NRHC 313

Rural Health Research and Education Day

Thursday 4 April

The overarching theme of the workshop will be ‘Building Capacity Through Research and Education: A Rural Focus.’ It will give likeminded people the opportunity to connect face-to-face, to share and learn together to move forward into the future. It is an opportunity to discuss how to stay informed and prepared for potential future changes (e.g. climate change, changes in government), with rural threads woven throughout the day.

The day will be day broken up into three sessions followed by a Chapter meeting, as outlined below.

Registration fees (includes arrival tea/coffee and lunch)

  • Attendee $90.00 per person
  • Student $38.00 per person

You can register for the workshop and or Chapter meeting when registering for the conference.

If you wish to only go to the workshop and not the conference, please email Rachel Cook and she will finalise your registration directly.

10.00 - 11.00am

Drop in session
This is an informal opportunity to connect with colleagues you haven’t seen in a while, and to make new connections, prior to the commencement of the workshop. There will be Rural Health Research and Education Chapter Committee Members present to facilitate conversation and discuss the Chapter and wider network. 

We acknowledge that people will be arriving into Wellington at varied times in the morning, so please feel free to arrive when you are able. 

Tea and coffee will be provided during this session.

11.00am - 1.00pm

Research workshop
Being future focused as rural researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand

This session will examine how rural research has the power to influence rural communities, the health and education sectors and wider social determinants of health for rural dwellers.  You will get to hear from leading and emerging researchers, meet researchers collaborating across a variety of settings and start to explore opportunities to collaborate, learn and grow in your own research. 

1.00 - 2.00pmLunch | Te Kai o Te Rānui
2.00 - 4.00pm

Education workshop 
Being future focused as rural educators in Aotearoa New Zealand

This session will present opportunities for connection and discussion, as we explore the current landscape of education, politics and environment on our roles as rural educators.  It will be a chance to hear from people who are already leading in this space, be inspired by stories of rural education collaboration and create relationships that you'll be able to take with you back out into your practice settings.

4.00 - 5.00pmRural Health Research and Education - Chapter meeting
5.00 - 7.00pm

Welcome reception
The welcome reception is a networking event for conference attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and presenters and promotes rich conversations and helps build meaningful relationships between peers within the primary care profession.  

Light canapes and beverages will be served throughout the exhibition area.