iDEA 2016 program

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The iDEA 2016 program has now been released. Be it GP workshops, keynote presentations or lunch breaks to meet with colleagues, we have the minute-to-minute plan online now! It's jam-packed with terrific workshops, talks by outstanding thought leaders, panel discussions and opportunities to meet like-minded colleagues. All the hallmarks of a great conference!


Upskill, engage, advocate. Some key features from the 2016 program:

  • Video by Bill McKibben, author, educator, environmentalist, and co-founder of, on How the World's Most Successful Grass-Roots Organisation,, is Tackling Climate Change
  • Keynote presentation by Ian Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Griffith University, Past President of the Australian Conservation Foundation; Member of DEA’s Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Global health in the Anthropocene: Addressing ecological determinants of health(see recent Lancet Report)- learn about how we can improve global health with Tony Capon, public health physician and an authority on environmental health whose research focuses on urbanization, sustainable development and human health
  • Unconventional gas as a heath hazard with Marion Carey, public health physician and leading expert in this field
  • Presentation on Greening Hospitals by Forbes McGain, Australian anaesthetist, intensive care specialist and environmentalist and special workshop with leaders in the field of sustainability in hospitals
  • Peter Sly Director, Children’s Health and Environment Program at the University of Queensland and Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Children’s Health and Environment speaking on Environmental Exposures in Early Life & Long Term Disease Risk

Click here for information about many other intriguing speakers.
Don't miss out on what is shaping up to be an exceptional event.

April 15, 2016 at 9am - April 18, 2016
The Royal Brisbane Hospital
Butterfield St & Bowen Bridge Rd
Herston, QLD 4029
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