We look forward to welcoming you to the IMHAANZ Conference 2018.
You can find full details of the conference below – and the pre-conference training opportunities.
CLICK HERE to view and download the (provisional) programme.
For any queries, contact secretary@imhaanz.org.nz.


30 July


Our great Earlybird registration rate can be accessed until 31 August!

Get in before then to save on 1, 2 or all 3 days of conference.

And, if you become an IMHAANZ member, you can save even more …

What are you waiting for?!


16 July

We are pleased to release the provisional programme for our conference in October. This is to give an idea of content but please note that the timetabling of presentations may change before the conference begins.

Click here to view.

9 July


We’re delighted to announce that you can still register for this training at the discounted earlybird rate. This special rate is now available until Sunday 5th August.

NBO stands for Newborn Behavioural Observations and this training will be a great addition to your professional toolbox. The NBO system is a relationship building tool that fosters a postive parent-infant interactive relationship.

This training is being delivered by Dr. Kevin Nugent, IMHAANZ’s own Danielle Atkins and Master NBO trainer, Susan Nicolson at Wellington Hospital right before our conference in October. It runs for for 1.5 days: a twilight session on the 22nd and all day on the 23rd.

You can access this training for a special low Earlybird price if you also register for 1, 2 or all 3 days of the IMHAANZ Conference. This discounted offer has been made possible by collaboraiton between IMHAANZ and NBO Australia.

To find out more and register, visit http://bit.ly/IMHAANZ2018NBO. Or email Danielle Atkins with any questions: brazeltonnz@gmail.com.

21 May

Here’s some info about our third Keynote Speaker:


















22 April

STOP PRESS! Our Conference Registration is now live!

To register for 1, 2 or all 3 days, go to: imhaanzconf2018.lilregie.com.

And to register for one of only 40 places at our pre-conference workshop, head to: imhaanz-preconf.lilregie.com. (Full details on this workshop further down this page).


























Click here to download the PDF of this Registration Flyer.

20 April

We’re delighted to announce full details of our pre-conference workshop:























Register at www.imhaanz-preconf.lilregie.com 

Click here to download the PDF of this Pre-Conference Workshop Flyer.


19 April 2018

Here’s some information about our second international Keynote Speaker:





























18 April 2018


20 March 2018

We’re excited to announce a pre-conference training opportunity bought to you in collaboration with NBO Australia …

Dr. Kevin Nugent will be co-delivering the 1.5 day Neonatal Behavioural Observations (NBO) training alongside IMHAANZ’s own Danielle Atkins and Australian NBO trainer, Susan Nicolson.

Registration for both our conference and this training will open on 1 April – and anyone registering for 1, 2 or 3 days of the IMHAANZ Conference will receive a discounted rate for the NBO training (nb: applies to the earlybird rate only).

If you’d like to know more, email Danielle Atkins: brazeltonnz@gmail.com or the NBO Australia team: nboaustralia@thewomens.org.au 





























Download the NBO training flyer here.

1 March 2018
Here’s some information about our first Keynote Speaker:



February 2018


We’ve just emailed our members with the Call for Abstracts flyer which you can also download here.
Here’s the important stuff you need to know:



























January 2018
Watch this space!

Call for Abstracts Opens Soon!







November 2017
We are delighted to confirm an amazing line up of international Keynote Speakers for conference. Read about them here:


Keynotes for conference

October 2017



We’ve set the date and venue for conference!

24-26 October 2018 at Te Papa in Wellington. 

Put the date in your diary and keep an eye out for more updates coming soon.









August 2017
Planning is well underway for the IMHAANZ Conference 2018!
We have a theme: