Thursday 27th October 2016
|0800||Registration Open | Pre-Function Area, Port Lincoln Hotel|
|0830-0900||Morning Tea | Pre-Function Area|
|0900-1200||Included in Full and Thursday registrations, however bookings essential as some workshops have limited numbers.
Click here for workshop descriptions and facilitator biographies.
|0900-1100||Trade Bump In | Pre-Function Area, Port Lincoln Hotel|
|Survival skills for a sustainable and viable future
Facilitator: Danny Haydon, Diane Graham, Elaine Ashworth, Anne Skordis
|Evidence for allied health efficacy and efficiency
Facilitators: Dr Saravana Kumar, Dr Jane Adams, Julie Hulcombe
|Using e-mental health services with Indigenous clients in your practice
Facilitator: Stefanie Puszka, Michelle Sweet
|1200-1300||Welcome Lunch for all Delegates & Trade | Pre-Function & Courtyard
Welcome to the 2016 SARRAH Conference! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet local, interstate and international delegates, the Organising Committee and our sponsors for a tasty buffet lunch with local produce tastings from the hotel chef to kick start the first day of the conference! The Welcome Lunch also provides a great opportunity to meet delegates who are attending the conference for the first time.
|OPENING PLENARY | LINCOLN BALLROOM|
MC Welcome Address – Gerry Gannon
|1320-1330||Opening Address by the Hon Dr David Gillespie MP (video message)|
|1330-1400||Welcome to SARRAH 2016 including acknowledgement of traditional owners | Kate Osborne, Conference Convenor|
|1400-1430||Keynote 2 | Jessica Christiansen-Franks, CEO of CoDesign Studio
Short term action, long term change: How pop up urban experiments can change the health of our cities
|1430-1500||Keynote 3 | Anne Skordis, General Manager, Scheme Transition, National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS – In rural and remote areas
|1500-1530||Keynote 4 | Natasha Cole, First Assistant Secretary Health Services Division Department of Health
Role of allied health in the changing primary health care landscape
|1530-1600||Afternoon Tea | Pre-Function Area|
|1600-1715||CONCURRENT SESSION A|
|1830-2000||STUDENT NETWORKING FUNCTION | Rogue & Rascal (short walk from the Conference venue)|
SARRAH and ARHEN invite students and early career AHPs and interested Allied Health professionals to get together for this casual networking opportunity.
Friday 28th October 2016
|0730||Registration | | Pre-Function Area, Port Lincoln Hotel|
|DAY 2 PLENARY | LINCOLN BALLROOM|
|0830-0845||Reflection / Outcomes from Day 1 – Gerry Gannon|
|0845-0930||Plenary: SARRAH Bishop Address | Rob Curry and Robyn Adams
Relevance, resilience, resolve
|0930-1000||Keynote 5 | Professor Kate Grimmer, Director of the International Centre for Allied Health Evidence (iCAHE)
The importance of allied health leading health care reform, national & international perspectives
|1000-1030||Morning Tea | Pre-Function Area|
|1030-1100||That IKEA talk. A model for radical innovation in health service design
|1100-1130||Revitalizing rural communities through sporting leadership
|1130-1200||Partnering with consumers – how do you know it’s working?
Debra Kay, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).
|1200-1230||Are you REALLY marketing your business?
|1230-1330||Lunch | Pre-Function Area|
|1330-1525||CONCURRENT SESSION B|
|1525-1600||Afternoon Tea | Pre-Function Area|
|1600-1700||SARRAH AGM | MORTLOCK/FLINDERS|
|1830-late||‘UNearthed with a splash of great white’ Conference Dinner (optional) | Lincoln Ballroom, Port Lincoln Hotel
Including presentation of the Kate Scanlon Award 2016.Book during registration. $80 per head. Welcome to Australia’s Seafood Frontier; the Eyre Peninsula, famous for its world class seafood, pristine beaches and great white sharks. We’ve ‘Unearthed’ the conference ballroom for a night to enjoy fresh local produce, live music and the vibrant environment that is Eyre Peninsula – with a catch! Come make a splash in cocktail dress and join us for a great night. Entertainment by local band ChrissyK!
Saturday 29th October 2016
|0800||Registration | Port Lincoln Hotel|
|0900-1030||LIGHTNING TALKS & WORKSHOP|
|Lightning Talks Introduction | Gerry Gannon & Saravana Kumar||
Allied Health Rural Generalist Workshop
Facilitator: Renae Moore
|This is community and allied health – strengthening the way we work
An online allied health palliative care resource
Village hopping without a hitch
Closing the gap through role-emerging occupational therapy positions
The session will present work being undertaken to develop and formalise rural generalist workforce, education and service models for specific allied health professions. Presenters will consider learnings from other professional groups, progress to date and the future directions of rural generalism for allied health, and provide an opportunity for facilitated discussion of this important topic.
Panellists & Presenters:
|1030-1100||Morning Tea | Pre-Function Area|
|1100-1235||CONCURRENT SESSION C|
|1235-1315||Lunch | Pre-Function Area|
CLOSING PLENARY | LINCOLN BALLROOM
Keynote 6: Outgoing SARRAH President Tanya Lehmann in partnership with the incoming SARRAH President
What does this mean for Rural and Remote Allied Health and SARRAH?
|1345-1430||Q & A Panel
This panel will bring together people from different backgrounds (clinical, consumer, research, policy) and will be an ideal platform to discuss emergent issues from the SARRAH conference. It will also feature top rated speakers from the conference and will provide opportunities for participants to pose questions and seek panellists insights on the opportunities and challenges confronting allied health in rural and remote Australia
Panellists: Dr Saravana Kumar, Tanya Lehmann, David Butt, Debra Kay
Facilitator: Gerry Gannon
|1430-1500||Conference Wrap Up including presentation of Awards and Prizes|
|1500||Farewell Afternoon Tea | Pre-Function Area|