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Crown Promenade, Melbourne
Securing the future of private health: affordability, participation, value
Thursday, 23 November 2017
8:00am to 8:45am Registration 
8:45am to 9:00am Open and Welcome
9:00am to 9:15am Keynote Address – Minister Greg Hunt
Promenade Room 1 & 2
9:15am to 10:30am Panel Session: Affordability – bending the input cost curve
Promenade Room 1 & 2

Chair: Ms Sophie Scott, ABC

Panel includes:

  • Prof Terry Campbell – University of NSW
  • Dr Dorian Gartner – McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Dr Jeffrey Harmer – PHMAC
  • Prof Adam Elshaug – Menzies Centre for Health Policy
  • Ms Sheena Jack – HCF
10:30am to 11:00am Morning Tea
Promenade Foyer Central
11:00am to 12:00pm Panel session: Participation – winning the hearts and minds of Millennials
Promenade Room 1 & 2

Chair: Ms Sue Dunlevy, News Corporation

Panel includes:

  • Mr Daniel Pole – Ipsos
  • Mr Mark Fitzgibbon – nib
  • Ms Jamie-Lee Gardham – Millennial
  • Ms Jacinta Smith – Millennial
12:00pm to 12:45pm Lunch
Promenade Foyer Central
12:45pm to 2:15pm Panel session: Value – maximising value through transparency and customer focus
Promenade Room 1 & 2

Chair: Ms Sophie Scott, ABC

Panel includes:

  • Mr John Batten – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Dr Andrew Wilson – Medibank Private Limited
  • Mrs Lucy Brogden – National Mental Health Commission
  • Mr Rami Weiss – Healthshare
2:15pm to 3:00pm Interactive session: with Professor Ralph Martins and Mrs Maggie Beer
Promenade Room 1 & 2

‘Recipes for Life’
Using science and nutrition to reduce your chances of Alzheimer’s and other lifestyle diseases

3:00pm to 3:30pm Afternoon Tea
Promenade Foyer Central
3:30pm to 5:00pm Industry panel: Working together to deliver affordability, participation and value
Promenade Room 1 & 2

Chair: Ms Sophie Scott, ABC

Panel includes:

  • Dr Michael Gannon – Australian Medical Association
  • Mr Tim Kelsey – Australian Digital Health Agency
  • Mr Rob Bransby – PHA Board Chair
  • Mr Danny Sims – Ramsay Health Care
5:30pm to 7pm Networking drinks and official launch of HealthDispatch, with publisher Paul Cross and
former Health and Finance Secretary Ms Jane Halton AO PSM
7:00pm to 10:00pm CONFERENCE DINNER

Guest Speaker: Ms Julia Baird

Author, broadcaster, journalist, host of The Drum

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