12th Greek Australian Legal and Medical Conference
Samos, Greece, June 2009

Professional Programme 2009

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Sunday May 31st 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
9.30 - 16.30 SAMOS ISLAND DAY TOUR
EVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMME - Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception
Monday June 1st 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
09.00 - 10.15 Lord Alec Broers KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Harnessing Science to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century
10.15 - 10.45   MORNING TEA
10.45 - 13.15 Professor James Angus “Where Have All the Health Workers Gone?
Future Proofing a Global Health Workforce.”
  Ms Irena Morris The Talent War: Attraction And Retention
In Practice-Based Professions
  Dr Nick Bett “The Question Of Proof- Contrasting Approaches
In Medicine And The Law”
  Professor Greg Whelan Our Challenged Medical World.
How Do Some Doctors Trip Up
– Is It Health, Competence Or Culture?
  Dr Brenda McGivern "Challenging Decisions: Ethics at the Interface of Law,
Medicine and Decision-Making
  Mr George Beaumont Does The Law Command
The Respect It Did 10 years Ago?
13.15 - 14.30 LUNCH
14.30 - 16.30 Professor Andrew Kaye “A brief history of brain surgery - a Greek tragedy”
  Dr Jack Best “Taking a Constitutional around the Constitution”
  Ms Pamela Michael ‘Is the Law Medicine’s Kryptonite?’
  Mr David Russell “Asbestos and other man-made disasters
- how have the law, the courts, government
and medicine responded?”
EVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMME - Wine Museum, Tasting and Korkari Dine Around

Tuesday June 2nd 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
09.00 - 10.15 Dr Lanny Bochsler
Ms Ronli Sifris
DONTAS FAMILY TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIPS
"Infanticide, Psychiatry And The Law; A Critical Review
Of Current Knowledge And Practices"
"Laws Prohibiting Abortion:
A Violation Of The Right To Health?"
10.15 - 10.45 MORNING TEA
10.45 - 12.15 Professor Ian Frazer
Dr John Carnie
Symposium - a World of Infectious Diseases
Bugs or us – Who Will Win The War?.
The Public Health Challenge Of Climate Change:
How Can Law And Medicine Respond?
  Professor Ian Gust Are We Getting Value for Our Increased Spending
on Infectious Disease Worldwide
  Professor John Matthews “Understanding the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19”
12.15 - 13.15 Dr Owen Powell
Professor Austin Asche
Rufus of Ephesus: A Practical Physician of Antiquity
King Lear- A study of the Early Onset
of Alzheimer’s Disease
  Mr Terry Karidas “From Samos and Back
...tales by a Samean father’s son”..
13.15 - 14.30 LUNCH
14.30 - 15.30 Mr John Paolacci
Mr John Tripidakis
Tax & Superannuation Planning workshop
Greek Taxation and Real Estate
Or
15.00 - 17.00   COOKING WORKSHOP
EVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMME - Cultural Performances, Mayoral Reception and Dine Around
Wednesday June 3rd 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
08.00 - 18.00 CRUISE TO EPHESUS AND KUSADASI
Thursday June 4th 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
09.00 - 10.15 Professor Marie Bashir KEYNOTE ADDRESS
10.15 - 10.45 MORNING TEA
10.45 - 11.15 Professor Chris Goddard The Silencing of Children: The Truth is Longer than a Lie
11.15 - 13.00 Professor ian Hickie
Professor Bernadette McSherry
Dr Yannis Zervas

Symposium: A World of Mental Health
"Are You Mentally Competent Before the age of 21?"
Rethinking Mental Health Laws: International Trends
"Notes on the Formation of the First Women's Mental Health Service in Greece"

  Ms Anne Goldsborough "Why Can't I Have an Order Against All My Neighbours?... I Don't Like Them..."
Balancing the Law With the Mentally Unwell in the Magistrates Court
13.15 - 14.30 LUNCH
13.15 - 17.15 ARCHAEOLOGY TOUR AND SPECIALTY CULTURAL TOUR
Friday June 5th 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
09.00 - 10.15 The Hon John Winneke KEYNOTE ADDRESS
"The Intersection Between Law and Science in the Administration of Criminal Justice; The Chamberlain Story"
10.15 - 10.45 MORNING TEA
10.45 - 13.15 The Hon Tony Whealy
Dr Hadia Haikal-Mukhtar
Litigation and Terrorism
"The Impact Of Cluster Bombs On Civilians: How Can Law and Medicine Respond?"
  Mr Maurice Neil
Mr Chris Lonergan
Professor David Williams
Competing Interests?: Privacy Defamation and Terrorism
Victims of Crime Compensation
Truth and Lies: The Role of the Forensic Pathologist
13.00 - 14.30 LUNCH
14.30 - 15.45 Chair: Prof Richard Smallwood
Lord Alec Broers
The Hon John Winneke
Prof Marie Bashir

Q&A
Together with invited panellists

15.45 - 16.15 Conference Summation and Closing Ceremony
EVENING

CONFERENCE DINNER

Saturday June 6th 2009
TIME SPEAKER LECTURE/EVENT
07.30 - 18.30 PATMOS DAY TOUR

 

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For more information contact Jenny Crofts at jennycrofts@ozemail.com.au