Program – 5 July 2018

Day 1 – Saliva Diagnostics: the Future of Health Care

Morning Session 1: Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block, Gardens Point Campus
8.00amRegistration Open
8.30amSymposium WelcomeA/Prof. Chamindie Punyadeera, Leader
Saliva Research Group, QUT
8.40amOfficial GreetingProf. Ross Young, Executive Dean
Faculty of Health, QUT
8.50amOpening AddressProf. Margaret Sheil AO, Vice Chancellor
QUT
9.00amKeynote AddressDr. Mark Jacobs, Acting Assistant Director General
Science Division, Queensland Government

9.10amKeynote SpeakerA/Prof. John Atherton, Director of Cardiology
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
9.40amMorning Tea
Morning Session 2: Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block, Gardens Point Campus
10.10amSession ChairProf. Nathan Subramaniam, Leader
Chronic Disease and Ageing Theme, QUT
10.15am Tech SpotlightLex van Cooten, Managing Director
Immerse Enterprise
10.30amExpert Presentation
A/Prof. Wayne Leifert, Project Leader
CSIRO
10.50amGuest Speaker Dr. Daryl Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer
Ludger Ltd, UK
11.15amTech SpotlightDr Emma Campbell, Field Application Specialist
Thermo Fisher Scientific
11.35pmLunch
Afternoon Session 1: Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block, Gardens Point Campus
12.55pmSession ChairA/Prof. Leila Cuttle, Senior Research Fellow
Injury Prevention & Trauma Management Theme, QUT
1.00pmDigital KeynoteProf. Balwant Rai, President & Founder
JBR Health Education and Research, Denmark
1.30pmExpert PresentationEmeritus Professor William B. Coman AM, Chairman
Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation
1.50pmExpert PresentationA/Prof. Jeff Craig, Group Leader
Deakin University
2.10pmTech Spotlight
Vinod Dagar, Application Scientist
QIAGEN, Australia
2.25pmExpert PresentationDr. Gleb Yakubov, Senior Research Fellow
School of Chemical Engineering, UQ
2.45pmAfternoon Tea
Afternoon Session 2: Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block, Gardens Point Campus
3.10pmSession ChairDr. Andrew Leech, General Manager
QUTbluebox
3.15pmWorkshopFuture of non-invasive diagnostic technology
Dr. Stuart Hazell, Commercialisation Adviser
Dept of Industry, Innovation & Science

Rob Scott, Director
ACTI/China BlueSky Partners
4.00pmAbstract PresentationYenkai Lim, PhD Candidate
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QUT
4.15pmAbstract PresentationDr Kaidun Tang, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QUT
4.30pmKeynote SpeakerDr. Paul Slowey, Chief Executive Officer
Oasis Diagnostics Corporation, USA
5.00pmSymposium SummaryProf. Ross Young, Executive Dean
Faculty of Health, QUT
5.10pmMove to the The Cube (Level 4, P Block)
Symposium Social Event: The Cube, Level 4, P Block, Gardens Point Campus
5.30pmCocktail Event with Digital Poster Presentation
7.30pmCocktail Event Concluded