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2024 Immunisation Professional
Development Conference

Come and join us for #IPDC24

We are so excited to invite you to our inaugural Immunisation Professional Development Conference. The Conference will be held at the Pullman Sydney Airport on Gadigal Country from Wednesday 1st May - Thursday 2nd May 2024. 

Content will include, COVID and the changing focus in Primary Healthcare, Managing RSV in Primary Healthcare Settings, NIP and priority populations, Vaccine Hesitancy, Culturally Safe Practice in Immunisation, Vaccine Strategies and Promotions, Travel vaccines and Complex Catch-Ups.

  • Dates: Wednesday 1st - Thursday 2nd May 2024
  • Location: Pullman Sydney Airport, NSW Gadigal Country
  • Cost: $600 (covers both days)

Spots are limited and are filling up quick, register today.

The Perks

  1. Our Managing Emergencies session will give you a chance to update your CPR qualification in the quickest way possible.
  2. 2024 CPD DONE! This two-day conference will allow you to complete almost all your years of CPD in just two days.
  3. Engage with industry experts like Dr. Ginni Mansberg, Dr. Jess Kaufman, Angela Newbound, Dr. Ali Drummond and Catherine Keil during the daily sessions and at our Drinks and Networking session.
  4. With the Winter season coming up, our Seasonal Respiratory (Influenza, RSV & COVID) session is a MUST ATTEND.

Learn More - Check out our Program Here

Venue - How to get there

The 2024 Immunisation Professional Development Conference will be held at the Pullman Sydney Airport on Gadigal Country.

The Pullman is a short walk from the Sydney Domestic Terminal, in the centre of the Mascot business park area. Mascot station is steps away, and trains get travellers to the International Terminal in five minutes and to Sydney CBD in less than 15 minutes; and Alexandria’s vibrant restaurant and café scene is on the doorstep.

Want to drive? Parking at the Pullman is available for $30 per day.

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Meet our Speakers

Dr. Ginni Mansberg
Ginni is a GP, TV presenter, podcaster, speaker, author and columnist. She has a General Practice in Sydney’s Sans Souci, where she specialises in women’s health. The author of Save Your Brain!, along with 6 other books, Ginni is the “Sunrise GP” on Channel 7, the host of Australian TV shows, “Embarrassing Bodies Down Under” and “Medicine or Myth”. She is a podcast host on “Help I have a teenager” on the Mamamia Network, “Things You Can’t Talk About on TV”, on Audible as well as “Drivetime Medical”, an educational podcast for health care professionals. She has a supervisory role in the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Notre Dame Sydney Medical School. Apart from her medical degrees, Ginni has a Graduate Diploma of Journalism and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is co-founder and Medical Director of ESK Skincare www.eskcare.com and Auroracare P/L both cosmeceutical skincare companies, as well as Don’t Sweat It, a company delivering workplace education and policy development around peri and menopause. She is also Non-Executive Director of a variety of not-for-profit organisations including The Immunisation Coalition, The Jodi Lee Foundation and is a founding member of the Asia Pacific HPV Coalition.
Dr. Ali Drummond
Dr Ali Drummond is a Meriam and Erubam man of Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait) and Wuthathi man from far north Queensland. He was appointed as the CEO of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) in April 2023. A highly experienced leader in the sector, Dr Drummond has more than two decades of professional experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, clinical practice, policy, research, and teaching and learning. During his career, Dr Drummond has focussed on strengthening the health workforce to ensure a culturally safe health system. He has contributed to an innovative approach to nursing education in his role with Queensland University of Technology (QUT’s) School of Nursing, and as inaugural co-Director of Indigenous Health within QUT’s Faculty of Health.
Dr. Jessica Kaufman
Dr. Jessica Kaufman is a Senior Research Fellow in the Vaccine Uptake Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. She is an expert in vaccine communication and the social and behavioural science of vaccination. Some of her current projects include evaluating the impacts of vaccine mandates in Australia, developing an Arabic-language online game to reduce vaccine misinformation, and training community leaders to be vaccine advocates in the Asia Pacific region. Jessica is an NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow and an E. H. Flack Foundation Fellow. She is the Deputy Chair of the Collaboration on Social Science and Immunisation (COSSI).
Angela Newbound
Angela is an Immunisation Education Consultant based in South Australia and has been delivering immunisation education and clinical support to General Practice and other health professionals for over 23 years. She delivers clinical competency immunisation training workshops for Pharmacists and continues to support immunisation providers through her role as the Immunisation Coordinator at the Adelaide Primary Health Network. She is a member of the Immunisation Coalition and provides clinical oversight of the PneumoSmart Vaccination Tool.
Catherine Keil
Catherine is a Nurse Practitioner in Travel Health and Immunisations and consults from the Barossa, South Australia. She has over 25 years’ experience in travel medicine including working for Emirates Airline in Dubai for 10 years where she was instrumental in setting up a travel health clinic for the crew and families. In 2006 she completed the Diploma in Travel Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK, and in 2014 completed the ISTM Certificate in Travel Health. In 2019 she became a Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (FFTM), Australasian College of Tropical Medicine and is the past Chair of the Travel Health Nurses of Australia and New Zealand (THNANZ) group. She is the current Co-Chair of the ISTM Nurses Professional Group Steering Council.
Dee Verma
Dee is a paediatric Immunisation Pharmacist who is currently working at a tertiary teaching hospital in Melbourne. She manages the hospital-wide monoclonal antibody therapy program for the prevention of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in high-risk infants. She graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) from Monash University in 2019 and completed her Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice in 2020. Dee is currently undertaking a Master of Public Health at Monash University. Her primary interest lies in ensuring that high-risk patient cohorts are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases. She has a passion for promoting vaccine awareness and understanding amongst fellow health professionals and works with other hospitals and professional organisations to promote a vaccine-literate health community.