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 -   
0900 Airway Management in Cardiac Arrest
Peter Morley
Bay Trust Forum
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
  Discussion
1230 Lunch - Te kai tina - in the exhibition hall Unison Arena 1
1330 Concurrent Special Sessions  
  Advanced Life Support Basic Life Support/FA Mothers, Babies and Children Upstairs meeting rooms
1330 Point of Care Ultrasound: any role in prognostication?
Professor Laurie Morrison
Contemporary CPR
To be confirmed
Obstetric Emergencies
Sarah Wadsworth
1350 Cardio-Thoracic ALS
To be confirmed
Drowning
Gary Pavinda / Jonathon Webber
Unanticipated Birth
To be confirmed
1410 Targeted Temperature Management
To be confirmed
Bleeding
To be confirmed
NLS
Lindsay Mildenhall
1430 Topical Trauma
To be confirmed
Choking - anything new?
To be confirmed
Saving sick kids - insights
To be confirmed
1450 Discussion Discussion Discussion
1500 Afternoon tea - Kaputī o 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