The programme is correct as at 10 February, however subject to change. Any changes to the programme will be made on this website.

Wednesday 15 September

0800Registration
0900Welcome | Official opening | Carolyn Clissold, IPCNC NZNO Chairperson
0910Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall invited
0925Keynote: Point prevalence surveillance - Dr Arthur Morris, Auckland City Hospital
1015Morning tea. Sponsored by
1035Keynote: Small towns big issues | outbreak. Susan Jack
1125Speaker to be confirmed
1215Lunch
1315ACC - New Zealand Aseptic technique
1400Transition to current sessions
1405Concurrent session one
1435Afternoon tea
1505Concurrent session two
1535Transition to current sessions
1540Concurrent session three
1610Transition
1615Keynote: Epidemiology - Prof Michael Baker, University of Otago
1700 - 1830Welcome reception around the trade
Free evening

Thursday 16 September

0645Registration
0700Breakfast session - speaker to be confirmed. Sponsored by
0820Welcome
0825Keynote: Smart cleaning: a weapon in the war against antibiotic resistant superbug - Prof Stephanie Dancer, NHS Lanarkshire & Edinburgh Napier. Pre-recorded session followed by live Q&A
0910Keynote: MIQ | Border controls | Elimination - Prof Michael Baker, University of Otago
1005Morning tea
1035Concurrent session four
1105Transition to concurrent sessions
1110Concurrent session five
1140Transition
1145Debate - further information to come
1225Lunch
1325Keynote: Speaker to be confirmed
1355Speaker to be confirmed
1425Celebrating our history - a tribute to Berry Bird, New Zealand's first Infection Control Nurse. Miriam Vollweiler, Southern DHB and Marie Fergus
1450Afternoon tea
1520Keynote: Speaker to be confirmed
1600AGM
1830Conference dinner - coaches depart for Transport World

Friday 17 September

0730Registration
0745Breakfast session
0900Welcome
0905Keynote: Rosewood Rest home | MIQ. Roxanne MeKerris
0935Speaker to be confirmed
1005Morning tea
1035Speaker to be confirmed
1110Keynote: PPE - Ruth Barratt
1200Keynote: Health and disability standards. Ruth Barnett
1215Lunch
1250Keynote: Wellness | Resilience - Nigel Latta
1335Keynote: Dr Ashley Bloomfield - invited
1415Awards
1425Conference 2023
1430Wrap up | close