GENERAL INFORMATION

CONFERENCE CANCELLATION

APTHC 2020, Auckland, New Zealand, 18-21, March, 2020

Due to the ongoing impacts of  COVID-19, it is with deepest regret that we announce the cancellation

of the 2020 conference . For further details, please click here

CONFERENCE VENUE

Aotea Centre

50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The conference will be conducted in English.

LETTER OF INVITATION

Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal letter of invitation to participate in the conference. It should be understood that such an invitation is only meant to assist participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa and does not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee.

 

VISAS

Kindly note that New Zealand has changed its visa requirements policy. 

Visa waiver countries and territories
As of 1 October 2019
visitors to New Zealand from visa waiver countries must hold an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) before traveling.

 

From 1 October 2019, if you do not have an NZeTA you will not be allowed to travel to New Zealand.

Click here to view the list of visa waiver countries and territories

The NZeTA is valid for many visits and up to 2 years

The NZeTA request form will be available from mid-July 2019. Please click here for further details and to apply.

Participants from non visa waiver countries will require a visa to enter New Zealand. We suggest you confirm this with your travel agent before travel. Please click here for more details.

TRANSPORTATION

Delegates should book their flights to arrive at Auckland International Airport.

 

Transportation between the Airport and Aotea Centre:

Taxi Service:

Taxis are available at Auckland International Airport. Approximate fare one way is US$ 30 (40 NZD)

The trip should take around 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

Public Transport (Sky Bus) 

https://www.skybus.co.nz/

The Sky Bus is available at Auckland International Airport. Drop off is a few minutes walk from Aotea Centre (396 Queen Street). Approximate fare is US$ 12 (17.50 NZD) for one way, if booking online.

Journey time is approximately 60 minutes

 

CERTIFICATE IN TRAVEL HEALTH EXAMINATION

International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) will offer its 19th Certificate of Knowledge in Travel Medicine examination on 18 March 2020 prior to the opening of the Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference in Auckland, New Zealand.  Please click here for further details.

ACCREDITATION

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

The RACGP has confirmed that the conference will be suitable for GPs to apply for “CPD Activity” points (equals old cat2 points of last triennium), at 2 pts/hr, max 30 points.

Because the conference is not formally approved through RACGP, nor provided via an Australian Education Provider, GPs will need to self-record the activity under the “Skills and knowledge development” heading as a self-selected CPD Activity. Evidence of attendance would be the Certificate of Attendance and a copy of the Scientific Program. Recording can be done via the MyCPD dashboard.  A maximum of 30 points can be obtained.

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)

The “Yellow Fever Workshop (pre-conference activity associated with the Biennial Conference of the Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference)” activity, has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 3 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

 

CLIMATE

March in Auckland is pleasant with average temperatures ranging from highs of 22C (72F) to lows of 15C (60F).

OPTIONAL TOURS

For special tours while in Auckland, please contact Fullers 360 Tours by clicking here.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Personal travel, luggage and health insurance are recommended. Please purchase this from your local travel agent. Kindly note the organizers and other sponsors cannot be responsible for participants lacking appropriate insurance coverage in case of need. All tours are booked on the express condition that Target Conferences shall not be held responsible for and shall be exempt from all liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury or accident, to any person or his or her luggage or any other property, for any reason whatsoever.

 

CONTACT US >

The Secretariat will be happy to assist you with any additional information

T: +972-3-517-5150

F: +972-3-517-5155

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