AHDC Conference 2022 - Breaking Down the Silos

  • Monday, November 28, 2022
  • 09:00 (AEDT)
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022
  • 17:00 (AEDT)
  • Melbourne Connect 700 Swanston St The University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010
  • 217


  • Cost includes cocktail party on 28th and GST
  • Cost includes cocktail party on 28th and GST
  • Cost includes GST
  • Cost includes cocktail party on 28th and GST
  • 28th November - including cocktail party and GST
  • Cost includes GST
  • Cost includes cocktail party on 28th and GST
  • Cost includes cocktail party on 28th and GST
  • Cost includes GST


Early Bird Prices have been extended to 13th October. 

The Australasian Health Design Conference 2022 is a new and exciting opportunity organised by the Australian Health Design Council in collaboration with the New Zealand Health Design Council. Breaking Down the Silos The conference theme aims to explore how health design professionals; including architects, health planners, hospital representatives, clinicians, engineers, service providers, and researchers can unlock a wealth of collective knowledge and allow excellence in design to flourish. 


Come along: learn, connect and be inspired. 

  • Katrina Lewis
    Director, Patient Experience and Consumer Engagement, Alfred Health 
  • Dr Ramsey Awad
    Executive Director, Infrastructure, Planning & Sustainability,
    Hunter New England Local Health 
  • Katharina Nieberler-Walker
    2022 AHDC Scholar, PhD Scholar, Griffith University, Director AILA
  • Dinesh Palipana OAM
    2021 QLD Australian of the Year, Doctor, Lawyer, Researcher,
    Disability Advocate 
  • Elisapeta Heta
    Principal, Kaihautū Whaihanga, Jasmax New Zealand 
  • Michel Verheem
    Director, ID-LAB 
  • Annabel Frazer
    Health Planning Principal 
  • Jacobs Shari Blanch
    Designer and Lead Health Researcher
  •  Justin Littlefield
    Partner, ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects 
  • Cath Muhlebach
    Partner, ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects 
  • Stephanie Clarke
    Interior Designer, ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects 
  • Tara Veldman
    Managing Director,  Principal,  Health Sector Lead      Billard Leece Partnership
  • Benjamin Woenig
     Chief Executive Officer Visione Group
  • Luke Baxby
    Australian National Healthcare Leader

  • Mark Healey
    Bates Smart
  • Hediyeh Vahdat
    Managing Director Lineaire Projects

  • Forbes McGain 
    Anaesthetist and Intensive Care Physician  Associate Professor (Medicine), University of Sydney, and the University of Melbourne  Member of Doctors for the Environment. Western Health, Victoria

  • David Kanutiz
    Director and co-founder  Speaker  Lecturer  Kaunitz Yeung Architecture

  • Kawai Yeung 
    Director and co-founder Lecturer Author Kaunitz Yeung Architecture 

You can access further information on the conference below: 

Conference Brochure

Stay tuned as we announce the detailed conference program and all the participating speakers and panellists in the next few weeks.


Our prices are competitive. We want to facilitate the share of knowledge and provide opportunities for health design professionals and clinicians to connect in a welcoming and inspiring environment.

The Australian Health Design Council is a not-for-profit organisation and our Committee Members are volunteers. We are charging these fees to cover the costs including venue hire, catering and related expenses.

Please note: From 1st October 2022 all prices include GST.

Special rate instructions:

AHDC Members: please use the email address associated with your membership to obtain the special rate.

NZHDC Members: please contact NZHDC to request the code required to register at the special rate.

Public Health Sector Employees: please contact conference@aushdc.org.au (using your health sector email address) to request the code required to register at the special rate.

If you wish to attend AHDC events for the remainder of the financial year you may want to consider joining AHDC before registration.   Joining AHDC will give you access to the special rate and provide access to the remaining events in the financial year and access to our library of past events (video and pdf presentations).  Join AHDC

Please note postponement/cancellation policy is included in the preliminary programme.

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