28-29 August 2017 | Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

Victorian Healthcare Week 2017

Welcome to Victorian Healthcare Week

Following the success of Australian Healthcare Week in Sydney this March which attracted over 3000 visitors from across the healthcare system, we are pleased to announce Victorian Healthcare Week, taking place in Melbourne between the 28-29 August.  

This event has been created to bring together delegates from across the design, delivery and operation of our current and future hospitals to share strategies on the changes that need to put in place if we are to create an integrated and digitally connected healthcare system that can respond efficiently and effectively to the current and future health problems facing Australia.

What you can expect for 2017

  • Free to attend Disrupt Healthcare Program - Register Free Pass
  • 3 Major Summits on Health Facilities Design and Development, Digital Healthcare and the new Aged Care Summit
  • 60+ International and Australian speakers across all events
  • The opportunity to network with more 200 of your peers
  • International case studies from the Shanghai, NZ, Sweden and Canada
  • Increased networking opportunities and interactive sessions to encourage information exchange
  • Access all areas conference pass

This event will bring together stakeholders from across the sector to explore solutions to the challenges you will face during the design, delivery and operation of tomorrows health and aged care facilities.

Event Structure

Free to Attend On-Floor Program (28 August 2017):

  • Disrupt Healthcare Program
  • Conference Day 1 & 2 (28-29 August 2017):

    Workshops (30 August 2017):

    Case study project sessions including:

    • International Keynote - The Christchurch Health Precinct - lessons from the 2011 earthquake
    • St John of God Bendigo: Commissioning challenges in delivering safe and innovative models of care in a live hospital environment
    • Cabrini Malvern: Designing a healthcare facility around the Needs of the complex patient
    • St Vincent's Health Network: Darlinghurst Campus - Master planning for the future and thinking differently about public-private partnerships
    • Epworth Geeling: Striving for an exceptional patient experience
    • Royal Darwin Hospital: Identifying and overcoming regional construction challenges inthe NT's newest build
    • Merri Health: New Merri Health Community Health Hub for Melbourne's Northern Region
    • Department of Health and Human Services Victoria: Overview of Victoria's State-Wide Digital Health Strategy
    • The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne: My RCH Portal - A window into the medical record for RCH patients and families
    • Perth Childrens Hospital: ICT Commissioning Challenges and Strategies
    • and many more!

    Who will you meet?

    Attendees to the summit are drawn from the following organisations:

    Health Departments (Federal and State)

    Local Area Health Services

    Health Facilities

    Aged Care Facilities

    Building Contractors/Consulting Engineers


    With the following job titles represented:

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Medical Officer

    Chief Information / Technology Officer

    Chief Procurement Officer


    Directors of Nursing/ Nursing Unit Manager

    Head of Capital Development / Planning / Redevelopment

    Head of IT/ Clinical Information

    Health Sector Leader

    To get the most out of the event

    The conference experience has been specifically designed to increase the opportunities for collaboration and networking courtesy of formats like speed networking, solutions clinics, interviews and debates.

    We encourage you to bring your business cards, actively participate in the interactive learning and networking sessions, reflect on your current commercial challenges and leverage the event to identify new high value relationships and tangible business solutions which you can implement when you are back in the office.