Program

Please note the IFHE Congress will be presented and printed in English.
This program is an outline only and the organisers reserve the right to change the topics, times and presenters if necessary.

All updates will be made here, please check back at a later date.
Program outline current as at 6 December 2017.

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

IFHE Executive Committee Meeting

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

IFHE Council Meeting

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception is the first official social event of the congress. The Welcome Reception will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Opportunity to network with colleagues and meet new friends.

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Registration & Arrival Tea & Coffee

The registration desk is located on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The registration desk is staffed by the congress organisers, Iceberg Events.

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Plenary Sessions

All conference sessions will be held in the Plaza Auditorium, located on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Keynote Speaker Address: Professor David Hood AM

Read more: Professor David Hood AM
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Morning Tea & Exhibition

All catering breaks will be held in the exhibition area, located in the Plaza Ballroom on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Lunch & Exhibition

All catering breaks will be held in the exhibition area, located in the Plaza Ballroom on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Tea & Exhibition

All catering breaks will be held in the exhibition area, located in the Plaza Ballroom on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Trade Night

The Trade Night will be held in the exhibition area in the Plaza Ballroom of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Canapes and beverages will be served. The trade night is an opportunity to network with industry colleagues.

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Registration & Arrival Tea & Coffee

The registration desk is located on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The registration desk is staffed by the congress organisers, Iceberg Events.

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Plenary Sessions

All conference sessions will be held in the Plaza Auditorium, located on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Keynote Speaker Address: Tim Longhurst

Read more: Tim Longhurst
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Morning Tea & Exhibition

All catering breaks will be held in the exhibition area, located in the Plaza Ballroom on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Lunch & Exhibition

All catering breaks will be held in the exhibition area, located in the Plaza Ballroom on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Tea & Exhibition

All catering breaks will be held in the exhibition area, located in the Plaza Ballroom on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

6:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Congress Gala Dinner

The Congress Gala Dinner will be held at Brisbane City Hall.

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Joint Plenary Session & Morning Tea with the 42nd World Hospital Congress 2018

A joint plenary session and morning tea will be held with the 42nd World Hospital Congress 2018. 

Plenary Session Location: Great Hall, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Morning Tea Location: Exhibition Area of the 42nd World Hospital Congress 2018

The joint plenary session is included in all full IFHE delegate congress registrations. 

For more information on the World Hospital Congress, visit the website: www.hospitalcongress2018.com

10:15 AM to 4:00 PM

Technical Site Tours

Technical Tour 1 – Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital
Technical Tour 2 –  Gold Coast University Hospital
Technical Tour 3 - Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital
Technical Tour 4 - The Prince Charles Hospital
Technical Tour 5 - Queensland Emergency Operations Centre

*Technical site tours mentioned above are currently being finalised. Click here to read more about the technical site tours.

 

4:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Australian Outback Spectacular Dinner & Show (Optional Extra)

Opportunity to experience the Australian Outback Spectacular Dinner & Show located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The Outback Spectacular is a live demonstration of theatre, horse riding, music and drama all combined into a single entertaining package.

This event is an optional extra to the congress full registration ticket.  

More information to come!

7:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Optional Social Day - Australia Zoo

Description: attendees will be transported by bus from Brisbane to Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast. Australia Zoo is the ultimate wildlife destination offering wildlife shows and over 1200 animals to encounter!
Meet/time: Timings to be confirmed. Approximate timing will be 7.30am – 6.00pm.
Cost: $80pp (includes entry to Australia Zoo, transfers and a packed lunch). The Optional Social Day can be booked through the registration process only. 
What to wear/bring: water bottle, camera, comfortable walking shoes and sun protective clothing