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Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Day

Connecting Our Communities

Thursday 29th June 2023
Jade Room, The Cordis Hotel, Auckland. 

 Time  Session
 8:00 am  REGISTRATION
 9:00 am  WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS 

 9:30 am










 SESSION 1: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT - NOT JUST A TICK BOX!

 Engagement with Māori whānau with cancer
 Dr David Schaaf, Te Aho O Te Kahu | Cancer Control Agency 

 Co-designing health interventions with Pasifika communities in South Auckland
 Dr Samuela ‘Ofanoa and Dr Siobhan Tu’akoi, University of Auckland 

 The Role of Fidgeting on Executive Functioning in ADHD 
 Gina Waters, University of Auckland 

 Cardiovascular health screening via an eye exam: your next eye exam can save your life! 
 Associate Professor Ehsan Vaghefi, Toku Eyes 

 10:30 am  Morning Tea & Exhibition


 11:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 SESSION 2: COLLABORATING COMMUNITIES

 Safer care for critically ill newborns: a device to assist with placement of central venous catheters
 Associate Professor Christiane Theda, Navi Medical Technologies 

 Reciprocity – What can I give and what do you need? Community engagement in developing a dementia app for Pacific people
 
Dr Vanda Symon, University of Otago

 Taking early medtech to rural Māori communities 
 Dr Grace Walker, Think Analytic & Dr Jake Campbell University of Canterbury

 Visual acuity estimation by eye tracking enabled occluder glasses for children
 Dr Jason Turuwhenua, University of Auckland

 $20k HealthTech Challenge

  • Voce Vata – Paddling together
    Dr Maryann Heather, Etu Pasifika South Auckland
  • Part I: Teamwork makes the dream work – Collaboration session

 12:30 pm  Lunch & Exhibition

 1:30 pm

 

 

 

 SESSION 3: ACCELERATING WITH ALLIES

 Conversations with the C Suite
 
Meet Andrea Fua, Founder + Head of People & Culture, VAKA

 $20k HealthTech Challenge (continued)

  • Part II: Phone a friend – Collaboration session with advice from experts panel
  • Part III: Pitching practice – Competition time! 
 3:00 pm  Afternoon Tea & Exhibition

 3:30 pm

 

 

 

 SESSION 4: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

 Connecting Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa communities to improve healthcare and make a real difference

  • Dr Vanisi Prescott, RNZCGP Pasifika Chapter
  • Julia Imo, University of Auckland
  • Wharengaro Ruha, Alimetry

 Winners of $20k HealthTech Challenge announced!

 4:20 pm  Closing remarks & what's next
 4:30 pm  Conference Day 4 ends

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