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

2012 Conference Program


Day 2: 26 October 2012

Time

Session

Presentation/s

8.00am

Registration

9.00

Keynote Speaker

Rooms 105 & 106

Harnessing research evidence to make change happen.
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Professor John N. Lavis, Director of the McMaster Health Forum, Canada

Sponsored by ISCRR

10.00-11.00

Panel Discussion

Rooms 105 & 106

Facilitating Policy Implementation: The Inside Story facilitated by Dr Norman Swan
Lisa Paul AO PSM, Secretary, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Robert Fitzgerald AM, Commissioner, Productivity Commission
Bridget Brill, Assistant Secretary Cabinet Implementation Unit, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
Brian Head, Professor and Program Leader, Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland

11.00-11.30

MORNING TEA

Sponsored by Wanslea Family Services

11.30-12.30

Concurrent Session 4A

Rooms 105 & 106

 

Implementation frameworks for effective, community wide, scale-up

Paper # 111: Adapting Implementation Science to Create an Experience-Informed Implementation Framework - The TPI Implementation Framework.
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Jenna McWilliam, Triple P International

Paper # 153: Designing an implementation strategy to support the multi-site implementation of an evidence based, culturally appropriate Practice Model for Intensive Family Support Services across the Northern Territory, Australia.
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Dr Robyn Mildon, Parenting Research Centre

Paper # 68: Implementing effective prevention using Communities that Care: estimating potential effects in reducing adolescent tobacco use, alcohol misuse and obesity in Australian communities.
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Rachel Smith, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Sponsored by Micah Projects Inc

11.30-12.30

Concurrent Session 4B

Room 104

 

Enabling the use of evidence for effective implementation

Paper # 151: Health Evidence: What we can offer public health by 2012.
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Kara DeCorby, health-evidence.ca

Paper # 120: Implementation of a practical model of Knowledge translation to support evidence-informed public health decision-making in Victorian local governments.
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Dr Rebecca Armstrong, Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, University of Melbourne

Paper # 123: Making change happen: processes to embed evidence-informed decision-making into policy development.
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Helen Mavoa, WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University

11.30-12.30

Concurrent Session 4C

Room 103

 

Facilitators of effective implementation: lessons learnt

Paper # 66: implementation Salvage: Lessons learnt from the Melbourne Diabetes prevention study. Download Presentation.
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Dino Asproloupos, MDPS Research Group

Paper # 38: Maximising ‘take up’: Forms of implementation fidelity. Download Presentation.
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Dr Tim Moore, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Paper # 24: Playing with maths: does implementation dosage affect childrens’ learning outcomes? Preliminary findings and recommendations for future curriculum-based implementation studies in early childhood settings. Download Presentation.
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Caroline Cohrssen, E4Kids study, University of Melbourne

11.30-12.30

Concurrent Session 4D

Room 102

 

Contextual influences on effective implementation

Paper # 63: Mental health initiatives for children and young people in early childhood settings and schools.
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Jo Cole, Australian Psychological Society, Chris Champion and Jeremy Hurley, Principals Australia Institute

Paper # 89: Assessing the implementation quality of mental health promotion in educational settings and its influence on differential outcomes.
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Dr Katherine Dix, Principals Australia Institute

Paper # 80: Development of a school connectedness component of an adolescent injury prevention program: Lessons for implementation.
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Rebekah L. Chapman, Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety, Queensland University of Technology

12.30-1.30

LUNCH

 

1.30 -2.30

Keynote Speaker

Rooms 105 & 106

Achieving Lasting Impact at Scale: What is immutable and what is adaptable?
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Dr Michael Little, Co-Director of The Social Research Unit, UK

Sponsored by Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, Griffith University

2.30-3.30

Concurrent Session 5A

Room 105 & 106

 

Building in evaluation to improve implementation

Paper # 126: Building and using outcomes monitoring systems as part of the implementation process in complex social interventions.
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Associate Professor Aron Shlonsky, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

Paper # 75: A conceptual framework measuring implementation fidelity: Evaluation of the Swedish dissemination of an Australian parenting program.
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Dr Robyn Mildon, Parenting Research Centre

Paper # 130: Measuring, Assessing and Improving Implementation at Multiple Levels of the Service Delivery System.
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Dr Allison Metz, National Implementation Research Network, University of North Carolina-Capital Hill

2.30-3.30

Concurrent Session 5B

Room 104

 

Enabling the use of evidence for effective implementation

Paper # 150: A tailored, collaborative strategy to develop capacity and facilitate evidence-informed decision making: A case study of three Canadian health departments.
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Kara DeCorby, health-evidence.ca

Paper # 72: Lessons learned from the engaging processes on knowledge exchange in Fiji: the Translational Research on Obesity Prevention In Communities (TROPIC) project.
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Gade Waqa, Pacific Research Centre for the Prevention of Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases, Fiji National University

Paper # 146: National scale-up of an early parenting program: Evaluating effectiveness under conditions of rapid implementation.
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Professor Jan Nicholson, Parenting Research Centre

2.30-3.30

Concurrent Session 5C

Room 103

 

Evaluation of implementation strategies

Paper # 142: Predicting Implementation Outcomes from Organizational Contextual Factors.
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Joshua Patras & Sihu Klest, , Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health, University of Tromsø

Paper # 44: The Centre for Clinical Effectiveness: evaluation of an in-house support unit for Evidence Based Practice in a large regional health service.
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Associate Professor Claire Harris, Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Southern Health

Paper # 15:  Measuring return on investment in research: a case study.
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Professor Niki Ellis, Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research

2.30-3.30

Concurrent Session 5D

Rooms 102

 

Designing policies and programs to improve implementation

Paper # 35: Developing a practice approach that is more implementable in a large NGO.
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Charlie Chubb, UnitingCare Children Young People and Families and Dr Catherine Wade, Parenting Research Centre

Paper # 90: An organisational approach to Implementing evidence-informed practice: Are we there yet? Download Presentation
Greg Antcliff, The Benevolent Society

Paper # 32: Improving outcomes for vulnerable families: Implementing an evidence-informed and practice-informed framework in an agency in Western Australia.
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Pauline Dixon, Wanslea Family Services

3.30-4.00

Closing Plenary:
Panel Discussion

Rooms 105 & 106

The AIC in a global context facilitated by Dr Robyn Mildon

Professor Brian Oldenburg, Professor of International Public Health, Associate Dean International, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Dr Denise O'Connor, Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Public Health Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University

Jacquie Brown, Implementation Specialist, Toronto, Canada

Bianca Albers, Director & Partner, Families and Evidence Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr Allison Metz, Associate Director, National Implementation Research Network, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill