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ACS WA 2017 Dennis Moore Oration Dinner

6th Annual ACS WA 2017 Dennis Moore Oration Dinner - Embracing Digital Disruption to Advance Clinical Research

Registration End Date: Wed, 11 Oct, 06:30 PM

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  • UWA Club
    Hacket Drive
    Crawley WA 6009
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  • Event Start: Wed, 11 Oct, 06:30 PM
    Event Finish: Wed, 11 Oct, 10:00 PM
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<b>Table Purchase Available (8 guests per table)</b><br>$1120 + GST: ACS Members<br>$1280 + GST: Non Members<br><br><i>*To purchase your table please contact <b>Alexandra Mollo</b> at <a href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">[email protected]</font></a> with your guests&#39; full name, email address, employer and dietary requirement (if any).</i><br><span style="font-family: trebuchet ms,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: medium;">-------------------------------------------------------------------<br><b>BACKGROUND</b><br><br>Each year, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) presents leading edge orations by world class speakers.  This year our guest speaker is Professor <b>Matthew Bellgard, Director, Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University</b>.  Professor Bellgard’s Oration title is <b>“Embracing Digital Disruption to Advance Clinical Research”.</b></span></span><br> <br><span style="font-family: trebuchet ms,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b>Healthcare</b>, and clinical research specifically, is a complex human endeavour.  It is an information-based industry where value and success depends upon focussed, well designed connectivity of systems achieved through stakeholder collaboration.  Quality data, information and knowledge must be analysed and utilised in an effective, efficient and timely manner to affect important clinical decisions and communicate health prevention strategies.</span></span><br> <br><span style="font-family: trebuchet ms,sans-serif;"><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: medium;">The Oration is named after Dennis Moore, the father-figure of computing in Western Australia.  Professor Moore was first chairman of the WA Computer Society, the Director of the very first computing centre in WA, an executive director of Government Computing, and then appointed foundation Head of School of Computing at Curtin University of Technology in 1987.</span></span></span><br> <br><span style="font-family: trebuchet ms,sans-serif;"><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: medium;">In addition, the winner of the prestigious <b>1962 Prize</b>, sponsored by Dennis Moore, will be announced.</span></span></span><br> <br><b><span style="font-family: trebuchet ms,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: medium;">You are invited to join us at this distinguished event.</span></span></b><br>  <div><img alt="2017 Oration Sponsors Logos" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1505711688000"></img></div>

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Matthew Bellgard

Matthew Bellgard

Professor Matthew Bellgard is a computer scientist by background with a PhD from the University of Western Australia in the field of artificial intelligence. Professor Bellgard is the inaugural Director of the Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG) based at Murdoch University. The CCG undertakes research in the biomedical, biological and agricultural sciences on themes as diverse as human health, personalised medicine, food security, environmental management, animal and plant genomics and pathogens and viruses. The key to the CCG’s ability to operate at the boundaries between these diverse fields lies in its unique mix of capabilities and expertise embracing technological innovation in the enabling disciplines of bioinformatics, genomics, molecular therapies, software engineering, and super and cloud computing. Professor Bellgard has a particular interest in rare diseases and is co-leader of the Australian consortium in the FP7 €12 million RD Connect program that focuses on providing an integrated platform connecting registries, biobanks and clinical bioinformatics. He is also Project Director of the design and deployment of core ICT systems in the health sector.

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Hacket Drive,Crawley,WA,Australia

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