If you have a query about Empower 2019, please have a look below to see if your questions are answered by our FAQs. If not, feel free to email us at logistics.conference@nzmsa.org.nz.

How do I apply for Empower 2019?

See the “Apply” button on the top right hand corner of your screen? Click that and get started on your application!

What does the application process involve?

The application process consists of a short form with some basic personal details, as well as submission of a short piece about how you think attending such an event will help with your development as a future health professional.

I made a mistake in my application, what should I do?

If you need to change your application details following submission, then please contact us at logistics.conference@nzmsa.org.nz. Changes will only be permitted to applicant details (eg. phone number, email address).

How are delegates selected?

After the application closing date, individuals will be selected based on their applications. Applicants will not be chosen on a first-come first-served basis. Delegates will be emailed once this has been completed, with confirmation of their attendance once their registration fee has been received. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified by email.

Do I have to pay for conference?

Successful applicants to Empower 2019 will be asked to pay a registration fee in order to confirm their place at the conference. The event is heavily subsidised by our sponsors, allowing us to offer a weekend of Empowerment at an affordable price.

What if I pay the registration fee, and something unexpected comes up which means I can’t attend the conference?

If you find yourself in this position please get in touch with the conference team as soon as possible at logistics.conference@nzmsa.org.nz. We will endeavour to fully refund your registration fee, however this may not be possible in the 14 days before conference.

What times will the conference start and finish?

Empower 2019 is going to be held on the 7-9th of June 2019. The conference officially starts with the Amazing Race at 1pm on Friday, and finishes at 3pm on the Sunday.