Our Speakers

The Organising Committee would like to extend their thanks to our national and international speakers for their contribution to the scientific programme.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Richard Lumb
Dr Richard Lumb
ipal Medical Scientist, Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, Australia
 
Dr Rick Stapledon
Dr Rick Stapledon
Consultant, South Australia Tuberculosis Services, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
 
Kerri Viney
Kerri Viney
Acting TB Advisor, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), New Caledonia
 
Dr Tauhid Islam
Dr Tauhid Islam
Medical Officer, rGLC Secretariat, Stop TB, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office, Philippines
 
 

Invited Speakers

Dr Karen Bissell
Dr Karen Bissell
Coordinator, Health Policy Research Unit, Deputy Director, Centre for Operational Research, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Assoc. Prof. Timothy Blackmore
Assoc. Prof. Timothy Blackmore
ID Physician and Microbiologist, Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley DHB, New Zealand
 
Prof Warwick Britton
Prof Warwick Britton
MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FRCPA, FRCP Centenary Institute & University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
 
Assoc. Prof. Chris Bullen
Assoc. Prof. Chris Bullen
Director, The National Institute for Health Innovation, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Dr James Dalton
Dr James Dalton
Research Fellow, Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, The University of Auckland
 
Dr Justin Denholm
Dr Justin Denholm
Infectious Diseases Physician and Epidemiologist, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 
Dist. Prof. Bill Denny
Dist. Prof. Bill Denny
Principal Investigator, Maurice Wilkins Centre, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
 
McAuley Prof Philip Hill
McAuley Prof Philip Hill
Co-Director, Centre for Internal Health & The Otago International Health Research Network, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
 
Dr Stu Hutchings
Dr Stu Hutchings
Acting Chief Executive, Animal Health Board, Wellington, New Zealand
 
Dr Jo Kirman
Dr Jo Kirman
Immunologist, Infectious Diseases, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
 
Dr J.Shaun Lott
Dr J.Shaun Lott
AgResearch Senior Lecturer in Structural Biology Laboratory of Structural Biology & Maurice Wilkins Centre School of Biological Sciences, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Dr Margot McLean
Dr Margot McLean
Medical Officer of Health at Regional Public Health, Hutt Valley DHB, Wellington, New Zealand
 
Dr Mitzi Nisbet
Dr Mitzi Nisbet
ID and Respiratory Physician, Auckland DHB, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Dr Cathy Pikholz
Dr Cathy Pikholz
Medical Officer of Health, ADHB, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Dr Sally Roberts
Dr Sally Roberts
BSc, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPA, CIC. Clinical Head of Microbiology, LabPlus, Auckland District Health Board
 
Dr Jo Sims
Dr Jo Sims
FRANZCO, Ophthalmologist, Auckland DHB, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Dr Lesley Voss
Dr Lesley Voss
TB and Infectious Diseases Paediatrician, Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland DHB, Auckland, NZ
 
Dr Siouxsie Wiles
Dr Siouxsie Wiles
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand