PROGRAM

MORNING SESSIONS

PLENARY PROGRAM

With increased focus on ‘digitising’ healthcare, the continued emphasis on safety and the need for efficiency improvement bridging the gaps between the supply chain and other parts of the health ecosystem has never been more important. To meet the challenges of traceability, interoperability, data global harmonisation and the demand of tomorrow's ‘digital’ healthcare, real collaboration is crucial. These sessions have been designed to bring together stakeholders and thought leaders to support our transformation process.

1:10PM I FACING THE CHALLENGES OF AUSTRALIAN HEALTHCARE TOGETHER


This session will be presented by three keynote speakers.

1. Looking into the future of Australian healthcare and understanding the drivers for change. Alison Verhoeven from Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association will share some of their unique insights into the challenges ahead.

SPEAKER
Alison Verhoeven
– Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association (AHHA)

2. Digitising Australian healthcare. Post opt-out, the Australian Digital Health Agency team are leading an ambitious work program to support the continuous improvement of our health system.

SPEAKER
Angela Ryan
– Australian Digital Health Agency (Melb)
Tim Kelsey – Australian Digital Health Agency (Syd)

3. Traceability of Healthcare Products. When we look around the world ‘traceability’ and ‘track & trace’ underpin much of the changing landscape, so what do we need to consider in Australia in the future?

SPEAKER
John Skerritt
– Australian Department of Health (Therapeutic Goods Administration)




2:00PM I BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND THE PATIENT


As we continue to strive for interoperability, consistency of data and a more connected health system, health IT and informatics play a critical role. Understanding the strategic challenges as we try to bring the virtual and physical together and where we need to focus next are the key areas of this session. SPEAKERS

Angela Ryan – Australian Digital Health Agency

PANELLISTS Angela Ryan – Australian Digital Health Agency
Tony Abbenante – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (Melb)
Peter O'Halloran – ACT Health (Melb)
Maryanne Molenaar – Eastern Health (Melb)
Neville Board – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (Syd)
Sandra Cook – ACT Health (Syd)
James Grant – eHealth Queensland (Syd)




3:10PM I BUILDING SMARTER SUPPLY CHAINS TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE


As the needs of the health system continues to change, the supply chains that support it need to transform to build greater traceability, improve efficiency and ensure that they are leveraging technology to become world leading. This session will bring some insights from elsewhere around the world and discuss where we are today, and look over the horizon at where we are headed. SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Jeff Denton – AmerisourceBergen Corporation Rod Treadwell – Healthshare NSW Brett Henderson – AusIndustry Mandeep Sodhi – Nestle APAC




2:50PM I AFTERNOON TEA






AFTERNOON SESSIONS

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Innovation and automation, the new world of supply chain. What does best practice look like and what’s on the horizon? Global and local industry leaders will share their insights on the changing landscape. They will also discuss how data management has become the central ingredient to most effectively manage products throughout the supply chain lifecycle for traditional retail and Ecommerce platforms.

1:10PM I THE NEW WORLD OF SUPPLY CHAIN (Automation/Innovation)


As retailers increasingly move toward warehouse automation, suppliers need to know what this transformation means for them so they can prepare for new ways of doing business. SPEAKERS James Hulse – Coles (Melb) Brad Fraser – Woolworths (Syd)




2:00PM I DATA AND DIGITAL IN THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE SUPPLY CHAIN


Explore the digital challenges shaping the future of global supply chains in the Food and Beverage industry. SPEAKERS Robert Beideman GS1 and EPCglobal, Inc. PANELLISTS Robert Beideman GS1and EPCglobal, Inc. James Hulse – Coles (Syd) Matt Lowe – Lowe Creative (Melb)




3:10PM I EVOLUTION OF BARCODES 40 YEARS YOUNG


Listen to retailers and suppliers discuss the changing retail landscape and the role technological disruptions play. SPEAKERS John Bacon – Coles Liquor (Melb) James Hulse – Coles (Syd) PANELLIST John Bacon – Coles Liquor (Melb)




2:50PM I AFTERNOON TEA






ONLINE RETAIL

Innovation and automation, the new world of supply chain. What does best practice look like and what’s on the horizon? Global and local industry leaders will share their insights on the changing landscape. They will also discuss how data management has become the central ingredient to most effectively manage products throughout the supply chain lifecycle for traditional retail and Ecommerce platforms.

