PREDICT members meeting – 10th March 2017

This is a face to face meeting for members of the PREDICT network (Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative) and invited guests.
Dr Jeremy Grimshaw from University of Ottowa and Ottowa Hospital Research Institute Canada, is an invited guest and will be presenting on knowledge translation and implementation science at this meeting.

Date & Time

Friday 10/3/17  (9.00am-5.00pm)


Vernon Collins Theatre, Room 1.050, Health Education and Learning Precinct (HELP), Level 1, Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Melbourne. See Map attached.

Who can attend?

All PREDICT members and associated guests are welcome to attend.




Attendance is free but members must register for the event and dinner using Trybooking at:


A PREDICT members dinner will be held on 9/3/2017 at The Seamstress Restaurant and Bar, at 113 Latrobe Street in the City. This restaurant offers modern Asian cuisine and we have secured a  banquet for $65pp .  Our table is booked for 7.40pm.  Please indicate if you will be attending the dinner via Trybooking (see “Registration” for details).

Payment of $80 must be made prior to the dinner (to include $15 for drinks) as we will be charged for the number booked, regardless of numbers attending on the night. The deadline for payment is 8/03/17.  New Zealand members to pay Marian or Cate on the night with the correct money please.  Again, no shows will still be charged $80 per head so it is really important that you are planning to attend if you have indicated that on the Trybooking registration.

Payment instructions: Please pay by bank transfer to:
M & M Chandler
BSB: 633 000
ACCT NO: 120935564
Include reference “PREDICT: initial and surname” (eg. PREDICT: C Wilson):


PREDICT will cover the expenses (accommodation and airfare) for one member from each organisation involved in PREDICT research to attend.  Additional members attending from the same site will be required to cover expenses using alternative funding sources.  (Please note: incidentals such as taxi fares, airport parking fees, meals etc. WILL NOT be covered).


Rooms have been reserved at a corporate rate at The Larwill Hotel, which is very conveniently located next door to the hospital.   If you would like to book a room at The Larwill, please email with your name, mobile number and IN/OUT dates. Please DO NOT contact the hotel yourself. If you wish to book via Marian at the corporate rate you must email your request NO LATER than Thursday 2/3/2017 .  After this date the rooms will be released and pricing and availability will no longer be guaranteed.

Alternatively, you may also book accommodation elsewhere yourself and be reimbursed at a maximum limit of $200 per night for the room rate.   It is anticipated that most members will require a one night stay.  If you require an additional night, please contact Marian to obtain authorisation if you require reimbursement.  Any additional costs incurred such as meals or mini bar are to be paid on checkout by the individual.


Corporate Traveller, the MCRI official booking agent will handle flight bookings if we are funding your attendance.  Please complete the travel authorisation form making sure to enter flight numbers and/or clear instructions of departure times required.  Email the completed form to and Marian will forward your request to the booking agent.  You will receive booking confirmation directly from Corporate Traveller.  If you have to change your booking, please DO NOT contact Corporate Traveller directly but email or phone Marian to obtain authorisation.  You may also book your own flights and request a reimbursement if you prefer.


If PREDICT is funding your attendance, accommodation and flights can be charged directly to PREDICT as outlined above.  If you do your own bookings and require reimbursement, please complete a Reimbursement form 2016-6-03 and ensure ORIGINAL receipts are attached.  Photocopies will not be accepted.


Please contact on telephone 03 9936 6049.