APP2018: Nine must see events

Here’s some of the highlights AJP recommends you look out for at APP2018

  1. Presentation of Pharmacy of the Year 2018 (Thurs 3 May 8.30am – 10.30 am) – this session will also see an address by Minister for Health Greg Hunt
  2. The ‘how to’ of forward pharmacy – applications for the pain challenge. Presented by pharmacy business consultant (and AJP contributor) Glenn Guilfoyle. Thurs 3 May 11-11.45am
  3. The Rural Pharmacy Forum, with leading rural pharmacy experts – looking at workforce, logistic and other issues affecting rural pharmacists. Thurs 3 May – 3.30-5.30pm 
  4. Amazon expert John Batistich speaking on their ambitions for Australia and the impact on pharmacy. Thursday 3 May 4.45-5.50pm
  5. The State of the Industry panel discussion – always an APP highlight! Friday 4 May 8.30-9.25am
  6. Legendary editor and media personality (and dementia campaigner) Ita Buttrose speaking on how pharmacy can help fight Alzheimer’s Disease. Friday 4 May 10-10.45am
  7. 7CPA Interactive Survey – Guild national president George Tambassis and others will engage in a two-way debate with conference delegates, allowing you to have your say on 7CPA as negotiations begin on the next pharmacy agreement. Sunday 6 May 9-10.30am
  8. US pharmacist and CEO & vice president of the American College of Apothecaries, Donnie Calhoun, will discuss how pharmacy practice around the world is changing as patients are seeking out new ways to stay well. Saturday 5 May 4.15-5pm
  9. And of course, for the recreational side of things: Saturday night’s APP Street Party, the social highlight of the conference. To be held at The Star Gold Coast (formerly Jupiters), with a ‘Cirque Noir’ theme and with entertainment to suit all tastes and ages – from fire dancers to fortune tellers, body contortionists and much, much more. Australian alternative rock group Regurgitator are the headline act

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