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Annual General Meeting 2024

Updated: Jun 5

The Annual General Meeting and Annual Scientific Meeting of ISPOR NZ Chapter will be held from 9.30am to 4.00pm on Wednesday 21 February, at the University of Auckland (UniServices Wellington office, Level 5, 85 The Terrace, Wellington). All current and prospective members are warmly invited to attend.

The meeting is free for all ISPOR NZ members. (If you are not currently a member, please see our membership page for information and a membership registration form.) For those unable to attend in person, the scientific presentations and AGM will also be available via Zoom.

This year's meeting will have a focus on the development of the health economics and outcomes research profession in Aotearoa New Zealand, including presentations on the state of health economics and outcomes research in Aotearoa, Australia, and globally; discussion of future needs, challenges, and opportunities for health economics and outcomes research in Aotearoa; and research presentations from PhD students and early career researchers from around the country.

Please see below for more information on the programme and speakers. To register, please complete the online registration form.

We invite graduate students and early career researchers to submit abstracts for the poster presentation session (5-minute oral presentation followed by open poster discussion session). Please submit your abstracts via this form. We encourage you to re-use any posters that may have been presented at other meetings.

The meeting will be followed by a networking event at The Hudson (56 Victoria St). You may also be interested in attending the Black Caps vs. Australia T20 cricket match in the evening at Sky Stadium (first ball 7.10pm).

Draft Programme

9.30am Arrival and registration, with tea and coffee.

10.00am Opening karakia

10.05am Plenary talk: Extending the HRQoL focus of QALYs by combining health and social quality of life

Brendan Mulhern, University of Technology Sydney

11.00am The state of health economics in Aotearoa New Zealand

Prof Paula Lorgelly, University of Auckland

11.30am What's happening across the ditch

Brendan Mulhern, University of Technology Sydney

11.45am ECR poster presentations

12.15pm Catered lunch, with informal poster discussion session

1.30pm ISPOR NZ Regional Chapter AGM

2.00pm What's happening globally in HEOR

Prof Nancy Devlin, University of Melbourne

3.00pm Discussion of research ideas, training needs, opportunities for HEOR in Aotearoa

Led by Paula Lorgelly

4.00pm Closing karakia

4.15pm Networking event (The Hudson, 56 Victoria St)


Brendan Mulhern (keynote)

Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney

President-Elect, ISPOR Australia Regional Chapter

Prof Nancy Devlin

Professor of Health Economics and Chair of the Centre of Health Policy, University of Melbourne

Former President, ISPOR

Prof Paula Lorgelly

Chair of Health Economics, University of Auckland

President, ISPOR NZ Regional Chapter

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