People in Health Summit

Thursday, 22 May 2014 to Friday, 23 May 2014 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summit: Melbourne Cricket Ground | Awards Dinner: Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, Australia

 

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People in Health Summit

Thursday 22nd - Friday 23rd May 2014

The People in Health Summit, 22-23 May 2014, is the premier networking event for health professionals and those involved in the education, training and development of our health workforce.

Held over two days at Melbourne’s iconic MCG, the People in Health Summit will showcase best practice in health workforce initiatives and explore issues and opportunities for learning and development across all health professions, and at all stages of a health career.

Hosted by the Victorian Government’s Department of Health, the People in Health Summit will feature local and international speakers including:

  • Professor Ian Cumming (UK), Chief Executive, Health Education England
  • Professor Stephen Billett, author and applied learning specialist, Griffith University
  • Professor Eddie Obeng (UK), world-renowned educator and author
  • Associate Professor Alison McMillan, a leader in health and emergency management
  • David Chalke, social analyst and Principal, Strategy Planning Group
  • Jenny Brockie, journalist and host of SBS TV’s Insight

You can view the full list of confirmed speakers and their bios on our speakers page. You can also download a copy of the People in Health Summit Program as well as our People in Health Summit Brochure.

Concurrent abstract sessions each day will showcase highly-developed local approaches and innovative thinking by stakeholders on the education, training and development of the whole Victorian workforce. 

The People in Health Summit also provides attendees with a platform to contribute to the strategic implementation of the Victorian’s Government’s People in Health initiative, and assist with identifying the key priorities that will help inform its future direction. 

Check out presentations from the People in Health Summit

Presentations from the keynote speakers at the People in Health Summit are now available. You can find them here.

Connect with us on social media

Continue to connect with us and other attendees from the People in Health Summit and Awards through Twitter.
You can find us at @PiHVIC
 

An opportunity to 'highlight the excellence' at the Awards

The People in Health Awards will be presented at a gala dinner event, at the Melbourne Museum, on the evening of 22 May 2014. The event will showcase the exceptional achievements of organisations and individuals in country Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, and will highlight Aboriginal health, partnerships and community initiatives.

Watch Professor Karen Dodd reflect on how the People in Health Awards will ‘highlight the excellence’ in education, training and workforce development across Victoria.

 

People in Health Awards

The inaugural People in Health Awards, to be held as a gala dinner event on the evening of 22 May 2014, will recognise excellence in health education, training and development across Victoria. It is a must-attend event for anyone interested in health workforce development and is a perfect complement for those attending the People in Health Summit.

Hosted by Dr Sally Cockburn at the remarkable Melbourne Museum, the event will recognise the exceptional achievements of organisations and individuals in country Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, and will highlight Aboriginal health, partnerships and community.

Awards in twelve categories will be announced on the night. Book your tickets now for the opportunity to be a part of the first People in Health Awards. 

For more information about the awards, including the categories, visit the Awards tab. 

 

 


 


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