PRELIMINARY EXPO PROGRAM 2021

DAY 1 FULL DAY SESSIONS

TIME EVENT
8:00am–9:00am
Registrations and Coffee
9:00am–10:30am
Oculoplastics Surgery Updates
  • Current trends in common eyelid surgeries, tips and pearls
    Dr Jwu Jin Khong & Dr Charles Su

    Upper lid blephs, Ptosis repair, Ectropion and entropion repair with video illustration
    Presentation 20 mins; Q&A 10 mins 
  • Cosmetic eyelid procedures must know
    Dr Rodger Davies

    Lower lid blephs assessment and surgery, Brow lift, Aspects of consent for cosmetic surgery and expectation discussion, Legal implication on cosmetic work documentation
    Presentation 20 mins; Q&A 10 mins 
  • MBS update on blepharoplasty and peri ocular skin lesion excision 
    Dr Thomas Hardy & Dr Alan McNab

    ANZSOPS position on blepharoplasty medicare enquiry-day surgery/ room procedure, Requirement for upper lid blephs, MBS item changes, Skin lesion removal item number changes-implication for prior biopsy, New flap item number, Mutual exclusion of ptosis and blephs number
    Presentation 20 mins; Q&A 10 mins 
10:30am–11:00am
Morning Tea & Photo Booth
11:00am–12:30pm
Glaucoma Management in the Post Covid-19 World

Dr Ashish Agar
Professor Ike Ahmed
Glen Fawcett

  • What needs to change and why 
  • When, and when not to use MIGS / MBGS... and how
  • Understanding standalone MIGS and the new item number
12:30pm–1:30pm
Lunch and Photo Booth
1:30pm–2:00pm
Cyber Security: What are the Risks?

Deborah Jackson, MDA National

2:00pm – 3:00pm
Investment Forum

Jarrod Bramble & Mike Cooney, Cutcher & Neale

  • Work smarter not harder: Equities and Investment in the COVID age – balance
  • Balance the defensive/cyclical/opportunities spaces: Making your self-managed superannuation work harder than you do – leverage
  • Leverage and smart plays: Why young ophthalmologists miss the boat
3:00pm–3:30pm
Afternoon Tea and Photo Booth
3:30pm–4:30pm
MBS Insiders Panel Discussion

Dr Peter Sumich
Dr Alex Hunyor
Kerry Gallagher
A/Prof Julian Rait

DAY 2 FULL DAY SESSIONS

TIME EVENT
8:00am–8:30am
Registration and Coffee
8:30am – 8:50am
ASO Annual General Meeting

Dr Peter Sumich

9:00am – 9:05am
Welcome

Convenors Dr Laurence Sullivan & Dr Andrew Atkins 

9:05am – 9:45am
Andrew Stewart Lecture

Dr James Muecke

Harnessing your passion to change the world & Blinded by Sugar

9:45am–10:15am
Personal Insurance Essentials for New and Established Ophthalmologists

Bradley Gecelter, Priority Life

10:15am–10:45am
Morning Tea & Photo Booth
10:45am–11:45am
Retina – The Essentials / Takeaway Edition

Dr Alex Hunyor

We examine the current clinical, political and industrial landscape in relation to retina including:

  • Retinal technology for your clinic: comparison of available equipment and software
  • Medico political update - MBS Review, advocacy, and beyond
  • Latest drugs and their place in treatment
  • Retinal therapy pipeline: What’s around the corner, and how close is it?
11:45am - 12:15am
Innovation and Impact on the Field…

Pete Saunders

What patient experience and digital transformation means for your business.

12:15pm-12:25pm
ANZEF update and challenges in the COVID-19 world

Dr John Kennedy

12:25pm-12:40pm
RANZCO Update

A/Prof. Dr Nitin Verma

12:40pm-1:30pm
Lunch and Photo Booth
1:30pm–2:25pm
Cataractus Interruptus – Industry Panel / Town Hall Discussion

Dr Peter Sumich
Glenn Fawcett
Karen Fowler

  • COVID-19 recovery
  • The latest cataract surgery trends in 2020; device industry plans for 2021 and the latest implant technologies
  • An analysis and update of the medico political landscape and MBS review
2:25pm–2:55pm
Dealing with Anxiety

Dr Hugh Morgan

2:55pm–3:25pm
Afternoon Tea and Photo Booth
3:25pm–4:25pm
Breakout Sessions

Delegates have a choice of two presentations

The Firsts of Private Practice

A/Prof. Chameen Samarawickrama

Looking at the Business of Opthamology

Deborah Jackson, MDA National
Gae Nuttal
Linda Botter

  • Social Media and Obligations, AHPRA Standards
  • Accreditation and Consent
  • HR… Mentoring and Leadership
4:25pm–4:55pm
Operating at Every Stage of Your Career

Dr Matthew Cranstoun
Dr Richard Smith
Dr Andrew Atkins
A/Prof. Chameen Samarawickrama

4:45pm–5:00pm
Questions, Close and Thank You
5:30pm–7:00pm
Cocktail Function at Grad Hyatt Rucu Bar
7:00pm
Private Dinners - New Fellows

MDA National & Cutcher & Neale

DAY 3 Breakfast

TIME EVENT
8:30am–12:00pm
Seated Breakfast Sponsored by Nexus
The Business of Day Surgery 2020

Dr Peter Sumich
Prof. Leanne Rowe AM
Sean Gath

Scott Bell

  • How to Invest
  • Challenges
  • Opportunities
  • COVID Economics
  • Threats
  • Private Insurer Trends
  • New Rules and Regulation
  • Industry Wish List

2021 EVENT SPONSORS

Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible.

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