Keynote Speakers @ HIC 2015

Dr Michael Cleary

Chair, HIC 2015

@qldhealthnews Deputy Director-General Health Services and Clinical Innovation Division Queensland Health

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The Hon. Sussan Ley MP

The Hon. Sussan Ley MP

Minister for Health and Sport, Australian Parliament

@sussanley Sussan Ley’s career path has been wonderfully varied, with odd jobs on the way to a pilot’s license – with roles as an air traffic controller, stock-mustering pilot and occasional shearer’s cook following! While raising three children on a family farm, ten years study led to a senior position at the Australian Taxation Office…

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The Hon. Cameron Dick MP

Minister for Health, Queensland Government

@camerondickqld The Hon. Cameron Dick MP, Minister for Health, Queensland Government.

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Hacking Health Facilitator

Juliana Alvarez

Co-founder, IDE3S (CANADA)

@ide3s_JA Juliana Alvarez is co-founder of IDE3S, a company that aims to improve the socio-medical environment for its users by improving the quality of the experience, and the relationship between healthcare professionals and their patient. Within the company, Ms. Alvarez has participated in several co-creation projects with various public institutions in order to meet social…

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Dr Helen Bevan

Chief of Service Transformation, NHS Improving Quality (UK)

@helenbevan Helen Bevan has been a leader of large scale change in the English National Health Service for more than 20 years. She led the groundbreaking “Business Process Reengineering” transformation programme at The Leicester Royal Infirmary in the 1990s. As a result, she was asked to become a national leader of initiatives to improve patient…

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Mark Brommeyer

Managing Director, Brommeyer Consulting

Mark has spent thirty years in the health sector, with significant experience in e-health strategy, change and risk management, Mark is passionate about technology-enabled healthcare reform. He recently led the Australian Electronic Healthcare Supply Chain Reform Programme at the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA), incorporating the National Product Catalogue (NPC), the eProcurement solution and purchasing…

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Dr Doug Fridsma

President and Chief Executive Officer, American Medical Informatics Association (USA)

@Fridsma   Doug Fridsma is the President and Chief Executive Officer of AMIA, a membership society representing 5000 professional and student informaticians and their interests and activities in academe, industry, government and nonprofit organisations. Dr. Fridsma is an expert in informatics, interoperability, standards, and health IT (including meaningful use). His understanding of the science and…

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Dr David Hansen

Chief Executive Officer, The Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

@dhansen35   David Hansen is the CEO of the Australian E-Health Research Centre, a joint venture between CSIRO and Queensland Health, and Research Director of CSIRO’s E-Health Research Program. In these roles David leads over 80 CSIRO scientists and engineers in e-health research and implementation projects around Australia. These include projects for resource planning, biomedical…

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Audrey Irish

Dental and Oral Health Representative, Future Health Leaders Council

@AudreyIrish Audrey Irish is a final year dental student at the University of Sydney. With a background in politics, Audrey has a keen interest in health policy and advocacy. Her leadership experience is extensive and includes representing Australia’s 3,500 dental and oral health students as the immediate past president of the Australian Dental Students Association….

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Tony Jones

Host of Q&A, ABC TV

@TonyJones_qanda   Tony Jones is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. As host of Q&A he brings over 20 years of award winning journalism to the table. Tony is known for his incisive and probing interviews on the breaking issues of the day. His role on Q&A capitalises on his ability to tap into the…

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Thomas M. Lee

Co-founder, Symplur (USA)

@tmlfox   Thomas is the Co-founder of Symplur, LLC and “The Healthcare Hashtag Project”, the world’s largest database of healthcare tweets. He has four decades of experience in the business of healthcare with special emphasis on business start-ups, new program development, and leveraging web technology. His current passion is the role social media plays in…

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Dr Ewen McPhee

Rural GP Obstetrician and an E-Health Champion, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

@Fly_texan   A long term resident of Emerald in Central Queensland, Dr Ewen McPhee has owned and operated a rural general practice there for the last 25 years. He has been involved in e-health and telemedicine curriculum development through the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and is the chairof the Queensland Health Telehealth…

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Dr Shannon Nott

Founding Co-Chair, Future Health Leaders

@ShannonNott Shannon Nott is a passionate and enthusiastic doctor, keen to make a difference in rural and remote health. His passion for creating a improved and sustainable health system, particularly in the field of rural and remote health has seen him win numerous prestigious awards including Australian Medical Student of the Year, NSW Finalist for…

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Ricardo Puttini

Prof Ricardo Puttini

Coordinator of National EHR Project, University of Brasilia/Ministry of Health (BRAZIL)

Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department at University of Brasilia and Senior Consultant at the Ministry of Health (Brazil. Puttini holds a PhD (2004) in Distributed Systems. He has acted as senior IT consultant and C-level advisor for 10+ years. He leads the National EHR Project at MoH in Brazil. He has co-authored the…

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Dr Arran Schlosberg

Genetic Pathology Registrar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

@ArranSchlosberg As the first accredited CHIA, Arran work’s at the intersection of clinical medicine, statistics, and computer science in an effort to make sense of the “big data” of genomics, transcriptomics, and epigenetics. Arran does this in the hope that one day we may offer bedside customisation of treatments based upon molecular profiling of each…

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Dr Martin Seneviratne

Junior Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney

@martin_sen Martin is a junior medical officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, interested in how mobile technology can improve both the delivery of primary healthcare and the efficiency of hospital workflows. Prior to medicine, Martin completed a BSc in physics at the University of Sydney and UCLA, graduating with the university medal…

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Dr Clarence Tan

Asia Pacific Ambassador, Singularity University

@drctan Dr Clarence N.W. Tan is currently the Asia Pacific Regional Ambassador for Singularity University, a think tank based in NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley. He is also the founder of Bond Wireless, an Australian-based award-winning wireless software applications and services company and the CEO of Austanco Pty Ltd, a private equity fund. He…

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Shen Tao

Deputy Director, Chinese Hospital Information Management Association (CHIMA)

Mr. Shen has more than 16 years’experience in theoretical and application research of medical informatics, and is acknowledged for his significant work on hospital information system development and implementation.

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Shreya Tekriwal

Shreya Tekriwal

Founding member, Hacking Health (CANADA)

@ShreyaT   Shreya Tekriwal is a founding member of Hacking Health and has led its global expansion for the past three years. She is currently enrolled in the JD program at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law and holds an Honours in Business Administration (HBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western…

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Prof Nilmini Wickramasinghe

Epworth Chair Health Information Management, Epworth HealthCare

Professor Nilmini Wickramasinghe is currently the Epworth Chair of Health Information Management and her research focusses on applying technology solutions to support optimal healthcare delivery. She has collaborated with leading scholars at various premier healthcare organizations throughout US and Europe and has published more than 300 referred scholarly articles.

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