9am - 9.10am

Welcome to country and opening ceremony

Bronwyn Clark

Fiona Stoker

9.10am - 10.30am

You're on mute – unheard stories from the pandemic

The past 2 years have seen considerable disruption in health care delivery and models of care which have presented unprecedented challenges and opportunities in health professions education. We'll hear from our students and their teachers and supervisors reflect on their experiences. 

Adam Forrest

Amanda Bryce

Professor Tracey Moroney

Kimberley Livingstone

Sarah Loft

Caitlyn Moore

Nadine Cheah

Professor Nick Shaw as facilitator

10.30am - 11am

Morning tea

11am - 12.30pm

Creating agents of change - Presentations


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Professor George Siemens

Operation Critical: Transforming Nursing Education to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Increasing awareness of the SDGs and empowering future nurses to take action toward the goals may be achievable through embedding the SDGs into undergraduate curricula. 

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Lorraine Fields

Should Mental Health First Aid training be a requirement for healthcare professionals? Experiences from delivering and evaluating Mental Health First Aid training in curricula

Explore the evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of MHFA training for healthcare students and professionals, provide a global perspective on compulsory MHFA and related training for healthcare professionals.

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Dr Sarira El-Den


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Professor Marie Gerdtz

12.30pm - 1.30pm


1.30pm - 3pm

Building courage, connection and resilience

Trust and the Marble Jar - Workshop
This workshop will focus on courage, connection and resilience, whilst unpacking the elements of trust.

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Julie Lovely

Dr Liza Seubert

Amanda Bryce

3.30pm - 3.45pm

Public outcome statement

Committing to change

We'll prepare an outcome statement together, making a public commitment on concrete ways to create a resilient and professional health workforce. This statement will hold us accountable as accreditation bodies and education providers.

3.45pm - 4.45pm


The invisibility cloak - It takes a pandemic to reveal the value of health professionals.

4.45pm - 5pm