Future Disinfection Now Conference

Join fellow industry leaders at Future Disinfection Now for this one day event as the Interclean Group brings you international experts to discuss and challenge the current landscape of infectious cleaning. Gain valuable insights into how you as managers can stay on the forefront of hospital and aged care cleaning and infection control issues.

Superbugs are among us. Learn strategies to address the threats of today, tomorrow and the future

Meet the
Speakers

Prof. Karen Vickery

Professor Vickery is Scientific Director of the Surgical Infection Research Group, and Vice- Chancellor Innovation Fellow at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. Her expertise in decontamination has led to membership of expert advisory committees for the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), GENCA and Standards Australia.

Dr. Ruth Carrico

PhD, MSN, FNP-C, CIC, FSHEA

Associate Professor with the University of Louisville School of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Carrico has received training specific for healthcare epidemiology at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in conjunction with the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).

Fiona Nemetz

MS, CHESP

System Director of EVS, Safety & Security at Northside Hospital, Atlanta Past President of the AHE, winner of 2015 Environmental Services Departments of the Year, and is also America’s leading Environmental Services Manager. Fiona holds a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration.

Dr. Hudson Garrett Jr

PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, PLNC, VA-BC, IP-BC, CDONA, FACDONA

Global Chief Clinical Officer at Pentax Medical, Chief Clinical Officer, National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration

He holds a Post-Masters Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner, a Post-Masters Certificate in Infection Prevention and Infection Control, and a PhD in Healthcare Administration and Policy. He has completed the Johns Hopkins Fellows Program in Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, and the CDC Fundamentals of Healthcare Epidemiology and Antibiotic Stewardship program

Michael Gately

MBA

Managing Director Medentech & with Esteer Pharma Germany

Michael holds a degree in Social Science from University College Dublin, a Certified Mastery in Infection Prevention and an MBA from Top 100 Business School, Smurfit UCD. He is a Certified Infection Prevention Trainer of Instructors and has been an associate lecturer in Organizational Behaviour with the National University of Ireland and with The Institute of Public Administration with experience in over seventy-five countries on Infection Control Issues.

What you will learn & see:

  • Hear from the world's best infection control leaders as they present and discuss Future Environmental Disinfection challenges
  • Listen to leading Environmental Services Managers as they share what they have done to achieve world class results
  • Attend interactive Exchange sessions
  • See the latest healthcare cleaning equipment from industry leading suppliers including new disposable microfibre infectious cleaning systems
  • Learn about our new auditing & cleaning management Apps
  • Be involved in a world first debate, as we hear experts challenge each other as to why healthcare cleaning and disinfection needs to change

Agenda

Melbourne 28th Feb

Sydney 2nd Mar

8.00am
Registration
8.45am
Conference Session Opener
9.00am
Session 1: Role of the Clinical Environment of Care in the Transmission of HAI’s
10.00am
Session 2: Taking the Science to the Bedside: Application of Evidence-Based Practices
11.15am
Session 3: Hot Zones: An Environmental Services Perspective on Infection Prevention and Control
1.15pm
Session 4: Biofilms: What are they & why traditional disinfection is not working
2.15pm
Exchange Electives 1
3.15pm
Exchange Electives 2
4.00pm
The Great Debate
5.15pm
Q&A with speakers panel
6.00pm
Networking and Happy Hour In Exhibition Area
7.30pm
Finish

Pricing

Full Day
Includes recorded exchange sessions
$495pp
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Half Day
Morning Sessions only
$395pp
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Join Us
Future Disinfection Now

Melbourne February 28th 2017
Rydges, Melbourne
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Sydney March 2nd 2017
Waterview Bicentennial Park Homebush
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Hotel Information

Join fellow industry leaders at the Future Disinfection Now Conference being held in two of Australia’s beautiful eastern capital cities, Sydney and Melbourne. Both cities shine as showcasing everything wonderful about Australia. Sydney has one of the worlds most recognised harbours and vibrant city life while Melbourne is embraced as Australia’s culture capital.