1:10PM I THE NEW WORLD OF SUPPLY CHAIN (Automation/Innovation)


As retailers increasingly move toward warehouse automation, suppliers need to know what this transformation means for them so they can prepare for new ways of doing business. SPEAKERS James Hulse – Coles (Melb) Brad Fraser – Woolworths (Syd)




2:00PM I DATA AND DIGITAL IN THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE SUPPLY CHAIN


Explore the digital challenges shaping the future of global supply chains in the Food and Beverage industry. SPEAKERS Robert Beideman GS1 and EPCglobal, Inc. PANELLISTS Robert Beideman GS1and EPCglobal, Inc. James Hulse – Coles (Syd) Matt Lowe – Lowe Creative (Melb)




3:10PM I EVOLUTION OF BARCODES 40 YEARS YOUNG


Listen to retailers and suppliers discuss the changing retail landscape and the role technological disruptions play. SPEAKERS John Bacon – Coles Liquor (Melb) James Hulse – Coles (Syd) PANELLIST John Bacon – Coles Liquor (Melb)




2:50PM I AFTERNOON TEA






HEALTHCARE

With increased focus on ‘digitising’ healthcare, the continued emphasis on safety and the need for efficiency improvement bridging the gaps between the supply chain and other parts of the health ecosystem has never been more important. To meet the challenges of traceability, interoperability, data global harmonisation and the demand of tomorrow's ‘digital’ healthcare, real collaboration is crucial. These sessions have been designed to bring together stakeholders and thought leaders to support our transformation process.

1:10PM I FACING THE CHALLENGES OF AUSTRALIAN HEALTHCARE TOGETHER


This session will be presented by three keynote speakers.

1. Looking into the future of Australian healthcare and understanding the drivers for change. Alison Verhoeven from Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association will share some of their unique insights into the challenges ahead.

SPEAKER
Alison Verhoeven
– Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association (AHHA)

2. Digitising Australian healthcare. Post opt-out, the Australian Digital Health Agency team are leading an ambitious work program to support the continuous improvement of our health system.

SPEAKER
Angela Ryan
– Australian Digital Health Agency (Melb)
Tim Kelsey – Australian Digital Health Agency (Syd)

3. Traceability of Healthcare Products. When we look around the world ‘traceability’ and ‘track & trace’ underpin much of the changing landscape, so what do we need to consider in Australia in the future?

SPEAKER
John Skerritt
– Australian Department of Health (Therapeutic Goods Administration)




2:00PM I BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND THE PATIENT


As we continue to strive for interoperability, consistency of data and a more connected health system, health IT and informatics play a critical role. Understanding the strategic challenges as we try to bring the virtual and physical together and where we need to focus next are the key areas of this session. SPEAKERS

Angela Ryan – Australian Digital Health Agency

PANELLISTS Angela Ryan – Australian Digital Health Agency
Tony Abbenante – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (Melb)
Peter O'Halloran – ACT Health (Melb)
Maryanne Molenaar – Eastern Health (Melb)
Neville Board – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (Syd)
Sandra Cook – ACT Health (Syd)
James Grant – eHealth Queensland (Syd)




3:10PM I BUILDING SMARTER SUPPLY CHAINS TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE


As the needs of the health system continues to change, the supply chains that support it need to transform to build greater traceability, improve efficiency and ensure that they are leveraging technology to become world leading. This session will bring some insights from elsewhere around the world and discuss where we are today, and look over the horizon at where we are headed. SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Jeff Denton – AmerisourceBergen Corporation Rod Treadwell – Healthshare NSW Brett Henderson – AusIndustry Mandeep Sodhi – Nestle APAC




2:50PM I AFTERNOON TEA






RAIL

Time to "Get on Board": Project i-TRACE is steaming ahead. Rail industry leaders have delivered a clear message that 2019 is the year to Get on Board with i-TRACE. Be prepared to be informed, educated and inspired as the industry comes together to discuss this important digitalisation initiative.

1:10PM I BUILDING DIGITAL CAPABILITY IN THE RAIL INDUSTRY


Hear how Project i-TRACE will underpin Rail’s Digital Future by providing the foundation upon which the rail industry can build its digital capabilities. This industry-wide initiative will standardise the capture of data relating to all assets and materials in the rail industry. SPEAKERS Bonnie Ryan – GS1 Australia Duncan Sheppard – ARA Brett Henderson – AusIndustry




2:00PM I PROJECT i-TRACE DIALOGUE


The Australasian Railway Association, along with GS1, are spearheading this initiative and working with industry to deliver this transformational initiative. MODERATOR
Duncan Sheppard
– ARA
PRESENTER
Stephen Baker
– Siemens Mobility PANELLISTS
Stephen Baker
– Siemens Mobility
Alexander Attard – PNORS (Melb)
Bill Steward – Sydney Trains (Syd)
Alastair McArthur – RAMP RFID (Syd)
Craig Westcott – Fusion5 (Melb)




3:10PM I SUPPLIER CASE STUDY


MODERATOR Bonnie Ryan – GS1 Australia SPEAKER
David McNeil
– Liberty Steel




3:48PM I OPERATOR CASE STUDY


MODERATOR Bonnie Ryan – GS1 Australia SPEAKER
Michael Mowat
– V/Line




2:50PM I AFTERNOON TEA