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27th-29th August 2021 Queenstown

"Connection"

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

Covid-19 Conference Update:

 

With more cases of Covid-19 emerging in the community, this year's NZ/AU Osteopathy Conference is moving online!

Delegates who have bought tickets for Queenstown will receive a 60% reimbursement of their Conference Ticket, and a full refund on any Conference Dinner Tickets.

If you haven't registered for the Conference and would like to join us, Online Tickets are now available for a limited time.
The Conference Program is being revised and consolidated to be more accommodating for virtual attendance. This will be available on Saturday 21st August.

Whilst we had been looking forward to hosting all delegates, speakers, and sponsors in Queenstown, we look forward to connecting with you virtually for this event.

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. 

Abstract

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

John Cullen
Osteopath

Topic:

Making sense of the subtle side of Osteopathy

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

Abstract

Mark Hunter
Yoga and Remedial Therapist

Topic:

Breath and its connection to ourselves

Abstract

Brya Matthews
Biomedical Scientist

Topic:

The multifunctional skeleton – How bone responds to stress and influences appetite

Abstract

Brian Freeman

Anatomist

Topic:

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

Abstract

Rosie Greene
RMT, BI-D

Topic:

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

 

Abstract

Dr Nick Penney
BSc(Hons) Ost Med PhD
(Musculoskeletal Medicine)

Topic:

The clinical application of the biopsychosocial model of pain: Results from the Electronic Persistent Pain Outcomes Collaboration (EPPOC)

Abstract

Yvonne Ferguson
Physiotherapist

Topic:

The World of Lymphoedema Management

Abstract

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Conference Dinner

At Skyline Restaurant

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


 

Conference 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

 

12:45pm - 13:00pm

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

13:00pm - 14:0pm

Keynote Speaker: Brian Freeman

14:00pm - 15:00pm

Speaker: Rosie Greene

12:00pm - 15:20pm

Break

15:20pm - 16:20pm

Speaker: John Cullen

16:20pm - 17:20pm

Speaker: Yvonne Ferguson

Saturday August 28th

 

10:30am

AGM

13:50pm - 14:50pm

Speaker: Brya Matthews

14:50pm - 15:50pm

Sponsor: Andrew Terry

15:50pm - 16:10pm

Break

16:10pm-17:10pm

Speaker: Marcus Ferreira & Jamie Taylor

17:10pm - 18:10pm

Keynote Speaker: Liria Papa

Sunday August 29th

 

13:00pm - 14:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Phil Austin

14:00pm - 15:00pm

Speaker: Jamie Taylor

15:00pm - 15:20pm

Break

15:20pm - 16:20pm

Speaker: Nick Penney

16:20pm - 17:20pm

Speaker: Kesava Sampath

17:20pm - 17:35pm

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 60% refund on their conference registration fee issued.