Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors

Making healthcare better is our priority, and we believe medical technology can play an even greater role in improving people’s lives. With challenges facing families and healthcare systems such as rising costs, aging populations, and the burden of chronic disease — we are using the power of technology to take healthcare Further, Together.
Innovation and collaboration are central to who we are. Since the late 1940s, we have been working to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. Today, we are a medical technology leader, employing more than 84,000 people worldwide, and offering solutions that enable greater efficiency, access, and value.


At Smiths Medical, we are passionate about improving and saving the lives of patients through high quality, innovative medical devices and services. We are a leading global manufacturer of specialty medical devices that provides innovative and lifesaving solutions for the world’s healthcare markets. Specializing in Infusion Therapy, Vascular Access, Vital Care, and Specialty Products & Services, our products are found in hospital, emergency, home and specialty care environments and are used during critical and intensive care, surgery, post-operative care and for support in managing chronic illness.


Silver Sponsor

INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME is a specialist and fully accredited ICU substitution service in the home.

We send ICU/PICU nurses into the home 24/7 to provide a genuine alternative to a long-term stay in intensive care for

  • Tracheostomy & ventilation
  • BIPAP/CPAP ventilation
  • Home TPN
  • Tracheostomy care in the community
  • End of life care/palliative care for ICU/PICU Patients

Bronze Sponsors

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare proudly supports the ITS. The AIRVO 2 Humidifier provides extremely effective respiratory support using the innovative Optiflow™+ Tracheostomy Direct Connection.

Contact: Tim Sperring
+61 3 9871 4900


Philips Respironics, a global leader in the Sleep and Respiratory markets, is passionate about providing solutions that lead to healthier patients, healthier practices, and healthier businesses. We believe that effective sleep and respiratory management empowers patients to rediscover confidence and the freedom to live a fulfilling life by restoring their ability to sleep and breathe naturally.

At home and on the go, our personalised sleep and COPD therapies make it easy for everyone to engage with their care and integrate it into everyday life, enhancing their experience and results. As intuitive to experience as sleeping or breathing itself, our technologies and solutions help every patient to embrace their condition in order to help them in their goals to regain control, feel human again, and live the life that they want.

At ResMed we pioneer innovative solutions that treat and keep people out of the hospital, empowering them to live healthier, higher-quality lives. Our cloud-connected medical devices transform care for people with sleep apnoea, COPD and other chronic diseases.

Taleb Medical, is a name synonymous with the Australian Respiratory Critical Care Market for over 28 years. We are ISO9001:2015 Third Party Certified with Quality Management Systems and are 100% Australian owned and operated corporation.
We are proudly presenting a totally new range of homecare ventilators and the Nippy Clearway™ Insufflator/Exsufflator/NIV ventilator from Breas (UK/Sweden).
Specifically, The Nippy Clearway™ is a Total Respiratory Physiotherapy Treatment Solution in one device and is quickly becoming the most requested Respiratory and Airway Clearance device in Australia and worldwide, as it is not just a cough assistance device.

With its comprehensive Rusch tracheostomy programme, Teleflex offers the ideal solution from acute medicine through the ENT area to the demands of long-term tracheostomy and paediatrics.

TRACOE medical is a worldwide acting, family owned manufacturer of tracheostomy and laryngectomy products from Germany. Since 60 years it is our passion to develop, produce and provide high quality products to make the life easier for patients and care takers.

Patient and Family Inspiration Session Sponsors

Main Medical proudly represent Passy Muir in Australia and together have the great honour of sponsoring the Patient and Family Inspiration Session. The Passy Muir® Tracheostomy & Ventilator Swallowing and Speaking Valve is a simple life-changing medical device used by tracheostomy and ventilator patients. Years of evidence-based research has shown that the Passy Muir® Valve offers patients numerous clinical benefits beyond communication, including voice/Speech Production, improved swallowing, secretion management, oxygenation, restores positive airway pressure, in-line ventilator use & interchangeability, weaning, decannulation, olfaction, infection control, pediatric speech/language development and quality of life.

Safer Care Victoria (SCV) is the state’s healthcare quality and safety improvement agency. We work with patients, families and carers, clinicians and health services to monitor and improve the quality and safety of healthcare delivered in Victoria. For more information, please visit bettersafercare.vic.gov.au


Call for abstracts opens
15 February 2019

Registration opens
15 February 2019

Call for abstracts closes
31 May 2019

Oral and Poster acceptance emails sent
2 August 2019

Earlybird registration closes
15 August 2019