NZACRes 2017 Conference
Programme - Friday 18 August


Registration, Exhibition Open, Arrival Tea & Coffee                                                                                                                        Regatta A 


Concurrent 1                                                                                                   Regatta D

Concurrent 2                                                                                                 Regatta BC


Free Paper - Setting up a New Tissue Bank in a DHB Environment
Amber Parry StrongCentre for Endocrine, Diabetes and Obesity Research, Capital & Coast DHB, Wellington, NZ

Free Paper - Tips on Surviving an FDA Inspection
Jo Sanders, Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust (CCST), Christchurch, NZ

Free Paper - Online Self-Help Program for Recovery from Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia
Kim Knight, Director, The Art of Health and Science of Wellbeing, NZ

Marketing and Growing NZ Research
Dr John Moller, Chief Executive Officer, Novotech, Sydney, Australia


Building Health by Building Better Housing
Dr Elinor Chisholm, Research Fellow, He Kainga Oranga - Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, NZ

PHARMAC: An Evidence Based Organisation
Dr John Wyeth, Medical Director, PHARMAC, Wellington, NZ


Colorectal Cancer in NZ and the PIPER Project: Translating Research into Clinical Outcomes
Dr Christopher Jackson, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Southern Blood and Cancer Service, Southern DHB; Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ; and Medical Director, The Cancer Society of New Zealand

Medsafe - Medical Devices Proposed Legislation
Saerom Shin, Regulatory Practice and Analysis, Medsafe, Ministry of Health, Wellington, NZ
Dr Stewart Jessamine, Director of Protection, Regulation and Assurance; Acting Director of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Wellington, NZ


Morning Tea and Industry Exhibition                                                                                                                                             Regatta A

Morning Tea kindly provided by


A Story of Two Cancers: One Physical and One Moral
Dr Ronald W. Jones, Former Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Clinical Professor at The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ 


NZACRes 2017 AGM


Lunch and Industry Exhibition                                                                                                                                                       Regatta A


Ministerial Address - The Government’s Role in Science and Innovation as an Investor, including Health and Clinical Research
Hon Paul Goldsmith, Minister of Science and Innovation, Auckland, NZ 


Concurrent 1                                                                                                   Regatta D

Concurrent 2                                                                                                 Regatta BC


Peaks and Pitfalls in HDEC Applications: Tips for those Submitting HDEC Applications
Philippa Bascand, Manager, Ethics Committees, Ministry of Health, Auckland, NZ


Unify the Voice of the Global Clinical Research Site Community - Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)
Cheryl-Ann Hawkins, Australian Ambassador for Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS); Operations Manager, Oncology Research, Monash Health, Victoria, Australia


Compensation for Research-Related Injury in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: A Legal and Ethical Audit
Professor Joanna Manning, Faculty of Law, The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ

Setting Up A Clinical Trial…….To Ensure We Get The Right Fit
Donna Fraser, Associate Director, Client Operations, Novotech, Queensland Australia


Afternoon Tea and Industry Exhibition                                                                                                                                             Regatta A

Afternoon Tea kindly provided by


Panel Discussion - Challenges and Problem Areas for Sites, CROs & Sponsors

Dominic Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Research Services, Broadmeadow, NSW, Australia
Donna Fraser, Associate Director, Client Operations, Novotech, Queensland Australia
Stuart Ryan, Medical and Clinical Manager, Roche New Zealand, Auckland, NZ
Professor Richard S Stubbs, Managing Director, P3 Research Ltd; Surgeon, Wakefield Hospital, Wellington, NZ


Conference Close

Dr Stewart Jessamine, MC
Professor Richard S Stubbs, President, NZACRes