Speakers

2022 speakers include…

International Presenters – via video link

Scotty Bolleter (Texas, USA)

Scotty is Chair of the Centre for Emergency Health Sciences near San Antonio, Texas. His work at the Centre includes multi-specialty training, research, procedural and device development, as well as clinical oversight within the Healthcare, Innovations and Sciences Centre.

Jennifer Achay (Texas, USA)

Jennifer is a recognized anatomist and lecturer. She is currently the Laboratory Director at the Centre for Emergency Health Sciences, a bio skills research facility, north of San Antonio, Texas.

Bill Justice NREMT-P, TEMS-I (Oklahoma, USA)

Deputy Chief, EMSA Special Operations

Associate Director, University of Oklahoma, Department of Emergency Medicine, Centre for Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Special Operations Division. US Marshals Task Force Oklahoma County Sheriff’s   Department Tactical Team

Dr Jenny Beesley (Ukraine)

Previously in Royal Air Force (UK), ED Registrar, then Rural Hospital MOSS. Has been in Ukraine since May 2022 as Chief Company Medic for No.1 International Company 517 Battalion, Land Forces of Ukraine, on frontline in Donbas.

New Zealand Presenters

John Robson – Chief Clinical Officer · ‎ACC New Zealand

Dr Tony Smith – Medical Director for St John in New Zealand

Dr Craig Ellis – Deputy Medical Director, St John

Dr Gary Payinda – ED Consultant at Whangarei Hospital, Medical Director for Surf Lifesaving NZ

Katharina Bretschneider – Midwife Educator – Whangarei Hospital, Midwifery lecturer at AUT

Rebecca Harrison – Midwife Educator, Whangarei Hospital

Dr Beth Dennie – House Officer, Whangarei Hospital

Adele Saunders – Manager Wellbeing & Psychological Services, St John

Dr Di Murphy – North Haven Hospice

Kris Gagliardi – Assistant Clinical Director, St John

Chrissy Nicolson – Clinical Support Officer, St John

Raymond Dempsey – Paramedic, St John Northland

Stephanie Dempsey – Paramedic, St John Northland

Kate Holden – Auckland University of Technology

Brayden Shaw – Auckland University of Technology

Blair Smith – Paramedic, St John Northland

Richard Swears – Operational Effectiveness Manager – Emergency Management

Blake Manihera – Clinical Tutor/EMT/MIST Team Manager

Pip Cottrell – Clinical Lead, Pharmaco Emergency Care

Mark Going – Critical Care Paramedic, St John Northland