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)
- Communication and collaboration
The deadline for abstracts is: 11 April 2021
Title of presentation
Abstract (max. 400 words)
Please send your abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.