17 March 21 Scientific Meeting and Dinner – ‘Covid 19 Vaccine, Medico-Legal Issues’

Date(s) - 17/03/2021
6:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Union University and Schools Club of Sydney (UUSC)


Scientific Meeting &  Dinner ‘Covid 19 Vaccine, Medico-Legal Issues’
Wednesday 17 March 2021
Guest speakers:  Prof Bill Rawlinson and Anne Horvath

6.00pm  UUSC Members Dining Room. Includes set menu & beverages $97.50 for members; $115.00 for guests & non-members.  Please advise any special dietary requirements and requests for table allocation.

*Please note due to COVID 19 places are limited and restrictions do apply, only those with a prebooked ticket will be allowed to enter, and all members and guests must remain seated at all times.  The dress code at UUSC  ‘Modern Professional’ https://uusc.com.au/the-club/dress-code/ Suit jacket and collared shirt are to be worn by gentlemen, and ‘coat & tie’ on level 1 & 2.  Mobile phones and other devices must be switched to silent.

Please book online below (preferred) or email the Booking Form  and payment details to executive@medicolegal.org.au before Monday 8 March 2020 at 5pm  Unfortunately we will not be able to accept bookings after this time.

Prof Bill Rawlinson AM is a Senior Medical Virologist and the Director of Virology at South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health Service. He is Director of the Area virology reference laboratory, a virology clinical trials unit, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) licensed laboratory testing organs donors for blood borne viruses, and the virology research laboratory (www.virologyresearch.unsw.edu.au).

Prof Rawlinson completed his MBBS and BSc(Med) at the University of Sydney in 1983, then obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Infectious Diseases, and subsequently specialised in virology, receiving his Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia in Microbiology. He obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK, in 1994, for his studies of the genomes of human and murine CMV. Prof Rawlinson is now a molecular virologist with particular scientific expertise in herpes viruses (CMV), hepatitis virus (HCV), enteroviruses, and respiratory viruses. His contributions to science includes new testing algorithms for common viral illnesses, sequencing and analysis of the murine CMV genome, unique studies of congenital CMV and the placenta, unique data on endogenous viruses and cancer, and he continues to directly supervise projects within these areas. Prof Rawlinson has received multiple awards in science, and is on advisory boards to the NSW and Commonwealth Departments of Health.

Image Anne Horvath.

Anne Horvath is a very experienced litigator with a busy court practice spanning numerous jurisdictions and areas of law. She is regularly briefed in litigation concerning insurance, professional negligence, and general commercial disputes.

Anne is also frequently briefed to appear in disciplinary proceedings in which she has appeared for various regulators and for professionals such as doctors, lawyers and accountants. She regularly appears in coronial inquests for interested parties and witnesses, as well as in the role of counsel assisting.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Anne practised as a solicitor for 11 years.


This event is fully booked.

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