Symposium 2012 Sydney

Design & Health Australasia 2012, Sydney


The 3rd Design & Health International Symposium & Exhibition took place at the University of Technology Sydney from 28-29 March, 2012. Click on the presentation titles to download PDF copies of all of the speaker's presentations.

Click here to download the symposium programme

Programme Day 1

Session 1 - Australian Health Reform: Challenges & Opportunities

Improving Health Promotion, Policy & Practice and the Role of Research
Louise Sylvan, CEO, Australian National Preventative Health Agency

The Perception of Health within the Modern Global Society
Prof Alan Dilani, International Academy for Design & Health, Sweden

Opportunities for the Private Sector in Health Infrastructure Delivery
Robert Rust, Chief Executive, NSW Health Infrastructure

Session 2 - Leadership in Salutogenic Design for Health

Healthy Design: Setting the Course
Dr Ray Pentecost, President, International Academy for Design & Health, USA

Innovation in Hospital Design: The University Hospital St Olavs
Inge Fottland, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Session 3 - Globalisation: Health and Wellbeing in an Interdependent World

Global Health Promotion: State of the Art – Future Research Directions
Professor Geir Arild Espnes, director, Research Centre for Health Promotion and Resources, HiST/NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Introduction of National Health Insurance in South Africa
Dr Massoud Shaker, senior advisor to the Health Minister, South Africa

The Malaysian Health System: Achieving Better Health by Design
Prof Dr Abd Rahim Mohamad, Faculty of Medicine, CUCMS, Cyberjaya (former director of planning & development, Ministry of Health, Malaysia)

Session 4 - Global Innovations in Public Private Partnerships

Value for Money and Sustainability in PPP
Katie Wood and Andy Bradley, Arup, Australia

Health Facilities and the PPP Model: Lessons Learnt. "A Report Card.”
Bruce Crook, director, Silver Thomas Hanley, Australia

Programme Day 2

Session 5 - Urban Age: Designing Healthy and Sustainable Communities

View from the City: Improving Health for People and the Planet
Prof Antony Capon, Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Australia

Protea Health – Health Promoting Lifestyle Centre
Innocent Okpanum, Ngonyama Okpanum & Associates, South Africa

The Neural Basis for the Salutogenic Method of Healthcare Design
Jan Alexandre Golembiewski, The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney

Session 6 - Integrating Science and Technology to Improve Health

Translational Health Science: A Catalyst for Change
Jon Crane, principal healthcare consulting, HDR Architecture

Unleashing the Unrealised Potential of Health Technology
Richard Morrison, associate director, Norman Disney & Young

Session 7 - Design and Architecture for Health and Wellbeing

The Impact of Architecture on Health and Wellbeing
Abbie Galvin, principal, BVN, Australia

The Binh Chanh Pediatric Hospital in Vietnam
Stéphane Vermeulen, VK Architects, Belgium

SAHMRI (South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute) – a new horizon in translational healthcare
Mark Kelly, Woods Bagot, Australia