Meet our speakers for 2021
Christopher GohGeneral Manger, Customer Oriented Registration and Licensing Department of Transport and Main Roads
General Manager of Customer Oriented Registration and Licensing in the Department of Transport and Main Roads is a highly respected leader in digital technology. His team is responsible for delivering the first Queensland Mobile Driver Licence. Conference Topic: Digital Drivers Licences
Justice Martin Daubney AMPresident of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)
Appointed to the Supreme Court of Queensland on 13 July 2007, and is now President of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal in October 2017. Conference Topic: JPs at QCAT
Dr. Dinesh Palipana OAMResident Medical Officer, Gold Coast University Hospital
Dr Palipana is a resident medical officer at the Gold Coast University Hospital. He is a lecturer at the Griffith University and adjunct research fellow at the Menzies Health Institute of Queensland and has research interests in spinal cord injury. He is an ambassador for Physical Disability Australia and is a doctor for the Gold Coast Titans physical disability rugby team Conference Topic: Disability
Samantha ShipmanManager, Investigations Unit, Office of the Public Guardian
Samantha has expert knowledge in the Powers of Attorney Act 1998 and provides internal advice to the Executive team at the Public Guardian and provides high-level policy assistance internally and externally. She is Manager of the Investigations unit which investigates allegations of neglect, exploitation and abuse, particularly elder abuse involving enduring powers of attorney and inadequate or inappropriate decision-making arrangements related to adults with impaired capacity. Conference Topic: Capacity and Witnessing Enduring Documents.
Leanne ClemeshaClinical Nurse Consultant, Office of Advance Care Planning
With more than 30 years’ experience in health service delivery and accomplished in the conduct of research, environmental scanning, and analysis of data and information, Leanne is a leader policy development and advance care planning. An advocate of lifelong learning, Leanne is currently undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care. Conference Topic: Advance Care Planning Document Management.