NZAO Annual Conference 2021

Conference Booklet

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Summarised Conference Schedule

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Friday 29th - Saturday 30th October 2021



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If you would like to register a large group of NZAO members you can email a completed Group Booking Form to membership@nzao.co.nz

  

CPR Course

We are holding CPR courses the day before and the day after the Annual Conference. These are not part of the conference schedule and do not require conference registration to attend.

Both sessions are now full. If you would like to join the waitlist please email membership@nzao.co.nz

 

The below schedule is subject to change leading up to the conference.
We are in the process of accrediting the presentations with CPD points.

Click here to view a PDF version of the conference schedule

Day 1: Friday the 29th of October

Time Title
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Conference Welcome
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Associate Professor Jacqueline Ramke: Community Eye Health Research in Aotearoa NZ - mapping a path forward
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Assoc Professor Maria Stubbe: Improving communication between patients and health practitioners - What can international research teach us?
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Morning Tea
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Dr Phil Turnbull: Therapeutic prescribing habits of NZ optometrists
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Professor Michael Kalloniatis: Advances in Perimetry - How to improve your diagnosis and management of glaucoma
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Eleisha Dudson: Supporting Tear Film Stability
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Stacy Wilson: The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights - what action to take if a consumer alleges you have breached their rights
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Wilson Sue: Test yourself on ethical scenarios from optometric practice
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Dr Ian de Terte: Strategies that health practitioners can use to reduce stress and look after their own wellbeing
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Tea
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Dr Lize Angelo: UoA Clinical Research #1 Referral patterns of optometrists in Aotearoa NZ: A keratoconus perspective
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Rochelle Van Eysden: Survivor Wellington 2021, Post-COVID Apocalypse Optometry Quiz Edition
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall

Day 2: Saturday the 30th October

Time Title
7:15 AM - 8:15 AM My Health 1st: Premier Sponsor Breakfast
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Dr Joevy Lim: UoA Clinical Research #2 Prospective study on pigmented eye lesions in Aotearoa New Zealand
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Eleisha Dudson, Andrew Sangster, Dr Samantha Simkin: Myopia management (Part 1) - Why too much choice is stressing us out
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Annual General Meeting
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Tea
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Zaria Bradley: UoA Clinical Research #3 Results from the NZ Management of Myopia Progression Survey 2020
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Associate Professor Jacqueline Ramke: Opening Our Eyes to Global Eye Health
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Dr Ben O'Keeffe: The social enterprise of low cost technology to improve ophthalmic care in the 21st Century
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Dr Ehsan Vaghefi: Optometry and Artificial Intelligence
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Alan Benjamin: The Extended Depth of Focus Soft Contact Lens
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM Charl Laas: Optimizing Orthokeratology Lenses
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Richard Johnson: Richard's before-tiffin-gluten-free-vegan-clinical optometry quiz
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Tea
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Grand Hall
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Renee Edgar, Richard Shanks: What to do for a concussion patient when the eyes appear to be "normal"
Room: Optometry Practice - McClellan Grimmer Edgar
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Graeme Curtis, Alan Benjamin: Contact Lenses - Fitting the Challenging Cornea
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM Eleisha Dudson, Andrew Sangster, Dr Samantha Simkin: (Part 2) - Why too much choice is stressing us out
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM NZAO President: Prize Draw and Conference Close
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM Optional Annual Dinner (Additional dinner ticket)
Room: Beehive, Parliament Buildings - Banquet Hall