iDEA 2017: Conference Videos

iDEA 2017: Conference Videos

Miss out on iDEA17? Catch up on some of the highlights by watching videos from the conference.
iDEA17: Global problems. Local solutions.

Click on the links below to view select videos from the conference.

Day 1: Saturday 1 April 2017

09:30 Introduction to Climate Science and Climate Change and Health
Climate Change: An operational agency perspective. Dr Karl Braganza, Bureau of Meteorology
A/Professor Grant Blashki, The Nossal Institute for Public Health and practicing GP
10:10 Powering up Against Poverty.
Dr Helen Szoke CE Oxfam Australia
11:00 Panel of College Presidents: Climate Change and Health in the Training of Specialist Medicine. Facilitated by Prof Lynne Madden President of the Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine
12:00 Obesity & Climate Change: 8 reasons to solve both together.
Dr Alessandro Demaio, WHO Department of Nutrition of Health and Development
13:30 Rural Child Health & Climate Change.
Dr Bastian Seidel, President RACGP
14:00 Climatarian diet.
Mark Pershin Founder and CEO of Less Meat Less Heat
14:30 Media Panel: How Doctors can Speak Up on Climate Change and Health and What Journalists Need and Want.
Facilitated by Dinah Arndt, Director of Climate Media Centre
16:00 The History of Medicine and Biodiversity – From physician naturalists to environmental activists.
Dr Ken Winkel, School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne
16:30 Biodiversity and the Great Barrier Reef.
Adj Prof Marion Carey, Public Health Physician


Day 2: Sunday 2 April 2017

09:00 The Big Three Health Co-benefits to Combatting Climate Change.
Assoc Prof Linda Selvey, Public Health Physician and former CEO Greenpeace Australia Pacific
09:30 The Global Electricity Market Transformation Currently Underway
Tim Buckley, Director of the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
10:10 The Energy Systems Debate in Australia
Dr Roger Dargaville, Melbourne Energy Institute
11:00 The Pathway to Zero Emissions.
Meg Argyriou, Head of Engagement and Acting CEO at ClimateWorks Australia
11:30 The Impact of Climate Change on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
Larissa Baldwin, National Co-Director of Seed
12:00 Emergency Medicine Preparedness.
Dr Stephen Parnis, Emergency Physician and former Vice President of the AMA
Q&A: Stephen Parnis on AMA
15:30 How to Create Global Change.
Dr Maria Neira, WHO Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health
16:00 How to Create Local Change.
Dr Kate Auty, ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment
16:30 Effective Antidotes to Avoid Burn Out.
Dr Eleanor Evans, GP


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