AECTP Conference November 15 2022

Due to further uncertainty around the pandemic, our 2022 Conference, unfortunately, has been moved once more to Tuesday November 15 2022. All being well we can truly celebrate our tenth conference without the risk of limited numbers, in a far safer environment. Check this space for future updates.....

"2022 Moving beyond –post pandemic"

Guest Speaker 

DR Ashley Bloomfield

The Face of COVID 19

During the past 18 months Ashley has become a regular face in our homes. We welcome Dr Bloomfield to the conference and look forward to hearing his perspective on events that have affected all our lives.

The Venue

4 Taranaki Street

Wellington Central

New Zealand

Tel 04 381 2282

Moving Beyond Post Pandemic

Attending Accident Trauma Scenes Caring for Others and Ourselves. Click the link below to meet our speakers.

CPR Revalidation

We are pleased to announce that CPR revalidation will be available the evening before conference. The revalidation will kindly be undertaken by St John and all costs donated to AECTP.

This is a notice of the 

Annual Meeting of AECTP NZ Tuesday 23rd November, 2021, 9.30am. To be held online

All members are invited to attend.

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We will consider the impact that any COVID related restrictions may have on the viability of a face to face conference and if we need to change plans or cancel the conference, we will notify participants accordingly.

Conference Itinerary

Here is where the itinerary will be posted over the coming weeks keep checking here to see who else we are adding to our conference line-up and the times.

We will consider the impact that any COVID related restrictions may have on the viability of a face to face conference and if we need to change plans or cancel the conference, we will notify participants accordingly.

Conference Benefits

Just some of the benefits of coming to conference in 2021

Keep up to date with industry happenings

In the rapidly changing education section sector AECPT is a conduit to the latest information.

Discounted conference fees

Members receive discounted conference fees and access to completing required CPR updates

Networking with like minded people

Meet with colleagues and like-minded individuals, share ideas and stories over coffee or a fab lunch.

A Peak Body working for you

We are committed to increasing our membership and providing support and advice to our members through the conference medium.

Our Speakers

Lance Burdett

Following a successful career as a construction manager, Lance Burdett spent 22 years as a cop, 13 of those as a crisis negotiator.

He brings together experience from training in New Zealand, Australia, England and the USA with the elite units of police, prisons, emergency services, the military, and the FBI. His programmes are grounded in neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology. Lance has a Master of Arts majoring in Terrorism, Safety & Security, a Diploma in Policing, a Diploma in Business Studies, and is completing a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. He published the bestselling books – Behind The Tape and Dark Side of the Brain. Lance also makes regular media appearances.

Check out Lance's introduction video

Dr Maureen Mooney

Massey University

Maureen Mooney has confronted crisis situations all over the world but returned to Christchurch to complete her PhD researching children’s behaviour in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.

Aside from being a researcher for the Joint Centre for Disaster Research based at Massey University’s Wellington campus she is also a Red Cross consultant, and is called upon to respond in volatile parts of the world devastated by earthquake (Haiti) infection by HIV virus (Cambodia) or civil war (Sudan).

Dr Mooney, who is a clinical psychologist trained in France, had her doctorate formally conferred on Thursday at Massey’s University’s graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre.

Dr Tony Smith

St John

As Medical Director, Tony Smith has led the clinical direction of St John New Zealand since 2005.

Tony chairs the working group that develops the clinical procedures and guidelines for the ambulance sector in New Zealand. Within his tenure as chairman, Tony has led the development of national policies that determine the treatment and destination of patients in New Zealand with spinal cord injury, major trauma, stroke and heart attack. Having an active involvement in pre-hospital care and research, Tony leads a collaborative approach to contributing to multi-centre trials.

Tony also serves on several medical councils and committees. He is a member of the New Zealand Resuscitation Council, The Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation, and the New Zealand Clinical Network for major trauma, stroke and cardiac conditions.

Tony serves as a doctor for the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service and is an active member of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Trust.

Gwen Drewitt

Gwen is a Special Counsel in Lane Neave’s Christchurch employment team. She has particular expertise in employment and health & safety and often delivers seminars on the topics.

Gwen has substantial expertise and experience in a range of employment matters, including guiding clients through disciplinary, grievance and performance management processes, advising on redundancies and restructures and providing advice on post termination obligations. Gwen also is experienced in assisting clients in Employment Authority proceedings and has appeared in the Employment Court.

Recognised nationally as one of New Zealand's leading full-service law firms, Lane Neave is located in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown with a local and global client base. The diverse nature of our legal minds means that we have the depth of knowledge and experience required for any job. It’s also what makes us innovative and gives our clients an edge. Our entrepreneurial thinking means we design and tailor our legal teams around your needs.

Gillian Dudgeon 

As Deputy Chief Executive of the Delivery Directorate at the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Gillian oversees the customer-facing unit, and leads the teams responsible for implementation and delivery of its products and services, relationship management, performance management and monitoring. 

Gillian is also the TEC’s business owner for the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) programme and has been involved with the programme since the initial consultation in 2019. She is a member of the RoVE Programme Board which governs this transformation programme, and engages frequently with organisations, agencies and individuals on these reforms. 

Gillian joined TEC in July 2018. Prior to this she spent four years with the Earthquake Commission. Gillian has also held executive roles at ANZ and the National Bank across customer-facing, product management, IT and risk management teams.

Gillian is married to Nigel and they have two children, Meaghan and Liam.

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We will consider the impact that any COVID related restrictions may have on the viability of a face to face conference and if we need to change plans or cancel the conference, we will notify participants accordingly.