Please see below for information about upcoming events in the health sector. If you would like to advertise an event on this page, please email the details to the Communications Manager.


Otago Spotlight Series: Child Health Research

12th Sep 2017 9:00am-3:30pm,

  • Genetics and health
  • Healthy pregnancies
  • Healthy childhoods
  • Childhood conditions and treatments
  • Inequalities in child health

Over a dozen University of Otago researchers will be in the spotlight providing short, easy-to-understand outlines of their work to fellow researchers and invited guests, including funders, policymakers, clinicians, research institutions, and community and government agencies.

More about our presenters

More about the day:
  • Held at the University of Otago, Wellington, Nordmeyer Theatre, 23A Mein St, Newtown
  • Free to attend (morning and afternoon teas and lunch will be provided)
  • We'd love you to come for the whole day, but you are welcome to pop in and out.

Register now by email:

wendy.houliston@otago.ac.nz


The Australasian Doctors’ Health Conference 2017

14th Sep 2017 - 16th Sep 2017,

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Invitations are issued for the Australasian Doctors Health Network's Australasian Doctors’ Health Conference 2017.

The two-day exciting and informative program features keynote addresses by international speaker Dr Julie Chilton. Concurrent sessions will be scheduled and both invited presentations and free papers will be delivered during the event as well as other interactive workshops.

The Conference Program will be of interest to doctors, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, dentists, veterinarians and allied health workers in the medical industry.

Call for abstracts are open until 31 March 2017. For more information, click here.

Registrations open on 1 March 2016.  

Visit the Conference website  or join the e-newsletter to receive future updates.

Contact the Conference Managers via email adhc2017@arinex.com.au or phone +61 2 9265 0700 for any assistance or questions.

Occupational Health in the Primary Industries

22nd Sep 2017 - 23rd Sep 2017, Devon Hotel, New Plymouth

ANZSOM (NZ) Conference – 2017

Our annual conference will be held in New Plymouth this year on Friday and Saturday, 22nd and 23rd of September, at the Devon Hotel and Conference Centre.

On the Friday, we will overlap with the NZ Occupational Health Nurses conference.

In addition to a good line-up of morning speakers, they have arranged some worksite visits for the afternoon.

Our own programme will have the theme of Occupational Health in the Primary Industries, and will have keynote speakers from Australia and NZ. There will be a conference dinner on the Saturday night.

Draft Conference programme is on the ANZSOM website, www.anzsom.org.nz.


59th Victorian Annual Surgical Meeting

20th Oct 2017 - 21st Oct 2017, Novotel, Geelong

Register online here.

RACS ACT Annual Scientific Meeting

4th Nov 2017, Australian National University, Medical School, Canberra

Register online here


ASID NZ Annual Meeting

16th Nov 2017 - 18th Nov 2017, Dunedin

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(running back to back with Otago Global Health Institute's Annual Meeting)
 
Abstracts Open
Registrations Open

https://www.asid.net.au/groups/nz-annual-meeting



New Zealand Respiratory Conference 2017

23rd Nov 2017 - 24th Nov 2017, Pullman Hotel, Auckland

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Theme: Sharing the care – breathing easier

Presented by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZFocusing on the theme of sharing the care – breathing easier, industry experts will come together to discuss working collaboratively and in partnership, to ultimately improve client health outcomes.

The programme will provide the latest research in the clinical management of respiratory health including asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis and sleep apnoea. Experts will discuss how to provide support that is community-based, family-centred and culturally relevant.

The conference is the largest gathering or hui for professionals with an interest in respiratory health in New Zealand. Each year delegates from a variety of professions attend including GP’s, nurses, pharmacists, specialists, educators and researchers.

In 2016, the New Zealand Respiratory Conference was a great success with over 220 delegates from around New Zealand attending. Watch the highlights from 2016.

Website: https://www.nzrc2017.com/

Registration: https://www.nzrc2017.com/register

Conference contact details:

Rachel Michaels, Event Manager
email: rach@limeandsoda.co.nz
Tel: (09) 214 7440

 


Global Conference on Integrated Care

1st Feb 2018 - 3rd Feb 2018, Resorts World Convention Centre, Singapore

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

You are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at the Global Conference on Integrated Care 2018 organised by the Agency for Integrated Care.

Two types of abstracts are accepted:

  • Abstracts that describe integrated care research findings; or
  • Abstracts that describe or/and discuss new policies or programmes that support care integration.

The content of the abstracts should be relevant to the conference, and should address at least one of the themes and sub-themes of this conference.

For further information, please read the flyer.


Global Conference on Integrated Care

1st Feb 2018 - 3rd Feb 2018, Resorts World Sentosa

The overall conference theme is Advance! Accelerating the Integration of Care, and participants will have the opportunity to learn from and engage thought leaders on aged care and some of the best practices in integrated care. AIC aims to bring together 1,200 policymakers, practitioners and experts from Singapore and around the world to share knowledge, experiences, ideas and innovations in integrated care delivery.

Abstracts of research studies, policies or programmes related to care integration are invited. The call for abstracts closes on 15 September 2017.

The topic(s) could fall under any of the 3 broad themes of:

I. Care Integration in practice

II. Enabling Integrated Care

III. Transcending boundaries in integrated care

Abstracts may be accepted as poster presentations or oral presentations. 

Please refer to the leaflet, or the conference website for further information on submission guidelines.

Conference website: https://gcic2018.sg/

Abstract webpage: https://gcic2018.sg/abstract


UV Radiation: Effects on Human Health and the Environment

4th Apr 2018 - 6th Apr 2018, Wellington

Foci of the 2018 workshop will include:

  • Ozone, Climate, and UV Radiation
  • UVI & its effective communication
  • The role of apps/digital technology
  • UV, Health and the Environment 
  • Balancing the need for vitamin D against the need for avoiding skin damage from UV radiation
Registration and Abstract Submission

To register, and to book your accommodation, please follow the links on the website. When you register, there is an opportunity to specify the title and short abstract of your presentation(s).

Read the flyer for further information.


Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting

4th Apr 2018 - 6th Apr 2018, Auckland

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Click here for more information.