2023 Speakers

Dr Fiona Wood AM

Pioneering Surgeon, 2004 Australian of the Year

George Cozaris

Executive Director and CIO, Royal Melbourne Hospital & Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr John Halamka (US)

President, Mayo Clinic Platforms

Amanda Cattermole

CEO, Australian Digital Health Agency

Dr Bryan Tan

Dr Bryan Tan

Chief Health Officer, Salesforce

Michelle Fitzgerald

Group Chief Digital Officer, St Vincent’s Health Australia

Neville Board

Chief Digital Health Officer, State of Victoria

Samantha Plumb

Executive Director Quality, Informatics and Improvement, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Imtiaz Bhayat

Regis Aged Care

Naren Gunja
Chief Medical Information Officer, Western Sydney Health

Kate Munnings

CEO, Virtus Health

David Simpson (NZ)

Chief of Strategy & Partnerships, Southern Cross Healthcare (NZ)

Sandra Cook
Executive Group Manager DHR, ACT Health

Lily Liu

Director, Digital Health, Western Health

Dr Daniel Yang (US)

Program Director, Patient Care, Gordan & Betty Moore Foundation

Nam Lam

ANZ Country Manager, SailPoint

Sue Williams

CEO, Cabrini Health

Steven Maarbani

CEO, VentureCrowd

Tamra MacLeod

Executive Manager Clinical Services, Goodwin Aged Care Services

Dr John Lambert

CCIO, Northern Territory Health

Alastair McDonald

Director – Strategy & Architecture, SA Health

Dreda Heard
Commissioning Digital Health & ICT Services, Unitas Healthcare

Evan Davey

Founding Partner, Two Bulls/DEPT®

Dr Amandeep Hansra

GP, Investor, Founder

Dr Natalie Thorne

Lead, Scientific Director, Genomical, Melbourne Genomics Alliance

Ramesh Raghavan
Head of Digital Strategy & Architecture, Uniting NSW/ACT
Dr Stefan Harrer

Chief Innovation Officer, Digital Health CRC

Jeannie Joughin

Principal, OneVentures

Ben Chiarella
Director Clinical Innovation, Ramsay Connect
Anoushka Gungadin
Director Of Strategic Partnerships ANZ, HeraMED

Tim Doyle

Co-Founder, Eucalyptus

Liz Keen

Director – Clinical Governance, Australian Digital Health Agency

Theo Christian

Manager, Analytics Partnering, Alfred Health

Goran Petrovic

CEO, Mend Nutrition APAC

Travis Hodgson

Chief Delivery Officer, Healthdirect Australia

Margaret Dempsey

Digital Health Project Officer, APNA


Chris Ogg

CTO & Co-Founder, Healthcare Logic

Christelle Ucinek

Director, Medi-Map Group Australia

Shawn Wigham

Managing Director, HPA

Dr Loren Sher

Director of Victorian Virtual ED, Northern Health

Dr Lance Emerson

CEO, Victorian Agency for Health Information

Nic Blair

Founder & CEO, Midnight Health

Dr Lorelle Martin

Operations and Evaluation – Cardiac Hospital in the Home, Austin Health

Gary Savarino

Manager, Solution Engineering – A/NZ, SailPoint

Alan Pritchard

Director, EMR and ICT Services, Austin Health

Ryl Jensen (NZ)

CEO, Digital Health Association 

Vinayak Smith
Head of New Ventures, Virtus Health

Dr Janice Tan

GP; Regional Medical Director, Telecare; Clinical Consultant, HealthShare

Mike Connell

Vice President, Commercial, ResApp Health/ Pfizer

Chirag Lodhia

Digital Health Training & Adoption Co-Coordinator, Monash Health

Mazino Onibere

Head of Security, Regis Aged Care

Rebecca Saunderson

CEO, Consentic

Jagdeesh Singh Dhaliwal

Chair – Older Adults Expert Advisory Group,
North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network

Jenny Kirschner

Pharmacist, Founder PALS (Pharmacy Addressing Loneliness and Social-isolation)

Dr Elizabeth Berryman (NZ)

CEO & Founder, chnnl

Peter Browne

CEO, Next Practice

Dr Shannon Nott

Rural Health Director of Medical Services, Western NSW Local Health District

Mark Paul

Founder & CEO, Itheum

Dominique Robert-Hendren

Head of Clinical Innovation & Digital Health, Hello Sunday Morning

Fay Flevaras

First Assistant Secretary Digital Transformation & Delivery – Aged Care Reform, Aus Dep. Health

Arindam Chaudhuri

Executive Director Digital Health, North Adelaide Local Health Network

Kerryn Butler-Henderson

Director Digital Health, RMIT

Prof. Adam Dunn

Head of Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health, University of Sydney

