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2019 Conference

The 12th Annual Conference Theme: “Task Sharing, a sustainable solution to global healthcare needs”

Dates: 16 – 19 October 2019

Venue: Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

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 12 th 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

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

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 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

 

CLICK HERE 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

CLICK HERE for Recommended accommodation information and Booking for
where to stay in Winterthur. Conference discount applies if you book
through this website with the House of Winterthur. Website is in German, click on English version upper left corner of website.

 

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

Depot Hostel 195 – $34.00 per night shared room
Depot Hostel 195 – $85.00 per night per room
Hotel Ibis Budget – $105.00 per night per room
Hotel Ibis Winterthur – $125.00 per night per room
Best Western Hotel – $135.00 per night per room
Park Hotel – $165.00 per night per room
Hotel Banana City – $165.00 per night per room

 

CLICK HERE for an application for a Conference Grant to apply for paid accommodation for three nights during the conference. The IAPAE is able to offer a small Conference grant to support attendance at its annual meeting to one or more people who may not otherwise be able to attend.
Closing date for applications is 31 August.

 

It is recommended to fly into Zurich and take a local train to Winterthur, 25 km to the north. Consider arriving a day 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 

Click here to register!

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