PROGRAM – 60th ASMR National Scientific Conference 2021

NSC Program - Day 1 - November 22nd

8:30 – 8:35 am Introduction and Welcome to Country
Drs Denuja Karunakaran and Dona Jayakody
Basic Medical Research Landscape in Australia
Drs Denuja Karunakaran and Dona Jayakody
8:35 – 8:40 am Introduction to Edwards Oration
Associate Professor Tony Kenna, ASMR President-elect – 5 minutes
8:40- 9:35 am Edwards Oration
Professor David Craik,  University of Queensland – 45 minutes, Q&A 10 minutes
9:35 – 10:10 am Plenary

10:10 – 10:30 am Morning Tea
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
10:30 – 12:00 noon
Inspiration: Fundamentals of Basic & Clinical Research in Australia I
Keynote Speakers include Professor Mark Febbraio (Monash University), plus oral presentations
12:00 – 12:40 pm Professional Development I  – Workshop and networking
12:40 – 1:30 pm Lunch
Posters, sponsor booths and networking, including
“Ask the Speakers Anything” round tables
2:00 – 3:30 pm Inspiration: Fundamentals of Basic & Clinical Research in Australia II
Keynote Speakers include Professor Karen Crenfell (Cancer Council), plus oral presentations
3:30 – 3:50 pm Afternoon Tea
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
3:50 – 5:00 pm Staying ahead of the curve – positioning your research to enhance quality and impact
Panel Discussion and Q&A
5:00 pm Conference End Day 1

 

NSC Program - Day 2 - November 23rd

8:55 – 9:00 am Introduction and Welcome to Country
Drs Denuja Karunakaran and Dona Jayakody
9:00 – 9:15 am ASMR Vision – 60 years and still going strong
Associate Professor Tony Kenny, ASMR President-elect
Translational Clinical Research
9:15 – 9:20 am Introduction to Firkin Oration
Dr Ryan Davis, ASMR President – 5 minutes
9:20 – 10:15 am Firkin Oration
Professor Jane Harding,  University of Auckland – 45 minutes, Q&A 10 minutes
10:15 – 10:35 am Plenary
10:35 – 10:55 am Morning Tea
Posters, sponsor booths and networking 
10:55 – 12:20 pm Commercialising Research and Industry Partnerships
Keynote speakers TBA, plus short oral presentations
12:20 – 1:10 pm Lunch, including ASMR Annual General Meeting
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
1:10 – 1:40 pm Poster Session
1:40 – 2:30 pm ASMR Research Excellence
Plenary Speaker TBA
ASMR Peter Doherty Leading Light Award Presentation
2:30 – 3:15 Professional Development II: Science Communication
3:15 – 3:35 pm Afternoon Tea
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
3:35 – 5:00 pm Translating Epidemiology and Health Policy into the Future of Australian Healthcare
Keynote speakers TBA, plus short oral presentations
5:00 – 5:15 pm Award Presentations and Closing Remarks
Drs Denuja Karunakaran and Dona Jayakody
5:15 pm Conference End

 

NSC Program - Day 2 - November 23rd

Day 2 – Tuesday
8:55 – 9:00 am Introduction and Welcome to Country
Drs Denuja Karunakaran and Dona Jayakody
9:00 – 9:25 am Plenary 
9:25 – 9:30 am Introduction to Firkin Oration
Dr Ryan Davis, ASMR President – 5 minutes
9:30 – 10:25 am Firkin Oration
Professor Jane Harding,  University of Auckland – 45 minutes, Q&A 10 minutes
10:25 – 10:50 am Plenary 
10:50 – 11:10 am Morning Tea
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
11:10 – 12:40 pm Session 5 – keynotes and short oral presentations
12:40 – 1:30 pm Lunch
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
1:30 – 2:00 pm Poster Session
2:00 – 3:05 pm Session 6
2:00 – 2:30 pm  Plenary
2:30 – 2:35 pm Introduction
2:35 – 3:05 pm ASMR Peter Doherty Leading Light Award Presentation
3:05 – 3:25 pm Afternoon Tea
Posters, sponsor booths and networking
3:25 – 5:00 pm Session 7 – keynotes and short oral presentations
5:00 – 6:00 pm Professional Development II: Science Communication
6:00 pm Conference End

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 The ASMR extends thanks and congratulations to our NSC Organisers in 2020