Julia Gillard, Brett Sutton to headline digital health summit

Former prime minister Julia Gillard and Victoria's chief health officer Brett Sutton will make live keynote speeches at the upcoming Digital Health Institute Summit, being held virtually and live in five locations in November.

Ms Gillard, now the chair of mental health support organisation Beyond Blue, will headline the Adelaide event on November 25 with a presentation on access and equity to digital mental health solutions as part of long-term healthcare planning.

She will also look at some of the topical issues around mental health digital delivery including the individual’s control of their own data.

Professor Sutton will headline the Melbourne program on November 20, speaking about setting the course for the future of digital public health in the face of COVID-19.

Organiser the Australasian Digital Health Institute has also secured high-profile government representatives for each event, including:

  • eHealth Queensland CEO Damian Green at the Brisbane event on November 10
  • WA Health executive director of strategy, policy and planning Judith Stewart at the Perth event on November 13
  • eHealth NSW CEO Zoran Bolevich at the Sydney event on November 17
  • Victorian DHHS chief digital health officer Neville Board at the Melbourne event on November 20
  • SA Health chief digital health officer Bret Morris at the Adelaide event on November 25.

The AIDH promises more than 200 speakers at the summit, appearing in person and virtually, along with international speakers.

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