2015 Programme

 

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME  
8:00am – 9:00am Registration, tea and coffee Foyer
9:00am – 9:20am

Welcome and introductions

Why do we need ANZMUSC?

Chair and Official Opening: Professor Rachelle Buchbinder (5 min)

Director, Monash Dept Clinical epidemiology Cabrini Institute and Monash University

 

Mr Tony Kingdon (15 min)

Acting CEO, NHMRC

The NHMRC Perspective on Clinical Trial Networks

Lecture theatre

9:20am – 10:30am

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Alan Silman (15 min)

Professor of Musculoskeletal Health, University of Oxford; former Medical Director Arthritis Research UK

ANZMUSC Clinical Trial Network: The value proposition

 

Professor John Zalcberg (15 min)

Chair, Australian Clinical Trials Alliance

Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials Networks: The quality agenda

 

Professor Rachelle Buchbinder (15 min)

Director, Monash Dept Clinical Epidemiology Cabrini Institute and Monash University

The problem: Burden of musculoskeletal disease and current state of MSK trials

 

Dr Sam Whittle (15 min)

Consultant rheumatologist, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Results of the ANZMUSC Survey

 

Discussion (10 min)

Lecture theatre
10:30am – 11:00am Morning Tea Foyer

11:00am – 12:35pm

 

Clinical trial network models

Chair: Ian Harris

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, UNSW

 

Professor Alan Silman (20 mins)

Professor of Musculoskeletal Health, University of Oxford; former Medical Director Arthritis Research UK

Bottom up versus top down models

 

Professor John Zalcberg (20 mins)

Chair, Australian Clinical Trials Alliance

Different models and their governance

 

Clinical Associate Professor Craig French (20 mins)

Vice Chair, Australian & New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group (ANZICS)

ANZICS: Set up, funding, priorities, successes and challenges

 

Ms Rhiannon Tate (20 mins)

Executive Officer, Australian Clinical Trials Alliance

How do other Australasian trials network do it? Results of the ACTA survey

 

Discussion (15 minutes)

Lecture theatre
12:35pm – 12:45pm

Professor Jane Latimer (10 mins)

Principal Research Fellow, Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health

Instructions for Breakout Session 1

Lecture theatre
12:45pm – 1:30pm Lunch Foyer
1:30pm – 2:45pm Breakout Session 1: ANZMUSC: Vision, Mission and Scope, Values and Structure   Breakout rooms
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Breakout Session 1: report back and Discussion  

Facilitators: Professor Alan Silman, John Zalcberg

Lecture theatre
3:30pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Tea Foyer
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Consumers and policy makers

Chair: Professor Chris Maher

Head Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health

 

Ms Ainslie Cahill (15 min)

Chief Executive Officer, Arthritis Australia

What can consumers contribute?

 

Associate Professor Alex Collie (15 min)

Chief Executive Officer, ISCRR, Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research

How do you build relationships with policy makers?

 

Ms Amanda Mulcahy (15 min)

Senior Program Officer, Implementation Support, Australian Commission on Safety And Quality in Health Care

Variations in care and opportunities for clinical trials to address them

 

Discussion (10 min)

Lecture theatre

Sum up of the day

Professor Ian Harris (5min)

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, UNSW

Lecture Theatre
7:00pm – 10:00pm Summit Dinner The Essoign Club: 1/205 William Street, Melbourne

 

 

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME  
9:00am – 9:45am

Embedding research in clinical care

Chair: Professor Chris Maher

Head Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for global Health

 

Associate Professor Meredith Temple-Smith (20 min)

Academic Lead, Australian Primary Care Research Network (APCReN)

Getting clinicians ‘research ready’

 

Ms Linda Martin (15 min)

Chief Executive Officer, Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria

Getting consumers ‘research ready’

 

Discussion (10 min)

Lecture theatre
9:45am – 10:30am

Getting funded

Professor Alan Silman (20 min)

Professor of Musculoskeletal Health, University of Oxford; former Medical Director Arthritis Research UK 

What would it take to establish ANZMUSC?

 

Professor John Zalcberg (10 min)

Chair, Australian Clinical Trials Alliance

Funding clinical trial networks in Australia and New Zealand

 

Discussion (15 min)

Lecture theatre
10:30am – 11:00am Morning Tea Foyer
11.00am – 12:05pm

ANZCA, AGIGT, PREDICT and UK Experience

Chair: Professor Lisa Stamp

Rheumatologist and Professor of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

Professor John Zalcberg (15 min)

Chair, Australian Clinical Trials Alliance

AGITG: Set up, funding, priorities, successes and challenges

 

Professor Paul Myles (15 min)

Founding member, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Trials Group

ANZCA: Set up, funding, priorities, successes and challenges

 

Associate Professor Ed Oakley (15 min)

Victorian Paediatrician Clinical Network (PREDICT)

PREDICT; Set up, funding, priorities, successes and challenges

 

Professor Alan Silman (15 min)

Professor of Musculoskeletal Health, University of Oxford; former Medical Director Arthritis Research UK

The UK experience: Set up, priorities, challenges and outcomes

Lecture Theatre
12:05pm – 12:30pm

Getting Started

Professor Alan Silman (15 min)

Professor of Musculoskeletal Health, University of Oxford; former Medical Director Arthritis Research UK

Planning the next steps

 

Professor Ian Harris (10min)

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, UNSW

Instructions for Breakout Session 2

Lecture theatre
12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch Foyer
1:15pm – 2:30pm

Breakout Session 2: Initial goals and how they can be achieved?

 

Breakout Rooms
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Breakout Session 2: Report back and discussion

Facilitators: Professors Alan Silman and John Zalcberg

 Lecture theatre
3:30pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Tea Foyer
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Next steps

Facilitators: Professors John Zalcberg and Alan Silman

Final summation, key points and next steps

 

Sum up

Professor Chris Maher

Head Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for global Health

Lecture theatre
5:00pm Close