Upcoming meetings of the NZSBDV

New Zealand Society for Balance Dizziness and Vertigo (NZSBDV) and New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (NZSOHNS) Combined Clinical and Scientific Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019 (Optional balance workshop) and Wednesday 16th October 2019 (Keynote and other presentations)
Venue: The Dunedin Centre, Dunedin.

The meeting will commence on Tuesday with an optional balance workshop, which will include a series of didactic teaching sessions in the morning, followed by a hands-on practical in the afternoon. Due to space restrictions, places in the workshop are limited, particularly for the afternoon practical. The afternoon practical will take place within the School of Physiotherapy, 325 Great King Street and will include four workstations, providing an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with video head impulses, vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials, posturography, and positional testing and particle repositioning manoeuvres. Keynote and other NZSBDV presentations will take place on Wednesday at the Dunedin Centre in conjunction with the NZOHNS conference.

Registration is now open!

If you are attending the full NZSOHNS conference and would like to include the Tuesday balance workshop (for an extra $85), please register through the NZSOHNS conference website. For all others, please refer to the following pricing structure which includes discounted rates for NZSBDV members and register via the link below:

Day NZSBDV Members Non-members
Tuesday (all day) and Wednesday: $100 $200
Tuesday (morning only) and Wednesday: $60 $160
Tuesday only: $85 $85
Wednesday only: $50 $100

Registration link: https://forms.gle/tHubbTMZJ4DCkubr9

The meeting will include keynote speakers, Dr Louisa Murdin, an Audiovestibular Physician from London with an interest in vestibular migraine and the influence of psychological factors on vestibular disorders, and Professor Robert Briggs, an Otolaryngologist who will be talking about surgery in vestibular disorders. Invited speakers, Associate Professor Hamish MacDougall and Dr Elodie Chiarovano from the University of Sydney, will participate in both the workshop and Wednesday conference.

More details in the flyer (PDF, 4 MB).

New Zealand Society for Balance Dizziness and Vertigo (NZSBDV) and Neuro-Otology Society of Australia (NOTSA) Combined Clinical and Scientific Meeting

Date: Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November 2018
Training Day: Sunday 25th November 2018
Venue: InterContinental Hotel, 2 Grey Street, Wellington, New Zealand

Registration is now open to attend the Combined Clinical and Scientific Meeting of NZSBDV and NOTSA which will be held on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November with a Clinical Training Day on Sunday 25th November 2018, at the InterContinental Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand. Our guest speaker this year will be David Zee, Professor of Neurology, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ophthalmology and Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore. He combines medical practice and teaching with both basic and clinical research and is a renowned for training physicians and scientists in ocular motor and vestibular physiology and their clinical implications. Professor Zee is also the director of the Vestibular/Eye Movement Testing Laboratory at Johns Hopkins.

There will be the usual interesting clinical case discussions as well as presentations on topics of interest. The meeting is always friendly, informal and will be of major interest to otologists, neurologists, audiologists, physiotherapists, scientists, as well as ENT and neurology trainees.

Final Programme & Abstracts

A special rate has been arranged with the InterContinental Hotel for rooms booked for the period of the meeting. Please use this link to book your accommodation.

To register for the meeting visit https://www.trybooking.com/VWFJ

Conference Convenor
Kathleen Poon +61 402 891 804

Third Annual Scientific Meeting - Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December 2017. Room AA236, AUT Akoranga Campus, North Shore, Auckland.

The third scientific meeting of the New Zealand Society for Dizziness, Balance and Vertigo was held at the Akoranga Campus of AUT in Auckland on December 2 and 3.

The programme included:

We thank AUT and Interacoustics for their sponsorship.

Second Scientific Meeting and AGM - Saturday 9th April 2016, 12 pm to 5 pm, Sunday 10th April 2016, 9 am to 12 pm. Beaven Lecture Theatre at the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine.

Basic Course in Vestibular Diagnosis and Common Vestibular Conditions for General Practitioners, Residents and Hospital Staff - Saturday 9th April 2016, 9 am to 12 pm. Beaven Lecture Theatre at the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine.

Advanced Course in Vestibular Rehabilitation by Professor Susan Whitney from the University of Pittsburgh - Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November 2015 Wellington Hearing Association Rooms, 16 Kent Terrace, Wellington.

First Scientific Meeting - 30th May 2015. Wellington Hearing Association Rooms, 6 Kent Terrace, Wellington

Speakers at the Inaugural Meeting to Discuss Formation of the Society - 10th May 2014. Wellington Hospital, Wellington