Conference Advisory Committee

Conference Chair – Professor Shaun Ewen 

Shaun-Ewen-Photo.jpgProfessor Ewen is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) at The University of Melbourne and Foundation Director of the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. 

In his role as PVC, Professor Ewen has responsibility for institutional policy, strategy and advice in relation to all aspects of Indigenous higher education.

As Foundation Director of the Melbourne Poche Centre he provides academic leadership to the Centre and maintains a strong sense of Indigenous leadership in the health and higher education sectors.

Professor Ewen held the position of Associate Dean (Indigenous Development) from its inception in 2010 until his appointment to Pro Vice-Chancellor in 2017. In this role he was charged with progressing the Indigenous development agenda, in concert with the Reconciliation Action Plan, for the Faculty.  He also provides the academic and Indigenous leadership for the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) project, a bi-national project of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand.

Professor Ewen has a clinical background in physiotherapy and holds postgraduate qualifications in international relations and education. His area of research expertise relates to Indigenous health and health professional education.
 
Conference Ambassador – Professor Marcia Langton
Associate Provost & Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne

Professor Elizabeth McKinley, ONZM  
Indigenous Education
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
The University of Melbourne

Dr Sana Nakata
ARC Discovery Indigenous Fellow & Lecturer in Political Science
School of Social and Political Science
The University of Melbourne

Mr Charles O'Leary
Associate Director
Murrup Barak
The University of Melbourne

Professor Kenneth Hinchcliff
Warden & CEO
Trinity College
The University of Melbourne

Mr Campbell Bairstow
Dean of the Residential College & Deputy Warden
Trinity College
The University of Melbourne