​The IHI Open School has partnered with Ko Awatea to design a student program to help make the APAC Forum a more valuable experience for students.

Student Program

Wednesday, 19 September
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Student and Faculty Orientation Session
Location: Auckland University (UoA)
Bldg 502, Faculty of Medical and Health Science Foyer (More Information)
5:00 PM​
​Student Social Outing
Thursday, 20 September

General Conference Day One
Location: Sky City, Auckland​
8:00 AM- 9:00 AM
​9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote One: Maureen Bisognano
​10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
​Workshop Session A
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

​Student and Faculty Lunch Session and Debrief
Location: Parnell Room
​12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
​Workshop Session B
​2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
​Workshop Session C
​3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Keynote Two: Sir Muir Gray
​6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
​Optional Evening Event: A Night at the Museum
Complimentary transportation provided
Friday, 21 September

General Conference Day Two
Location: Sky City, Auckland​
​7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Special Interest Breakfast
​9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Three: Dr. Harry Pert
​10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Workshop Session D​
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Student and Faculty Session and Debrief​
Location: Parnell Room
​12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Workshop Session E​
​2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Keynote Four: Dr. Donald Berwick

Pre-Conference Student and Faculty Orientation Session

  • Date: Wed 19th September 2012 from 2-5pm
  • Location: Auckland University (UoA) Bldg 502, Faculty of Medical & Health Science Foyer
  • Purpose of this event: To discuss how students can get involved to help improve healthcare quality and safety
  • Brief outline of the day: Student presentations, an introduction to the IHI Open School, and an interactive discussion on what students can do to get involved in quality and safety
  • Special guests: international and local health care quality and safety champions
  • RSVP to Jerome Ng at before Fri 14th September by 5pm on a first come first serve basis
  • Who should attend:
    • Students (both undergraduates and postgraduates)
    • Anyone who wants to know more about how students can get involved in healthcare quality and safety
    • Students attending the APAC Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare 20-21st September 2012


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