Program – GIF 2017

WELCOME TO GLOBAL IDEAS FORUM 2017

September 8 – 10, 2017 | Arts West Precinct, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic.

This year our Forum theme is Global health in a volatile world: people, politics & planet.

Together, we’ll explore the relationships between the biggest issues facing global health today: a growing population, increasingly polarised politics, and a changing climate. Understand your place in inspiring change and taking action for better health outcomes.

View the full PDF program, with session descriptions, here.

Tickets available here.

GLOBAL IDEAS FORUM 2017 timetable

Global Health in a Volatile World: People, Politics and Planet

Keynote  Panel  Networking, Social & Entertainment  Workshop

Friday

  • Registration

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    Arts West Atrium
    Welcome food and drinks

  • Food Security & Global Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Keynote: Feeding more people with less
    Tim Reeves

  • Food Security & Global Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Panel: How might we secure the supply of nutritious food to 9 billion people by 2050?
    Chair: Lloyd Nash
    Tim Reeves
    Sophie Lamond
    Alexandra Iljadica

  • Global Salon

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    Arts West Collaborative Learning Space
    Roundtable discussions with leaders in their field about the challenges they’ve faced, how they’ve found success, and their approaches to solving wicked problems.

    Space 155: Maxine Mackintosh
    Space 156: William Yan
    Space 161: Sophie Lamond
    Space 235: Alexander Finlayson
    Space 256: Lloyd Nash
    Space 261: Josh Francis
    Space 263: Elya Tagar

  • Soirée

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    Arts West Atrium
    Meet old friends and new with wine, cheese and live music from The Fusion Band, Apollo Health Music Society.

Saturday

  • Registration

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    Arts West Atrium

  • Sustainability & Global Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Keynote: Reinventing production and consumption through the circular economy.
    Damien Giurco

  • Sustainability & Global Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Panel: How might the circular economy impact global health outcomes?
    Chair: Louka Parry
    Damien Giurco
    Jaine Morris
    Ashleigh Morris
    Luke Barbagallo

  • Introduction to Design Sprints

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building

  • Morning Tea

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    Arts West Atrium

  • Design Sprints

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    Arts West Collaborative Learning Space
    Tackle a real world problem with the organisation trying to solve it.

    Space 156: Burnet Institute - Porn Challenge
    Space 161: Burnet Institute - Papua New Guinea Challenge
    Space 155: Oaktree - Cambodia Challenge
    Space 235: Oaktree India Challenge
    Space 261: Effective Altruism Australia Challenge 1
    Space 263: Effective Altruism Australia Challenge 2
    Space 256: Water Well Project Challenge
    Space 354: Welcome Dinner Project Challenge
    Space 356: Possible Dreams International Challenge 1
    Space 361: Possible Dreams International Challenge 2
    Space 453: Campaign for Australian Aid Challenge 1
    Space 456: Campaign for Australian Aid Challenge 2
    Space 454: Project Burans Challenge 1
    Space 461: Project Burans Challenge 2
    Space 561: Community Based Health Project Challenge
    Space 565: Open Table Challenge

  • Lunch

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    Arts West Atrium

  • A Touch of Mindfulness

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Michael Bartura

  • Transitions & Health Equity

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Keynote: Building a strong foundation for health equity in low and middle income countries
    Elya Tagar

  • Global Fair

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    Arts West Atrium
    Afternoon Tea
    The Global Fair is your place to meet organisations working to improve global health outcomes across the world, and see what opportunities might be available for you.

  • Workshops (see Personas)

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    Arts West Collaborative Learning Space

    Space 235: Grassroots Greg (Josh Francis)
    Space 156: Policy Poh (Jeremy Youde)
    Space 261: Carlos the Campaigner (Kate Lardner and Harry Jennens)
    Space 161: Enterprising Erin (Jaine Morris and Ashleigh Morris)
    Space 155: Insha the Innovator (Alexander Finlayson)

  • Global Health & Democracy

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building

    Keynote: Global health leadership in the face of volatility and uncertainty into the 21st century.
    Richard Di Natale

    Keynote: Networked power and healthy communities: It\'s time to \'get\' social movements
    Annie Kia

  • Global Gathering

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    Tsubu Bar, University of Melbourne
    Unwind and connect with fellow delegates and speakers at Tsubu Bar. After a long day of inspiration and action, the Global Gathering is your chance to let your hair down and enjoy the party! We’ve got you covered, with drink cards, food and entertainment provided.

Sunday

  • Registration

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    Arts West Atrium

  • A Touch of Laughter

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Mahes Karrupiah-Quillen

  • Technology & Global Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Keynote: How algorithms and big data are changing health equity
    Maxine Mackintosh

    Keynote: Harnessing technology to build a health system in a post-conflict state
    Alexander Finlayson

  • Technology & Global Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Panel: How might we use technology to improve global health equity?
    Chair: Pete Saunders
    Maxine Mackintosh
    Alexander Finlayson
    Manoj Gambhir
    Rosemary Wyber

  • Morning Tea

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    Arts West Atrium

  • Workshops (see Personas)

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    Arts West Collaborative Learning Space

    Space 235: Grassroots Greg (Ben McMenamin)
    Space 156: Policy Poh (Claire Naughtin)
    Space 261: Carlos the Campaigner (Tasman Bain)
    Space 161: Enterprising Erin (Maxine Mackintosh)
    Space 155: Insha the Innovator (Manoj Gambhir)

  • Lunch

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    Arts West Atrium

  • Planetary Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Keynote: Health, wealth and self: the threat of climate change
    Sharon Friel

  • Planetary Health

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building
    Panel: How might we build resilient communities to reduce the health impacts of a changing climate?
    Chair: Amelia Moulis
    Hilary Bambrick
    Sharon Friel
    Linda Selvey

  • Afternoon Tea

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    Arts West Atrium

  • Workshops (see Personas)

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    Arts West Collaborative Learning Space

    Space 235: Grassroots Greg (Noela Prasad)
    Space 156: Policy Poh (Sharon Friel)
    Space 261: Carlos the Campaigner (Hilary Bambrick)
    Space 161: Enterprising Erin (Jasmine Chan)
    Space 155: Insha the Innovator (Willow Pryor)

  • Global Health Advocacy

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    Forum Theatre - Arts West Building

  • Thank you from #GIF17 and where to from here?

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