Invited Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Clinical Radiology

Prof Giuseppe Brancatelli

Professor of Radiology, University of Palermo

Giuseppe Brancatelli is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at the University of Palermo, Italy. Prof Brancatelli has published on several abdominal imaging topics with particular attention to liver diseases. His major research interests are diagnostic imaging of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts and hepatobiliary contrast agents. 

He has received numerous teaching, educational and scientific awards, including two Teaching Awards by the European School of Radiology. He is frequently invited to lecture internationally. He holds membership of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the Italian Society of Radiology (SIRM). He is Chairman of the Membership Committee of the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR).

Dr Mike Bynevelt

Neurological Intervention & Imaging Service of Western Australia (NIISwa)

Mike Bynevelt is a senior clinical Diagnostic Neuroradiologist working for the Neurological Intervention & Imaging Service of Western Australia (NIISwa) at Sir Charles Gairdner (SCGH), Perth Children’s and Royal Perth Hospitals. He was born in Taupo, New Zealand, studied Medicine at the University of Auckland and trained in radiology at Waikato Hospital. He completed fellowship training in diagnostic, interventional and paediatric neuro-imaging at a number of teaching hospitals in London, UK including the National and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. His clinical and research interests include advanced and functional neuro-imaging techniques, neuro-oncology, ophthalmology, dementia, epilepsy, brain trauma and neuro-paediatric imaging. Mike is very active in teaching and has received the Turab Chakera Award for Registrar Teaching on two occasions. Currently he is the RANZCR Chief Accreditation Officer for Clinical Radiology and continues as Senior Part/Phase 2 Examiner. Previously Mike has been the Director of the SCGH Radiology Department, Director of the State-Wide Radiology Training Program, RANZCR Part 2 Co-Lead Neuro Examiner, Clinical Radiology Curriculum Assessment Committee member and Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Western Australia. He is an author on over 50 peer review publications, swims every morning and when he gets time, is a keen photographer including drone photography.

Dr Sharyn MacDonald

Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury
New Zealand

Sharyn MacDonald is a cardiothoracic radiologist who is the Chief of Radiology for Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury, and a Radiologist with the Pacific Radiology Group in Christchurch, New Zealand. Beyond cardiothoracic imaging, her interests include how processes adapted from the manufacturing industry can be used to help set up Radiology services to succeed with delivering quality, safe, right time imaging, and the need for Radiology to address the drivers of gender imbalance in its Radiologist workforce for the future wellbeing of the specialty.

Radiation Oncology

Prof Jarad Martin

Calvary Mater Hospital

Prof Jarad Martin practices as a Radiation Oncologist in Newcastle, Australia, where he has subspeciality interests in Genitourinary, Gastrointestinal and Benign conditions. He is active in Clinical Trial leadership, with particular interests in optimizing stereotactic radiotherapy, harnessing immune-radiotherapy and generating high level evidence for the use of radiation in benign diseases. Outside interests include running, obstacle course racing and craft beer, with a recent side-hustle in Uber driving. Originally from New Zealand, he maintains strong connections, and will never stop supporting the All Blacks.
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Invited Speakers

A/Prof Mei Ling Yap
Rouse Travelling Fellow
Liverpool and Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centres
NSW, Australia

Dr Berry Allen PhD
Te Whatu Ora Waikato
New Zealand

Dr Elana Curtis
Public Health Medicine Specialist
Taikura Consultants
New Zealand

Dr Hugh Douglas
Waikato Hospital, Head of
Paediatric Anaesthesia
 University of Auckland,
Senior Lecturer 

Dr Greg Frazer
Respiratory Physician
Te Whatu Ora Waitaha

Christchurch, New Zealand 

A/Prof Michael Jameson
Medical Oncologist
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton, New Zealand

Prof Catherine Jones
I-MED Radiology Network
Brisbane, Australia

Dr Laxmi Lanka
I-MED Radiology Network
Hamilton, New Zealand

Martin Necas
Ultrasound Department
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton, New Zealand

Dr Sarah Settatree
Clinical Oncologist
Royal Marsden Hospital
United Kingdom

Dr Dana Tipene-Hook
Radiologist and Director
Taranaki Radiology

Prof David Tipene-Leach
Māori and Indigenous Research
Eastern Institute of Technology,
Te Aho a Māui

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