NZAO Annual Conference 2021

Friday 29th - Saturday 30th October 2021

WELLINGTON Harbourside Function Centre



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

Day 1: Friday the 29th of October

Time Title
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Conference Welcome
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Professor Michael Kalloniatis: Primary Care Optometry - Colour vision update and how to use your OCT to identify retinal disease
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Assoc Professor Maria Stubbe: What research teaches us about improving communication between patient and practitioner in health settings
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Morning Tea
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Assoc Professor Jacqueline Ramke: Population Eye Health Research in Aotearoa NZ - mapping a path forward
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Dr Phil Turnbull: Therapeutic prescribing habits of NZ optometrists
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Helen Gleave: Contact lenses
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Nga Kaitautoko - Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service: How health practitioners can deal more effectively with complaints
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Jenny Woodfield: Autism NZ
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Dr Ian de Terte: Strategies that health practitioners can use to reduce stress and look after their own mental health
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Tea
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Dr Lize Angelo: UoA Clinical Research #1 Referral patterns of optometrists in Aotearoa NZ: A keratoconus perspective
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Rochelle Van Eysden: Post-COVID Apocalypse Optometry Quiz Edition
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Friday Night Drinks
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room

Day 2: Saturday the 30th October

Time Title
7:15 AM - 8:15 AM Premier Sponsor Breakfast
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Dr Joevy Lim: UoA Clinical Research #2 Ocular melanocytic lesions in Aotearoa NZ
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Professor Michael Kalloniatis: Primary Care Optometry - Identifying and managing retinal occlusive disease
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Annual General Meeting
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Tea
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Zaria Bradley: UoA Clinical Research #3 Results from the NZ Management of Myopia Progression Survey 2020
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Assoc Professor Jacqueline Ramke: Opening your eyes to Global Eye Health
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Dr Renoh Chalakkal: The social enterprise of low cost technology to improve ophthalmic care in the 21st Century
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Dr Ehsan Vaghefi: Optometry and Artificial Intelligence
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
2:00 PM - 2:45 AM Professor Michael Kalloniatis: Primary Care Optometry - Visual field testing in clinical practice
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Richard Johnson: Richard's before-tiffin-gluten-free-vegan-clinical optometry quiz
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Eleisha Dudson, Andrew Sangster, Dr Samantha Simkin: Workshop #1 - Art and science of myopia control in practice
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Graeme Curtis, Alan Benjamin, Charl Laas: Workshop #2 - RGP and specialty contact lens fitting made simpler for Masters and Beginners
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Renee Edgar, Richard Shanks: Workshop #3 - Assessment and management of the patient with mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Room: Optometry Practise - McClellan Grimmer Edgar
7:30 PM - 11:59 PM Optional Annual Dinner
Room: Wellington Harbourside Function Centre - Te Aro room