Programme

We are in the process of building a stellar scientific programme for NZ Resus 2020. Please note the timings below are indicative only and subject to change. All conference sessions will be held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre. 

Waiata

The waiata (song) we have selected for NZ Resus 2020 is Te Aroha and you can learn the words and tune here.

Thursday 7 May 2020 - Educators' Day

TIME PROGRAMME DETAILS LOCATION
0800 Registration Desk Opens Grand Hall 
0900 Educators' Day Opening Bay Trust Forum
0920
Resuscitation - An ILCOR Scientific Update for Educators
Professor Robert Neumar
0940
What's new in childhood resuscitation
Professor Ian Maconochie
1000 Teaching Children Resuscitation - what's best?
Professor Laurie Morrison
1020 Discussion
1030 Morning Tea - Kaputī o te ata Grand Hall
1100 Building Resilient Healthcare systems
Louis Mason
Bay Trust Forum
1120 Predicting course outcomes - an evaluation of the UK ALS course
Professor Gavin Perkins
1140 Improving Patient outcomes - does ALS training work
Janet Bray
1200 ANZCOR ALS Teaching Guide Line
Kevin Nation
1220 Discussion
1230 Lunch - Te kai tina Grand Hall
1300 Concurrent Sessions Upstairs meeting rooms
  - concurrent session 1 - Skellerup Room
  - concurrent session 2 - Opus International Room
  - concurrent session 3 - Downer Room
1500 Afternoon tea - Kaputī o te ahiahi Grand Hall
1530 The Education Debates (3 x 10 minute debates, 5 minutes per presenter)  Bay Trust Forum
1615 Educators' Day Closing
1630 CINZ AGM Skellerup Room
1700 NZ Resus 2020 Welcome Reception
The first opportunity for delegates, sponsors and exhibitors to network and reconnect!
Unison Arena 1

Friday 8 May 2020

TIME PROGRAMME DETAILS LOCATION
0800 Registration Desk Opens 
Grand Hall
0800 Arrival tea & coffee available in the exhibition hall Unison Arena 1
0900 Conference Opening Bay Trust Forum
0920 The Heart Foundation Lecture
Improving outcomes from OHCA - Learnings from the last 50 years
Professor Harvey White
1000 Resuscitation - Beyond ROSC
Professor Robert Neumar
1030 Morning tea -  Kaputī o te ata - in the exhibition hall                                                  Unison Arena 1
  Plenary Session 2 - Excellence, te hiranga
 
1100 Gaining Consensus on Science and Treatment - The ILCOR Process
Professor Ian Maconochie
Bay Trust Forum
1120 High Performance CPR
Dr Tony Smith
1140 Public Access Defibrillation
Professor Charles Deakin
1200 Cardiac Arrest Centres
Professor Gavin Perkins
1220 Discussion
1230 Lunch - Te kai tina - in the exhibition hall Unison Arena 1
  Plenary Session 3 - Culture, me te ahurea  
1330 Organ donation following OHCA
Professor Laurie Morrison
Bay Trust Forum
1350 Ethnic Disparity
Bridget Dicker
1410 Workforce Diversity
Assoc Professor Tony Walker
1430 Impact of Cultural Bias
Danny de Lore
1450 Discussion
1500 Afternoon tea - Kaputī o te ahiahi - in the exhibition hall Unison Arena 1
1530 Free Paper Concurrent Sessions x 3 Upstairs meeting rooms
1640 Day one closes
1800 Coach pick ups from host hotels Novotel, Ibis, Millennium,
Sudima, Rydges & Quest
1830 He Pō Whakangahau - A night of entertainment
Not an ordinary conference dinner, He Po Whakangahau is a not-to-be-missed event!
Te Puia 

Saturday 9 May 2020

TIME   PROGRAMME DETAILS
LOCATION 
0800
Registration Desk Opens
Grand Hall
0800
Arrival tea & coffee available in the exhibition hall
Unison Arena 1
  Plenary Session 4 - 
Bay Trust Forum
0900
Airway Management in Cardiac Arrest
Peter Morley
0920
Dual sequential defibrillation - one shock or two?
Professor Charles Deakin
0940
Vascular access - IV vs IO
Professor Gavin Perkins
1000
Drugs in CA
Professor Robert Neumar
1020
Discussion
1030
Morning tea -  Kaputī o te ata - in the exhibition hall
Unison Arena 1
  Plenary Session 5 - Resilience, te manahau
 
1100
London's Burning - The Grenfell Tower Fire Medical Response
Professor Ian Maconochie
Bay Trust Forum
1120
The Christchurch Terrorist Attack - Lessons learned
Wally Mitchell
1140
Stepping onto Whakaari/White Island
Dr Tony Smith
1200
Experience and exposure to OHCA
Janet Bray
1220 Discussion
1230
Lunch - Te kai tina - in the exhibition hall
Unison Arena 1
1330
Concurrent Special Sessions
 
  Concurrent Session 1: Advanced Life Support
 
1330
Point of Care Ultrasound: any role in prognostication?
Professor Laurie Morrison
Upstairs meeting rooms
1350
Cardio-Thoracic ALS
To be confirmed
1410
Targeted Temperature Management
To be confirmed
1430
Topical Trauma
To be confirmed
1450 Discussion
  Concurrent Session 2: Basic Life Support/FA
 
1330 Contemporary CPR
To be confirmed
Upstairs meeting rooms
1350 Drowning
Gary Payinda / Jonathon Webber
1410 Bleeding
To be confirmed
1430 Choking - anything new?
To be confirmed
1450 Discussion
  Concurrent Session 3: Mothers, Babies and Children
 
1330 Obstetric Emergencies
Dr Kerrie Hides
Upstairs meeting rooms
1350 Unanticipated Birth
To be confirmed
1410 NLS
Lindsay Mildenhall
1430 Saving sick kids - insights
To be confirmed
1450 Discussion
1500 Afternoon tea - Kaputī te ahiahi - in the exhibition hall
Unison Arena 1
  Plenary Session 6 - Rapid Fire Updates
 
1530 Australian and NZ Aus-ROC OHCA Epistry
Janet Bray
Bay Trust Forum
1540 Responder APPS - Good Sam
Dr Tony Scott
1550 World Restart a Heart Day
Kevin Nation
1600 The Final Great Debates
(3 x 10 minute debates, 5 minutes per presenter)

1640 Panel Discussion
1700 Conference Close