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CAA Congress

 

The Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) Congress is Australasia's premier event for the Ambulance Health Sector, bringing together top leaders, decision-makers and senior management teams from ambulance services, health and emergency management sectors from Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and further abroad.  

We are pleased to announce that the 2024 CAA Congress will be held between August 14-16, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

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2024 Congress Partnership Prospectus

2023 Congress Welcome Function

Southbank Beer Garden, Brisbane, Australia

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2023 Congress Day 1

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia

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2023 Congress Day 2

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia

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2024 Platinum Sponsor

       

COMPANY PROFILE

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

Stryker Emergency Care is proud to be the leading provider of powered transport equipment to over 5,000 ambulances across Australia and New Zealand.

     

 

2024 Gold Sponsors

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Corvanta partners with out-of-hospital care providers, to advance and deliver the technology they need to deliver timely, integrated, patient-centric services to improve healthcare outcomes. Key capabilities include a Critical Communications Hub, Integrated Patient Care Records, an Incident Response App, CAD Integrated Drone, Fatigue Management, and Non-Emergency Patient Transport.

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Mercedes-Benz Australia / Pacific Pty Ltd is a company of The Mercedes-Benz Group AG, which over the past 125 years has pioneered many significant achievements in automotive engineering.


Today, the company is the one of the world’s largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles and offers tailored fleet solutions for new and existing customers.
The future is electric, with the Vans division rolling out a strong customer centric electric portfolio, in line with the company’s goal to offer electrified models across its entire range.

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Through our brands NEANN® and firelogistics®, RAPP Australia Pty Ltd provides lifesaving equipment to state Ambulance, Fire & Rescue and other emergency responders.

NEANN® is our largest division and supplies, designs, and manufactures lifesaving medical equipment and products to state and territory Ambulance across Australia, NZ, PNG and beyond.

We also are the exclusive distributors of some of the best medical equipment in the world.

We offer custom designed products to suit client needs. NEANN® has provided these products to state and federal government agencies and hospitals for more than forty years.

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Since 1992, Device Technologies has been dedicated to improving patients’ lives through leading edge technology and services. Successfully supplying hospitals and healthcare professionals with the finest medical solutions for their patients, we continue to grow, with over 200 trusted brands over 1000 highly skilled staff throughout Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Behind every brand distributed by Device Technologies is the concept that we are delivering leading technology into the most capable hands. We nurture the relationship between distributor and healthcare professionals, guiding the process from concept to delivery and ongoing support with training and technical service specialty teams.

 

2024 Silver Sponsors

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Belgravia eHealth was founded in 2012 as a provider of specialist information technologies for the health and care sectors. Our partnership with Advanced Health & Care (UK) ensures that the suite of IT solutions on offer for ambulance, primary care and community care service represent the cutting edge of clinical knowledge and practice. Advanced Health & Care are world leaders in digital innovation for health, with nearly 1,000 organisations worldwide drawing on the expertise, system and service solutions provided.

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Hexagon is the global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. Our solutions free our customers to harness the rapidly-increasing amounts of data, putting it to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications.

 

Hexagon’s strategy targets the rapidly widening gap between the enormous amounts of data being created and the world’s ability to harness it. For more than a decade, literally billions of 'things' — sensors and devices — are being connected to the internet. Our unique approach is to create value by freeing our customers to actually use all this data — to put it to work in new, world-changing ways.

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ABOUT DEDALUS  and amPHI
Dedalus Group is the leading healthcare and diagnostic software provider in Europe, supporting globally the digital transformation of 6300 Healthcare Organisations and 5700 Labs and Diagnostic centres worldwide, processing its solutions for more than 540 millions of population worldwide. Dedalus offer supports the whole continuum of care, offering open standards-based solutions serving each actor of the Healthcare Ecosystem to provide better care in a healthier planet. Life Flows through our software.

amPHI’s Clinically Driven Electronic Prehospital Record (ePCR) Encompasses the Entire Care Pathway from Patient Collection to Hospital Arrival.

amPHI Mass Casualty Events – Bringing Order to Chaos
amPHI’s unique Special Events Module extends the application’s ePCR capacity, instantly creating a command centre of web-based dashboards that stream a real time updated overview of the situation, providing a powerful tool for efficient and effective collaborative management of mass casualty events between all clinical and coordination teams.

Reliable, Resilient, Mission Critical, Seamless.

