Keynote Speakers

Emeritus Professor John Corrigan

Ohio Valley Centre for Brain Injury
Prevention and Rehabilitation

Professor Jennie Ponsford AO

Director, Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre

Professor Melinda Fitzgerald

Leader, Mission for Traumatic Brain Injury

Professor Paul van Donkelaar

University of British Columbia Canada

Karen Mason

Executive Directory, Kelowna Women’s Shelter, British Columbia Canada

Professor Peter Schofield

Neuropsychiatrist, University of Newcastle

Professor Bruce Bonyhady AM

Melbourne Disability Institute, University of Melbourne

Kate Channer

Consumer Opening Address

Speakers

Nick Rushworth

Executive Officer Brain Injury Australia – Conference Chair

Liz Cairns

Head of Independence, Transport Accident Commission

Professor Beth Armstrong

Edith Cowan University

Professor Juli Coffin

Notre Dame University

Dr Howard Flavell

Northern Territory

Dr Raphael Grzebieta

Professor Emeritus
Transport and Road Safety Research Centre, UNSW Sydney 

Professor Jake Olivier

Transport and Road Safety Research Centre at UNSW Sydney

Jennifer Makovec Knight

Sports Concussion Research Group, Monash University

Professor Melinda Fitzgerald

Curtin University

Professor Roger Chung

Macquarie University, Chairperson Brain Injury Australia

Professor Alistair Nichol

University College Dublin, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University

Professor Andrew Udy

Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University

Dr Hayley Letson

Heart, Trauma and Sepsis Research Laboratory, James Cook University

Professor Geoffrey Dobson

Trauma and Sepsis Research Laboratory, James Cook University

Professor Peter Schofield

University of Newcastle

Professor Malcolm Hopwood

Ramsay Health Care Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne

Professor Tony Butler

Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney

Dr Kate Gould

Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre

Jodie Brown

Family Member

Mathew Ward

Consumer

Sue Sloan

Occupational Therapist, Neuropsychologist

Madeline Homewood

Parent

Dr Jo Tully

Deputy Director Victorian Forensic Paediatric Medical Service

Natalie Foley

Parent

Ethan Cheesewright

17 year-old ex-Australian Rules footballer

Professor Vicki Anderson

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Melbourne

Professor Gary Browne

University of Sydney

Associate Professor Michael Buckland

University of Sydney

Karen Mason

Executive Director of Kelowna Women’s Shelter, British Columbia Canada

Professor Paul van Donkelaar

University of British Columbia Canada

The Honorable Judge Eugene M. Hyman

Superior Court of California County of Santa Clara

Magistrate Pauline Spencer

Victoria

Associate Professor Molly Townes O’Brien

Australian National University College of Law, Canberra

Professor Bruce Bonyhady AM

Melbourne Disability Institute University of Melbourne

Sammy Daly

Kitchenhand

David Best

Senior Policy Officer Disability Employment Australia

Dr Em Bould

Monash University

Ms Libby Callaway

Monash University