If you missed out on this year’s APAC Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare or would like to watch the key note speakers again, grab your lunch and come along to a series of video presentations in the Innovation Lab at Ko Awatea. Come and be inspired by some of the greatest minds in their field.
Monday 21 October: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Innovation Lab, Ko Awatea
‘Caring and Curing’
President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and previously served as IHI’s Executive Vice President and COO for 15 years. She is a prominent authority on improving healthcare systems, whose expertise has been recognised by her elected membership to the Institute of Medicine and by her appointment to The Commonwealth Fund’s Commission on a High Performance Health System, among other distinctions. Ms. Bisognano advises healthcare leaders around the world, is a frequent speaker at major healthcare conferences on quality improvement, and is a tireless advocate for change. She is also an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Research Associate in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, and serves on the boards of the Commonwealth Fund, Theda Care Centre for Healthcare Value, and Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Prior to joining IHI, she served as CEO of the Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital and Senior Vice President of The Juran Institute
Tuesday 22 October: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Innovation Lab, Ko Awatea
‘How to approach change in a positive and fulfilling way’
Dan is a Senior Fellow at Duke University’s CASE centre, supporting entrepreneurs fighting for social good. He is the co-author of Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard which debuted at #1 on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. The Heath brothers previously co-wrote the critically acclaimed book Made to Stick, named the Best Business Book of the Year, which spent 2 years on the Business Week bestseller list, and translated into 29 languages. Heath is a columnist for Fast Company magazine, and he has taught and consulted with organisations such as Microsoft, Philips, Vanguard, Macy’s, USAID, and the American Heart Association. Previously, Dan worked as a researcher and case writer for Harvard Business School, co-authoring 10 case studies on entrepreneurial ventures, and later served as a Consultant to the Policy Programs of the Aspen Institute. In 1997, Dan co-founded the innovative publishing company Thinkwell, producing a radically reinvented line of college textbooks
Wednesday 23 October: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Innovation Lab, Ko Awatea
‘How do we make what we do as health professionals relevant to the people we see and treat’?
Glenn Colquhoun is a poet and children’s writer. His first collection The Art of Walking Upright won the Jessie Mackay Best First Book of Poetry award at the 2000 Montana Book Awards. Playing God, his third collection, won the poetry section of the same awards in 2003 as well as the Reader’s Choice award that year. He has written four children’s books and published a book of essays entitled Jumping Ship And Other Essays. He was awarded the Prize in Modern Letters in 2004 and a Fulbright scholarship to Harvard University in 2010. He works as a General Practioner in the Horowhenua.
The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
Thursday 24 October: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Innovation Lab, Ko Awatea
‘The role law reform has played throughout history in areas such as human rights, social justice and transformational change’
Michael Kirby retired from Australia’s High Court in 2009 and was the country’s longest serving judge. Appointed in 1975 as a Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation & Arbitration Commission, he was soon after seconded as inaugural Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84). Later, he was appointed a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal and, concurrently, the Court of Appeal of Solomon Islands. Appointed to the High Court in 1996, he served 13 years, and was twice Acting Chief Justice of Australia. Since his judicial retirement, Michael Kirby was elected President of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia from 2009-2010. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Laws of Australia. He has been appointed Honorary Visiting Professor by 12 universities and has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates. In 2010, he was awarded the Gruber Justice Prize. He is currently a member of the Eminent Persons Group investigating the future of the Commonwealth of Nations; and has been appointed to the UNDP Global Commission of HIV and the Law. In 2010, he was appointed to the Arbitration Panel of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (World Bank).