Monday November 11, 2019

9.00am - 3.00pm: Your choice of workshop sessions:

Strategic Negotiation and Influencing for Science Professionals
Mehran Mossadegh - NegotiationWise

Techniques to Bring Positive Changes in a Laboratory Environment
Sabina Vitacca - MeditateNow

3.30pm - 5.00pm: Vacuum Technology Workshop
Andy Taylor - John Morris Group

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5:00pm: Welcome Reception
Meet colleagues over a selection of canapes and drinks.

Tuesday November 12, 2019

9.00am: Opening

9.10am Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Heading?
Dr Ashraf Mina - NSW Health Pathology

9.55am: Thinking Smarter, Leading More Consciously
Sabina Vitacca - MeditateNow

10.45am: Morning Tea

11.15am: The Digital Transformation of the Lab
Daren Cumberbatch - Thermo Fisher Digital Science

12.00pm: The Geography of Change in the World of Science
Nikki McDonald - CSIRO and Chris Alcock - Six Ideas

12.45pm Lunch

1.45pm: Biosecurity Risks – Managing the Risk of Exotic Diseases in Imported Laboratory Materials
Tim Brinkley and
Lauren Lindner - Department of Agriculture

2.30pm: The Role of Standards Australia and How it Applies to Laboratories
Dr Mark Bowden – Standards Australia

3.15pm: Afternoon Tea

3.45pm: The Road to Accreditation for Vila Central Hospital Laboratory Vanuatu
Vijesh Lal - The Pacific Community Public Health Division

4.15pm: Reliable on-site Gas Generation: Keeping green, Increasing ROI, decreasing OHS concerns
Dr Nicole Pendini – Peak Scientific

6.30pm: Conference Dinner
An evening of music and fine dining.

Wednesday November 13, 2019

9.00am: Laboratory Gas Safety Risk Assessment - An Agile Approach in Ever-changing Environments
Peter Horn and Brent Teasdale - AB Mandal Group

9.45am: Changes to the Chemical Weapons Convention and ANSO
Julieanne Dougherty – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

10.30am: Morning Tea

11.00am: Changing our Perspective on Lab Energy Management
Jennifer McIntyre - Siemens Limited

11.45am: If We Could Start From Scratch…
Jon Rogow - Labline and Steve Collis - Amicus

12.30pm: Lunch

1.30pm: Change Management Field Notes – Practical Perspectives
Steve Collis - Amicus and Jon Rogow - Labline

2.15pm: Agile Implementation for LIMS Business Intelligence
Nick Gannoulis – OnQ Software

3.00pm Afternoon Tea

3.30pm: Regulation of Laboratory and Analytical Uses of Ozone Depleting Substances Under the Montreal Protocol
Annie Gabriel and James Hoogstad – Department of Environment and Energy

4.15pm: Cybersecurity – Making Your Laboratory Data Safe
CQR Cyber Security