Programme

Programme current as at 12 June, however subject to change.

 Monday 23 September
7.30amRegistration open
8.30amWelcome/Mihi/housekeeping
8.45amConvenors or President address
9.00amKeynote - Authentic Leadership and the future of IPC. Julie Storr
9.50amLeadership. Carolyn Stewart
10.20amMorning tea
10.50amKeynote - Decontamination in developing countries. Prof Shaheen Mehtar
11.40amIPC and construction / renovation. Darryl Haines
12.10pmAseptic technique. ACC
12.30pmLunch
1.30pmKeynote - Antimicrobial resistance: The end of modern medicine? Siouxsie Wiles
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2.20pmCrohn's Disease: Bacteria never sleep, so look busy. John Aitken
2.50pmAfternoon tea
3.20pm
Reprocessing in endoscopy. Holly WealeBuilding resilience through change. Concurrent session
Lisa Sterling
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Abstract 2
Abstract 3
5.00pmWelcome Reception around the trade
6.30pmFree evening
 Tuesday 24 September
7.00amBreakfast session. What hand hygiene would be like if kids ran hospitals. - Prof. Mary-Louise McLaws
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8.30amWelcome
8.35amKeynote - Prevention is better than cure - studying pathogen transmission in the lab. Dr Siouxsie Wiles
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9.25amNew Zealand CPE guidelines - 1 year on. Dr Josh Freeman
9.55amDebate. Gloves should be used in contact precautions. Chair Alistair Humphreys
10.20amMorning tea
10.50amPatient MRSA story. Deanna Sara
11.20amCLABSI - Why targeting a zero benchmark is flawed. Prof. Mary-Louise McLaws
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12.10pmLighting talks - Posters
12.30pmLunch
1.30pmWebber Training session sponsored by

IPC education: development of programmes. Prof. Shaheen Mehtar
2.30pmAbstract
3.00pmAbstract
3.30pmAfternoon tea
4.00pm
5.00pm
AGM
7.00pmConference Dinner Transitional Cathedral
 Wednesday 25 September
8.00amRegistration
8.15amWelcome
8.20amKeynote - Patient empowered 1999 - 2019. Julie Storr
9.10amIllness and recovery - Living to tell the tale. Chris Vanderweg
9.40amNZ sterilisation recommendations. Shelagh Thomas
10.10amMorning tea
10.40amPublic health - water issues. Dr Alistair Humphrey
11.10amManaging Infectious Outbreaks - the Canterbury Collaborative approach. Dr Phil Schroeder & Kelly Robertson
11.40amMeasles tbc
12.10pmIPAC conference (BD award feedback). Jane Barnett
12.20pmLunch
12.50pmANTT progress at CDHB. ACC
1.50pmNational programmes. HQSC
2.35pmAwards
2.50pmConference 2020 and closing