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Laerdal Medical is a world leader in healthcare education and resuscitation training that uses immersive technologies and data-centric insights to increase survival and improve healthcare quality. We empower life savers, healthcare workers, to help them save more lives.

Laerdal develops products, programs, and digital solutions designed to increase survival and improve patient outcomes. By implementing evidence-based solutions within the areas of resuscitation, patient safety, and global health, we help build competence of healthcare providers, educators, and lay rescuers. We address the changing needs of healthcare organisations within the areas of resuscitation, patient safety, and global health. Together with our partners, we believe we can help save one million more lives, every year.

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ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei company, develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies. With products for defibrillation and cardiac monitoring, circulation enhancement and CPR feedback, supersaturated oxygen therapy, data management, ventilation, and therapeutic temperature management, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that help clinicians, EMS and fire professionals, as well as lay rescuers, improve patient outcomes in critical cardiopulmonary conditions. 

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At STEMLogic we draw on decades of experience working closely with our Front-Line heroes to build intuitive and customised software that better supports Public Sector groups around the world.

With a core focus on innovation and safety, STEMLogic’s user-friendly software is embedded into existing technology frameworks and from day one delivers:

  • Simplified communication channels
  • Improved response time
  • And, puts the welfare of all individuals at the center of every touch point

STEMLogic technology brings the future of the how and the why for Public Sector platforms into the now.

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Award For Excellence Major Sponsor

Awards For Excellence Major Sponsor
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Awards For Excellence

Award For Excellence Sponsor - Excellence In Technology
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In our never-ending pursuit to help keep people safe everywhere, our ecosystem of technologies centers on safety and security. We build and connect technologies to help protect people, property and places. Our solutions enable the collaboration between public safety agencies and enterprises that’s critical for a proactive approach to safety and security.

Motorola Solutions. Solving for safer.

Award For Excellence Sponsor - Excellence In Mental Health
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The Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter Service, operated by Toll Helicopters and part of Toll Aviation, covers the Southern Zone of NSW and ACT. Tasked to over 3000 critical care missions each year, we have reached canyons, crevasses, road accidents, cliffs, rivers, oceans and frozen lakes. It is part of the largest aeromedical helicopter capability within the Southern Hemisphere.  Operating from four (4) aeromedical bases with a standardised fleet of eight (8) AW139 helicopters and utilising a common set of operational procedures and standards, the service ensures NSW Ambulance and ACT Ambulance Service doctors and critical care paramedics reach patients faster than ever before 24/7/365.

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Award For Excellence Sponsor - Excellence In Clinical Practice
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Since 1992, Device Technologies has been dedicated to improving patients’ lives through leading edge technology and services. Successfully supplying hospitals and healthcare professionals with the finest medical solutions for their patients, we continue to grow, with over 200 trusted brands over 1000 highly skilled staff throughout Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Behind every brand distributed by Device Technologies is the concept that we are delivering leading technology into the most capable hands. We nurture the relationship between distributor and healthcare professionals, guiding the process from concept to delivery and ongoing support with training and technical service specialty teams.

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Award For Excellence Sponsor - Excellence In Patient Care
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Award For Excellence Sponsor - Excellence In Leadership

 

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Event Sponsors

Welcome Reception Sponsor
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ORH has supported emergency ambulance and non-emergency patient transport services in Australasia for over 20 years. We have helped solve station location problems, quantify demand and capacity challenges, and set efficiency targets through our consultancy-based approach.

Our industry-leading simulation and optimisation models allow us to quickly evaluate different options for change while providing powerful evidence to support key decisions.

Our models have been used to:
•Design hub-and-spoke systems and optimise estate strategies
•Assess the impacts of changes to on-duty/on-call working
•Quantify staff and vehicle requirements to meet response standards
•Determine the best vehicle mix for clinical skills and different patient mobilities
•Test changes to job cycle components
•Identify the impact of increasing demand

Our independent, global experience and specialist knowledge of the ambulance sector uniquely enable us to provide useful insight and feasible recommendations, and explain these clearly to external stakeholders.

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Delegate Networking Breakfast Sponsor
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HealthCare Software is an Australian digital health specialist with a long history of delivering software solutions to solve complex problems in the Australian Health sector.

Our Controlled Drug Management solution enables the efficient, accurate and compliant recording of CD transactions, instant auditing across a vehicle, station, area or whole service and protection against the risk of diversion and abuse.

Purpose-built to replace inefficient paper registers in Ambulance services, CDM has been widely adopted across Australia and is now available in the UK.

