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

National events and conferences

IPE Centre webinar series

The IPE Centre webinars will continue in 2021 with a sequential set of 3 webinars, focusing on interprofessional facilitation at different levels of IPE complexity: Exposure, Engagement, Immersion. Each session will begin with a presentation by one of our IPE leaders, with video clips of actual IPE teaching and learning activities at Otago, as the basis for panel discussions and Q&A.

The 3 webinars are:

  • Wednesday 2 June 2021, 12.30-1.30: focus on exposure-level IPE (NCD activity example), Margot Skinner, IPE Divisional Lead
  • Wednesday 25 August 2021, 12.30-1.30: focus on engagement-level IPE (INVOLVE activity example), Eileen McKinlay, IPE Campus Lead Wellington
  • Wednesday 17 November 2021, 12.30-1.30: focus on immersion-level IPE (West Coast programme example), Fiona Doolan-Noble, Programme Leader

How to register

You need to pre-register on Zoom:

Webinar link: Will be sent to you on pre-registration. Keep your webinar link in a safe place so you can use it on the day – eg pin the email to your electronic calendar, or print and pin it to your desk diary.

Guide on how to join the webinar (University of Otago website)

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.

Showcase presentation recording and programme

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

Flyer with all details

International events and conferences

Podcasts from the International Network for Health Workforce Education (INHWE)

Casting the Network is a new podcast series from the INHWE. Each episode features a guest who has a story to tell, research to disseminate or just something interesting to say. The INHWE wanted to find a way to share the stories heard at their conferences and within their network to a much wider audience. Casting the Network aims to showcase some of the fantastic work, innovations and research in health workforce education.

Listen to Casting the Network via:

NIPNET Conference 2021 (online)

Date: 15-16 April, 2021

The NIPNET Conference 2021 will be held entirely online, in English, and is free of charge. The conference is for educators, practitioners, researchers and students in the fields of healthcare and social welfare with an interest in interprofessional education and collaborative practice.

The NIPNET Conference 2021 is organised by the Swedish Network of Interprofessional Learning, SvIPnet, and the Sahlgrenska Academy Committee of Interprofessional Learning, Gothenburg University in collaboration with the Nordic Interprofessional Network, NIPNET.

NIPNET 2021 Conference website

Download flyer

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)

Webinar recording

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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