NZCPHM Annual Scientific Meeting and 10th Anniversary Celebrations Wednesday, 19 September 2018

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**Registration for attendance is now closed**


Registration - Level 16 

8.30am - Wednesday

8.00am - Thursday

8.00am - Friday Workshop

*Refreshments and lunch will be provided


Dinner - Wednesday 19 September 

Pre-dinner drinks will be available from 6.30pm on Level 16 in Chancellor 3

Conference dinner will begin at 7.00pm in Chancellor 1


James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Located in Wellington city, the Hotel can be accessed from The Terrace or Lambton Quay using the pedestrian lift access from The James Cook Arcade (294 - 296 Lambton Quay).

Wilson's car parking is in the adjacent building to the Hotel, with direct access from The Terrace motorway exit. There is limited availability and standard Wilson parking rates apply.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor website


Full programme available here

Wednesday 19 September




Theme: 'Te Tiriti - implications for the practice of public health medicine'   Includes: how we apply te Tiriti principles in our public health medicine practice; cultural competencies; drivers of inequities (eg, colonialism, power imbalance, racism); addressing health inequities; establishing effective partnerships with Māori to improve public health and equity;  leadership and advocacy role of the College.

The George Salmond Oration will be delivered by Professor Papaarangi Reid, Tumuaki and Head of Department of Maori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

Guest Speakers:

Dr Tony Blakely

Dr Ricci Harris

Dr Rhys Jones

Dr Hayley Bennett 

Panel discussion and questions to follow.

The AGM will be held on Wednesday afternoon, followed by the ASM dinner with invited guests. We will be presenting College awards, celebrating the College's 10-year anniversary and launching the College History Book.  

Thursday 20 September




Theme: 'Collaboration and partnership to improve public health and equity' Includes: how public health medicine practitioners develop effective collaborations and partnerships to achieve important public health goals; public engagement; co-design; intersectoral collaboration; multi-stakeholder partnerships (eg to achieve SDGs).

Guest Speakers:

Dr Liz Craig, Fellow and MP

Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Fellow and Director General of Health

Sue Chetwin,  Chief Executive, Consumer New Zealand

Members present free papers.


ASM Concludes

Friday 21 September


Workshop Registration



A tailor-made workshop for College members on 'Putting partnerships into practice to achieve greater public health gain and equity'  will include presentations and exercises to develop the knowledge, frameworks, methods and practical skills needed to work in more collaborative ways and establish effective partnerships. Also included will be illustrative case studies and a review of information tools to support consultation and collaboration.

Facilitated by Dr Anna Stevenson and Cheryl Doig, leadership futurist. 


Workshop Concludes


Call for Abstracts - Now closed

Registration fees include:

Full registration

Attendance at all ASM sessions, programme booklet, workshop, any course material, morning & afternoon teas, lunches, non-alcoholic pre-dinner drinks and conference dinner. Cash bar available. 

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



James Cook Hotel

The James Cook Hotel have provided a special rate for ASM delegates. The rate is $199.00 per room per night (room only). 

The hotel has provided a dedicated online booking page for accommodation reservations link here. Alternatively you can email Sayali at and quote the group confirmation booking code 303662.