The Dialogue will explore the health challenges of Australia’s ageing population. Entrepreneurs, decision makers, government officials, researchers, academics and business leaders will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and together explore:
The 2017 Dialogue will examine if health technology can help Australia rise to the challenge of adapting to the ageing face of the nation, in order to mitigate issues of rising and shifting healthcare costs and needs. For more details on the topics to be explored download the Issues Paper (PDF).
It will highlight ATSE’s consistent commitment to leading the public discussion on Australia’s future prosperity with a focus on using the best of Australian and international technologies to address our national challenges.
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Professor Frazer is a clinician scientist, trained as a clinical immunologist in Scotland. As a professor at the University of Queensland, he leads a research group working at TRI in Brisbane, Australia on the immunobiology of epithelial cancers. He is recognised as co-inventor of the technology enabling the HPV vaccines, currently used worldwide to help prevent cervical cancer.
He heads a biotechnology company, Admedus Vaccines, working on new vaccine technologies, and is a board member of several companies and not for profit organisations. He is a member of the Commonwealth Science Council and chair of the federal governments Medical Research Future Fund.
He was recognised as Australian of the Year in 2006. He was recipient of the Prime Ministers Prize for Science, and of the Balzan Prize, in 2008 and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 2012.
Professor Bradlow is Chief Scientist at Telstra Corporation in which capacity he acts as advisor to the CEO and the Board and other parts of the business on longer term technology directions and technology disruption. Before joining Telstra in September 1995, Professor Bradlow was Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Wollongong and Professor of Electrical Engineering (Digital Systems) at the University of Cape Town.
Professor Bradlow is a graduate in electrical engineering from the University of Cape Town in 1973 and received the DPhil degree for research in experimental nuclear physics from the University of Oxford. He is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Wollongong and a Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne. He was elected as the joint 2009 Australian Telecommunications Ambassador of the Year, listed in the 2010 Global Telecom Business Power 100 rankings and was named by Smart Company as one of the 12 most influential people in Australian ICT.
Dr Furness is a molecular geneticist, registered nutritionist and registered exercise professional. She conducted her PhD at CSIRO Human Nutrition, before completing a postdoctoral fellowship with the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Reproductive Health. Specifically, her research investigated folate nutrigenomics, methylation and DNA damage in relation to pregnancy outcomes.
In 2012 Dr Furness shifted from an academic research position to a consulting role at Your Genes and Nutrition helping patients and practitioners understand the role of nutrigenomics and genetic testing in relation to various health outcomes. In addition, she holds regular educational seminars and workshops discussing the links between our genes and our environment and how these impact on our health throughout all the stages of the life cycle.
It also incorporates ATSE’s Annual Innovation Dinner on 14 June where the Clunies Ross Awards for innovation commercialisation will be presented. These exciting awards bring together Australia’s top leaders and innovators from research, industry, academia and government and provide a valuable networking opportunity at the nation’s premier annual awards for innovation commercialisation.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for both the Innovation Dinner and the Dialogue.
Registrations close 5pm Tuesday 6 June 2017. Late registrations will not be accepted.
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