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Professional Disciplinary Tribunals: Research and Practice Conference, Auckland, 15 February

13 December 2018

With the wisdom of Tribunal Chairs and expert speakers, this conference will illuminate common disciplinary issues across the health, education and legal professions.

Speakers and topics

The keynote speech by Professor Bernadette McSherry (Foundation Director of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne) will address proceedings for mental health and substance use issues with an international perspective across professions. Legal colleagues from New South Wales will be contributing international wisdom.

The conference is dedicated to understanding how these New Zealand tribunals function:

Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal

Education Council Disciplinary Tribunal

Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal

Topics include:

How health and mental health issues contribute to misconduct

Who receives name suppression and why

Patterns of misconduct in aged care facilities

Emerging debates on the Health and Disability Commissioner complaint process

Practising lawyers’ insights

International research on vulnerable clients and vulnerable lawyers

Who should attend?

The insights will be informative for Tribunal members, regulatory authorities, and those bodies that regulate the professions. We welcome lawyers, health providers, teachers, academics and students interested in disciplinary processes). By sharing knowledge across Tribunals, we aim to foster meaningful research with impact.

When: Friday 15 Feb, 8am - 5pm

Where: AUT City Campus, WG Building, 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland

Cost: Student $100, earlybird: $350, standard: $450

Student registration: $100

Note for legal professionals: Continuing Professional Development 6.5 hours.

For more information click here

Last updated on the 13th December 2018