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1st Biennial Australian Implementation Conference | Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre  |  25 & 26 October 2012

2014 Program Committee

The conference program was developed by the following leaders in their field of work:

Dr Robyn Mildon Dr Robyn Mildon (Program Chair), Director of Knowledge Exchange and Implementation, Parenting Research Centre
Bianca Albers Bianca Albers, Principle Implementation Specialist, Parenting Research Centre and Co-chair for the planning committee of the Global Implementation Conference
Professor Gabriele Bammer Professor Gabriele Bammer, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University
Dr Wee-Ming Boon Dr Wee-Ming Boon, Senior Research Scientist, Strategic Policy, National Health and Medical Research Council
Alex Collie Alex Collie, CEO, Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research
Pauline Dixon Pauline Dixon, Executive Manager, Wanslea Family Services
Paul Hardcastle Paul Hardcastle, Director in the Department of Social Services
Professor Brian Head Professor Brian Head, Program Leader, Policy Analysis, University of Queensland
Professor Ilan Katz Professor Ilan Katz, Research Proposal Coordinator, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales
Dr Penny Love

Dr Penny Love, Senior Research Fellow, The CO-OPS Collaboration, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention Population Health SRC, Faculty of Health, Deakin University

Annette Michaux Annette Michaux, Director, Social Policy and Strategy, Parenting Research Centre
Andrew Milat Andrew Milat, Associate Director, Evidence and Evaluation Branch, Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health
Dr Lara Bishop Dr Lara Bishop, Senior Research Manager, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth
Professor Brian Oldenburg Professor Brian Oldenburg, Professor and Head, International Public Health Unit, Monash University
Dr Natasha Pearce Dr Natasha Pearce, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Child Health Promotion Research Centre
Dr Tahna Pettman

Dr Tahna Pettman,  Research Fellow, Public Health Evidence and Knowledge Translation, Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, University of Melbourne

Pauline Zardo Pauline Zardo, Research Translation Manager, Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research

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View Video Recordings online here

View slides from the keynote and oral presenters

View recording from the 29 April 2014 Webinar with Bianca Albers – "Implementation in a changing world"

View slides from the 02 May 2012 Webinar with Dr Robyn Mildon – Why Implementation Matters which was broadcast to over 200 people around Australia.



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Keynote Speakers

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