2017 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference joint with 2017 Australasian Sexual Health Conference National Convention Centre Canberra 6 – 9 November 2017


Keynote Speakers

Simon Blake
Chief Executive Officer,
National Union of Students, UK

Simon Blake is Chief Executive of the National Union
of Students UK. NUS is a confederation of students'
unions and collectively with them the voice of
almost 7 million students in the UK. Simon is deputy
chair of Stonewall, the LGBT Charity. Prior to
joining NUS he was Chief Executive of Brook, the
young people's charity and prior to that director of
the Sex Education Forum. He has written widely on
all aspects of sex and relationships education. In
2011 he was awarded an OBE for services to the
voluntary sector and young people.
Danielle Mazza
General Practice, Monash
Professor Danielle Mazza MD, MBBS, FRACGP,
DRANZCOG, Grad Dip Women’s Health GAICD is
one of Australia’s leading clinician
researchers in general practice. She holds
the Chair of General Practice at Monash
University where she has been Head of
Department since 2010.

Danielle has been highly influential in
improving the quality of clinical care
delivered in general practice through her
contributions as a researcher and educator
in the field of women’s sexual and
reproductive health, preventive care and
the early detection of cancer. She has
attracted more than $20 million in
competitive research funding as a Chief
Investigator and written 118 peer-reviewed
publications. She is the author of the textbook
“Women’s health in general practice” and lead
investigator of the NHMRC-funded ACCORd Study,
which is trialling a complex intervention
aimed at increasing the uptake of long-acting
reversible contraception. A strong proponent of
evidence based care, she has led and contributed
to the development and implementation of key
general practice guidelines used nationwide,
and regularly provides expert advice on
implementation to professional, government
and policy groups.