PROGRAM & ABSTRACT BOOK

The program outline will be updated as speakers are confirmed. To view the draft program, please click on the bottom below.



 

Monday 20 June 2022

 

8:30am - 10:30am - Opening Plenary Session: Lessons learnt from COVID-19

Welcome to Country

Opening Address

  • Professor Paul Kelly

Conference Welcome

Keynote Speakers:

10:30am - 11:00am - Morning Tea and Exhibition

11:00am - 12:30pm -  Symposiums - click for more information about each symposium

  • Enhancing communication and engagement with multicultural communities

Hosted by: A/Prof Holly Seale

  • What has the pandemic taught us in relation to the need for vaccine policy reform?

Hosted by: Medicines Australia, Sanofi, GSK, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, MSD, J&J, Seqirus & Biointelect

  • Utility of genomics for COVID-19 and future applications to public health (Part 1)

Hosted by: Communicable Diseases Genomics Network

 

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch and Exhibition

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Concurrent Session 1 - Long Oral Presentations

  • 1A – COVID-19 – community attitudes/education

  • 1B – COVID-19 - transmission & control

  • 1C - STI

  • 1D - Vaccine Dev & Effectiveness

  • 1E – Virtual - COVID-19, influenza and other respiratory infections

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Afternoon Tea and Exhibition

3:30pm - 5:00pm - Concurrent Session 2 - Rapid Fire Presentations

  • 2A - Vaccine safety

  • 2B – COVID-19 social/clinical

  • 2C - Antimicrobial/genomics

  • 2D - Vaccine delivery/programs

  • 2E – COVID-19 (VIRTUAL)

5:00pm - 5:45pm - Feery Oration (Immunisation)

Orator: Professor Sarah Gilbert

5:45pm - 6:45pm - Welcome Reception

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Tuesday 21 June 2022

 

8:30am - 10:30am - Plenary Session 2 - Innovative approaches to COVID-19

Keynote Speakers:


10:30am - 11:00am - Morning Tea and Exhibition

11:00am - 12:30pm -  Plenary Session 3 - Vaccines - horizon scanning and current practice

Keynote Speakers:

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch and Exhibition

12:45pm - 1:15pm - CSIRO Report Launch, Mr Greg Williams, Associate Director, CSIRO Futures

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Concurrent Session 3 - Long Oral Presentations

  • 3A - Influenza Vaccine Dev & Effectiveness

  • 3B – COVID-19 – health strategy

  • 3C - Genomics for disease surveillance

  • 3D – COVID-19 – vaccine programs

  • 3E – Virtual - Mixed

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Afternoon Tea and Exhibition
 

3:30pm - 5:00pm - Concurrent Session 4 - Long Oral Presentations

  • 4A – COVID-19 – epidemiology & surveillance

  • 4B - Vaccine safety

  • 4C - VPD’s

  • 4D - Health & Government policy

  • 4E - VPD burden & outbreak (VIRTUAL RAPID FIRE)

5:00pm - 5:45pm - Aileen Joy Plant Oration (Communicable Diseases)

Orator: Professor Kåre Mølbak

7:00pm - 10:00pm - Conference Dinner & GSK Awards Presentation

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Wednesday 22 June 2022

 

8:30am - 10:30am - Plenary Session 4 - Things that should be on the National agenda

Keynote Speakers:


10:30am - 11:00am - Morning Tea and Exhibition

11:00am - 12:30pm -  Symposiums - click for more information about each symposium

  • Lessons from the field for a pandemic vaccine rollout: implementation, communication, and policy learnings from Australia

Hosted by: A/Prof Katie Attwell and A/Prof Margie Danchin on behalf of COSS

  • Intra/after-action reviews of the pandemic - local and international progress

Hosted by: Craig Dalton

  • Utility of genomics for COVID-19 and future applications to public health (Part 2)

Hosted by: Communicable Diseases Genomics Network

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch and Exhibition

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Concurrent Session 5 - Long Oral Presentations

  • 5A - Viral/Respiratory

  • 5B – COVID-19 impacts on diseases & surveillance

  • 5C - Vaccines – public engagement & education

  • 5D - Bacteria & AMR issues

  • 5E – Virtual - Mixed

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Afternoon Tea and Exhibition
 

3:30pm - 5:00pm - Concurrent Session 6

  • 6A - Vaccine safety

  • 6B – COVID-19 social

  • 6C - Vaccine delivery/programs

  • 6D - Outbreak response & investigation

  • 6E - Immunisation service delivery (VIRTUAL)

5:00pm - 6:00pm - Closing Plenary - Successful Community Engagement for Communicable Disease Control

Keynote Speakers:

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