Month: February 2018

Food & Agriculture

An insight into AgTech in Australia with Andrew Lai

The inaugural AgTech Summit will explore how technology is revolutionising a traditional Australian industry. In the lead-up to this not-to-be-missed event, we spoke with Andrew Lai, Accelerator Director from SproutX to gain an insight into his views on Ag Tech in Australia.   Why do you think it’s so important for Australia to invest in…

27 Feb 2018, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

The Pre-Conference Workshop at the Health Insurance Summit

The pre-conference workshop at the 17th Annual Health Insurance Summit will focus on Risk Culture, and will be held on the 30th of May 2018 from 2:00-5:00PM. We are delighted to have Natasha Hall,  Managing Director at Hall Advisory and Elizabeth Sheedy, Associate Professor, Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre co-present this years workshop. Natasha Hall will be assessing Risk Culture in the…

27 Feb 2018, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

Professor Euan Wallace’s keynote address at the Medico Legal Congress

The 27th Annual Medico Legal Congress is fast approaching and will feature wonderfully credentialed speakers addressing complex and thought-provoking medico legal issues.   We are delighted to have Professor Euan Wallace AM, Chief Executive, Safer Care Victoria, presenting a keynote address at this years Congress. His address will be on "Compliance or Culture? Towards Targeting Zero…

20 Feb 2018, by Thomas Beauchamp

Transport & Logistics

Operating the world’s largest tram network – Yarra Trams’ CEO, Nicolas Gindt

Gathering expert commentary from government, operators and industry bodies, the Australasian Railway Association's Light Rail 2018 event features major industry names including Nicolas Gindt, Chief Executive Officer, Yarra Trams, Keolis Downer Victoria. This week at Informa Insights, we spoke with Nicolas about Yarra Trams and its future as the world's largest tram network ahead of his presentation at the…

13 Feb 2018, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

Examining Communication Processes, Medication and Patient Safety

At this year's National Dementia Conference, one crucial theme is emerging - the importance of person-centred approaches to care. This week we speak to accredited pharmacist Professor Elizabeth Manias from Deakin University about the importance of  medication safety and effective communication processes in the care of older people living with dementia.  What is your current…

13 Feb 2018, by Francesca Brewer

Healthcare

Technology

Opting In to Innovate Health

Welcome to our Insights pages for INNOVATE HEALTH! As we launch this exciting event, we’re keen to offer this as a platform for featuring speaker profiles, discussing new research and industry reports, showcasing the latest and greatest innovations and giving voice to key questions and concerns among the industry. This is certainly a big year…

9 Feb 2018, by Francesca Brewer

Healthcare

Patient Centred Care | Meagan Hartley, Robina Hospital

Speaker Interview with Meagan Hartley, Senior Occupational Therapist, Dementia Care , Acure Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit, Queensland Health GCHHS  Patient centred care is so crucial when discussing the care of people living with dementia. In our latest installment of the National Dementia Conference speaker interview series, we talk to Meagan Hartley from Robina…

9 Feb 2018, by Francesca Brewer

Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

ALTRAC’s insight into the CBD and South East Light Rail Project

Informa Australia and the ARA are excited for the upcoming industry event, Light Rail 2018, to be held on the 1st - 2nd March 2018 at the Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney. This year's conference will focus on light rail as a driver of change for urban renewal and development under the theme: Light Rail Transforming Our Cities.…

8 Feb 2018, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

The Geriatrician in Practice Project | Karen Shepherd, Shoalhaven Hospital

As we approach the National Dementia Conference, we are excited to be releasing a series of content pieces to give you a sneaky insight into some of the topics for discussion at the event this year.  In our first interview, we spoke to Karen Shepherd from Shoalhaven Hospital about their Geriatrician in Practice Project which…

5 Feb 2018, by Thomas Beauchamp