Information for Speakers
Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge and expertise at the Goodfellow Symposium 2023.
The focus of all presentations should be based on information or skills that general practitioners, nurses, and nurse practitioners can use at their next clinic.
The following pages will provide you with all the information you need.
- Summary, biography, and photograph – must be received ASAP.
- Travel & reimbursement - hotel bookings are to be made with The Conference Company at [email protected] by 24 February 2023.
- Registration entitlement - registrations must be completed by 24 February 2023.
Summary, biography, and photograph
If you have not done so already, please email a biography (approximately 100 words), and an electronic photograph to [email protected] ASAP. This will be uploaded onto the website and in the EventsAir Symposium App. Photos should be of print quality (high resolution) 300px by 300px jpg file.
In addition, we require a short paragraph summarising your session content (approximately 100 words). Please include a brief description of who your session is suitable for. This information may be used to promote your participation at the Symposium via the website and included in Symposium publications.
If you have previously been a speaker at a Goodfellow Symposium, we will use the photo and biography you provided at that time. Please advise if any of this information requires updating.
Venue, presentation guidelines and AV information
The Symposium venue is the Due Drop Events Centre in Manukau, South Auckland. This is a 15-to-20-minute drive from Auckland Airport.
To prepare for the session you are welcome to use your own PowerPoint template or use the Goodfellow PowerPoint template below. PowerPoint slides should be in 16:9 ratio (widescreen):
The venue is equipped with a laptop and data projector, and you will have the option to use either a lectern, lapel, or handheld microphone. If you require any other equipment, please advise [email protected].
The meeting standard for oral presentations is MS PowerPoint on a PC. Please bring your slides on a USB drive in PC format to your session room at least 2 hours before your presentation. If you are a Mac user and wish to bring your own laptop, you will need to bring your adaptor so it can be plugged into the AV system.
If you have handouts, these can be uploaded to the Symposium website and included in the EventsAir Symposium App for delegates to download prior to the Symposium. Please email a PDF version by 3 February 2023 to [email protected].
Listed below are the presenter and moderator guidelines:
Disclosure of conflicts of interest
Presenters must disclose to The Conference Company, before the event is held, any of the following potential conflicts of interest:
- If you are a commercial organisation or are a member of an advisory committee or equivalent of a commercial organisation.
- If you have received any payments, including gifts, grants honorariums or payments in kind, from a commercial organisation.
- If you have a commercial interest in a product referred to in the CME event.
- If you are employed by or hold investments in a pharmaceutical organisation, medical devices company, or a communications firm.
For commercial entities, such as private clinics or any other for-profit entity, a statement of disclosure should be made in advance of the session, that the session is being hosted by a commercial entity and a statement that the intention of the session is not to promote products or solicit patient referrals in any way.
As a speaker, you are entitled to a complimentary registration and will also receive access to the Symposium session for the day that you are presenting on.
You will be sent a speaker registration form to complete. This will cover all consents required.
If you would like to attend the additional day you can register for this within the registration form at a discounted rate.
If you have any queries please contact us at [email protected].