The 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion will be held from 27-30 November 2022 in Adelaide, Australia. Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia and Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Safety 2022 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion.
ANZFPS will be holding some face-to-face workshops on Monday 29 November 2021 at the University of Auckland prior to the virtual conference. All workshops are three hours of teaching plus a break for morning or afternoon tea.
Registrations are now open for our Virtual Conference on 1st – 3rd December 2021.
Our virtual conference registration prices are:
Full (early-bird): NZD $130
Student/Concession (early-bird): NZD $80
Full (standard): NZD $180
Student/Concession (standard): NZD $130
Early-bird registration prices are available until 10th September 2021.
You can get a taste of what our virtual conferencing platform will look like here. The state-of-the-art virtual conferencing platform will include networking, poster sessions, discussion forums, and live Q&As.
Call for Abstracts Abstract submissions are open and the deadline has been extended to 5 July 2021, 9.30 AM NZT. Oral, 5×5 and E-Poster presentations will be featured in the following sector-specific themes:
Aged Residential Care
Acute and rehabilitation – hospital
Abstracts are eligible for awards in the following categories:
Best Scientific Oral
Best Program Implementation / Service Delivery / Policy Oral
Best Student Oral
Best Oral Relevant to Māori
Best Oral Relevant to Aboriginal Australians
Find out all the details and submit your abstract here.
Auckland Workshops A day of face-to-face workshops will be held at the University of Auckland on the 29th November 2021 and registrations are now open. There are 3 workshops in the morning and 3 workshops in the afternoon to choose from – join us in the morning or afternoon, or stay all day! All workshops are three hours of teaching, plus a break for morning or afternoon tea. You can find out all the information on the workshops here.
Morning Workshops 9:00 – 12:30
1. Steady As You Go: A Peer-Led Model
2. A National Systems Approach to Falls and Fracture Prevention in New Zealand
3. Falls Prevention in ARC: Best Practice and New Things
Afternoon Workshops 1:30 – 5.00
4. Falls Prevention Exercise for Community Settings. Getting Them Going and Doing the Right Thing
5. Managing People with Osteoarthritis. Getting the Basics Right
6. Building Blocks for Designing Exercise Programmes for Older People That Make a Difference
Sydney Workshop Save the date for a pre-conference workshop to be held in Sydney. The workshop will be a hybrid model with a half-day of online lectures (done in your own time) and a half-day face-to-face workshop. More details will be made available soon.
Exercise to Prevent Falls in Older People
Saturday 27th November 1 – 4PM
Neuroscience Research Australia, Randwick NSW
The ANZFPS is pleased to announce that the 9th Biennial Australia and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference is going online!
Our new conference dates are 1 – 3 December 2021 (NZDT).
We have engaged a state-of-the-art virtual conferencing platform that will bring everything you’ve come to expect from ANZFPS conferences. You’ll be able to network with fellow delegates, participate in discussion groups, live Q&As and more.
Our theme remains ‘Live Stronger For Longer’; a call to action to stay healthy and active in later life.
For those that love to gather, face to face pre-conference workshops will be held on 29th November in Auckland and in other locations in Australia with dates and locations to be confirmed.
As planning continues, we will communicate all updates via our conference website and you can sign up to receive email updates here.