INVITED SPEAKERS

OPENING LECTURE

Simon Mitchell

Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Auckland City Hospital; Consultant Diving Physician, Slark Hyperbaric Unit, North Shore Hospital; Professor and Head of Department, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Nick Beeching

Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Infectious Diseases, Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

Karin Leder

Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and Victorian Infectious Disease Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Jennifer M.B. Robson

Pathologist in Charge, Microbiology, Serology and Molecular Pathology, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology 

Brisbane, Australia

Mike Starr 

Associate Professor, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Physician Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Stewart M. Condon

President, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) , Sydney, Australia

Eric J. Nilles

Director, Program on Infectious Diseases and Humanitarian Emergencies, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge; Assistant
Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Attending
Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham
and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Eli Schwartz

The Center for Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israe

Annelies Wilder-Smith

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Consultant, WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research

SYMPOSIA SPEAKERS

Michelle Balm

Infectious Diseases Physician, Capital & Coast District Health Board, Clinical Microbiologist, Wellington Southern Community Laboratories, Wellington, New Zealand

Robert J Commons

Postdoctoral Senior Research Officer, Global Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory; Infectious Diseases Physician, Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, Victoria; WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), Clinical Module, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Cheryl Jones

Professor of Paediatric Infectious Disease; Head of School and Dean, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Brent Lovelock

Department of Tourism, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Peter Nasveld

Senior Medical Adviser, Army Headquarters, Australia

David Powell

Medical Advisor International Air Transport Association (IATA), Geneva; Switzerland Aviation Medicine Specialist, Virgin Australia Airlines; Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland, NZ

Sapna Sadarangani 

National Centre for Infectious Diseases; Tan Tock Seng Hospital; Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Balbir Singh

Director Malaria Research Centre, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia

I Md Ady Wirawan

Travel Medicine Unit, and Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia

Sarah Borwein

Managing Partner, Central Health Medical Practice, Central, Hong Kong

Graham Denyer

Chief Medical Officer for First Assistance and Course Director on the Dip Occupational and Aviation Medicin  Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Kevin C. Kain

Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI), Toronto, Canada

Sarah McGuinness

Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne; Lecturer, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University,Melbourne, Australia

Ami Neuberger

Department of Internal Medicine, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa; The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Priscilla Rupali

Department of Infectious, Diseases Christian Medical,  College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Michael Schultz

Gastroenterologist, Head of Department, Department of Medicine, Te Tari Whaiora, University of Otago; Dunedin Hospital, Great King Street, Dunedin, Ōtepoti, New Zealand

Joseph (Joe) Torresi

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

MEET THE PROFESSOR

Balbir Singh

Director Malaria Research Centre, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia

Robert Steffen

Emeritus Professor, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute; University of Zurich Zurich,Switzerland; Adjunct Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA

ABC WORKSHOP SPEAKERS

Robert Bester

The Travel Doctor, Invercargill, New Zealand

Lin H. Chen

Director, Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, USA; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Sonny Lau

Medical director, The Travel Doctor - TMVC, Melbourne, Australia

Saroj Pokhrel

Physician, Internal medicine, CIWEC Hospital (Travel Medicine Center), Pokhara ,Nepal

Pornthep 

Chanthavanich

Associate Professor, Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Jonathan Cohen

Medical Director, Travel Clinics Australia

Prativa Pandey

Medical Director, CIWEC Hospital and Travel Medicine Center, Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal

WORKSHOP SPEAKERS

Olivier Cattin

Chief Medical Officer, Samitivej International, Yangon, Myanmar

Suvash Dawadi

General Practitioner, CIWEC Hospital and Travel Medicine Center, Lainchau; Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN), Kathmandu, Nepal

Peter Leggat

​Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences , James Cook University, Townsville, Australia & President-Elect of the International Society of Travel Medicine

Reeta S. Mani

Additional Professor, Department of Neurovirology, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference & Research in Rabies, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India

 Simon Mitchell

Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Auckland City Hospital; Consultant Diving Physician, Slark Hyperbaric Unit, North Shore Hospital; Professor and Head of Department, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

David Powell

Medical Advisor International Air Transport Association (IATA), Geneva, Switzerland; Aviation Medicine Specialist, Virgin Australia Airlines; Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland, NZ

Marc Shaw

Professor, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Australia; Consultant in Travel & Expedition Medicine; Medical Director, WORLDWISE Travellers Health Centres, New Zealand  

Jenny Visser

Senior Lecturer; Director Travel Medicine; University of Otago, Wellington; National Medical Advisor, The Travel Doctor, New Zealand

Annelies 

Wilder Smith

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Consultant, WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research

Santanu Chatterjee

Consultant Physician (Travel And Tropical Medicine), Pulse Diagnostics, Kolkata, India

Martin Haditsch

Medical Head Labor Hannover MVZ GmbH, Hannover Germany and Medical Head TravelMedCenter Leonding Austria

Itzchak (Itsik) Levy

Department of Infectious Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan; Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Deborah Mills

Medical Director, Dr Deb The Travel Doctor, Brisbane; Medical Director Travel Medicine Alliance Network, Australia

Watcharapong 

Piyaphanee

Head, Travel Medicine Research Unit Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine Faculty of Tropical Medicine Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand

Natalie Prevatt

Consultant Infectious Disease Paediatrician, NHS England, Whittington Hospital, London, UK

Joseph (Joe) Torresi

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Leo G Visser

Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands

Claire Wong

Travel Health Specialist Nurse, Worldwise Travellers Health & Vaccination Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand

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