Luke Grana

CEO, Andi Health

Dr Erica Tong

Chief Pharmacy Informatics Officer, Alfred Health

Malcolm Hebblewhite

CEO, Atmo Biosciences

Kate Renzenbrink

Chief Nursing & Midwifery Informatics Officer, Western Health

Maggie Wołoszyn

Founder, For/ me

Greg Garratt

CEO, Medi-Map Group

Kate Save

Co-Founder & CEO, BeFit Foods

Prof Derek Chew

Director of Cardiology Victorian Heart Hospital, Monash Health

Dr Chris Bain

Lead for the Alliance for Digital Health, Monash University

Mary-Beth Brinson

CEO, Tali Health

Hamish Steel

Founder, Digital Health Festival

Ajay Radhakrishnan

Director – Data & Innovation, Peninsula Health

Melissa Fodera

Clinical Excellence Lead, Austin Health

Em Casey

Founder, What the Health | Principal, Side Stage Ventures

Tom Churchward

Head Scientist, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Health

Peter Birch

Founder, Talking HealthTech

Stephanie Miles

Regulatory & Clinical Affairs Manager, Seer Medical

Laurie Nicol
Chief Technology Officer, CancerAid

Kaye Hewson

Director, Australian Teletrial Program, Queensland Health

Shaun Francis

State Virtual Health Care Lead, RFDS Queensland

Peter Vranes

CEO & Co-Founder, Nutromics

Nicholas Opie

Nicholas Opie

Co-Founder & CTO, Synchron

Cameron Botterill

ICT Director – Business Growth & Innovation, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Desiree D’Cruz

Founder, Acegirl

Rachel Green

CEO, SANE Australia

Edgar Charry

CEO, Symex Labs

Michelle Rennie

Chief Information Officer, The Royal Children’s Hospital

Jarrod McMaugh

Digital Health Manager, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Dr Nathan O’Callaghan

Leader, Precision Health Future Science Platform, CSIRO

Dr Qusai Hussain

Founder & CEO, Cyber Clinic

A/Prof Leah Heiss

The Eva and Marc Besen International Research Chair in Design, Monash University

Nicole Hosking

Operations Director Radiology & MIT, Austin Health

Chris Boyd-Skinner

Engagement Manager, Australian Digital Health Agency

Dr Omar Ibrahim

Researcher, Black Dog Institute

Chris Horwill

Founder, Cub Care

Carolyn Naismith

Divisional Manager Cardiac Services Specialty Surgery, Austin Health

Kirsty Garrett

CEO, Doctors on Demand

Athol Hann

Founder, fwards

Zoe Lush

Co-Founder, VedaScope

Lisa Brenton

Deputy Principal Scientist, St Vincent’s Hospital

Jonathan Jeffries (JJ)

Co-Founder, Think&Grow

Danielle Bancroft

Chief Product Officer, Best Practice Software

Dr Mian Bi

Lead Investor, Australian Medical Angels

Andrew Schafer

Software Technical Lead, Nutromics

Dr Kylie Bennett

MD, e-hub Health

Zachary Nielsen

Co-Founder, Ascend Health Group & Co-Founder, LUDDI

Dawn Heisey-Grove

Dawn Heisey-Grove

Leader Public Health
Analytics, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Dr Melanie Smith

GP Lead for the Statewide Referral Management System Program for SA Health
Rebecca Trude

Rebecca Trude

Program Director, Statewide Referral Management System, SA Health

Jonathan Tyler

Associate Director (Acting), Statewide Addiction and Mental Health Centre, Turning Point

Julie Borninkhof

Chief Executive Officer, PANDA

Idan Goldberger (IL)

CEO, Australian Friends of Seba Medical Centre

Natalie Phan

Digital Health Redevelopment Program Manager, South Western Sydney Local District

Robi Karp

CEO, Fluffy Spider Technologies

Booker Woodford

Founder, emote Care

Dr Angie Montgomery

 CEO, InCheq | Telstra Health 2022 Brilliant Women in Digital Health

Dr Mataroria Lyndon (NZ)

Board Member, Te Aka Whai Ora Māori Health Authority

Dr Kara Burns

Program Manager, Centre for Digital Transformation of Health, Melbourne University

Dr Paresh Dawda

Director & Principal, Next Practice Canberra & Prestantia Health 

Chris Pymble

Founder & CEO, Graphics et al.

