Global Speakers


Global Speakers


A/Prof Grant BlashkiAssociate Professor at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne.

Grant Blashki is well known for his work in the field of global health, particularly for his research on climate change and health, which has seen him take on many leadership roles including being a mentor of the Al Gore Climate Leadership Project and co-founding Doctors for the Environment Australia.  He serves in many distinguished roles including Associate Professor in Global Health at Nossal Institute for Global Health, Board Director at Australian Conservation Foundation and honorary lecturer at Kings College London.  For more information click here.



Professor Michael Kidd AMExecutive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Flinders University

Michael Kidd is a general practitioner and the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Flinders University. In 2011 he was elected as the next president of the World Organization of Family Doctors and has previously served in many prominent leadership roles including President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and  chair of the Australian Government’s Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections.  For more information click here.