Yumi Stynes is a broadcaster and writer who’s been working in Australian media for almost two decades, evolving from music reporter to her current focus as a writer on Arts, Culture, Food, Gender Politics and Human Sexuality.
Yumi fronts ‘Ladies,We Need to Talk’, the popular podcast with ABC Audio Studios and was the host of the award-winning documentary Is Australia Sexist? on SBS television. She has worked on several writing projects, including Welcome to Your Period and Welcome to Consent. Yumi is an accomplished MC, facilitator and speaker, with recent events including Sydney Women’s March, She Leads Conferences, Rural Sexual Health Conference and Women in Leadership Symposium.
9:15 – 11:00
Cutting Edge Technology for Reproductive Health
Chair: Professor Deborah Bateson
This session will explore new contraceptive technologies and the use of technology innovations to gather data to support SRHservice planning and delivery, and supply chain management.
9.15 – 9.20am – Chair introduction
9.20 – 9.35am – New contraceptive options – recent developments and what’s on the distant horizon?DrRégine Sitruk-Ware
9.35 – 9.50am – Multipurpose prevention technologies – recent developments and what’s on the distant horizon?Dr Bethany Young Holt
9.50 – 10.00am – Artificial intelligence and information systemsProfessor Enrico Coiera
10.00 – 10.10am – Big data in sexual and reproductive healthDr Allison Carter
10.10 – 10.40am – Future-proofing Panel: What does this mean for reproductive health in Australia and New Zealand Associate Professor Chris Lawrence, Dr Helen Patterson, Dr Bridget Haire, Dr Susan Hanson, and Dr Allison Carter
10.40 – 11.00am – Questions
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 13:00
Forward-thinking high-level leadership for Reproductive Health
Chair: Professor Angela Dawson
This session will explore the policy and financing arrangements that will benecessaryto facilitate access to abortion care and contraception and prevent reproductive coercion in the future. Questions will be explored including: How should the approval processes oftherapeutic products agencies be improved to facilitate access to RH commodities? How can we guarantee subsidies to ensure affordable access to RH commodities and legal, social and counselling support for women affected by RC? What policies, regulatory arrangements and laws are required and what limitations of confidentiality and mandatory reporting should be addressed? Where do human rights fit especially for marginalised groups? What are the economic and financing considerations for different interventions including self-care and do these require public, provide, direct user or blended financing?
11.30 – 11.35am – Chair introduction
11.35 – 11.45am – Indigenous rights and health rights: Meeting points to push policy and action Associate Professor Megan Williams
11.45 – 11.55am – What does the future hold for the prevention of reproductive coercionProfessor Heather Douglas
11.55 – 12.05pm – Reproductive Health Financing for tomorrowAssociate Professor Tracey Laba
12.05 – 12.15pm – Transcending borders in Reproductive HealthVenny Ala-Siurua
12.15 – 12.45pm – Future-proofing Panel: What does this mean for reproductive health in Australia and New Zealand?Dr Catriona Melville, Professor Danielle Mazza, Associate Professor Laura Tarzia, Associate Professor Emily Callander and Dr Gillian Gibson
12.45 – 1pm – Questions
13:00 – 13:30
Break / Networking Events / Exhibition
13:30 – 15:00
A Future Ready Reproductive Health Workforce
Chair: Professor Kirsten Black
How should we prepare, manage and motivate the future health workforce to deliver reproductive health care? What impact will digitisation and technological transformation have on SRH work and how will a human centred model be maintained? How will multi-disciplinary cross sector team work be co-ordinated in line with changing burdens of disease across different geographical locations?What tools does the health workforce require to better serve women affected by RC? What are the workforce consideration related to telemedicine?
1.30 – 1.35pm – Chair introduction
1.35 – 1.45pm – Task sharing and reproductive healthDr Wendy Norman
1.45 – 1.55pm – Inter, multi and transdisciplinary collaboration across sexual and reproductive health – how will we be working together? Dr Christopher Bourne
1.55 – 2.05pm – The virtual delivery of reproductive health careDr Daniel Grossman
2.05 – 2.15pm – Building capacity to deliver services in primary care Professor Danielle Mazza
2.15 – 2.45pm – Future-proofing Panel: What does this mean for reproductive health in Australia and New ZealandDr Safeera Hussainy, Dr Caroline Harvey, Dr Amy Moten, Nola Savage, Dr Orna McGinn and Dr Natasha Frawley
2.45 – 3pm – Questions
15:00 – 16:15
A future vision for Community and Civil Society Engagement in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Chair: Bonney Corbin
How can we enable civil society mobilization, reinforce consumer and community agency to advance reproductive health and rights for communities, particularly for the vulnerable and priority populations?
3.00 – 3.05pm – Chair introduction
3.05 – 3.15pm – The Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ContextsProfessor Cindy Shannon AM
3.15 – 3.25pm – Act now for future migrant and refugee reproductive autonomyDr Adele Murdolo