Public Oral Health Innovations Conference 2018


Public Oral Health Innovations Conference 2018


Book now for the 2018 Public Oral Health Innovations Conference. The theme of the conference is Engagement Matters and our Keynote Speaker is Dr Lynne Maher, Director of Innovation, Ko Awatea, Auckland., will present on Meaningful Engagement: making every interaction count.

The conference will showcase innovations and innovative practices developed to enhance engagement with patients. Other Speakers will provide the inspiration for us all to re-think our engagement with patients and be more person centred.

As always, the conference is a great opportunity to meet up with colleagues, see what is new from the dental trade and to feel excited about the future.

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Facilitator: Dr Norman Swan

Keynote Speaker: Dr Lynne Maher,
Director of Innovation, Ko Awatea, Auckland


Melbourne Room,
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Place, South Wharf, 3006

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Friday 20 April 2018, 9.00am-5.00pm


Public Sector (Victorian) - free

Public Sector (non Victorian) - $200

Private Sector - $350

Contact Details

Clinical Education and Training Unit:

CPD Points



The conference is fully catered, please ensure you indicate any dietary requirements when registering.

World café – innovations to improve health outcomes

Stream 1 - Using technology

Stream 2 - Focus on workforce


Dr Yuzhou Jiang

Little Smiles

Monique & Ann - Merri Health


Omar & Alaa

Fluoride Varnish

Dr Martin Hall, Chief Oral Health Advisor
Dental Health Services Victoria

Hairy Mouthguard

Callum McLeod - APS Innovations

Process Mapping

Louise Palmer, Chief Experience Officer
Dental Health Services Victoria

Working with Patients Experiencing Trauma

Dr Sharon Zaks

Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Shalika Hegde, Manager,
Centre for Applied Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Dental Health Services Victoria