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Care Company Demonstration
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Australia’s largest range of inflatable emergency tents, made since 1953.

carecompany.com.au is the sole distributor of the LANCO Group’s inflatable emergency incident response tents, chemical decontamination shower tents and disaster response accommodation tents.Our key customers include the Australian, Canadian and American Samoa governments, Ambulance Tasmania, Ambulance Victoria, NSW Rural Fire Service and NSW SES.We supply made to order tents to meet your needs for base camps, triage & first aid, command centres and community disaster relief accommodation. We also supply a comprehensive range of heavy duty heating and air conditioning systems designed for our tents as well as solar powered and 240v lighting systems including our Australian Design Award winning all-in-one light.

All our tents are designed for use in the harshest of conditions and are made in LANCO’s ISO 9001:2015 accredited factory.

LANCO internationally supplies to NGOs, MoDs and emergency services in over 60 countries.We can design and manufacture to meet your needs, structures with a floor space from 20m2 up to 105m2. All our tents are interconnectable and include multiple temperature controlling features to reduce power consumption for cooling and heating. We look forward to meeting you at the 2024 CAA Congress.

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Coffee Cart Sponsor
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Amtek offers its customers competitive pricing and superior customer service. The highly skilled, incredibly dedicated team at Amtek with decades of extensive experience have worked on Ambulances and Patient Transport vehicles tailored for various applications and environments, including stretcher design and installations, seating solutions and wheelchair hoists.

Additionally, Amtek offers various design and support mechanisms modifying vehicles requiring customised solutions, such as handrails, security barriers/screens, wheelchair ramps, and automatic and manual steps. Amtek prides itself on revolutionising the way industries operate, maintaining a strong commitment to its customers while continuously innovating. Recently introducing the new Modular Body Technology Ambulances into the Emergency Services space, Amteks innovation will remain steadfast as Emergency Response vehicles evolve in the future.

With a knack for identifying industry gaps and filling them with groundbreaking, practical solutions, Amtek leverages cutting-edge technologies to transform industry operations. With state-of-the-art, purpose-built premises centrally located across New South Wales, Victoria, and Western Australia, Amtek is ready, willing and able to meet any request for unique and one-off designs for specialty purpose vehicles

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Exclusive VIP Breakfast Sponsor
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Teleflex is a global provider of medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. When time counts, rely on Teleflex to support clinicians with innovative solutions such as QuikClot haemostasis, Arrow EZ-IO intraosseous vascular access, MAD atomization, LMA and Rusch airway management.

TRUST THE ARROW EZ-IO

In any situation where intravenous access is difficult to obtain in emergent and urgent cases, the Arrow EZ-IO Intraosseous Vascular Access System from Teleflex is the proven1, fast2* and effective3 solution.

QuikClot is a proprietary technology, comprising a non-woven material impregnated with Kaolin. Kaolin activates Factor XII accelerating the clotting cascade leading to faster bleeding control.

Company website: https://www.teleflex.com/anz/en/index.html

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Exhibitors

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GoodSAM provides a highly advanced range of tools to emergency services and 000 operators. In addition to the well-known crowd-sourcing resuscitation system, GoodSAM provides an appless system that can locate any 000 caller and open their mobile phone camera. Advanced AI enables additional tools to measure pulse / respiratory rate and transcribe and translate. Our pathways tool means calls can be directed to the on call team (e.g. for stroke, mental health or domestic violence). The multi-agency collaboration supported enables considerably improved situational awareness, in simple incidents such as fires, through to the complex active shooter scenario. www.goodsamapp.org

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ORH has supported emergency ambulance and non-emergency patient transport services in Australasia for over 20 years. We have helped solve station location problems, quantify demand and capacity challenges, and set efficiency targets through our consultancy-based approach.

Our industry-leading simulation and optimisation models allow us to quickly evaluate different options for change while providing powerful evidence to support key decisions.

Our models have been used to:
•Design hub-and-spoke systems and optimise estate strategies
•Assess the impacts of changes to on-duty/on-call working
•Quantify staff and vehicle requirements to meet response standards
•Determine the best vehicle mix for clinical skills and different patient mobilities
•Test changes to job cycle components
•Identify the impact of increasing demand

Our independent, global experience and specialist knowledge of the ambulance sector uniquely enable us to provide useful insight and feasible recommendations, and explain these clearly to external stakeholders.

