The program for the virtual Preventive Health Conference 2020 is now available. Please see below.

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From Wednesday 13 to Wednesday 27 May 2020

 Opening Plenary Session

Welcome to Country

Conference Welcome

Opening Address


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Plenary Session - Environmental & Climate Health - Part 1


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Plenary Session - Australian of the Year

Keynote Speaker:



Concurrent Session 1

  • 1A - Opportunities for prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

  • 1B - Tackling risks for NCDs

  • 1C - Strong systems for Prevention

  • 1D - Politics and Policy for Prevention

Concurrent Session 2

  • 2A – Rapid Fire: Power, profit and the public

  • 2B – Rapid Fire: Exploring evidence in prevention

  • 2C – Rapid Fire: Healthy places and spaces

  • 2D – Rapid Fire: Doing it for the kids


Plenary Session - Environmental & Climate Health - Part 2


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Concurrent Session 3

  • 3A - Conversation Starter

  • 3B – Rapid Fire: Effective action for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander health

  • 3C - Rapid Fire: Developing effective campaigns and resources for prevention

  • 3D - Rapid Fire: Prevention through collaboration

Douglas Gordon Oration

Orator: Associate Professor Lisa Wood

Concurrent Session 4

  • 4A - Long Oral: Prevention and primary health care

  • 4B - Long Oral: Embedding climate resilience in health

  • 4C - Long Oral: Unhealthy industries and their tactics

  • 4D – Table Top

Plenary Session - Economics of Prevention

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Concurrent Session 5

  • 5A - Long Oral: Tackling unhealthy industries through prevention

  • 5B - Long Oral: Expanding the evidence base for prevention

  • 5C - Long Oral: Healthy Women, Healthy Families

  • 5D – Long Oral: Improving accessibility to healthy food

Plenary Session - Communication

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Plenary Session - Can do prevention

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Conference Close

  • Mr David Templeman