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2019 Conference

Theme: “Task Sharing, a sustainable solution to global healthcare needs”

Venue: Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:

16 October, Wednesday, 18:30 Meet and Greet; Opening Ceremony of IAPAE Conference

Welcome to new conference delegates and familiar friends as we begin the 12th Annual IAPAE Conference with the theme of “Task Sharing, a sustainable solution to global healthcare needs”. Join us for an evening reception. Light fare and drinks included. Venue: Kantonsspital (Hospital), Brauerstrasse 15, Winterthur. All are welcome to attend!

Conference Day 1: 17 October, Thursday
08:30 Conference Registration
09:00 Conference Opening

Join us for a full day of Keynote speakers, Short Paper presentations and poster presentations. Tea, Coffee, Snack breaks and Lunch included. Venue: ZHAW Gesundheit, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Technikumstrasse 71, Winterthur

Conference Day 2: 18 October, Friday
09:00 am start time

The second day continues with Keynote speakers, Short Paper presentations from colleagues around the world and posters presentations. The afternoon session is for PA education development in Switzerland. Tea, Coffee, Snack breaks and Lunch included. Venue: ZHAW Gesundheit, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Technikumstrasse 71, Winterthur

18:30 Gala Dinner

Evening Conference Celebration Dinner is planned for time with friends, networking with new colleagues and awards for short papers and posters. Join us for an evening dinner. Dinner meal included. Venue: Kantonsspital (Hospital), Brauerstrasse 15, Winterthur. All invited!

Conference Day 3: 19 October, Saturday
09:00 am start time

The third day starts with parallel workshops and Short Papers with the IAPAE General Meeting with elections for open positions on the Executive Board and Subcommittees. 3rd Day continues with break-out sessions for the five Subcommittee planning meetings: Advocacy & Education Subcommittee, Faculty & Membership Subcommittee, Research Subcommittee, and Communication & Repository Subcommittee. Conference concludes with
closing ceremony. Tea, Coffee, Snack breaks and Lunch included. Venue: ZHAW Gesundheit, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Technikumstrasse 71, Winterthur

Conference Keynote Speakers 2019

Keynote Speaker 1. Dr Michael A. Hobbins

Head of Research, Quality and Development for SolidarMed. Lucerne, Switzerland

Keynote speakers 2. Professor Philip Kaloki

Chairperson of the Kenya Medical Training College Board of Directors. Nairobi, Kenya

Keynote Speaker 3. Professor Dr. Stefan Breitenstein

Chairperson of the Department of Surgery at the Cantonal hospital. Winterthur, Switzerland

Conference Registration Rate Options:

Option 1 – Standard Package 3-day Conference Rate, $375.00
Option 2 – Special Nations Standard Package 3-day Conference Rate, $125.00
Option 3 – Standard 1-Day Conference rate, $150.00
Option 4 – Special Nations 1-Day Conference rate, $50.00
Option 5 – Student Package 3-day Conference Rate, $90.00
Option 6 – Student 1-Day Conference Rate, $35.00
Option 7 – Meet and Greet Reception only, $20.00
Option 8 – Gala Dinner only, $40.00
Option 9 – Vendor/Exhibitor rate, $500.00

For a list of countries which qualify to register for the ‘Special Nations” rate registration category of $125.00 according to the International Association for Medical Education

ABSTRACT AND POSTER SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED

Suggest Hotels in Winterthur with reduced rates for IAPAE Conference: (prices subject to change) Book through website above.

Hotels in Winterthur: (estimated cost)
Hotel Ibis Budget                              $105.00 /night/room   email: h3561@accor.com
Hotel Ibis Winterthur                        $125.00 /night/room   email: h3561@accor.com
Best Western Hotel                           $135.00 /night/room   email: wartmann@wartmann.ch
Park Hotel                                          $165.00 /night/room   email: welcome@phwin.ch
Hotel Banana City                             $165.00 /night/room   email: info@bananacity.ch

It is recommended to fly into Zurich and take a local train to Winterthur, 25 km to the north. (train rates may vary, estimated $12.00 one way) Consider arriving a few days early or enjoy days following the Conference in Zurich!

For Visa information, requirements and application to enter Switzerland, visit: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/switzerland-visa/

IAPAE can send you a Letter of Invitation and/or Letter of Support for Visa application if needed.  Email: scott.smalley@wits.ac.za 

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