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George Abbott Symposium 2024

Varies - see registration page for details
Event type
Academic, Conference, Symposium
University of Otago, Christchurch

The University of Otago, Christchurch’s annual George Abbott Symposium is pleased to be combining with the Society of Youth Health Professionals (SYHPANZ) to offer a national youth health conference.

Symposium information

Dates: Friday, 5 July-Saturday, 6 July 2024
Times: 8:15am-5:00pm (presentations starting from 8:45am)
Venue: Rolleston Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch

Presenters and topics for 2024:

  • Professor Susan Sawyer - Keynote Speaker, Chronic Illness, Mental Health update
  • Dr Sarah Whitcombe-Dobbs - Mental Health update
  • Nick Fancourt and the Chief Children’s Commissioner
  • Professor Tony Walls - Research for Children Aotearoa
  • Dame Sue Bagshaw - Youth Hub
  • Professor Laurie McLay - Neurodiversity and Sleep
  • High Alert and the New Zealand Drug Foundation
  • Sexual Health – Burnett Foundation
  • Panel on Vaping
  • Youth 19
  • Talking Trouble
  • Eating Disorders



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