Program

DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY 18 OCTOBER 2017 SPEAKER
Delegate Welcome ASMI Chair – Lindsay Forrest
WSMI Chair – Brian McNamara, CEO Consumer Healthcare, GSK Consumer Healthcare
Session 1 – Self Care in Global Health Policy Moderator – Erica Mann, Head of the Consumer Care Division, Bayer Consumer Health
WHO Perspective on Self Care  Presenter TBC 
Role of the NGO Patient Groups in Self Care Jolanta Bilinska, Chair, International Alliance of Patients Organizations
Role of Pharmacy in Self Care  Paul Sinclair – President FIP Community Pharmacy section, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
Morning Tea
Role of GP’s in Self  Care  Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AO – Former Chair, World Medical Association (WMA)
Role of Midwives in Self Care  Dr Sally Pairman- CEO, International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)
Panel Discussion with Session 1 Presenters Moderator – Erica Mann, Head of the Consumer Care Division, Bayer Consumer Health
Lunch
Session 2 – New Self Care Models Moderator – Scott Melville, President & CEO, Consumer Health Products Association (CHPA)
The Japan-Model of Self-Care and Self-Modification for Extending “Healthy Life Expectancy” Mr. Yoshihiro MIWA – Chair for Japan Federation of Self-Medication Industry (JFSMI) / CEO of Kowa Company, Ltd. 
Role & Impact of Consumer Advertising on Pharmacist Only Medicines  Prof Rosalie Viney – Director of the Centre for Health Economics Research, UTS CHERE
Overview of Minor Ailment Management Schemes in Pharmacy from around the World Prof Charlie Benrimoj – Head Graduate School of Health, UTS Graduate School of Health
Panel Discussion with Session 2 Presenters Moderator – Scott Melville, CEO Consumer Health Products Association (CHPA)
Afternoon Tea
Session 3 – Consumer Self Care Trends & Insights Moderator – Catherine M. Devine, Global President, OTC Franchise, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Healthcare
Consumer Healthcare – Trends and Future Predictions Andy Tisman – Global Senior Principal, Consumer Health at QuintilesIMS 
The “New Consumer” in Consumer Healthcare Matthew Oster – Industry Manager, Consumer Health, Euromonitor International
Impact of Digital Technology on Self Care in the Future Monica Feldman – Group Director of Client Services, Nicholas Hall
Advertising impact on consumer Self Care behaviour Dr Isabell Koinig – Postdoctoral Researcher, Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, Austria
Panel Discussion with Session 3 Presenters Moderator – Catherine M. Devine, Global President, OTC Franchise, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Healthcare
Day 1 Closing Remarks Dr Deon Schoombie, CEO ASMI
Gala Dinner – Doltone House – 6.00pm – 11.30pm 
   
DAY 2 – THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER 2017 SPEAKER
Session 4 – The Health Economic Value of Self Care Moderator – Alan Main, Executive Vice President Sanofi Consumer Healthcare
WSMI Economics of Self Care – Research Toolkit Josh Noone – Health Economist, Evidence Strategy & Generation, Precision Health Economics
Health Economic Framework to inform Prescription to OTC Switch Dr Bonny Parkinson – Senior Research Fellow, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE)
Value of Self Care in Mexico  Mr Julio Sánchez y Tépoz, Federal Commissioner of COFEPRIS, Mexico & Mr Benni Boruchowski, President of AFAMELA and Country Division, Head of Bayer Consumer Health Mexico
Doctor Visits Before & After Prescription to OTC switch of Proton Pump Inhibitors for Gastroesophageal Reflux in the United States Prof Eric P Brass, University of California
Panel Discussion with Session 4 Presenters Moderator – Alan Main, Executive Vice President Sanofi Consumer Healthcare
Additional Panellists: Dr Sean Sullivan, President & CEO, Institute for Health and Productivity Management and Sam Crosby, Executive Director McKell Institute
Morning Tea 
Session 5 – Optimising Self Care through Switch Moderator – Dr Hubertus Cranz, Director General Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP)
Increasing Access to Non Prescription Medicines – A Global Public Health Challenge & Opportunity Dr Edwin Hemwall, Principal, Edwin Hemwall LLC – Consulting Services
The Impact of Switching Prescription Medications to Over-the-Counter – Canadian Case Studies Karen Proud, President, Consumer Health Products Canada
Australian Pharmacists perspectives on demand and readiness for increased non-prescription availability of medicines Denise Hope – Lecturer, Griffith University
New Zealand Rx to OTC Switch Case Study Dr Natalie Gauld, Natalie Gauld Ltd. & Alison van Wyk, Head of Professional Services, Green Cross Health
Panel Discussion with Session 5 Presenters Moderator – Dr Hubertus Cranz, Director General Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP)
Conference Close Remarks Dr Gerald Dziekan, Director General WSMI 
Lunch
Split Afternoon Sessions
Regulators Forum ASMI Diamond Awards
Closing Drinks – 5.30pm – 6.30pm