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Agenda

Day One - Tuesday, 28 May 2024

8:55

Aventedge Introduction  

9:00

Chairperson’s Opening Address

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Associate Professor Tam Nguyen, Deputy Director of Research, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

TRANSFORMATION

9:10

Government Keynote: Future-proofing aged care: keys for successful digital transformation 

  • Establishing strong data governance foundations to thrive within a changing policy space

  • Weaving compliance, security, regulatory and ethical considerations into the DNA of your digital strategy

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Janine Bennett, Assistant Secretary (Acting), Digital Business and Sector Engagement Branch, Australian Government, Department of Health and Aged Care (Virtual) 

9:40

Enhancing Care and Compliance with Technology 

  • Understanding the changing landscape of Aged Care 

  • Challenges & Opportunities 

  • Practical application of Technology in Aged Care 

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Nicole Chen, Principal Consultant, Ideagen 

10:00

Panel: Unpacking the ethical conundrum of technology usage - how far is too far?

  • Establishing where and how to draw the line on what can be done

  • Balancing potential without endangering users I.e. camera usage, facial recognition etc...

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Fiona Caldwell, Chief Information Officer, Estia Health

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Professor Stacy Carter, Director, Australian Centre for Health Engagement, Evidence and Values, University of Wollongong 

Nathan Betteridge, Co-Founder & Director, Five Good Friends

10:40

Networking Bingo

10:50

Morning Tea

ARTIFICIAL & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

11:25

Digital mess or digital success – evidence-based insights through the lens of advisor & software provider that all service providers need to know

  • What are the combination of factors that makes this sector so digitally challenging? 

  • How do you find the right solutions and partners? 

  • Why are most digital investments not meeting the high hopes expected? 

  • The challenge of sustainability for all software vendors in our sector and the risk this presents to Service Providers

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Pete Boyd, General Manager, KPMG Community Care, KPMG 

11:45

Harnessing the power of business intelligence to solve practical problems in aged care

  • Addressing current and future challenges through BI in an aged care setting

  • Translating the information gathered to leverage actionable insights

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Paul Basso, Head, Data and Business Intelligence Corporate Services, Uniting Age Well  

12:15

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Combining clinical and technical safety with productivity in medication management 

Alexander Wong, Head of National Clinical Systems (Aged Care), StrongRoom AI

12:20

Lunch

DATA ANALYTICS & DASHBOARDS

1:20

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Empowering better care through innovation – how you can leverage automation to free up time for what matters 

  • Stop paying professionals to perform low value manual tasks. 

  • Establish visibility over corporate spend. 

Ben Woolley, CEO, Redmap

1:40

Case study: Charting an example of innovation being utilised to overcome resource limitations  

  • Identifying and enacting the area in which this can be achieved

  • Incorporating effective co-design to ensure successful implementation 

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Nathan Betteridge, Co-Founder & Director, Five Good Friends

2:10

Round tables x 4 

Roundtable 1: Balancing frontline empowerment with data protection 

 

Padrick Goodwin, Google Practice Engineering Lead, Datacom 

Roundtable 2: Results-based vs evidence-based approaches to aged care digital transformation 

Tim Watts, CEO, Adamas 

 

Roundtable 3: The Digitisation of Medication Management - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly 

Alexander Wong, Head of National Clinical Systems (Aged Care), StrongRoom AI

3:20

Afternoon Tea

INNOVATIVE PRACTICE

3:50

Discover how McLean Care's workforce solution is revolutionizing aged care in regional, rural and remote Australia

  • Addressing nurse and allied health shortages through a bespoke virtual workforce model, connecting skilled clinicians remotely for timely assessments and interventions. 

  • Integrating IoT devices and AI analytics, to ensure in-depth, tailored care, preventing unnecessary hospitalisations and delivering improved health outcomes in both Residential and Community Care settings

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Paul Maher, Director of Finance, McLean Care 

4:20

Chairperson’s Closing Address and Networking Drinks

4:30

Networking Drinks

Day 2

Day Two - Wednesday, 29 May 2024

8:50

Chairperson’s Opening Address

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Associate Professor Tam Nguyen, Deputy Director of Research, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

CYBERSECURITY & VALUE

9:00

The evolving role of risk management in cybersecurity

  • Understanding what tools are available (and you might already be using) to help kickstart your Cyber Security roadmap

  • Integrating cyber security practices and responses effectively into your risk management strategies/practice

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Joshua Baker, Senior Project Manager, Management Governance Australia and Workforce Plus

9:30

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Datacom: Building a digital foundation for the future of Healthcare  
 

  • Datacom’s digital enablement in healthcare is game-changing, if not life-saving 

  • Our view on how Generative AI has the potential to revolutionise Aged Care 
     

Jeff Wagner, Head of Advisory, Datacom

INNOVATION, TRANSFORMATION, AND WORKFORCE

9:50

Digital is the easy bit, transformation is the hard bit 

  • A journey of organisational readiness in preparation for digital transformation. 

  • How big is the ambition for digital transformation, is it really transformation or “Big Change”

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Anne McCormack, CEO, Mecwacare

10:20

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Novata Solutions Presenting Digital Transformation within the Aged Care Sector 
 

Tracy De Paolis, MAICD – Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Novata Solutions 

10:25

Morning Tea

11:00

Aligning a strong data governance framework with technology

  • Exploring the components of a lightweight but effective data governance framework  

  • How such a framework can be applied to meeting regulatory requirements and development opportunities.

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Marcello Sequeira, Head of Information Architecture and Governance, The Benevolent Society 

11:30

Panel: Utilising innovation to enhance both backroom operation and connection with the clinicians on the frontline

  • Entwining systems across your organisation to enable usage by multiple teams

  • Aligning strategy to enable control and agency from a single source

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Chris Balogi, Executive – ICT, Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC)

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Annette Hili, General Manager ANZ, AlayaCare

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Julie Reeves, Strategic Lead-Aged Care, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Foundation

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Jo Chopamba, Head of IT Application Services, Catholic Healthcare 

12:20

Leveraging emerging technology to bring transformation at the point of care 

  • Use case on how we bring innovation from concept to scale 

  • Bringing the board and organisation on the innovation journey 

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Ramesh Raghavan, Digital, Innovation & Experience Lead, Uniting

12:50

Lunch

1:50

Going beyond dashboards and exploring how to prepare for a future where they’re obsolete

  • Discussing how data will be and can be utilised to enable actionable insights and value creation

  • Driving efficacy in action to execution, the development of learning mechanisms and effective processes

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Neha Jain, Head of Data Analytics, Estia Health 

2:20

Leading digital transformation in the workforce 

  • Encouraging strategic thinking and innovation in workforce development

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Chris Balogi, Executive – ICT, Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC)

2:45

Afternoon Tea

3:15

Empowering decision making through the utilisation of business intelligence

  • Fueling technological advancements through the usage of BI

  • Anticipating the upcoming trends to pivot your organisation in the right direction

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David Silvestre, Director, Data & Digital, Bupa Villages and Aged Care

3:45

Preparing your organisation and consumers for the introduction of AI and machine learning 

  • Utilising AI and machine learning to facilitate consumer-led care 

  • Ensuring the adoption of AI only happens if staff and consumers can simply and effectively use the technology 

  • Analysing examples of where AI has made a positive difference within aged care 

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David Cox, Managing Director, Curtin Heritage Living 

4:15

Closing Remarks and Close of Forum

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