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27th-29th August 2021 Queenstown

"Connection"

101 DAYS TO THE EVENT
27 Aug, 8:00 am NZST – 29 Aug, 1:00 pm NZST

Once Conference tickets are purchased, you will be sent an email with access to discounted hotel rates and ski/snowboard deals.

Osteopaths New Zealand welcomes you to the 2021 Osteopathy Conference, held at the Heritage Hotel, Queenstown.

 

Alongside Osteopathy Australia, we invite delegates from New Zealand, Australia and around the world to join us for a weekend of learning, inspiration and spending time with our osteopathic colleagues.

The theme for this year's conference is 'Connection', allowing our presenters to delve into a broad range of topics, representing the beautiful diversity found within the profession.

 

With varied practical workshops alongside stimulating presentations, there is something for everyone within the programme.

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Liria Papa

Osteopath - D.O. BSc. Ost.

Topic:

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in a multidisciplinary approach to Cardiovascular Disease patients.

Abstract

Jamie Taylor

Osteopath

Topic:

Exploring indirect & direct of the osteopathic tradition and styles showing how versatile and useful  both are and the validity of potential utilizing both within a treatment session. 

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Marcus Ferreira

Osteopath - B.Sc (Hons)

Topic:

Exploring indirect & direct of the osteopathic tradition and styles showing how versatile and useful  both are and the validity of potential utilizing both within a treatment session. 

Abstract

OUR SPEAKERS

Phil Austin

Osteopath - B.Sc (Hons), M.Sc, Ph.D

Topic:

Pain, Mood and Guts, a Biopsychosocial Issue?

Abstract

Andrew Terry

Osteopath

Topic:

Branding: Connect To Patients - Control Your Career

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Topic:

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Brian Freeman

Anatomist

Topic:

Connection: A Consequence of Metabolism and Outside–Inside Differentiation During Ontogeny.

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Rosie Greene

Visceral Manipulation Practitioner

Topic:

An exploration of fascial connections, visceral articulations and organ axis of motion.

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Gala Night, Black Tie

At Skyline Restaurant

A unique evening with return transport to and from the hotel, a return gondola ticket and an exquisite three course meal.

 

Gala Dinner tickets can be purchased at the bottom of  the conference ticket page.

Partners and families are welcome too, extra tickets can be bought on the same page.

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The Venue

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Your Stay

The Heritage Hotel

91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown 9300

The Heritage Hotel is pleased to offer discounted room rates for the duration of the conference, as well as up to three nights before or after.

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Limited rooms available.

ARE YOU READY FOR QUEENSTOWN?

Adventure Capital of the world, and arguably one of the most beautiful places on the planet, what will you get up to on your visit?

 

We have teamed up with a range of local businesses to ensure the best of Queenstown activities are at your fingertips during your stay.

Enjoy a discounted multi day ski pass with NZ Ski and discounted ski and snowboard hire with SnowBiz.

 
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PROGRAMME

Friday August 27th

8:00am - 8:30am

Registration Day 1

8:30am - 8:45am

Welcome: President Jessica Gamblin (Osteopaths NZ) and President Michelle Funder (Osteopathy Australia)

8:45 - 9:45am

Speaker: Rosie Greene

9:45am - 10:00am

Sponsor Speaker: EMS

10:00 - 11:00am

Keynote Speaker: Brian Freeman

11:00am - 11:30am

Morning Tea

11:30am - 1:00pm

Breakout Room 1: Rosie Greene - Practical Workshop

Breakout Room 2: Jamie Taylor - Practical Workshop

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Speaker TBA

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon Tea

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Breakout Room 1: Phil Austin - Practical Workshop

Breakout Room 2: Marcus Ferraira & Jamie Taylor - Practical Workshop

5:30pm - 6:30pm

AGM

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Drinks

Saturday August 28th

8:00am - 8:30am

Registration Day 2

8:30am - 9:00am

Speaker TBA

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote Speaker: Liria Papa

10:00 - 10:30am

Morning Tea

10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout Room 1: Mark Hunter - Practical Workshop

Breakout Room 2: TBA - Practical Workshop

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Breakout Room 1: Rosie Greene - Practical Workshop

Breakout Room 2: Marcus Ferraira & Jamie Taylor - Practical Workshop

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Speaker: Andrew Terry

5:00pm - 5:15pm

Gala Dinner transport departs from hotel

Sunday August 29th

9:00am - 9:30am

Registration Day 3

9:30am - 10:30am

Keynote Speaker: Phil Austin

10:30 - 10:45am

Morning Tea

10:45am - 12:15pm

Breakout Room 1: Phil Austin - Practical Workshop

Breakout Room 2: Jamie Taylor - Practical Workshop

12:15pm - 12:45pm

Speaker TBA

12:45pm - 12:55pm

Closing Remarks: President Jessica Gamblin (Osteopaths NZ)

SPONSORS

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Covid Policy

In the event of a change in the COVID-19 Alert Levels where large gatherings are not able to take place, the 2021 Osteopathy Conference will go ahead virtually.

 

All those registered for the face-to-face event will be provided with links to join the virtual conference sessions and a partial refund on their conference registration fee issued.