Optometry 2040 – Taking Control of Our Future

Become involved in creating a sustainable and successful future
Tuesday 6th March, 2018 | 7:00pm - 8:15pm AEDT
Optometry Australia invites you to participate in Optometry 2040 – Taking Control of Our Future, a project devised by Optometry Australia to help the optometry sector create a sustainable and successful future over the next 20 years and beyond.

Your involvement in this initiative is key.  We want to hear from you about the key opportunities, challenges and barriers shaping the future of your profession, and about what you want optometry’s future to be. The first opportunity to input to Optometry 2040 is an interactive, national webinar focused on identifying the main factors influencing the future of optometry over the next 20 years, what their impact may be and when those impacts will be felt.

All registrants will be emailed a short briefing paper prior to the event.
Register to view the webcast here:
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For members - Years of Practice
 
Lyn Brodie
Lyn is the CEO of Optometry Australia, the national peak body representing over 80% of optometrists. Her career that has spanned the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, as well as time as a Ministerial Advisor, in the Federal Government. Lyn was the CEO of The Lowitja Institute, the only national health research organisation with a sole focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Previously held positions include CEO for the Gandel Charitable Trust, one of Australia’s largest philanthropic foundations.

Lyn holds a Master of Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. A strong interest in strategy and measuring impact and performance of not-for-profits, led Lyn to complete further studies at Mt Eliza Business School and Harvard Business School.
 
Skye Cappuccio
Skye has been the National Policy Manager at Optometry Australia since 2012. In this role she leads a dedicated team who advocate for the uptake of evidence-based policies to support a safe, sustainable and universally-accessible primary eye care system and who develop and promote evidence-based clinical resources, guidelines and standards to support optometrists in practice.

Skye’s career has centred on health policy and she has worked in senior policy advisory roles for a number of not-for-profit, peak health bodies, including the Australian General Practice Network and Palliative Care Australia. Skye holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health.
 
Sohail Inayatullah
Professor Sohail Inayatullah is a leading political scientist and futurist. He presents on futures thinking, strategy development, innovation and foresight, and bio-securities futures around the world, including at the Hague, Melbourne Business School Executive Education, Macquarie University, Tamkang University (Taiwan), and for other leading institutions across Asia. In 1999, he held the Unesco Chair at the University of Trier, Germany, and the David Sutton Fellowship with the International Management Centres.

He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang in March 2011. In 2013, he delivered a talk on causal layered analysis for TEDxNoosa.
 
Niki Ellis
Niki Ellis’ unusual combination of technical skills in occupational and public health, and experience in public policy, business and research along with her competence in stakeholder management; has resulted in her being well placed to assist organisations with innovation in health and research. She currently works as a consultant to a variety of government, not for profit and private sector organisations and as a non-executive director.

Niki studied medicine. She is a specialist in both occupational and public health medicine. She enjoyed a decade working for government, moving to the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission for the second half of the 80s. In 1990 Niki left the public service to set up her own strategic occupational and public health consultancy, NE&A Pty Ltd, which she ran out of Sydney, Melbourne and for a while Brisbane, before merging it with PricewaterhouseCoopers after 10 years.
 
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