Medicines Australia presents: PharmAus 2017 - A showcase of the innovative...

Medicines Australia presents: PharmAus 2017 - A showcase of the innovative...

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Parliament House

Parliament Drive

Canberra, ACT 2600

Australia

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This exciting event explores the important role the innovative biopharmaceutical industry plays in the health and wealth of Australia.

PharmAus 2017 will bring together key parliamentarians, policy makers, leading government agencies and the pharmaceutical sector to discuss the latest trends, and future directions of this important industry.

The two-part format offers guests the opportunity to hear from industry leaders, while also having the opportunity to engage one-on-one with parliamentarians.

We will also be showcasing the dynamic and exciting industry through an educational showcase in the Great Hall.

Please note you can register separately for each event by simply clicking "Register" above.

The Policy Symposium, The Theatre (10:30am - 5:30pm)

Hosted by acclaimed MC Adam Spencer and featuring a Keynote presentation from Glenn Singleman, the PharmAus Policy Symposium will provide the innovative medicines industry with the opportunity to hear from leading policy decision makers in our ecosystem and help play a role in shaping policy of the future.

Lunch will be provided. Please note places are strictly limited.

Speakers

  • Professor Andrew Wilson, Chair of the Pharmaceuticals Benefits Advisory Committee, Department of Health

  • Ms Leanne Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Consumers Health Forum of Australia

  • Ms Angelene Falk, Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

  • Professor Deborah Schofield, Chair and Professor of Health Economics, University of Sydney

  • Mr Richard Vines, Founder and Chairman, Rare Cancers Australia

  • Dr Deborah Rathjen, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Bionomics

  • Ms Sue MacLeman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, MTPConnect

  • Ms Angelene Falk, Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

  • Adjunct Professor John Skerritt, Deputy Secretary for Health Products Regulation, Commonwealth Department of Healh

  • Mr Glenn Cross, Chief Executive Officer, AusBiotech Ltd


The Innovative Medicines Showcase. The Great Hall (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Australia’s leading biopharmaceutical companies will come together in the Great Hall of Parliament House to showcase how they bring innovation to patients and help take Australian medical science to the world.

Over 20 interactive and informative displays will highlight the partnerships with Australian patients universities research institutes biotechnology and manufacturing businesses to discover, research and develop breakthrough medicines and vaccines.

Meet with passionate Australians who help to bring Australian and global medical research to life.