Thursday 20 October 2022

6.00pm – 7.30pmWelcome reception
Doric Room, Sydney Masonic Centre

Friday 21 October 2022

8.15am – 8.30amSymposium opening
Ionic Room, Sydney Masonic Centre
Prof Esther May, ACDHS Chair
SESSION 1Chair: Prof Russell Hoye, La Trobe University
8.30am – 8.55amKeynote: Health service needs and the future workforce: what the pandemic has taught us  
Dr Anne-marie Boxall, Chief Allied Health Officer, Department of Health and Aged Care
8.55am – 9.15amKeynote: Integrating into the curriculum the learning and teaching of work‐ready health professional graduate attributes: challenges and opportunities
Prof Esther May
Executive Dean, Clinical & Health Sciences; Dean, Clinical Education and Equity, The University of South Australia
9.15am – 9.35amKeynote: There is always a ‘Day 1’: an industry perspective of what Graduate Qualities are required for a new graduate to be work ready  
Olivia Millgate BAppScOT
Capability Manager, The Rehabilitation Company
9.35am – 9.55 amKeynote: What does the research tell us?  
Prof Andrea Bialocerkowski
Director, Micro-credentialing and Professional Development, Griffith Health, Griffith University
9.55am – 10.00 amSession wrap 
10.00am – 10.30amMorning tea
SESSION 2Chair: Prof Michelle Lincoln, University of Canberra
10.30am – 11.30amPerspectives from new graduates: Transition from student to new graduate: are we prepared?  

Lana Dwyer, Speech Pathologist, Ability Action Australia

Emma Montgomery, Physiotherapist, TM Physio

Jovana Urukalo, Podiatrist, NSW Health
11.30am – 12.10pmSmall group discussion: What is missing from what we currently do (collectively) to assist new graduates to transition to the workplace? 
12.10pm – 12.15pmSession wrap
12.15pm – 1.15pmLunch
SESSION 3Chair: Assoc Prof Michael Curtin, Charles Sturt University
1.15pm – 2.15pmPresentations: Enhancing work readiness and employability through a rural community engagement

Dr Elyce Green
Rural Health Education Lead, Three Rivers Department of Rural Health, Charles Sturt University

Kathryn Fitzgerald
Senior Lecturer, Western Australian Centre for Rural Health

Dr James Debenham
Academic Lead Allied Health, Majarlin Kimberley Centre for Remote Health
2.15pm – 2.55pmRapid Fire Showcase: Innovations in curriculum design

Dr Kristie Matthews
Senior Lecturer, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Monash University

Dr Liza Seubert,
Head, Discipline of Pharmacy, School of Allied Health Care, University of Western Australia

Dr Ellie Sugden
Lecturer and Academic Program Advisor, Western Sydney University
2.55pm – 3.00pmSession wrap
3.00pm – 3.30pmAfternoon tea
SESSION 4Chair: Prof Megan Smith, Charles Sturt University
3.35pm – 4.10pmPanel: Out of the classroom and into the real world. Embedding graduate attributes: a collaborative approach   

Prof Andrea Bialocerkowski Director, Micro-credentialing and Professional Development, Griffith University

Margo Gill

Olivia Millgate BAppScOT
Health service provider
4.10pm – 4.15pmClosing remarks
Prof Esther May, Chair ACDHS
4.15pmSymposium concludes

Please note: Program is subject to change.