Congress Program

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Friday 26 November
1.15-1.25 Congress Opening
Ageing and Resisting It
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
Breast Cancer
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
8.00 Registration Desk Open
Therapeutics and Difficult Issues
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
Metabolic Health
11.15 – 11.45 Prof Wendy Kohrt
Weight at menopause
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 – 2.15 Lunch
2.15 – 2.45 Dr Kate Gregorevic
The Longevity Paradox: Why do women live longer but in worse health?
2.45 – 3.45 Free Communications
3.45 – 4.00 Afternoon Tea
4.00 AGM
Evening Congress Dinner
Sunday 28 November
8.00 Registration Desk Open
Gender Differences
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 – 10.30 Morning Tea
Social Change
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