We received the following communication from the University of Otago.

The Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Aotearoa Conference invites experts, researchers, up-and-coming leaders and sustainability champions to submit abstracts for presentation (in person or virtually) at our annual conference in Wellington on 22-23 June 2021.

The theme is ‘Re-thinking Sustainable Health in Aotearoa’

With a broad scope, abstracts detailing sustainability and healthcare, climate change and health, research, innovation, or best practice will be taken into consideration to create the varied two-day programme.

The committee would be particularly interested to receive abstracts from indigenous and Pasifika perspectives and abstracts within a sustainable healthcare and health delivery context. Possible examples include the following topics:

  • Rethinking healthcare practice
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Sustainable infrastructure
  • Sustainable transport
  • Sustainable supply chains and procurement
  • Reducing emissions from transit; energy (efficiency and/or renewables)
  • Offsetting
  • Communication and collaboration

The deadline for abstracts is: 11 April 2021


Submissions requirements:



Email address

Title of presentation

Abstract (max. 400 words)

Please send your abstract to: wellington-events@otago.ac.nz

Abstracts will be reviewed by the organising committee. Acceptance will be based on content, available space, and overall programme balance.


Conference partners:  University of Otago, Sustainable Health Sector National Network,

Ora Taiao and Global Green and Healthy Hospitals.