The ACIPC Meet the Expert series is your chance to hear from leaders in the field of infection prevention and control. Seminars will feature local and international speakers and will cover a wide range of relevant topics. These are informal events for healthcare professionals and members and non-members of the College are welcome to attend.

ACIPC Meet the Expert | Adelaide 25th February

Please join us on Tuesday 25th February, 6pm to 8.30pm 
Venue: Rydges Adelaide, 1 South Terrace – Charles Sturt Room 
Drinks and canapes will be provided 

Topic: Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)


Diana LaganaEpidemiology of CPE
Medical Scientist, CALHN IPCU

Sharon StendtIn Hospital Management of CPE including risk assessment
Nurse Consultant, CALHN IPCU

Irene BarronCommunity Management of CPE
Manager, Infection Prevention and Control, Silverchain group

Lisa UptonResidential and Mental Health Management of CPE & challenges
Infection Control Nurse Adviser, Infection Control Service, CDCB

There will be an opportunity at the end for Q&A 

Thank you to Marija Juraja for her assistance with organising this event for the College. 



Member Meet the Expert & Networking $38.00
Non-Member Meet the Expert & Networking $80.00
Member Meet the Expert by Webinar $25.00
Non-Member Meet the Expert by Webinar $70.00


Measles Epidemiology, Vaccination and Contact Management | Canberra, 25th June 2019 
Topic: Measles Epidemiology, Vaccination and Contact Management
What is measles? (The clinical picture/illness) / Why are we suddenly hearing more about measles? (Recent epidemiology in Australia and overseas) / What do public health units do about measles? (Public health management of measles cases and contacts) / What can we do to prevent measles cases? (Immunisation recommendations, including recent updates). In addition, a brief overview on:  Influenza immunisation recommendations in 2019
About Dr Marlena Kaczmarek
Dr Marlena Kaczmarek has been working as an epidemiologist in the Communicable Disease Control Section of ACT Health for almost three years. Her role involves monitoring notifiable disease notifications and responding to cases and/or outbreaks of notifiable conditions. Marlena has a keen interest in the epidemiology and prevention of communicable diseases, particularly vaccine preventable diseases. Prior to commencing with ACT Health, Marlena completed a PhD in epidemiology, focused on investigating changing pertussis epidemiology in Australia.

2017 Infection Control in Endoscopy Consensus Statements | Brisbane, 9th April 2019 A/Professor Benedict Devereaux, MBBS M PHIL FACG FRACP

A/Professor Devereaux is a Gastroenterologist,  Endosonographer, Therapeutic Endoscopist. with several hospital appointments and a specialist clinician at Digestive Diseases Queensland. A/Professor Devereaux is a member of the Board of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) and Chair of the Infection Control Advisory Group that developed the Consensus Statements.

Visit our Upcoming Education and Events page to view dates for upcoming ACIPC Meet the Expert series in your location.