PAST EVENTS: ACTA Summit 2018

Events Overview

The Summit was proudly supported by great sponsors, Bellberry, CT:IQ, MTPConnect, NSW Health, ClinTrial Refer, Datapharm Australia and Research4Me.

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Welcome message: our better health through best evidence future
Prof John Zalcberg OAM, ACTA Chair and Professor of Cancer Research, Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
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Investment in research to improve Australia’s health system and contribute to jobs and growth
Erica Kneipp, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health
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Better patient care in a complex adaptive health system: evidence into practice
Dr Robyn Clay-Williams, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University
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A NSW bird's eyes view: current and ongoing strategies to enhance translation
Dr Tony Penna, Executive Director, NSW Office for Health and Medical Research
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Developing best practice guidance for Clinical Trials Network operations
A/Prof Katie Groom, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland 
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The formation of the ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network: lessons learned
Prof Rachelle Buchbinder, 
Cabrini Institute and Monash University; Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network
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Challenges and successes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clinical research
Prof Alan Cass, Director, Menzies School of Health Research
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The experience of establishing a new cardiovascular Clinical Trials Network
Prof Anushka Patel, Chief ScientistThe George Institute for Global Health
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ClinTrial Refer: Increasing visibility of an access to currently recruiting trials?
Prof Judith Trotman, Director, Haematology Clinical Research Unit, Concord Hospital, Sydney
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Keys to successful clinical trial embedding
Prof Jonathan Morris AM, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sydney
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Optimising implementation
Prof Sally Green, Co-Director, Cochrane Australia; Professorial Fellow Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
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Embedding Clinical Trials in Healthcare 
Dr Christopher Williams, Program Manager, Hunter New England Population Health
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ACTA and AHRA: Cross pollination bearing fruit – AHRTCs
Prof Steve Wesselingh, Executive Director and Infection and Immunity Theme Leader, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
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Aspects of consumer involvement in identifying and prioritising new research questions
Prof Hans Lund , 
Centre for Evidence-based Practice, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
A/Prof Jennifer Yost, M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
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Strengthening Consumer Engagement in developing, conducting and reporting clinical trials
Janelle Bowden, Founder and Executive Officer, Research4Me
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Research Prioritisation: Issues and approaches
Dr Haitham Tuffaha, 
Centre for Applied Health Economics, School of Medicine, Griffith University
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Stakeholder engagement in research priority setting
A/Prof Allison Tong, 
Principal Research Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
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Clinical Quality Registries – national policy direction?
Prof Stephen McDonald, 
Executive Officer, Australia & New Zealand Dialysis & Transplant Registry
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Platform trial design in oncoloy
A/Prof Mustafa Khasraw, 
Clinical Lead, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney 
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eProms: Considerations and challenges in moving to electronic patient-reported outcomes
Prof Madeleine King, 
Cancer Australia Chair in Cancer Quality of Life; School of Psychology and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
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Conference wrap-up 
Prof Nikolajs Zeps, 
Director of Research, Epworth Healthcare
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Clinical Trials: where to from here?
Prof John Zalcberg OAM, 
ACTA Chair and Professor of Cancer Research, Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

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