PROGRAM OUTLINE

The draft program for the Special Edition - Australasian COVID-19 Virtual Conference is now available and will be updated as confirmed. Click on the button below to view the full draft program.

All plenary sessions will be recorded and made available on demand, therefore if you miss a live session you can catch up at a time that suits you.

The virtual conference portal will be open to registered delegates for an extended time following the conference dates, to catch up on anything you have missed.

Monday 7 December 2020

 

Access Opened – (Video) How the system and conference will work.

  • Delegates will receive their virtual conference portal access details via email and be able to view the on demand video on how the system works. We encourage delegates to log in early in order to make sure everything works and to familarise yourselves with the system.

Tuesday 8 December 2020

ON DEMAND from 10:00am AEDT

Opening Plenary Session

Welcome to Country

Conference Welcome

Opening Address

LIVE at 12:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT

Plenary Session 1 - International perspectives

Keynote Speakers:

1:30pm – 2:00pm AEDT

Virtual Networking & Exhibition

ON DEMAND from 2:00pm AEDT

Concurrent Session 1 – Long Oral Presentations

  • 1A – Aged Care

  • 1B – Attitudes, Behaviours and Community Engagement

  • 1C – Epidemiology

  • 1D – Priority Populations

  • 1E – Vaccines update

LIVE at 12:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT

Plenary 2: Community action and engagement with key community groups

Keynote Speakers:

Wednesday 9 December 2020

 

ON DEMAND from 10:00am AEDT

Concurrent Session 2 – Long Oral Presentations

  • 2A – Diseases management

  • 2B – HCWs and COVID-19

  • 2C – Immunity and immunopathology

  • 2D – Impact on Health Systems

  • 2E – Infection prevention and control in Hospitals

ON DEMAND from 10:00am AEDT

Concurrent Session 3 – Rapid Fire Presentations

  • 3A – Preparedness and response

  • 3B – Impact on health systems

  • 3C – International epidemiology

  • 3D – Laboratory diagnostics

  • 3E – Attitudes, Behaviours and Community Engagement

LIVE at 12:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT

Plenary Session 3 - Workforce

Keynote Speakers:

1:30pm – 2:00pm AEDT

Virtual Networking & Exhibition

ON DEMAND from 2:00pm AEDT

Concurrent Session 4 – Long Oral & Rapid-Fire Presentations

  • 4A – Lessons learnt

  • 4B – Mental Health

  • 4C – Viral Genomics

  • 4D – Rapid-Fire: Immunity and immunopathology

  • 4E –Rapid-Fire: Mental health

LIVE at 2:15pm – 2:45pm AEDT

Conversation Starter Presentations

Presenters will be available during this time to facilitate interactive video sessions to discuss their e-poster.

LIVE at 3:00pm – 3:30pm AEDT

Aileen Joy Plant Oration

Orator:Professor Ben Cowling

LIVE at 4:00pm – 5:30pm AEDT

Discussion Forum – Tests, treatments & vaccines

Panellists:

Thursday 10 December 2020

 

ON DEMAND from 10:00am AEDT

Concurrent Session 5 – Long Oral Presentations

  • 5A – HCWs and COVID-19 infections

  • 5B – Indigenous people's preparedness and responses

  • 5C – Infection prevention and control in other settings

  • 5D – Informatics and modelling

  • 5E – Jurisdictional Epidemiology

ON DEMAND FROM 10:00am AEDT

Concurrent Session 6 – Long Oral Presentations

  • 6A – Clinical epidemiology

  • 6B – Emerging challenges

  • 6C – Laboratory diagnostics

  • 6D – Pandemic management - schools

  • 6E – Seroepidemiology

LIVE at 12:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT

Plenary 4: COVID-19 treatments and new diagnostics

Keynote Speakers:

 

 

1:30pm – 2:00pm AEDT

Virtual Networking & Exhibition

LIVE at 3:00pm – 3:30pm AEDT

Closing Plenary: COVID-19 and society

Keynote Speakers:

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