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Emergency Department Management Conference

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The Annual Emergency Department Management Conference is supported by the Emergency Care Institute (ECI), the Discharge Planning Association (DPA), and is accredited for 11.75 ACEM CPD hours.

The event attracts senior attendees, made up of around 55% hospitals, 20% Federal & State health departments, 15% LHD’S & allied health professionals, with the remaining percentage consisting of consultants, health technology vendors and legal representatives.

The 2016 Speaker Faculty included:

  • James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
  • Professor Michael Ardagh, Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Otago; Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Christchurch Hospital
  • A/Professor Ian Scott, Director, Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane; Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland
  • Dr Dewald Behrens, Emergency Physician, Modbury Emergency Department, Modbury Hospital
  • Dr Neil Grant, Clinical Director, The Prince Charles Hospital Adult Emergency
  • Penny Kooyman, Nurse Educator, Nurse Education & Development Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital
  • Dr Matt Summerscales, Head of Department, Emergency Department, St John of God Midland Public & Private Hospitals
  • Dr Michele Genevieve MBBS FACEM, Head of Department, Emergency Department, St John of God Midland Public & Private Hospitals
  • Dr James Hardy, Staff Specialist Geriatrician, Aged Care Department, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Dr Elizabeth Marsden, Emergency Staff Specialist, Consultant lead Geriatric ED Intervention (GEDI), Nambour General Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service Queensland
  • Andrea Taylor, Clinical Nurse GEDI, Nambour General Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service Queensland
  • Dr Stephen Gourley, Director Emergency Medicine, Alice Springs Hospital ED, Central Australia Health Service, Northern Territory Government
  • Ursula Harrisson, Risk Advisor – Medical Indemnity, Victorian Management & Insurance Authority
  • Professor Drew Richardson, Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Canberra Hospital & Health Services; Chair of Road Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Australian National University Medical School
  • Kylie Stark, Nurse Manager Emergency, Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick
  • Lita Olsson, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Department of Emergency, Metro North Hospital & Health Service
  • Craig Roudenko, OVP Officer, Occupational Violence Prevention Services, Metro North Hospital & Health Service
  • Dr Chris May, FACEM, Eminent Staff Specialist, Redland Hospital
  • Dr Kathryn Zeitz, Director Strategic Operations, Mental Health Directorate, Central Adelaide Local Health Network – SA Health
  • Dr Tim Fontaine, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Cathy Cooper, Senior Mental Health Clinician, Eastern Health


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Tina Karas
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4306

Samantha Lister
Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager
+61 2 9080 4432

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