NZACRes 2017 Conference
Programme - Friday 18 August


Registration, Exhibition Open, Arrival Tea & Coffee                                                                                                                        Regatta A 


Concurrent 1                                                                                                   Regatta D

Concurrent 2                                                                                                 Regatta BC


Free Paper - Setting up a New Tissue Bank in a DHB Environment
Amber Parry StrongCentre for Endocrine, Diabetes and Obesity Research, Capital & Coast DHB, Wellington, NZ

Free Paper - Tips on Surviving an FDA Inspection
Jo Sanders, Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust (CCST), Christchurch, NZ

Free Paper - Online Self-Help Program for Recovery from Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia
Kim Knight, Director, The Art of Health and Science of Wellbeing, NZ

Marketing and Growing NZ Research
Dr John Moller, Chief Executive Officer, Novotech, Sydney, Australia


Building Health by Building Better Housing
Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman, Director, He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme, New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, University of Otago, Wellington, NZ

PHARMAC: An Evidence Based Organisation
Dr John Wyeth, Medical Director, PHARMAC, Wellington, NZ


Colorectal Cancer in NZ and the PIPER Project: Translating Research into Clinical Outcomes
Dr Christopher Jackson, Medical Director, The Cancer Society of New Zealand, Dunedin, NZ

Medsafe - Medical Devices Proposed Legislation
Susan Martindale,
Regulatory Policy, Strategy and Policy Business Unit, Ministry of Health, Wellington, NZ
Saerom Shin, Regulatory Practice and Analysis, Medsafe, Ministry of Health, Wellington, NZ


Morning Tea and Industry Exhibition                                                                                                                                             Regatta A

Morning Tea kindly provided by


A Story of Two Cancers: One Physical and One Moral
Dr Ronald W. Jones, Former Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Clinical Professor at The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ 


NZACRes 2017 AGM


Lunch and Industry Exhibition                                                                                                                                                       Regatta A


Concurrent 1                                                                                                   Regatta D

Concurrent 2                                                                                                 Regatta BC


HRC Refreshed Research Strategy
Dr Stewart Jessamine, Director of Protection, Regulation and Assurance; Acting Director of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Wellington, NZ

SCRS - Society for Clinical Trials Sites
Cheryl-Ann Hawkins, Australian Ambassador for Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS); Operations Manager, Oncology Research, Monash Health, Victoria, Australia


Peaks and Pitfalls in HDEC Applications: Tips for those Submitting HDEC Applications
Philippa Bascand, Manager, Ethics Committees, Ministry of Health, Auckland, NZ


From Wo to Go, and Beyond - The Role of Economic Evaluation in Product Development, Funding & Outcomes Assessment
Hon. Associate Professor Richard J. Milne,
School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ


Compensation for Research-Related Injury in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: A Legal and Ethical Audit
Professor Joanna Manning, Faculty of Law, The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ

Setting up a Clinical Trial
Donna Fraser, Associate Director, Client Operations, Novotech, Queensland Australia


Afternoon Tea and Industry Exhibition                                                                                                                                             Regatta A

Afternoon Tea kindly provided by


Panel Discussion - Challenges and Problem Areas for Sites, CROs & Sponsors
Chair: Eileen Bisley

Dominic Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Research Services, Broadmeadow, NSW, Australia
Stuart Ryan, Medical and Clinical Manager, Roche New Zealand, Auckland, NZ
Professor Richard S Stubbs, Managing Director, P3 Research Ltd; Surgeon, Wakefield Hospital, Wellington, NZ


Conference Close
 - Sponsor and Exhibitor Prize Draws
 - Close and Thank You