Events and conferences (National Centre for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice)

National events and conferences

Interprofessional Education Showcase

2020 theme: Developing & Sustaining Interprofessional Relationships

A free, biennial forum, held at the Auckland University of Technology City Campus, which aims to showcase research and practice in interprofessional education from around the country.

Due to the fluctuating Covid-19 alert levels, the combined universities showcase event has been revised to include both in-person and remote online presentations and attendance. Read the flyer for details.The forum is a well-attended event and an excellent opportunity to network within the IPE community.

The deadline for abstract submissions is September 25. When submitting an abstract, please indicate your preference for presenting in person or from a distance via an online delivery.

Register online for IPE Showcase

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NZASH webinar - Covid 19: Challenges and opportunities for the simulation community

When: Thursday 5 and Friday 6 November, 2020

Expressions of interest to present are now open. Check the flyer for potential topics and template.  RSVP by 7 September 2020 to:

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IPE Centre Webinar Series

Otago University invite you to join our sixth webinar in the IPE Centre Webinar Series. This is open to all, with special relevance for those interested in interprofessional collaborative practice in community settings.

INTERact – Embedding IPE in student clinical placements recording and chat transcript

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RiSC: The Rural Inter-professional Simulation Course Medical Focus

Medical RiSC is a course run by the University of Otago Rural Postgraduate Programme and designed specifically for interprofessional rural hospital teams in New Zealand. It is an immersive 3 day course that focuses on emergency medical care using highly realistic skills simulations and workshops.

Rural hospital doctors, nurses, paramedics and rural GPs are invited to attend and extend their clinical knowledge and skills for medical emergency management.

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International events and conferences

Webinar with John Gilbert (Professor Emeritus- University of British Columbia)

Implementing the continuum of IPE – Politics, Policy, Action

Date: Monday October 19, 2020

Time: 6pm NZ (1900-2000hrs CEST)

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All Together Better Health X 2021

We are inviting you to start submitting abstracts for the 10th International Conference on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP), All Together Better Health X. Please save the date:

  • Date: 22 – 25 October 2021
  • Location: Doha, Qatar

All Together Better Health (ATBH) is the leading global IPECP conference, previously hosted in Japan, Australia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Canada, America and New Zealand. We are pleased to be bringing this biennial event to the Middle East for the first time! ATBH provides a collaborative forum for transnational champions to promote IPECP towards improving global health through consensus-based partnership, share ideas and address emerging health care challenges.

The ATBH X conference committee, in close collaboration with Interprofessional.Global, welcomes all practitioners, educators, researchers, students, academics, administrators, policy makers, and service users from health and social care settings from around the globe. The ATBH X conference aims to inspire and provide opportunities to share knowledge, compare perspectives, exchange experiences and transform current understandings of IPECP. Our 10th anniversary conference theme is Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom. The subthemes are based on:

  • ADVOCATING for people-centred care, health and wellbeing
  • EMBRACING diversity of stakeholders
  • INFORMING regional and global IPECP policies and standards
  • PROMOTING safety in and beyond health and social care settings
  • SHARING models of best practice in IPECP

We welcome abstracts within the scope of IPECP under one of the above subthemes. Before submission, please check the important guidelines, in the link below, to ensure that your submission is in line with the requirements. We look forward to having you share your pearls of wisdom. Submit your abstract by 28 February (23:59 GMT+3) via the following link:

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