ASO Business Skills Expo 2022 Wrap up

A huge and heartfelt thank you to all of our Sponsors and Alliance Partners for their support of the ASO Skills Expo 2022. Thank you to all the presenters and delegates for joining us in Melbourne. It was a great conference that allowed our industry to connect after a long period of time. There were many important discussions and conversations had. We look forward to gathering again in June 2023 in Sydney!

-- ASO President A/Prof Ashish Agar. 


Additional Expo resources 

We thank the following presenters who would like to share their presentation and/or additional resources with our members:

1. Shaun Gath, Principal of Narrabundah Partners.

2. David Webnan, Managing Director of the Australian Health Industry Group (AHIG). 

3. Dr James Muecke AM, Lieutenant Governor of SA and Australian of the Year 2020

  • Low Carb Downunder 

A list of low carb practitioners in Australia, state by state - GPs, nutritionists, dietitians, health coaches:

  • Diet Doctor

One of the most respected low carb platforms: 
Downloadable Diet Doctor chart to give to patients to discuss with their GP or endocrinologist: Diet Doctor brochure

  • Defeat Diabetes

Subscription-based app developed by physicians and designed for Australians with diabetes:

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Bronze Sponsors


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Expo Speakers

A/Prof. Ashish Agar, President, Australian Society of Ophthalmologists

Dr Paul Athanasiov

Dr Andrew Atkins, Board of Directors, Australian Society of Ophthalmologists

Scott Bell, Co-Founder & CEO, Nexus Hospitals

Jarrod Bramble, Partner, Cutcher & Neale

Dr Thomas Campbell, Surgeon/Scientist and Researcher Coastal Eye Care;
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital; Centre for Eye Research Australia,
University of Melbourne; NQ Eye Foundation

Scott Chapman, Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Professor Minas T. Coroneo Ao

Dr Mathew Cranstoun

Adele Creighton, Head of Healthcare, Macquarie Bank

Dr Roger Davies

Glenn Fawcett, General Manager, Glaukos

Karen Fowler, Cluster Franchise Head Surgical and Country Manager, Alcon Australia & New Zealand

Kerry Gallagher, CEO, Australian Society of Ophthamologists

Shaun Gath, Principal, Narrabundah Partners Consultants & Advisers

Brad Gecelter, Partner, Priority Life & Perpetual Private

Dr Thomas Hardy, Oculoplastics, Orbital & Lacrimal Surgeon

A/Prof. Alex Hunyor

Dr Jwu Jin Khong

Deborah Jackson, Medico-Legal Advisory Council, MDA National

Dr John Kennedy

Professor Graham Lee, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Queensland

Dr Ridia Lim, Cataract and Glaucoma Specialist

Dr James Muecke Am

Dr Louise Robinson

Pete Saunders, Head of Strategy, Sprint Capital Partners Co-Founder/Director, Health Delivered

Phil Smith, Partner, Cutcher & Neale

Dr Richard Smith, Director, Focus Eye Centre, Surgical Partners

Dr Charles Su

Dr Laurie Sullivan

Dr Peter Sumich, Vice President, ASO

Blake Thomas, Country Manager, J&J Vision ANZ

Clinical Associate Professor Nitin Verma AM
President, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

David Wenban, Managing Director, Australian Health Industry Group