iClean Conference 2020 announces speakers

Infection control leaders to discuss future environmental disinfection challenges.

The inaugural iClean Conference has announced its lineup of local and international speakers.

The event, hosted by the Interclean Group, and supported by Clean Hospitals, will be held at The Crowne, Melbourne on 27 May The Waterview, Bicentennial Park, Homebush Sydney on 28 May.

Delegates will hear from the world’s leading infection control leaders as they present and discuss future environmental disinfection challenges. Delegates will also see innovative models to improve the cleaning and infection control process for their staff.

This conference will addresses issues at the operational level so anyone working within the health and aged care facility management, infection control or facility cleaning services will benefit with ideas and tools they can implement straight away.

This year’s speakers include:

Prof. Didier Pittet, MD, MS, OBE: Professor of Medicine, the Hospital Epidemiologist and Director of the Infection Control Programme and World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety at the University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, DNP, APRN:
Professor and Family Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Clinical Director of the Global Health Center Vaccine and International Travel at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky.

Fiona Nemetz: Services, Safety & Security, Parking and Emergency Management for Northside Hospital. Northside is a three hospital system with more than 900 licensed beds. Northside delivers more babies than any other health system in the US.

Alexandra Peters: Part of the University Hospitals of Geneva and World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre and is the lead for research and educational program development for Clean Hospitals, a global network dedicated to making hospitals safer through improved environmental hygiene.

Prof. Karen Vickery: Scientific Director of the Surgical Infection Research Group, and Vice-Chancellor Innovation Fellow at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia.

For more information about iClean 2020, speaker profiles or registrations, visit icleanconference.com.au

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