13th Greek Australian Legal and Medical Conference
Kos, Greece, May 2011

Professional Programme - Kos 2011

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Sunday 29th May 2011

TIME

 

LECTURE/EVENT

8:45 - 17:00

 

Nisyros Island Tour Departs from Neptune Resort

19:00 - 20:00

 

Opening Ceremony Conference Centre-Theatre

20:00 - 22:30

 

Welcome Reception Neptune Resort -Vienna Bar

Monday 30th May 2011

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE/EVENT

8:45 - 11:00

 

Session 1 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

Professor Ian Frazer

Delivering Cervical Cancer Prevention In The Developing World.

 

Professor Ian Gust AO

Vaccine Development : “The Times They Are A Changin”

 

Prof Suzanne Crowe

Microbes Sans Frontieres: The Growing HIV Epidemic In India

 

Natasha Stojanovich

Healthcare Workers With Blood-Borne Infectious Diseases- Patient Protection Or Practitioners Rights

 

Professor Gerasimos Kolaitis

“The Children Of High Conflict Divorces: A Greek Experience”

 

Professor John Mills

Public Health: The Intersection Of Law And Infectious Diseases

11.00 - 11:30

 

Morning Tea

11:30 - 13:00

 

Session 2 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

The Hon Stephen Charles QC

“Suing Barristers On Their Feet.”

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

The Hon Justice Robert S French AC

“Judging Science”

13.00 - 14:30

 

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:30

 

Session 3 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

Associate Professor Dr Yannis Zervas

“Reflections On The Formation Of The First Women’s Mental Health Service In Greece”.

 

Professor Bruce Singh

“At The Interface Between Medicine And The Law The Case Of PTSD.”

 

Dr Vicki Kotsirilos

Complementary (Or Natural) Medicine - The Work Of Hippocrates

 

Associate Professor John Svigos AM

“Euripedes’ Medea : A Commentary On Feminism And Maternal And Perinatal Mortality In Classical Times”

 

Judge Frances Millane

“Impaired Mental Functioning - Its Significance In Sentencing”

 

Prof Ross Kalucy

Duty Of Care And Capacity For Consent Of Mental Health Patients Attending An Emergency Department

18:00 - 22:00

 

Hippocratic Oath Re-enactment and Dine Around - Departs from Neptune Resort

Tuesday 31st May 2011

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE/EVENT

8:00 - 8:40

Mr John Paolacci

Tax Workshop: Conference Centre-Theatre
Tax, Superannuation And Retirement Planning

8:45 - 11:00

 

Session 1 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

The Hon Justice Anthony G Whealy

“Can The Law Stop Terrorism?”

 

Mr Kevin Tavener

Prosecuting International War Crimes – Does It Do Any Good?

 

Dr Eric L Ritman

Increasing Concern About Clinical X-Ray Exposure

 

Professor Peter Brooks

Health Work Force For 2020-Is It Sustainable?

 

Prof Neville D Yeomans

“Choosing And Training Tomorrow’s Doctors”

 

Associate Professor Jill Sewell AM

The Health/ Education Interface – Policy And Service Responsibilities

11.00 - 11:30

 

Morning Tea

11:30 - 13:00

 

Session 2 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

The Hon. Justice Michael Sifris

Investor Protection And Corporate Collapses – Diagnosis And Prognosis

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Ms Louise Adler AM

“Reading Matter(s): The Future Of The Book”

14:00 - 18:30

 

City Sights Tour Departs from Neptune Resort

Wednesday 1st June 2011

TIME

 

LECTURE/EVENT

8:30 - 18:00

 

Pserimos & Kalymnos Gullet Cruise Departs from Neptune Resort

Thursday 2nd June 2011

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE/EVENT

8:45 - 11:00

 

Session 1 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

Dr Bob Adler

Same Sex Parenting And The Family Law

 

Dr M R Jones AM

“Does Shoulder Tapping Put Our Best Foot Forward?”

 

Associate Professor Libby Kalucy

Putting Our Best Information Forward

 

Professor Don Chalmers

Are Research Ethics Committees Working In The Best Interests Of Participants In An Increasingly Globalized Research Environment?

 

Ms Mary Anne Hartley SC

“Learning From Death: Coronial Investigations And The Medical Practitioner”

 

Mr Anthony J Buzzard

The Law, Medicine And The Public Good: Are We Putting Our Best Foot Forward?: Yes, We Are Putting Our Best Foot Forward, But Is Our Best Foot Good Enough?

11.00 - 11:30

 

Morning Tea

11:30 - 13:00

 

Session 2 Conference Centre -Theatre

 

Hon Austin Asche A.C.

The Tragedy Of Oedipus Rex

 

Dr Danielle Freeman

Dontas Fellowship Presentations
Newborn Screening Samples Should Be Used For Research

 

Mr Piers Gooding

Supported Decision-Making: A New Era For Mental Health Law, Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment, And Disability Rights?

15:00 - 21:30

 

Cultural Tour with Fine Dining and Wine Matching Dinner Departs from Neptune Resort

Friday 3rd June 2011

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE/EVENT

8:45 - 11:00

 

Session 1 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

The Hon Terence Cole A.O.RFD QC

The Loss Of HMAS Sydney 2

 

Professor Kingsley Faulkner

Medicine And The Scales Of Regulation: Help And Hindrance To The Public Good

 

Dr Susan Ieraci

Getting A Plumber To Fix Your Car – How Constructive Are Legal Inquisitions Into Health System Performance?

 

Professor John H N Bett

Can Consent To Treatment Ever Be Truly Informed Or Valid?

 

Dr Daniel Stiel AM

“The Olympic Games – It’s Not Only About Sport”.

11.00 - 11:30

 

Morning Tea

11:30 - 13:00

 

Session 2 Conference Centre-Theatre

 

Mr George Golvan QC

“Dispute Resolution Boards – A Dynamic Mechanism For Dispute Avoidance In Large Projects”

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Professor Richard Larkins AO

“What Real Reform Of The Australian Health Care System Would Look Like”

13.00 - 14:30

 

Lunch Break

14:30 - 15:45

 

Hypothetical Conference Centre-Theatre
Doctors Behaving Badly - Transgressing Boundaries In Medical Practice

15:45 - 16:30

 

Closing Ceremony Conference Centre-Theatre

20:30 - 23:45

 

Conference Dinner Poolside Neptune Resort ( Weather permitting)

Saturday 4th June 2011

TIME

 

LECTURE/EVENT

8:15 - 18:30

 

Bodrum Day Tour Departs from Neptune Resort