Australasian Biospecimen Network Association

2018 Annual Conference









18-19TH OCTOBER 2018

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Professor Jane Kaye

Director of the Centre for Law, Health and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at the University of Oxford, Prof. Kaye’s main areas of interest are Dynamic Consent, biobanks, genomics, privacy, data-sharing frameworks, global governance and translational research.

Dr Drew Berry

Biomedical animator at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI), Drew creates beautiful, accurate visualisations of the dramatic cellular and molecular action that is going on inside our bodies. Don't miss out on his fascinating mix of art and science: The molecular machines that create your flesh and blood!



Mr Tony Ashdown

As planned Giving Manager, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), Tony works to inspire philanthropic support for seven key areas of medical research. His practical talk will teach us about the "how to" of philanthropic funding.


Post Conference

The conference will close at 5pm on Friday to allow delegates to return home or stay to enjoy Melbourne’s hospitality over the weekend. Just a few suggestions for short breaks in Victoria:


Take a break in Daylesford


Beside the seaside on the Mornington Peninsula or playing a round of Golf


A wine tasting in the Yarra Valley