Program Agenda

Thursday, 16 November 2017
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. 
Attendees will be welcomed to Melbourne and the Congress by CLEAR President Cory Everett and a traditional Welcome to Country
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Keynote Presentation: Impact for Regulators Working with Indigenous Populations
Greg Phillips, Associate Professor, Monash University

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Establishing Priorities, Challenges, and Opportunities in Occupational Regulation (Discussion Groups)
Roundtable Discussion Groups will provide attendees from a variety of professions and international jurisdictions with an opportunity to share challenges and best practices related to the most current and pressing issues in occupational and professional regulation.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Global Mobility and Entry to Practice 
Session One: Australia's Skilled Occupation List
Speaker to be announced
Session Two: The Dark Side of Mobility
Beka Tavartkiladze, Assistant Director and Head of Evaluation Services, World Education Services

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Global Mobility and Entry to Practice (Discussion Groups)
Session One: Accreditation and Recognition Arrangements
Margaret Grant, Program Manager Accreditation, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Discussion Groups
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Pre-dinner reception/event
Friday, 17 November 2017
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Report on CLEAR Regulatory Member Profile
Cory Everett, CLEAR President and Frances Picherack, CLEAR Regulatory Member Profile Chair

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Governance and Accountability in Professional Regulation
Session One: Establishment and Work of/with Community Reference Groups
Anita Rivera, National Director, Communications, Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency
Mark Bodycoat, Community Member, Medical Board of Australia, and Chair, Community Reference Group

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Governance and Accountability in Professional Regulation (Discussion Groups)
Session Two: Understanding the Public Interest and Reflecting That in Decision-Making
Ron Paterson, Professor, The University of Auckland

Discussion Groups
Following the presentation, attendees will break into roundtable discussion groups for focused discussion related to the key points from the afternoon presentations.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Striving for Continuing Competence
Session One: Journey Towards Revalidation
Dr. Joanna Flynn AM, Chair, Medical Board of Australia
Session Two: Distributed Competency - The Competency of Teams
Sayra M. Cristancho, Scientist, Center for Education Research & Innovation, and Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario


3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote Presentation

The Honorable Michael Kirby AC CMG, Retired Judge of the High Court of Australia

4:00 p.m.
Concluding Remarks

A pdf version of the current agenda is available for download here.
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