeting to be held in the Boardroom.

 

FINAL 2016 PROGRAMME