Masterclasses/Workshops 2019

Growing knowledge and developing skills is critical to an effective capability for all those in the simulation community.

On Monday September 2nd 2019, the Australasian Simulation Congress will bring you pre-Congress Masterclasses and Workshops with our Keynotes and other Speakers. Gain insights from experts in the simulation industry and learn key analysis styles, productivity enhancement, and proven modelling techniques. Get an extensive dose of education, inspiration and motivation while sharing the experience with peers. These sessions will provide a unique link between real world specific practice and simulation theory. A hand-picked team of simulation experts from a range of backgrounds join the technical staff to discuss their simulation techniques, general research, and the specific features they find intriguing in an interactive seminar setting.


Time   Title   Presenters
9.00am-12.45pm   Virtual and Augmented Reality – Recent Advances in Healthcare   Liam Mcguire
Director Opaque Media

Dr Walter Greenleaf
Expert on the Medical Applications of Virtual Reality Technology
Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab

9.00am-12.45pm   Use of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality in Defence – from Training to Battlefield Situational Awareness   Adrian Webb
Manager of Virtual Worlds
Australian Defence Simulation and Training Centre

9.00am-12.45pm   Introduction to Systems Thinking, Modelling & Simulation   Jawahar Bhalla – Manager,
Solutions & Technologies, CAE ME-APAC

9.00am-12.45pm   Using Simulation to Develop and Assess Situation Assessment Skills in Complex Organisational Settings   Prof. Mark Wiggins
Professor of Organisational Psychology at Macquarie University
Deputy Director, Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training

1.15pm-5.00pm   The Right Narrative – Scenario Writing for Simulation
“Mastering Scenarios with Mission Threads and SISO’s Guideline for Scenario Development”.
  Dr Robert Siegfried
CEO, Aditerna GmbH
Vice Chair NATO Modelling & Simulation Group (NMSG)

Kevin Galvin
Systems Capability Researcher (Advanced Architecture Concepts)

LTCOL Grant Chambers
Commanding Officer Training Task Unit 6 and 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Army

1.15pm-5.00pm   3D Printing – an Essential Primer   Dr. Matthew Mac Partlin
Intensive Care Physician
Wollongong Hospital in NSW

1.15pm-5.00pm   Harnessing the potential of social media to leverage personal success   Jessica Stokes-Parish
Associate Lecturer – Nursing,
University of Newcastle

1.15pm-5.00pm   Essential techniques for after action review and debrief – ensuring training maximal effectiveness   Jawahar Bhalla – Manager,
Solutions & Technologies, CAE ME-APAC

Komal Bajaj, MD, MS-HPEd
Reproductive Geneticist, NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi
Chief Quality Officer, NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi
Clinical Director, NYC Health and Hospitals Simulation Center
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

12.15pm-4.30pm   Escape Room: exploring team dynamics   Dr Diane Dennis, Curtin University and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA

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