Medical Law Conference JULY 2017

AGENDA

Friday 21 July 2017: 9am-5.00pm (Registration from 8.30am)

Followed by networking drinks

FEES

(1.5% surcharge applies for credit card payments)

Voting member Early Bird: $760 (if BOOKED AND PAID IN FULL by 30 June 2017, otherwise $860)
Non-voting member Early Bird: $660 (if BOOKED AND PAID IN FULL by 30 June 2017, otherwise $760)

Non-member: $1,410 (for more information on becoming an ALA member, CLICK HERE)


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Location

Dockside Convention Centre Darling Harbour

Registration

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Registrations Open: 18th May 17 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 21st Jul 17 11:59 PM

Places Available: 19


Overview

The Medical Law Conference is the premier annual event for legal practitioners with a medical law focus.
The conference will be held Friday, 21 July 2017 at Dockside Convention Centre, Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour.

Program Highlights

  • Medicinal Cannabis: Current Status in Australia - Dr Alex Wodak, President, Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation
  • Order from Disorder: Regulating Cannabis Markets - Ben Mostyn, Foundation Member, Australian Drug Law Reform Initiative
  • CTG monitoring and Cerebral Palsy - what use can we make of understanding of this graphical information? - Dr Helen Cooke PhD, Clinical Midwifery Consultant, NSW Pregnancy and Newborn Services Network (PSN)
  • Forces of Dark, Forces of Light - Some Perspectives and Provocations from a Defendants’ Lawyer - David Brown, Browns Legal & Consulting
  • Infectious Diseases - Lyn Gilbert, Clinical Microbiologist, University of Sydney. Ethical and medicolegal implications of pathogen genomic profiling in healthcare infection surveillance.
  • Paediatric Rehabilitation - Dr Monika Hasnat, Paediatric Rehabilitation Physician, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne explains how children are assessed with brain pathology and factors taken into account when considering future outcomes.
  • Complex Regional Pain Disorder - Thomas Kossmann, Orthopaedic Surgeon & Director, Lex Medicus, discusses the multifactorial aetiology of CRPS and the current modalities of treatment.
  • Spinal Rehabilitation - Dr Sue Rutkowski, Rehabilitation Physician & Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney will take us through spinal cord injuries, the manner in which these are assessed and calculate the costs associated with these injuries.
  • Annual Case Review - Bill Madden, Special Counsel, Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers & Richard O'Keefe, Maurice Byers Chambers

The conference provides attendees with an excellent educational and networking opportunity as well as attracting up to 6 CLE/CPD points. It is attended by plaintiff and defendant lawyers as well as representatives of the various regulators and insurers.

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Event Details

VENUE

Dockside Conference Centre
Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Wheat Rd, Sydney (Not Dockside Pavilion)

(Taxi drop-off on Wheat Rd near Loading Docks 1 & 2, then take the escalator up to the Balcony Level.
The nearest train station is Town Hall and walk down Druitt Street towards Darling Harbour).

AGENDA

Friday 21 July 2017: 9.00am-5.00pm (Registration from 8.30am) - Quay Rooms 1& 2

Followed by networking drinks


FEES

(1.5% surcharge applies for credit card payments)

Voting member Early Bird: $760 (if BOOKED AND PAID IN FULL by 30 June 2017, otherwise $860)
Non-voting member Early Bird: $660 (if BOOKED AND PAID IN FULL by 30 June 2017, otherwise $760)

Non-member: $1,410 (for more information on becoming an ALA member, CLICK HERE)

ACCOMMODATION

No accommodation has been reserved for this conference. However, should you require it, here are some suggestions of nearby 4-star hotels:

HOTEL ADDRESS PHONE
Mantra on Kent Apartment Hotel 433 Kent St. 13 15 17
Four Points by Sheraton 161 Sussex St. 02 9290 4000
Season Harbour Plaza 252 Sussex St. 02 9336 5111
Novotel Darling Harbour 100 Murray St. 02 9934 0000

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

This event is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to approximately 100 legal practitioners with a medical law focus. Various sponsorship packages are available for this conference, ranging from major partners, exhibitors, advertisers, social event sponsorship and tailored packages.

For more information, CLICK HERE. We can also be contacted at conferences@lawyersalliance.com.au or phone (02) 9258 7700.

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