The Annual Scientific Meeting Executive Committee meets monthly throughout the year to plan the program.


Executive Committee

The Annual Scientific Meeting Executive Committee meets monthly throughout the year to plan the program.

Co-Convenors

Prof Stephen Ackland
Calvary Mater Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Dr Ben Lawrence
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Russell Conley
AGITG, NSW, Australia

Community-Study Coordinator Sub-Committee

Co-Chair: Mrs Sandra Bahamad
Clinical Trials Project Manager, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Co-Chair: Mrs Jan Mumford
AGITG Member, NSW, Australia

Medical Oncology Sub-Committee

Chair: A/Prof Amitesh Roy
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, SA, Australia

Co-Chair: Dr Sina Vatandoust
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, SA, Australia

Surgery Sub-Committee

Chair: Prof Jas Samra
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia

Co-Chair: Dr Manju Chandrasegaram
The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD, Australia

Radiation Oncology Sub-Committee

Chair: Dr Sweet Ping Ng
Austin Health, VIC, Australia

Co-Chair: Dr Grace Ong
GenesisCare Shepparton, VIC, Australia

Translational Research Sub-Committee

Chair: Prof Vicki Whitehall
QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute, QLD, Australia

Co-Chair: Prof John Mariadason
Austin Health, VIC, Australia

Sub-Committee Chairs

Community–Study Coordinator Sub-Committee

Co-Chair: Mrs Sandra Bahamad
Clinical Trials Project Manager, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Co-Chair: Mrs Jan Mumford
AGITG Member, NSW, Australia

Members

Ms Laura Carolan
Clinical Trials Assistant, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Dr Roslynn Stirzaker
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC, Australia

Ms Evonne Tim
NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, NSW, Australia

Mrs Lindah Chikazhe
Waikato Hospital, New Zealand

Mr Bruce Cheek
Community Advisory Committee, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Ms Marlyse Debrincat
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC, Australia

Louise Chistophersen
Clinical Portfolio Lead, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Mr Lalith Rataynake
St Vincent’s Hospital, NSW, Australia

Dr Sarah Benge
The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Ms Chris Brooks
Alfred Cancer Trials, VIC, Australia

Mrs Nisha Berthon-Jones
Head of Research Operations, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Medical Oncology Sub-Committee

Chair: A/Prof Amitesh Roy
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, SA, Australia

Co-Chair: Dr Sina Vatandoust
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, SA, Australia

Members

Dr Deme Karikios
Nepean Cancer Centre, NSW, Australia

Dr Michael Allen
Sunshine Coast University Hospital, QLD, Australia

Dr Ankit Jain
Canberra Region Cancer Centre, ACT, Australia

Dr Omali Pitiyarachchi
Prince of Wales, NSW, Australia

A/Prof Zee Wan Wong
Peninsula Health, VIC, Australia

Dr David Lau
Boronia Specialist Suites, VIC, Australia

Prof Chris Jackson
Mercy Hospital Dunedin, New Zealand

Dr Kate Clarke
Bowen Icon Cancer Centre, QLD, Australia

Dr Rajat Rai
Dubbo Private Hospital, NSW, Australia

Dr Margaret Lee
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, VIC, Australia

Dr Jane So
Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand

Surgery Sub-Committee

Chair: Prof Jas Samra
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia

Co Chair: Dr Manju Chandrasegaram
The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD, Australia

Members

Dr Simon Wilkins
Cabrini Health, VIC, Australia

A/Prof Cherry Koh
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW, Australia

Prof Anubhav Mittal
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia

Prof Mark Smithers
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD, Australia

Dr Chris Lim
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia

Prof Jonathan Koea
Southern Cross North Harbour Hospital, New Zealand

Dr Suellyn Centauri
Monash Health, VIC, Australia

Dr Michelle Zhiyun Chen
Nepean Hospital, NSW, Australia

Dr Saxon Connor
Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand

Dr Corina Behrenbruch
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre , VIC, Australia

Radiation Oncology Sub-Committee

Chair: Dr Sweet Ping Ng
Austin Health, VIC, Australia

Co-Chair: Dr Grace Ong
GenesisCare Shepparton, VIC, Australia

Members

Dr Meredith Johnston
Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre, NSW, Australia

Dr Gina Hesselberg
St George Hospital, NSW, Australia

Dr Yuvnik Trada
Calvary Mater Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Dr Natalie Collier
Liverpool Hospital, NSW, Australia

Dr Iain Ward
St George’s Hospital Christchurch, New Zealand

Dr Roya Merie
Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW, Australia

Dr James Gallo
The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD, Australia

Translational Research Sub-Committee

Chair: Prof Vicki Whitehall
QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute, QLD, Australia

Co-Chair: Prof John Mariadason
Austin Health, VIC, Australia

Members

A/Prof Oliver Sieber
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC, Australia

Dr Susan Woods
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, SA, Australia

Dr Michael Lee
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC, Australia

A/Prof Nick Clemons
University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Prof Frederic Hollande
University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Dr Marjan Naeini
Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics, NSW, Australia

Dr Fiona Chionh
Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, VIC, Australia

Jeff Cuff
Community Advisory Committee Deputy Chair, AGITG, NSW, Australia

Dr Sharon Pattison
University of Otago, New Zealand

Dr Rachel Purcell
University of Otago, New Zealand