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Harcor offer an impressive range of custom emergency services products. This includes the design and manufacture of premium emergency services bags.
Channel Nine’s Paramedics recently featured Harcor Premium Medical Response Bags. The Australian observational television series shows brave Australian paramedics saving lives. When the paramedics receive callouts, they are frequently seen using the newest Medical Response Bags from Harcor.

The team at Harcor are able to offer ideas and experience, from concept to development and manufacture. Contact Harcor to discuss your special needs, including made-to-order bag sizes, materials, colours, logo printing and other features.

Strategically located throughout Australia; our company works in partnership with clients providing tailored solutions for the emergency services sector; supported with the best possible service guaranteed!

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Blue Light Card Australia is the exclusive discount service for frontline workers, first responders and volunteers from healthcare, emergency services, aged care, disability and support services and defence.  
A Blue Light Card membership helps you save money on everything from groceries, fuel, utilities, and food, to holidays, technology, beauty, and fashion across Australia through a range of market-leading, exclusive discounts and offers. We were founded 15 years ago by a police officer and his best friend as a way to say ‘thank you’ to those who are there for us when we need it most. The Blue Light Card community has over 4 million members globally and expanded to Australia in October 2022.

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For 20 years, Women & Leadership Australia has been championing equity and empowering leaders in every aspect of life.
We specialise in delivering high-impact, applied leadership development opportunities through our:

– renowned programs for individuals
– tailored programs for organisations
– specialised programs for schools
– world-class events

Our learner-centric, flexible delivery model incorporates the latest research, frameworks and technology to deliver practical leadership skills that can deliver immediate impact in the workplace.

As Australia moves ahead on its path towards gender equality, Women & Leadership Australia is providing the training, resources, connections and thought leadership to support individuals and organisations on this journey.

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Since 1933, Australian firefighters have relied on GAAM equipment to bring fires under control.

GAAM Emergency Products is a specialist in the design and manufacture of pumps for urban and rural fire suppression, manufacturing a wide range of petrol and diesel-powered firefighting pump sets and ancillary systems.

GAAM sources products and components specifically for fire, rescue, police, security, SES, and other emergency services and industrial organisations from suppliers around the world. Along with an extensive range of fire pumps, hoses, valves, and nozzles, our product range includes riot equipment, rescue equipment, and forced entry equipment.

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The Victorian Palliative Care Advice Service offers free, confidential advice for all Victorians seeking information about all life-limiting illness, palliative or end-of-life care. Specialist doctors and nurses support clinicians and the community with symptom management, prescribing, finding the right local support service or just being here to listen.

Available seven days a week, 7am-10pm on 1800 360 000.

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JD Healthcare Group is an Australian-owned and operated healthcare company, dedicated to providing innovative and best-in-class medical devices to hospitals, aged care, and healthcare professionals. With over 22 years of industry knowledge, JD Healthcare aims to offer products that are relevant, high-quality, and trusted by healthcare providers across Australia. Backed by our knowledgeable sales team, we continuously strive to offer product solutions, training, and education to support our customers in achieving optimal patient outcomes.

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Deccan International leverages operations research methods and data science to produce analytics applications that help Fire & EMS agencies reduce response times and achieve peak performance. Working with our data scientists and engineers, Fire & Rescue leaders gain critical operational intelligence that helps them save lives and property in their community.

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We’re passionate about making work and the lives of mobile workers better.

Established in 1985, Totalmobile is Europe’s award-winning field service management (FSM) organisation dedicated to delivering technology that makes work and the lives of mobile workers better. With a comprehensive range of market-leading field service capabilities, Totalmobile provides a fully integrated platform that empowers its customers to simplify processes, achieve operational excellence and experience an exceptional return on investment. With over 1,000 customers and over 500,000 workers using our technology every day, Totalmobile is Europe’s number-one choice for cutting-edge field service technology.

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The MedicAlert Foundation are a trusted Australian Charity who securely manage people’s health information and provide it at point of care. MedicAlert helps protect vulnerable Australians living with complex and often hidden health conditions, giving peace of mind to themselves, family and carers that that they have the full protection of Australia’s most comprehensive and most recommended emergency medical information service.

MedicAlert is the only emergency medical information service endorsed by paramedics across Australia, and now able to provide instant access via the QR Code Service to health documents including Care Plans and Advanced Care Directives, as well as other emergency health information. The new QR Code Service ensures instant access via a mobile phone to your patients’ vital health information when seconds count.

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