Face to Face meetings

Each year the CRE conducts a 3 day workshop to concentrate on particular aspects of our program. These workshops provide an invaluable opportunity for the investigators, researchers, fellows and scholars, Advisory Board members, and external stakeholders, involved in projects linked to the CRE to come together.

2017

Date: Thursday June 22nd to Saturday June 24th 2017
Time: 8am to 5pm
Venue: Menzies School of Health Reseach, Darwin

Thursday June 22nd
Session 1 - Indigenous capacity building- a personal perspective
Session 2 - Clinical research
Session 3 - Reports from CRE fellows and scholars
Session 4 - Outcomes and discussion

Friday Julne 23rd
Session 1 - Exploring the pathobiology of chronic respiratory disease
Session 2 - Host factors and pathogen interactions I
Session 3 - Host factors and pathogen interactions II

Saturday Julne 24th
Session 1 - CRE Leadership Group meeting
Session 2 - Summary and future planning

2016

Date: Thursday July 21st to Saturday July 23rd 2016
Time: 8am to 5pm
Venue: Centre for Children's Health Research, Brisbane

Thursday July 21st
Session 1 - Indigenous perspectives on research and research processes
Session 2 - Update on CRE projects
Session 3 - Reports from CRE fellows and scholars
Session 4 - Summary and future planning

Friday July 22nd
Session 1 - Haemopilus influenzae workshop- overview of current research
Session 2 - Haemopilus influenzae workshop- host responses and chronic disease
Session 3 - Haemopilus influenzae workshop- antibiotic resistance
Session 4 - Haemopilus influenzae workshop- project planning

Saturday July 23rd
Session 1 - CRE Leadership Group meeting
Session 2 - Project specific meetings
 

2015

Date: Thursday December 10th 2015 to Saturday December 12th 2015
Time: 8am-5pm
Venue: Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin

Thursday December 10th
Session 1 - Research considerations- before, during and after
Session 2 - CRE projects- overview and update
Session 3 - CRE people

Friday December 11th
Session 1 - Clinical aspects of Haemophilus influenzae infection
Session 2 - Haemophilus influenzae bacteriology and genomics
Session 3 - Immunological aspects of Haemophilus influenzae infection
Session 4 - The microbiota in respiratory disease

Saturday December 12th
Session 1 -CRE Leadership Group meeting
Session 2 - Moving ahead with CREs
Follow up session.

 

2014

Date : Thursday July 24th to Saturday July 26th 2014
Time : 8:00am -4:00pm
Venue: Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane

Thursday 24th July - Scientific workshop
Session 1 - A clinician’s perspective of host and microbial factors in CSLD
Session 2 - The microbiology of chronic airway infections
Session 3 - Host responses in chronic airway infections

Friday 25th July
Session 1 - CRE themes- presentations and discussion
Session 2 - CRE activities update
Session 3 - Ideas sessions

Saturday 26th July
Session 1 - CRE Leadership Group meeting
Session 2 - CRE full group meeting follow up session
 

The 2016 Allan Walker Child Health Lecture Series – "Improving Indigenous Child Health: What works and what's new"

Date: 19th to 20th August 2016
Venue: Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin

The 2016 Alan Walker Child Health Lecture Series was held on the 19th-20th August 2016. This lecture series was presented by the Menzies School of Health Research in collaboration with the Department of Paediatrics, RDH. The lecture series was a great success with approximately 60 people attending over the two days.

The lecture series provided an update on important health topics relevant to Indigenous children and youth in the Northern Territory. This year there was also be a focus on regional international health and the increasing links between the RDH Department of Paediatrics and East Timor. Guest presenters included Professor Karen Edmonds and Professor Keith Edwards.

The series honours the deep and influential contribution of the late Professor Alan Walker to Indigenous Child Health in the Top End.