Diversity the key at APP

Education session at APP
APP2017 panel session on banner groups.

Diversity will be a key focus at APP2018, with a commemorative panel session and a women’s networking lunch on the program.

The Ann Dalton Address: From tokenism to leadership – women in decision making roles, will feature some of pharmacy’s best talent and  cover a broad range of topics such as; gender, ethnicity and sexuality.

APP2018 will also host a women’s networking lunch on Thursday 3 May on Eastern Terrace 1 (entry via Kombi Café). Open to all day and full registrations, this is a great opportunity to meet other women in pharmacy and share your APP experience.

It was also recently announced that Health Minister Greg Hunt will present in the opening plenary session on Thursday 3 May.

“It’s great news that the Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, will again attend APP as our keynote speaker on day one,” said Pharmacy Guild national president George Tambassis.

Catherine King will be addressing delegates at APP2018.
Catherine King will be addressing delegates at APP2018.

Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare the Hon. Catherine King MP will also address delegates at APP2018 on Friday 4 May.

Pharmacy Guild of Australia National President George Tambassis said, “It is great news that the APP conference will again hear from the ALP Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare, Catherine King MP.

“Catherine King has a comprehensive knowledge of the health portfolio and a genuine understanding of the important role of community pharmacy in the health system. 

“I know that Catherine has a vision for the next Community Pharmacy Agreement and I am pleased to say the Guild has an open dialogue with her and her office.”

AJP will be the official media AND video sponsor of APP2018. We will soon be featuring regular updates in the leadup to the event, as well as unparalleled coverage of all the news, views and events during and after the conference.

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