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Day 1: Thursday, 31 January 2019

Time Event Speaker
8:15-8:45 Registration and coffee  
8:45-9:00 Mihi whakatau
9:00-9:15 Our story: a patient’s perspective  
9:15-9:30 Minister of Health:
Challenges of cancer control in Aotearoa/ NZ
Hon Dr David Clark
9:30-10:15 Opening plenary:
Global challenges in cancer control
Prof Richard Sullivan (UK)
10:15-10:45 Trends and disparities in cancer in Aotearoa/ NZ Prof Diana Sarfati
10:45-11:15 MORNING TEA  
11:15-11:40 Progress towards a Cancer Strategy and Action plan Dr Ashley Bloomfield
11:40-12:00 Cancer Prevention – the gap between what we know and what we do. Prof John Potter
12:00-12:15 The first cancer control strategy in NZ: what did it achieve for Māori, and what do we need to do differently? Ms Shelley Campbell
12:15-12:30 Ka oho te wairua, ka mataara te tinana Ms Stephanie Turner
12:30-12:45 Addressing inequities and moving forward Dr Nina Scott
12:45-13:10 DISCUSSION PANEL All morning’s speakers
14:00-14:40 Prioritisation experiences in cancer control in Australia Prof David Currow
14:40-15:00 NZ technology approaches Hon Mr Steve Maharey
15:00-15:30 AFTERNOON TEA  
15:30-15:50 Improving surgical quality in NZ Prof Ian Bissett
15:50-16:10 Oncology service innovations and key challenges Dr Richard Sullivan (NZ)
16:10-17:00 Debate: That precision medicine is the future of cancer care For: Dr Ben Lawrence
Against: Prof Richard Sullivan (UK)
17:00 CLOSE OF DAY  

Day 2: Friday, 1 February 2019

Time Event Speaker
8:30-8:45 Coffee  
8:45-9:30 Improving outcomes through evidence based policy and performance measurement – the Canadian experience Mr Rami Rahal
9:30-9:50 Cancer and its prevention from a whānau perspective Dr Karyn Paringatai
9:50-10:10 Cancer at the Crossroads: Realising the Potential in Primary Care Dr John McMenamin
10:10-10:40 Bridging the divide: how do we deliver cutting edge care in a resource constrained environment? Dr Fatima Cardoso
10:40-11:10 MORNING TEA  
11:10-11:30 Palliative and supportive care Dr Jonathan Adler
11:30-11:50 Radiation Oncology in NZ: variations in care and looking to the future Dr Shaun Costello
11:50-12:10 The changing face and changing pace of cancer care in the clinic Dr Chris Jackson
12:10-12:40 Screening now and on the horizon Drs Jane O’Hallahan and Caroline Shaw
13:30-14:00 Rapid fire presentations from best proffered abstracts  
14:00-14:20 Policy enablers for translational cancer research Prof Parry Guilford
14:20-14:40 How does the NZ Research strategy apply to cancer? Prof Kath McPherson
14:40-15:00 Māori cancer research priorities Dr Jason Gurney
15:00-15:30 AFTERNOON TEA  
15:30-16:30 What are the major priorities? Where to next? Panel discussion
16:30-17:00 Closing of conference