NZCPHM Annual Scientific Meeting Wednesday, 11 September 2019

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The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine is pleased to announce that the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Auckland from 11-13 September at the Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Auckland.

This year the overarching theme for the ASM 'Enhancing Public Health in the Pacific Blue Continent'.  The focus for the Wednesday will be 'Improving health in the Pacific'.  Thursday's focus will be 'Improving the health of Pacific people in New Zealand'.

 

Call for Abstracts

The College is currently calling for abstracts for this year's ASM.

  • Information on submitting an abstract can be found here.
  • The abstract template can be downloaded  here.

 

Abstracts are due by 9.00am, Monday 24 June 2019.

                        

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Registration is now open!

You are invited to register for the NZ College of Public Health Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting and Workshop.

Early Bird Discount

There is an early bird discount available to College Fellows until 29 July- don't miss out! 

 

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Registration Fees (inclusive of GST)

Earlybird fees are valid up to 29 July 2019.  Standard fees apply from 30 July 2019

Full registration

Member & Non-member

Earlybird: $999.00

Standard: $1109.00 

Registrar

Earlybird: $0.00

Standard: $0.00 

ASM Two Days registration 

Member & Non-member

Earlybird: $624.00

Standard: $735.00 

Registrar

Earlybird: $0.00

Standard: $0.00 

ASM One Day only registration 

Member & Non-member

Earlybird: $324.00

Standard: $395.00 

Registrar  

Earlybird: $0.00

Standard: $0.00 

Workshop registration 

Members & Non-members 

Registrar

$375.00  

$275.00

Pre-dinner drinks & Conference Dinner extra registration

Members, Non-members & Registrars 

$85.00  

Registration fees include:

Full registration

Attendance at all ASM sessions, programme booklet, workshop, any course material, morning & afternoon teas, lunches, Pre-dinner drinks and Conference Dinner.

ASM Two Days registration

Attendance at all ASM sessions, programme booklet, morning & afternoon teas, lunches, pre-dinner drinks and Conference Dinner.

ASM One Day registration

Attendance at that day's ASM sessions, programme booklet, morning & afternoon teas and lunch.

Workshop registration

Attendance at the workshop, any course material, programme booklet, morning & afternoon teas and lunch.

                               

Provisional Programme Outline 

Wednesday 11 September

8.30am

Registration

9.00am

Theme:   'Improving health in the Pacific'  Includes: Learning from public health successes from across the Pacific region, important health threats impacting Pacific small island developing nations (eg climate change), disease burdens (notably NCDs), drivers of health change. 

The George Salmond Oration will be delivered by Dr Aumea Herman, Secretary of Health at the Te Marae Ora Cook Islands Ministry of Health, Chair of Pacific Heads of Health 

Guest Speakers:

Dr Colin Tukuitonga,  Pacific Community Director-General, Noumea, New Caledonia

Details of additional speakers are to be confirmed.

Panel Discussion with all guest speakers

Members will have the opportunity to make presentations on the day's theme in the afternoon.

The AGM will be held on Wednesday afternoon, followed by the ASM dinner, College awards and, back by popular demand, the after-dinner Public Health Quiz! 

Thursday 12 September

8.00am

Registration

8.30am

Theme:    'Improving the health of Pacific people in New Zealand'  Includes:  Successful interventions focussed on improving the health of Pasifika in NZ, working in partnership with Pacific communities, health challenges for Pasifika in NZ, demographic and migration trends.

Details of speakers are to be confirmed.

Members will also have the opportunity to present free papers on Thursday afternoon. 

5.00pm

ASM Concludes

Friday 13 September

8.00am

Workshop Registration

8.30am

Workshop

Details to be confirmed.

                             

 Accommodation 

 Waipuna Hotel

Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre     

The Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre is a 25-minute drive from the Auckland airport and the city centre with easy motorway access.              

Rooms have been set aside at the Waipuna Hotel for ASM delegates, including some twin rooms. The rate is $227.00 per room per night and includes 1 full buffet breakfast. Additional breakfast $28.00pp. 

Bookings can be made by calling the reservations team on toll free 0800 924 786. Alternatively you can email them on res@waipunahotel.co.nz.  Quote the group booking code NZCP0919

Further information on accommodation bookings please call Sasa Li on (09) 526 3003 or 0800 WAIPUNA

Full bus and rail transport links with Sylivia Park Shopping Centre, just a five-minute walk or one-minute drive from the hotel.