John Moran

Partner, Clyde & Co | Cyber (Incident Response) Expert

Dr Ron Tenenbaum

CEO & Co-Founder, The Clinician

Candida Wong

Head of Strategy – Group Finance & Strategy, Medibank

Richard Taggart

National Director Information Technology & Digital, Calvary Health Care

Dr Talat Uppal

Director, Women’s Health Road

Josh Corman

VP, Cyber Safety Strategy, Claroty

Ariel Linker (IL)

Director of Global Business Development, TytoCare

Zoë Callister-Hakewill

Podcast Host, Beyond the Medicine Cabinet

Dr Thomas Kelly

CEO & Founder, Heidi Health

Jonathan Salgo

Co-Founder, HeyHubble & T-shirt Ventures

Carolyn Mee

Founder, Sound Scouts

Andy Ellis (NZ)

General Manager, Medicly (NZ)

Prof Anna Peeters

Director, Institute for Health Transformation, Deakin University

Angela McLaren

Director, Equisec

Josh Isman

Co-Founder, PSYLO

Michael Winlo

CEO and MD, Emyria

Helen Frazer

Clinical Director, St Vincent’s BreastScreen

Deepak Biswal

CEO, CareMonitor

Sofie Karamzalis

Director Informatics, The Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr. Prash P.

Co-Founder, Enosis

Katarina Throssell

Investment Associate, Giant Leap

A/Prof Johan Verjans

Deputy Director, Medical Machine Learning, Australian Institute for Machine Learning

Dina Titkova

Senior Manager MedTech & Portfolio, UNSW Founders

Tim Hynes

State Manager VIC & TAS, Radium Capital

A/Prof Vikram Palit

Health Leadership, The Australian National University | Founder, Consultmed

Prof Farah Magrabi

Australian Institute of Health Innovation Centre for Health Informatics, Macquarie University

A/Prof Natalie Yang

Medical Director, Department of Radiology, Austin Health

Tam C. Nguyen

Deputy Director of Research, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Boaz Gaon (IL)

CEO & Founder, Wisdo

Adam Seri-Levi (US)

Business Development Manager, Intuition Robotics

Angela Hehir

Program Manager Women’s Health Program, George Institute for Global Health

Adam Chee (SG)

Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre, National Univeristy of Singapore

Sue Williams

CEO, Cabrini Health

Grace Tan

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Nectar Brands

Sam Gledhill

Global Director – Digital Health, Movember

Dale Watkins

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Software & Informatics – AMEA, Illumina

Dr Silvia Pfeiffer

Co-Founder & CEO, Coviu

Christopher Skene

CTO, Aurabox

Rita Arrigo

Strategic Engagement Manager – National AI Centre, CSIRO

Charles Papp

Founder & CEO, KRE8 IT

James Sneddon

Co-Founder & GM, Stigma Health

Laurie Malone


Jane Prowse

Chief Technology Officer & Baret Product Lead, 5p

Dr Audra Gedmintas

Medical Director, My Emergency Doctor

Kunal Kalro

CEO & Founder, Eugene

Dr Emeline Ramos

Physician Executive, InterSystems

Padmini Janaki (In)

CEO & Co-Founder, Mind and Mum

Noel Toal

CIO, DPV Health

Pennie McCoy

Head of Health Programs – CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet Spokesperson, Digital Wellness

Landell Archer

Director of Healthcare Solutions, Pexip

Joanna Morris

Co-Founder, Matilda

Craig Carter

Chief Information Officer, ACH Group

Olivia Orchowski

Founder, Femtek

Allan Sheffield

Founder, myDNA

Michelle Thomson

Senior Manager Human Centred Design, eHealth NSW

Phil Hayes-St Clair

Co-Founder & CEO, Drop Bio Health

Amio Matenga Ikihele (NZ)

General Manager – Community & Innovations, Moana Connect (NZ)

Michelle Gallaher

Founder, Opyl

Antoinette Manna

Workforce Development Consultant, Royal Women’s Hospital

Colin Pudsey

Colin Pudsey

Founder, SilVR

Andrew Blunt

Emergency Physician, Mercy Health

Dr Brandon Carp

Co-Founder & President, Australian Society for Medical Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Dr Michelle Woolhouse

Founding Medical Director, Vively

Lukah Dykes

Managing Director, Heart AI

Priya Ramarao-Milne

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cloud-Based Genomics, CSIRO

Chelsea Webster

Nurse Unit Manager, Mercy Health Breastmilk Bank

Jayne Thompson

Jayne Thompson

Head of Product, MediRecords

Peter O'Halloran

Peter O’Halloran

Chief Digital Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Dr Elizabeth Berryman

Dr Elizabeth Berryman

CEO & Founder, chnnl
AJ Moreland, Managing Director, Draeger AUS & NZ Webapp

AJ Moreland

Managing Director, Draeger AUS & NZ Webapp