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Conference Program (Draft)

Pre Conference Workshop - Monday 9th March 2020

Time

Speaker

Topic

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Simon Matthews

“Behaviour Change Agent – learning to cultivate and support health behaviour change” 

Main Conference, Day 1 - Tuesday 10th March 2020

Time

Speaker

Topic

9 to 9:30 am

Special Opening Speaker

To be announced

9:30 to 9:40 am

Dr Chester Kuma

SPSLM President’s Welcome Address

9:40 to 10:10 am

Dr Wendy Snowdon

NCD prevention and management in the Pacific Islands

10:10 to 10:40 am

Elisiva Na’ati

Addressing NCDs in the Pacific - Challenges and Opportunities

10:40 to 11:00 am

Morning Refreshments

11:00 to 11:25 am

A/Prof Darren Morton

The problems with parachutes and lifestyle medicine

11:25 to 12:10 pm

Prof Garry Egger

Dealing with chronic disease through shared medical appointments (group visits): a new process for lifestyle medicine

12:10 to 12:30 pm

Stephen Penman

Developing and supporting a global LM movement – challenges and opportunities

12:30 to 12:45 pm

Questions to Morning Speakers

12:45 to 1:45 pm

Lunch

1:45 to 2:25 pm

Dr Brad Townend

Lifestyle related factors impacting eye disease

2:25 to 3:05 pm

A/Prof Renee Bittoun

Smoking! Urgent call to your action!

3:05 to 3:25 pm

Dr Mechelle Palma

Lifestyle Medicine education – what are the options?

3:25 to 3:45 pm

Afternoon Refreshments

3:45 to 4:25 pm

A/Prof Darren Morton

Physical activity – a cornerstone of lifestyle medicine

4:25 to 5:05 pm

Simon Matthews

Evidence-based strategies to support behavioural change

5:05 to 5:20 pm

Questions to Afternoon Speakers

 

7 to 9 pm

Conference Dinner

Main Conference, Day 2 - 11th March 2020

Time

Speaker

Topic

9 to 9:50 am

A/Prof Ross Grant

Diet & Lifestyle as Drivers of Disease (CVD, dementia cancer): The link with oxidative stress & Inflammation

9:50 to 10:35 am

Prof Garry Egger

Lifestyle-related ‘causality’ and chronic disease

10:35 to 10:55 am

Morning Refreshments

10:55 to 11:25 am

Dr Luke Wilson

Creating a lifestyle intervention for your community

11:25 to 12:05 pm

A/Prof Wayne Dysinger

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance with Lifestyle Medicine

12:05 to 12:20 pm

Questions for Morning Speakers

12:20 to 1:20 pm

Lunch

1:20 to 2:20 pm

Simon Matthews

Resilience and lifestyle factors affecting it

2:20 to 2:50 pm

Dr Margaret Cornelius

A doctor’s personal journey towards health and wellness

2:50 to 3:10 pm

Afternoon Refreshments

3:10 to 5:10 pm

A/Prof Wayne Dysinger

Lifestyle Medicine Assessments and Prescriptions - Workshop

5:10 to 5:25 pm

Questions for Afternoon Speakers

Main Conference, Day 3 - 12th March 2020

Time

Speaker

Topic

9 to 9:50 am

A/Prof Ross Grant

How do you monitor oxidative stress and inflammation?

9:50 to 10:35 am

Prof Garry Egger

The ‘how’, ‘what’ and ‘why’ of lifestyle medicine

10:35 to 10:55 am

Morning Refreshments

10:55 to 11:25 am

Dr Walter Vermeulen

METI’s Healthy Living program in Samoa

11:25 to 12:05 pm

A/Prof Wayne Dysinger

What Does it Mean to Eat (Whole) Food, Not Too Much?

12:05 to 12:20 pm

Questions for Morning Speakers

12:20 to 1:20 pm

Lunch

1:20 to 3:20 pm

A/Prof Renee Bittoun

Tobacco Smoking: the more you know the better you will be at helping smokers quit

 

3:20 to 3:40 pm

Afternoon Refreshments

3:40 to 4:10 pm

Dr Lillian Kent

Getting to the ‘guts’ of your health

4:10 to 4:40 pm

Dr Paul Rankin & Dr Alipate Vakamocea

Lifestyle Medicine really works – CHIP in Fiji & globally

4:40 to 4:55 pm

Questions for Afternoon Speakers

4:55 to 5:25 pm

Roundtable discussion

NCD Advisors – Dr Tukana, Dr Kenilorea & others

5:25 to 5:45 pm

Closing & presentations

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