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WEAAD Online Forum: 2022 Program 

Time

Activity / Presentation

10am

Master of Ceremony: Anne Burgess, Chairperson ARAS

Welcome

10.10am

Welcome to Country: Frank Wanganeen

10.15am

Opening:  The Honourable Chris Picton MP, Minister for Health & Wellbeing 

10.30am

Introduction: Carolanne Barkla, Chief Executive, ARAS

10.45am

Keynote: Laura Mosqueda MD, Director, National Center on Elder Abuse, California, USA

Topic of presentation: Understanding Resilience from a Life Course Perspective

11:10am

Keynote: Professor Susan Kurrle, Geriatrician, International Emmy award winning ABC series 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds

Topic of presentation: TBC

11.35am

BREAK 

11.45am

Natasha Short, Managing Director, Kimberley Birds

Topic of presentation: No More Humbug Report 

12.00pm

Dr Rachel Carson, Executive Manager and Senior Research Fellow, Family Law, Family Violence and Elder Abuse, Australian Institute of Family Studies

Topic of presentation: National Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

12:15pm   

Dr Duncan McKellar, Psychiatrist, Member of the Oakden Review panel

Topic of presentation: TBC

12:30pm

Er-Kai Wang, Solicitor, Older Persons ACT Legal Service (OPALS)

Topic of presentation: Legislation on elder abuse in ACT

12:45pm    

Q&A and closing remarks: Anne Burgess, Chairperson ARAS