[ASC-list] 2018 BioMedVic Communications Professionals Forum

Lynette Plenderleith lynette.plenderleith at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 08:40:18 UTC 2018



*A professional development forum, designed by and for communications
professionals working in Victoria’s scientific, medical and health sectors.*

*Tuesday 24 April, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm*

Join your colleagues and peers in scientific, medical and health
communications portfolios from across Victoria to share ideas, knowledge
and experiences.
Our third annual forum will focus on the value of communications to our
organisations and more broadly to the sector.
In understanding this topic, we will:

   - *hear *from a scientific icon,
   - *determine* meaningful metrics,
   - *discuss* our successes and lessons learnt, and
   - *gain* insights from one of Australia’s most influential voices.

*Keynote speakers:*

*Professor Peter Doherty AC* - Immunologist and pathologist, author,
tweeter, speaker and Nobel Prize winner, *Professor Peter Doherty* will
present on the importance of health and science communications, to our
organisations and the public.

*Clementine Ford -* Writer, speaker, feminist thinker, Facebook warrior and
columnist, *Clementine* *Ford* will lead a discussion on our
female-dominated workforce and seek to understand its impact on the value
of our profession.

This event is relevant to directors, department heads, managers, advisors
and officers working in media, communications, public affairs, marketing
and event management roles.

*View confirmed speakers and sessions here: Draft Program

*Date:* Tuesday 24 April 2018
*Time:* 8:30 - 9:00 am | Registration
9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Program
4:00 - 5:00 pm | Networking & Drinks
*Venue:* RMIT Storey Hall, 336-348 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC
*Cost:* $275 incl. GST for BioMedVic members $330 incl. GST non-members
(please note that tickets are limited)

*Contact:* For registration or event queries please email
jan.tennent at biomedvic.org.au

*Registration Now Open!*

Please be advised that photographs may be taken at this event for use on
the BioMedVic website and in communications material. Please email
events at biomedvic.org.au no later than 24 hours before the event if you wish
your images to be excluded from such use.

BioMedVic gratefully acknowledges *RMIT University* as the Event Venue
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