2017 AAMRI Convention Presentations

2017 AAMRI Convention Presentations

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 AAMRI Convention. It was another hugely successful two days of discussions on the challenges and opportunities for health and medical research.

AAMRI was honoured to have the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, speak at our dinner at Parliament House, as well as the Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr, speak at the following morning’s President’s Breakfast.

Presentation slides and videos will be made available in the coming weeks.


AAMRI Business Managers’ Meeting

MRIs and Data Sharing

Ms Kate LeMay, Senior Research Data Specialist, Australian National Data Service (ANDS)

Presentation slides

Opportunities for MRIs at RDS and Nectar

Mrs Lien Le, Deputy Director, Research Data Services (RDS)

Presentation slides

Connecting Colorectal cancer data and making it FAIR

Professor Steve Wesselingh, Executive Director, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)

Presentation slides

Q&A panel: Research Data Services and Collaboration

with Kate LeMay, Lien Le & Steve Wesselingh

The Power of Patterns in Big Data – how and when can data be repurposed?

Mr Malcolm Crompton AM, Chair, PRAXIS Australia Ltd

Presentation slides

Data Growth in Medical Research – Challenges and Opportunities

Mr Ian Briggs, Chief Technology Officer, Baker Institute, Burnet Institute & CERA

Bespoke software systems for the entire research lifecycle

Mr Michael Creevey, Chief Executive, Endpoint IQ

Presentation slides

Risky Business – Insuring the uninsurable through collaboration

Mr Ralph Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Medical Research Institute & Mr Gerald Ewing, Chief Executive & Mr Ian Mundy, Member Services Director, Unimutual

Presentation slides

AAMRI Strategy Meeting

Medical Research Future Fund: Building capacity for health services improvements

Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS FAA, President, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Presentation slides

Future prescriptions for medical research

Dr Alan Finkel AO, Chief Scientist for Australia

Transcript – link to the Chief Scientist’s website

A time of change at NHMRC

Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive, NHMRC

Presentation slides

VicAAMRI: Establishing a Victorian State Branch of AAMRI

Ms Samantha Ludolf, Deputy Director, Strategy and Operations, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research

MRIs and growth in the MTP Sector

Ms Sue MacLeman, Chief Executive, MTPConnect

Presentation slides

Showing progress towards research impact: informing decisions and promoting investment in research

Professor Jonathan Carapetis & Dr Tobias Schoep, Telethon Kids Institute

AAMRI Dinner

The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, Minister for Sport

Transcsript – coming soon


Professor Tony Cunningham AO, President, AAMRI


AAMRI President’s Breakfast

Senator the Hon Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

Transcript – link to Senator Carr’s website