Congress Program

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Friday 26 November
12.00 Congress Registration Opens | Gallery, Level 1
12.00 – 1.00 Lunch & Exhibition | Gallery, Level 1
(For those attending both the Pre-Congress and Congress Programs)
1.10-1.25 Congress Opening | Ballroom B&C
  Dr Sonia Davison – AMS President
Dr Meredith Frearson
– Congress Local Organising Committee Chair
  Welcome to Country | Rosemary Wanganeen
Alice MacLennan Plenary – Ageing and Resisting It | Ballroom B&C
Chairs Dr Sonia Davison & Dr Meredith Frearson
1.25 – 2.05 Dr Elissa Hamlat
Epigenetic Clocks
2.05 – 2.45 Prof Cassandra Szoeke
Cognition – impact of ageing and menopause
2.45 – 3.15 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition | Gallery, Level 1
Breast Cancer | Ballroom B&C
Chairs Prof. Bronwyn Stuckey & Dr Carmel Reynolds
3.15 – 3.45 Prof Martha Hickey
MHT post-BRCA diagnosis
3.45 – 4.15 Prof Rod Baber
An update on the effects of MHT containing Estrogen alone or estrogen plus a progestogen on breast cancer risk
4.15 – 4.45 Dr Sally Reid
Fertility preservation in women with cancer
4.45 – 5.15 Prof Jason Abbott
The evidence for vaginal laser treatments for post-menopausal symptoms
5.15 – 6.45 Welcome Reception
Saturday 27 November
8.15 Registration Desk Open | Gallery, Level 1
Therapeutics and Difficult Issues | Ballroom B&C
Chair Dr Ann Olsson & Prof. Beverley Vollenhoven
8.45 – 9.15 Prof Bronwyn Stuckey
Update on recent WHI long-term data
9.15 – 9.45 Dr Ailsa Wilson Edwards
Painful Bladder Syndrome
9.45 – 10.15 Prof Sue Davis
Testosterone use in women – what’s new?
10.15 – 10.45 Panel discussion
10.45 – 11.15 Morning Tea & Exhibition | Gallery, Level 1
Metabolic Health | Ballroom B&C
Chair A/Prof. Amanda Vincent & Dr Jane Elliott
11.15 – 11.45 Prof Wendy Brown
Bariatric surgery – positive and negative consequences
11.45 – 12.15 Prof Robin Daly
Exercise at midlife to preserve lean mass and reduce weight gain
12.15 – 12.45 A/Prof Darren Mansfield
Sleep- connections to general and metabolic health
12.45 – 1.15 Prof Helena Teede
PCOS at menopause
1.15 – 1.21 Rapid Fire Presentation
Dr Madeleine Haygarth
A case of new-onset post-menopausal hyperandrogenism
1.25 – 2.15 Lunch & Exhibition | Level 1, Gallery
Chair Dr Susan Jenner & Dr Marita Long
2.15 – 2.45 Dr Kate Gregorevic
The Longevity Paradox: Why do women live longer but in worse health?
2.45 – 3.45 Besins Healthcare Symposia
Chair: Dr Meredith Frearson
Dr Sonia Davison
MHT – what oestrogen and progestogen use?
Dr Sonia Davison & Dr Jane Elliot – Chaired by Meredith Frearson
Menopause & MHT – your questions answered
3.45 – 4.00 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition | Gallery, Level 1
4.00 AGM
6.30pm Congress Dinner (busses will depart the Hilton at 6pm) | Adelaide Zoo
Sunday 28 November
8.00 Registration Desk Open | Gallery, Level 1
Gender Differences | Ballroom B&C
Chairs Dr Sylvia Rosevear & Dr Christina Jang
8.30 – 9.00 A/Prof Sutapa Mukherjee
COVID-19 and women
9.00 – 9.30 A/Prof Sarah Zaman
Women and Heart Disease
9.30 – 10.00 Prof Jeffrey Zajac
Transgender women in midlife
10.00 – 10.05 Invitation to Queenstown 2022
10.05 – 10.30 Morning Tea & Exhibition | Gallery, Level 1
Social Change | Ballroom B&C
Chairs Dr Karen Magraith & Dr Elina Safro
10.30 – 11.00 Prof Beverley Vollenhoven
Surrogacy in Australia
11.00 – 11.30 Dr Roger Sexton
Burnout in medical professionals. Coping with conflict and post pandemic
11.30 – 12.00 Mr Len Kling
TICK Tock, Befriend Your Clock!
12.00 – 12.30 Dr Andrew Baird
Telehealth – tips on how to do it in best practice
12.30 – 1.00 Dr Sonia Davison
Sonia’s Snippets
1.00 Congress Closing |Ballroom B&C