2017 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference joint with 2017 Australasian Sexual Health Conference National Convention Centre Canberra 6 – 9 November 2017

 

Keynote Speakers

Speaker 
Simon Blake
Chief Executive Officer, National Union of Students, UK

Simon Blake is Chief Executive of the National Union of Students UK. NUS is a confederation of students' unions and collectively with them the voice of almost 7 million students in the UK. Simon is deputy chair of Stonewall, the LGBT Charity. Prior to joining NUS he was Chief Executive of Brook, the young people's charity and prior to that director of the Sex Education Forum. He has written widely on all aspects of sex and relationships education. In 2011 he was awarded an OBE for services to the voluntary sector and young people.
Danielle Mazza
General Practice, Monash

Professor Danielle Mazza MD, MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, Grad Dip Women’s Health GAICD is one of Australia’s leading clinician researchers in general practice. She holds the Chair of General Practice at Monash University where she has been Head of Department since 2010.

Danielle has been highly influential in improving the quality of clinical care delivered in general practice through her contributions as a researcher and educator in the field of women’s sexual and reproductive health, preventive care and the early detection of cancer. She has attracted more than $20 million in competitive research funding as a Chief Investigator and written 118 peer-reviewed publications. She is the author of the textbook “Women’s health in general practice” and lead investigator of the NHMRC funded ACCORd Study, which is trialling a complex intervention aimed at increasing the uptake of long-acting reversible contraception. A strong proponent of evidence based care, she has led and contributed to the development and implementation of key general practice guidelines used nationwide, and regularly provides expert advice on implementation to professional, government and policy groups.