Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Conference Aotearoa 2020

COVID-19: The Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Conference Aotearoa 2020 has been postponed and will now be held in mid-June 2021. There may be a series of webinars run later in 2020. For further information, sign up to the mailing list at wellington-events@otago.ac.nz with your contact details and SHCH in the subject line.

From research and innovation to policy and implementation

A multi-day event combining the Sustainable Healthcare Forum Aotearoa and the Climate Change and Health Research Conference

16–17 June 2020, Wellington, New Zealand

The Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Conference Aotearoa is a two-day conference in 2020, open to anyone interested in ensuring New Zealand moves ahead with urgency to a low emission and equitable healthcare sector. The programme includes presentations, discussions, and opportunities to connect on sustainable healthcare and climate change and health.

The conference will focus on how sustainable healthcare can bring wide co-benefits to health, health equity, and well-being. Topics will range from mitigation to adaptation and from risk to opportunities and innovation.

Delegates will include clinicians, nurses, doctors, policymakers, researchers, architects, consultants, sustainability champions, operational managers, suppliers, procurement agencies, board members, and students – who want to create a healthy planet with healthy people.

Hear from national and international experts, stakeholders from across the New Zealand health and care sector, district health boards, and the research sector.

Details of the programme and further keynote speakers will be announced in due course.

Opening keynote speaker

Dr David Pencheon OBE, founding Director of the Sustainable Development Unit for NHS England and Public Health England.