18. September 2019 - 8:30 till 15:30
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Melbourne Children's Global Health Annual Symposium | Ella Latham Auditorium | Wednesday, 18. September 2019

Please join us on the Melbourne Children's Campus at the Royal Children's Hospital for a day of dynamic and engaging discussions on key areas of interest in global child and adolescent health, with presentations from experts on our campus and beyond. 
Melbourne Children’s Global Health Annual Symposium program
Wednesday September 18th 2019
8.30 - 8.45 Registration
8.45 – 9.00 Welcome / Welcome to country – Professor Andrew Steer
9.00 - 9.30 Innovative models to accelarate vaccine development 
Facilitator: Dr Joshua Osowicki
Panel: Professor James McCarthy (University of Queensland)
Associate Professor Helen Evans AO (Nossal Institute for Global Health)
9.30 – 10.00 Reaching the unreached–
understanding the neglected needs of adolescents
Facilitator: Dr Peter Azzopardi
Panel: Professor Jane Fisher (Monash University)
Dr Kathryn Snow (University of Melbourne),
Dr Cathy Vaughn (University of Melbourne)
10.00-10.30 Volunteering in a LMIC: what you need to know about clinical education
and developing capacity
Facilitator: Dr Amy Gray
Panel: Emma Hess (Australian Volunteers International)
Dr Titus Nasi (Solomon Islands Ministry of Health)
10.30 – 11.00 Morning tea
11.00 – 11.30 Child health in humanitarian settings
Facilitator: Dr Hamish Graham
Panel: Dr Unni Krishnan (Save The Children)
Dr Kamalini Lokuge (Australian National University)
11.30 – 12.00 Antimicrobial resistance
Facilitator: Associate Professor Penelope Bryant
Panel: Dr Suman Majumdar (Burnet Institute)
Associate Professor Kirsty Buising (Doherty Institute)
12.00-12.30 Lunch
12.30 - 1.30 Melbourne Children’s Campus Grand Rounds
Dr Stephanie Williams, Principal Sector Specialist for Health, Australian Government
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
1.30 – 2.30 Women in Global Health
Facilitator: Professor Julie Bines
 2.30 – 3.30 Afternoon tea and networking
For more information about the symposium and Melbourne Children's Global Health, please visit our website, follow us on Twitter @MelbourneGlobal or email us at global.health@mcri.edu.au.