Organising Committee

Megan Baiocchi

Megan Baiocchi is an allied health clinician by background with a Masters degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Megan is currently the Head of Youth Cancer Services initiative at Canteen Australia. 

She has over a decade experience in program design and implement for priority populations and has extensive experience in health promotion. In previous roles, she was the International Development Director for Starkey Hearing Foundation and initiated more than 15 sustainable community based hearing care programs across the Asia Pacific Region. 

She was the Head of Community Partnerships & Priority Populations at ACON, and led on major project in partnership with Cancer Institute NSW on targeted cancer screening and prevention campaigns for LGBTQ communities ( with particular focus on cervical, breast, bowel screening and smoking cessation).

Louise Reynolds 

Louise Reynolds is a project specialist and is currently the National Youth Cancer Service Project Manager at Canteen Australia. She has over a decade experience in project management within the commercial, conservation and most recently the health sector. 

In previous roles, she was the Executive Officer for the International Ranger Federation where she advocated globally to improve workforce outcomes for Rangers. She managed projects that delivered vital support to Rangers in Low- or Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and led the initiative that provided emergency funding to widows of Rangers killed in action. She was the Team Leader (GROW) at LeasePlan Australia where she worked on a major project in partnership with Macquarie Bank to deliver affordable leasing options to Australian small businesses.  

Trent Rosen 

Trent is a well-seasoned Learning and Development practitioner and has been with Canteen and Youth Cancer Services since 2021.

His background includes working nationally and internationally across multiple sectors including, Health, Education, Transport, Finance, Government and Construction.

A passionate professional who seeks out development opportunities towards continuous growth and improvement for service teams beyond their traditional learning comfort zone.

He has experience in project management, online development, orientation programs, ERP implementation & a range of career development programs. He is committed to improving and developing employee performance through applying on the job learning and incorporating blended learning approaches. 

Key Dates

Early Bird Registration Closes
Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Standard Registration Available
Thursday, 1 August 2024 

Congress Commences 
Tuesday, 3 December 2024

Congress Concludes
Friday, 6 December 2024

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The 6th Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Youth Cancer Services Initiative. 

The Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Global Accord acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of this land. We pay respect to Elders past, present and future. 

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