PROGRAM – 58th ASMR National Scientific Conference 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

8:30am Registration open
9:00am to 9:10am Welcome
Professor Claudine Bonder & Dr Kevin Keane, Co-convenors
9:10am to 10:30am Session #1
Platinum Sponsor Department of Health Western Australia
9:10am to 9:40am Associate Professor Rachael Moorin, School of Public Health, Curtin University
9:40am to 10:30am Selected abstract talks #1 (8 min + 2 min questions = 5 talks)

10:30am to 11:00am

Morning tea

11:00am to 12:30pm

Session #2 Selected abstract talks (8 min + 2 min questions = 9 talks)
Platinum Sponsor Faculty of Health Science, Curtin University

12:30pm to 2:30pm
Professional Development Event – Session #1

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Edwards Oration
Sponsored by Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation
Professor Christobel Saunders (MB BS Lond., FRCS, FRACS) the University of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital

3:30pm to 4:00pm

Session #3 Rapid fire student talks (2 min  = 7 talks)
4:00pm to 5:30pm Poster Session and Afternoon Tea
Sponsored by National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases (NCARD)/Institute for Respiratory Health (IRH)Synapse Award

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Inside the Scientist’s Studio (off site)
An in depth interview with Professor Minote Apte
PS, 22 Parkenham Street, Fremantle


Thursday, November 21, 2019

7:30am to 8:45am Professional Development Session #2
Student Mentoring Breakfast at the WA Maritime Museum

9:00am to 11:00am Session #4
Major Sponsor the University of Western Australia
9:00am to 9:30am Dr Connie Wong, Centre for Inflammatory Disease, Monash University
9:30am to 11:00am Selected abstract talks #4 (8 min + 2 min questions = 9 talks)
11:00am to 11:30am Morning Tea
ASMR Research Fund Meeting (ASMR Directors only)

11:30am to 12:30pm

Firkin Oration
Sponsored by CSL
Professor Daniel Drucker (FRS, FRCPC), Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Session #5 Selected abstract talks  (8 min + 2 min questions = 3 talks)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Lunch and ASMR AGM
2:00pm to 3:30pm Session #6
Sponsored by Perron Institute
2:00pm to 2:30pm A/Professor Matthew Kemp, Woman and Infants Research Foundation & the Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UWA
2:30pm to 3:30pm Selected abstract talks #6 ( 8 min + 2 min questions = 6 talks)

3:30pm to 4:00pm

Afternoon Tea

4:00pm to 4:30pm

Peter Doherty Leading Light Award

4:30pm to 5:40pm

Session #7 Selected abstract talks  ( 8 min + 2 min questions = 9 talks)
Harry Perkins Sponsored Session

Conference Dinner and Award Presentations
Esplanade Hotel

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 The ASMR extends thanks and congratulations to our NSC Organisers in 2019