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Digital Health Festival

  June 1 2021 - 9:00am - June 2 2021 6:30pm

Technology is revolutionising health care and COVID-19 has only accelerated the pace of innovation and adoption. Digital health solutions are driving improvements in service delivery, clinical outcomes and patient experience. Consumers are demanding greater choice, more personalised care and a larger role in health management.

Digital Health Festival is a unique virtual festival featuring the people and technologies that are transforming healthcare. It is a forum where those involved in clinical practice, management and infrastructure in hospitals, primary care, community pharmacies and the whole health value chain explore the future of healthcare.


Join thousands of health professionals in a thrilling ride through the digital health landscape. Our state-of-the-art virtual conference platform delivers two days of packed content for delegates to consume live or on-demand, for one low price. 

  • The future of medicine
  • The digital hospital of the future
  • Telehealth – where will the technology take us?
  • Can psychology be digitalised?
  • What’s hot in US Health Tech?

    And much more!


Daniel Kraft MD, Chair, Singularity University

Craig Sharp, Vice President, Connected Care, Cochlear Ltd

Dr Steve Hambleton, Chief Clinical Advisor, Australian Digital Health Agency

Jessica DaMassa, Executive Producer & Host, WTF Health USA

Anita Hodge, National Patient Reported Experience & Outcomes Manager, Healthscope

Dr Brad Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Minomic International

Dr Annie Banbury, Senior Telehealth Consultant, University of Queensland

Dean Whiting, Chief Executive Officer, Pathology Technology Australia Limited

Dave Waters, Executive Director, Metro South

Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Professor Digital Health & Deputy Director, Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute, Swinburne University

Olivier Salvado, Head of Imaging and Computer Vision, Data 61

Rachel Green, CEO, Sane Australia

Maree Beare, Founder and CEO, Wanngi

Grant Blashki, Lead Clinical Advisor, Beyond Blue

Professor Mike Inouye, Director, Cambridge Baker Systems Genomics Initiative, UK

Peter Birch, Podcast Host, Talking Healthtech

Karen Blake, Head of Clinical Informatics, Health Alliance NZ

Johan Verjans, Deputy Director, Medical Machine Learning at Australian Institute for Machine Learning

Tobias Huegle, Product Manager, Siemens

Sanji Kanagalingam, CEO, WeGuide

Lisa Burnette, Clinical Information Nurse, St John of God Healthcare

Robert Kluttz, Director, Clinical Innovation and Improvement, Tritium Strategy

Professor Gemma Figtree, Professor in Medicine, University of Sydney

Kate Osborne, Statewide Telerehabilitation Program Manager, SA Health

A/Professor Jill Newby, Clinical Psychologist, Black Dog Institute

Raelene Donovan, Medical Director, Digital Health Services, Metro South Health

Julian Nolan, Mental Health Clinician, Eastern Health

Kopi Nadarajah
CEO, Healthcare Link

Mo Jaimangal, CEO & Co-founder, Curve Tomorrow

Paul Eleftheriou, Chief Medical Officer, Western Health

Peter Williams, Healthcare Advisor, Oracle

Dr Liliana Laranjo, Research Fellow, The University of Sydney, Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC)

Michael Hosking, Clinical Informatics Lead, Ministry of Health New Zealand

A/Professor Charlotte Hespe, Head, General Practice and Primary Care Research, School of Medicine, Sydney

Andy Moore, CEO,
Hello Sunday Morning

Dr Timothy Fazio, Chief Medical Information Officer, The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Denis Bauer, Head, cloud computing bioinformatics, CSIRO

Deepak Biswal, Founder & CEO, CareMonitor

Chris Smeed, Co-Founder & CEO, Cubiko

Professor Kerryn Butler-Henderson, Professor and Director of Digital Health, RMIT University

Bridianne O’Dea, Senior Research Fellow, Black Dog Institute

Andrew Bryant, Chief Customer Officer, Healthdirect Australia

Dr Rahul Gupta, Clinical Lead – Telepsychiatry, Hunter New England Local Health District, Conjoint Lecturer, University of Newcastle

Melissa Tinsley, Manager, Clinical Information & Decision Support, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation

Harry Iles-Mann, Co-Chair – MyHealth Record Improvement Group,Australian Digital Health Agency 

Jane Barclay, Director Clinical Systems & Informatics, Mater Hospital

Professor Corinne Caillaud, Faculty of Medicine & Health, University of Sydney

Dr Mohanraj Karunanithi, Group Leader, Health Services, eHealth Program
, The Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

Lachlan Rudd, Director, Data & Analytics, eHealth NSW

Dr Alison Mahoney, Research Director & Senior Clinical Psychologist, THIS WAY UP

Dr Mike Millard, Clinical Director, THIS WAY UP

Kevin Sam, Health Informatics Pharmacist, Clinical Engagement & Patient Safety, eHealth NSW

Yogi Kanagasingam, Digital Health entrepreneur, Inaugural Chair of Digital Health & Telemedicine, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame

Sabine Bennett, Director – Digital Health, Deloitte Digital Australia

Robert Read,CEO & Managing Director, Medadvisor

Dani Li, Partnerships Manger, Medadvisor

Marc Pelusi, Director, Digital Transformation Office, Sydney Local Health District

Emily Casey, Founder, What the Health?!

David Cowell, National Business Manager – Health Programs, Medadvisor

Dr Padma Gadiyar, Founder,

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