Program

This program is subject to change.

All conference sessions will be held at the Sofitel Hotel, 25 Collins Street Melbourne in the Arthur Streeton Auditorium. All presenters are asked to allow time for questions from the floor.

Wednesday, November 9, 2010
6:00pm Registrations  
7:00pm Cocktail Reception – The Terrace Room Sofitel  
7:30pm Welcome address A/Prof Marion Saville – Executive Director
Victorian Cytology Service.
A/Prof Kristine Macartney – Deputy Director of Government Programs
National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance
Thursday, November 10, 2011
7:30 – 8:00 Registrations – Tea & Coffee  
8:00 – 8:10 Conference Opening The Hon David Davis
8:10am
Welcome to Country Wurundjeri Elder
8:15am Conference Overview A/Prof Marion Saville
Session 1 – Plenary Speakers (Session Chair Dr Shelley Deeks)
  Session Chair  
8:30 – 9:30 HPV Vaccines – The first 5 years Dr Lauri Markowitz
9:30 – 10.30 A Brave New World? The Rationale for, and Barriers to, Adopting Molecular Testing for Cervical
Cancer Prevention
Dr Phil Castle

Dr Castle’s attendance at PCC2011 is proudly sponsored by the Cancer Council New South Wales.
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea – The Terrace Room  
Session 2 – Preventing Cervical Cancer In Indigenous Women
  Session Chair Dr Christine Selvey
11:00 – 11:30 Community knowledge and attitudes affecting uptake of HPV vaccination for Aboriginal females Dr Tracy Reibel  
11:30 – 12:00 Improving the recording of indigenous status in the National Cervical Screening Program. Hiranthi Perera
12:00 – 12:30 Initiatives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women being implemented by Queensland Cervical Screening Program Samantha Wild and Colleen Murray
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch – The Terrace Room  
Session 3 – Preventing Cervical Cancer In Resource Poor Settings In Our Region
  Session Chair Professor Suzanne Garland
1:30 – 2:00 HPV Vaccination Initiatives Dr Scott LaMontagne
2:00 – 2:30 Vanuatu Study Rohit Sinha
2:30 – 3:00 Screening Initiatives Dr Scott LaMontagne
3:00 – 3:30 "Research priorities for cervix cancer control in low resource settings" Prof John Kaldor
3:30 – 4:00 Afternoon Tea – The Terrace Room  
Session 4 – Proffered Papers  
4:00 – 5:00    
  Close  
7:00pm Conference Dinner – Zinc @ Federation Square  
Friday, 11th November, 2011
8:00 – 8:30 Coffee and Tea  
Session 1 – Where Are We Now?
  Session Chair A/Prof Marion Saville
8:30 – 9:00 National Cervical Screening Programme – Update including proposed new measures. Ms Christine Sturrock
9:00 – 9:30 'Impact of the National HPV Vaccination Program so far' Dr Julia Brotherton
9:30 – 10:00 Monitoring Colposcopy Quality A/Prof Dorota Gertig
10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea – The Terrace Room  
10:30 – 11:00 HPV Vaccine Safety: an overview A/Prof Kristine Macartney
11:00 – 11:30 Declining endocervical rates: Does it matter? A/Prof Dorota Gertig
11:30 – 12:00 Panel discussion/questions Session Speakers
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch – The Terrace Room  
Session 2 – Planning For The Future
  Session Chair Professor  Suzanne Garland
1:00 – 1:30 HPV Vaccine: New developments and next steps Dr Lauri Markowitz
1:30 – 2:00 Vaccination of Boys: Is it cost effective? Dr Melina Georgousakis
2:00 – 2:30 Using Population Risks to Guide the Implementation of New Algorithms for Cervical Cancer Prevention Dr Phil Castle
2:30 – 3:00 Randomised controlled trial of primary HPV testing for cervical cancer screening in Australia Dr Karen Canfell
3:00 – 3:30 Renewal of the National Cervical Screening Programme Dr Tracey Bessell
3:30 – 4:00 Panel discussion/questions Session Speakers
4:00 Conference Close & Afternoon Tea A/Prof Marion Saville