Key Dates

Earlybird registration opens November 2021
Earlybird registration closes
6 March 2022

Registration Opens - November 2021

Specialist, Physician

• Symposium Sessions
• Symposium Workshops
• Industry Exhibition
• Catering

Fellow, Registrar, Allied Health, Nurse

• Symposium Sessions
• Symposium Workshops
• Industry Exhibition
• Catering

*All prices are indicative only, quoted in New Zealand dollars and include GST of 15%. Fees are subject to change prior to the registration opening date.  

Day Registration Rates:
- Specialist/Physician; Fri or Sat $450        
- Fellow/Registrar/Allied Health: Fri or Sat $300

All delegates are required to officially register, and full payment is required in order to attend the symposium. Payment can be made on invoice by selecting the Pay by Direct Credit/ Internet Banking option during the online registration process (account details will be included on your invoice), or by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only). Credit card payments will incur a 3% surcharge, and will show debit as Outshine Ltd.  

On submission of your registration a confirmation will be emailed to you, with your tax invoice/receipt attached. To amend any registration details, or to cancel your registration, please contact the Symposium Managers via email at, or phone +64 7 823 1910.

Symposium rates have been secured at The Grand Millennium Hotel, and accommodation can be booked during the online registration process.  

SHD-AP Symposium Rate - $TBC per room per night, inclusive of GST and based on single, twin or double occupancy. It is strongly recommended that you register and book your accommodation prior to Sunday 6 March 2022. After this date, any remaining rooms will be released and bookings will be subject to availability.

Accommodation cost is delegates' own, and full payment should be made directly to the hotel on check-out (your credit card details will be requested during registration to secure your booking only). Cancellation of rooms within 30 days of arrival, incurs a cancellation fee of 100% of the full accommodation cost.  A "no-show" will also result in a 100% charge to the delegates' credit card. Please note, any cancellations must be made directly with the Symposium Managers, and not with the hotel.


All cancellations must be made in writing to the Symposium Managers via Cancellations made prior to 6 March 2022 will be refunded less $100.00 to cover administration costs. No registration refunds will be made after this date, and refunds for tickets to the social functions will be assessed on a case by case basis.  You may elect to reassign your registration, in which case please contact the Symposium Managers with the replacement delegate contact details.  If, for reasons beyond the control of the Organisers, the symposium is cancelled, the registration fees will be refunded after deduction of expenses already incurred.

Travel Advice
It is important to keep yourself updated on the current travel information and any restrictions imposed by your country of origin, and destination with regard to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  In addition, information regarding travel restrictions to New Zealand can be found on the New Zealand Ministry of Health website, and more widely on the World Health Organisation site. As always, we do recommend that you obtain personal travel insurance when arranging attendance and travel for the Symposium.

Photography/ Video
The SHD-AP Symposium is held in a public space, therefore we do not prohibit participants, exhibitors, supporters, news organisations and other companies from photographing or video or audio-taping some symposium activities. Additionally, the Organisers may arrange for photos to be taken during the symposium. The Organisers reserve the right to use images taken at the symposium with your photograph and/or likeness in future marketing materials, including on the internet. The Symposium Managers may also use images taken at the symposium with your photograph and/or likeness in future marketing materials, including on the internet, with the permission of the Organisers. Symposium attendees who prefer their images are neither taken nor published in any format, have the ability to object by sending an email request to the Symposium Managers at

Health & Safety
The Symposium Managers, in conjunction with the SHD-AP Symposium Organising Committee and the Symposium Venue, are committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy meeting environment for all attendees, and to providing the information needed to achieve this. The Symposium Managers, in conjunction with the SHD-AP Symposium Organising Committee and the Symposium Venue, will take responsibility for providing health and safety procedures whilst on site, however, all symposium attendees need to be aware of their own responsibilities.
Each attendee is encouraged to play a vital and responsible role in maintaining a safe and healthy symposium environment through:
• Listening to the health and safety briefing on site and/or;
• Reading the health and safety procedure document provided on site at the registration desk.
• Ensuring all accidents and incidents that occur on site at the symposium are reported.
• Informing the Symposium Managers, a member of the SHD-AP Symposium Organising Committee or a staff member at the Symposium Venue immediately of any health and safety concerns.
• Respecting your own personal safety and that of other symposium delegates and employees.

Delegate List
A Delegate List will be produced for the symposium including name, email address, organisation, state/region and country. It will be distributed to symposium attendees, sponsors and exhibitors, and provided to SHD-AP organisers of future symposiums. This list will not be provided by the SHD-AP Organising Committee to any other third party. Should you not wish your details to be included on the list please indicate during the registration process.

Protecting Your Personal Data
Please note, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018. Whilst the SHD-AP Symposium is based in New Zealand, and we do not always have delegates or speakers attend from the EU, as a responsible Professional Conference Organiser we believe it is important that we follow the GDPR standards to ensure that your personal data privacy is protected. Please note, when you register online you will be asked to give your consent to providing your personal information in order to register for the symposium. Please contact me with any queries –


Do I need a visa or a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) to enter New Zealand?
Currently travellers from more than 50 countries do not require a visitor’s visa for stays of less than three months - however travellers from a visa waiver country and Australian permanent residents do require an NZeTA.

Click HERE for a list of visa waiver countries - if you are not from a visa waiver country, you will need to apply for a visitor's visa in order to travel to/through New Zealand.

How do I apply for a New Zealand visa?
For information about the visa application process, please visit the New Zealand Immigration website.

What is an NZeTA?
The New Zealand Government is introducing an Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from 1st October 2019, which will affect most International travellers to New Zealand – excluding New Zealand and Australian citizens. Both International visitors from a visa waiver country and Australian permanent residents will now be required to obtain an NZeTA before arriving in New Zealand.An application for an NZeTA can be requested through through the NZ immigration website. Once complete, application approval can take up to 72 hours - so visitors to New Zealand will need to ensure they have obtained their NZeTA well in advance of their travel. The cost of obtaining the NZeTA online is NZD $12.

Please visit for further information and to obtain an NZeTA.

Please note, it is the policy of the meeting NOT to supply an “invitation letter”.  Upon payment of registration fees, each delegate receives a registration confirmation email and receipt of payment.
Contact Us
Symposium Manager
Outshine Ltd
PO Box 896, Cambridge 3450
New Zealand
p. +64 7 823 1910 | e. | w.

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