Conference Presentations

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AND NATIONAL KEYNOTES

 

  • 1995: Delivered a paper, Distance Education in the Third World, at the International Conference for Distance Education in Moscow, Russia
  • 1995: Delivered a paper, A Model for Accompanied Self-study, at the International Conference for Distance Education in Moscow, Russia
  • 1995: Delivered a paper, Total Quality Management in Higher Education, at the International Conference of Total Quality Management in Higher Education, August 1995, Johannesburg, SA
  • 1995: Delivered a paper, A Model for Constructivist Learning in Health Science, at the Fourteenth International Conference of HSRC, September 1995, ESCOM Conference Centre, SA
  • 1996: Delivered a paper, Implementation of Accompanied Self-study in the Health Sciences, at the International Interdisciplinary Health Conference, June 1996, ESCOM Conference Centre, SA
  • 1999: Attended the International Aids Conference, Sept 1999, Lusaka
  • 2000: Attended the 2nd International Health Care Conference, Global Multidisciplinary Health Care into the 21st Century, UNISA, August 2000
  • 2001: Delivered a paper, Support system for facilitators in Telematic programmes, at the International Conference, A nursing Odyssey: From Hospital to Home, University of the Free State, 24-27 June 2001
  • 2001: Delivered a paper, A typology for learning in the Health Sciences, at the International Conference, A Nursing Odyssey: From Hospital to Home, University of the Free State, 24 – 27 June 2001
  • 2002: Delivered a paper, Effects of downsizing and restructuring on surviving personnel: A focus on Authenticity, at the International conference, Advances in Qualitative Methods, 23 to 25 January 2001, Sun City, SA
  • 2002: Opening remarks, The role of leadership in reshaping the healthcare landscape, at the International conference, Reshaping the Nursing Landscape, Sandton Convention Centre, 18-20 June 2002
  • 2002: Poster presentation, A constructivist strategy for learning in Health Science Education, at the International conference, Reshaping the Nursing Landscape, Sandton Convention Centre, 18-20 June 2002
  • 2002: Convenor of the Conference Organizing Committee of the International Conference of Africa Honour Society of Nursing, , 1-6 September 2002, Swaziland
  • 2002: Poster presentation, Quality Indicators for Sustainability in Higher Education, at the International Conference of Africa Honour Society of Nursing, Swaziland, 1-6 September 2002
  • 2003: Poster presentation, Constructivist Teaching in Health Sciences Education, at the International Conference of Africa Honour Society of Nursing, Swaziland, 1-6 September 2002
  • 2002: Paper presentation, Critical Success Factors in a PBL approach, at the Health Professions Education International Conference, University of the Free State, RSA, 7-10 October 2002
  • 2003: Paper presentation, Qualitative Assessment: The use of student drawings, Ninth Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference, 1-5 May, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • 2003: Invited Keynote speaker at the International Community Health Science Conference, Johannesburg, October 2003 (Had to withdraw due to international relocation)
  • 2003: Attended the INTERNATIONAL STTI conference in order to present Africa Honour Society of Nursing to the House of Delegates, for approval of Chartering, Toronto, Canada, 01 – 05 November 2003
  • 2004: Paper presentation, Context: The methodological implications, Fifth Qualitative Methods Research Conference, 29-31 January 2004, WEM, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2004: Paper presentation, A framework for leadership development, The International Nurses’ Conference on Managed Migration, 22 – 24 February 2004, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • 2004: Poster presentation, Klopper, HC & Gray, G, Activities of the WHO/PAHO Collaboration Centre for Nursing and Mental Health, 1-3 March 2004, Global Health Network, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2004: Paper presentation, Motivation for a multiple intervention strategy in leadership development, 3rd International Multidisciplinary Health Care Conference, 3-5 March 2004, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2004: Paper presentation, Bodrick, ME & Klopper, HC, Forging New frontiers for International Consideration in Ambulatory care Nursing research: Reflections on Special Ethical Issues in a Middle Eastern Contextual Study, AAACN Conference, March 2004, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • 2004: Paper presentation, Bodrick, ME & Klopper, HC, The Impact of Context as a Methodological Consideration, Tenth Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference, 30 April to 03 May 2004, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • 2004: Poster presentation, Bruce, JC & Klopper, HC, Restructuring of Nursing Education into Higher Education, Fourth Conference of the Africa Honour Society of Nursing, 2-5 August 2004, Gabarone, Botswana
  • 2005: Invited keynote speaker at the Third International Health Conference, 3, 4 & 5 August 2005, Sandton Crowne Plaza, Johannesburg, South Africa.  Title of presentation:Leadership in Clinical Practice.
  • 2005:Oral presentation, Quality Assurance in Nursing Education: The internal audit, at the Fifth Annual Conference of Africa Honor Society for Nursing, Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI, 8-11 August 2005, Accra, Ghana.
  • 2005: Invited speaker, Workshop presentation, Chapter Leadership Development, atthe Fifth Annual Conference of Africa Honor Society for Nursing, Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI, 8-11 August 2005, Accra, Ghana.
  • 2005: Invited speaker, The role of an Honor Society in Nursing: A focus on STTI, Moi University, 13 September 2005, Eldoret, Kenya.
  • 2005: Invited speaker, Wellness in the Workplace, Transforming Nursing in SA Conference, 8 & 9 September 2005, Indaba Hotel, Fourways, South Africa.
  • 2005: Panel discussion as member of International Governance Committee , Bylaws Amendment, at the 38th Biennial Conference of STTI, November 2005, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • 2006: Oral presentation, The challenges of care of the elderly in South Africa, International Conferenceof theInternational Federation of Aging, 30 May – 3 June 2006, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2006: Oral presentation, Human Resource Development: A case for leadership and social capital, International Conference of the International Council for Nurses: INP, 28-30 June 2006, Sandton, South Africa (Presentation accepted but had to withdraw due to Ministerial invitation from Australia).
  • 2006: Invited speaker, Challenges facing SA in providing quality care for the aged, University of South Australia andMinisterial Committee for Family and Community Health, 6-10 July 2006, Adelaide, South Australia.
  • 2006: Oral presentation, Strategies in assessing post-operative pain – A South African Study,International Conference of the International Institute of Qualitative Research, 12-16 July, Golden Coast, Australia.
  • 2006: Poster presentation, A model for specialist education as part of Higher Education in South Africa, Bruce, JC and Klopper, HC, , International Conference of the International Institute of Qualitative Research, 12-16 July, Golden Coast, Australia.
  • 2006: Oral presentation, Bruce, JC and Klopper, HC, The experience of Nurse Specialist regarding restructuring of specialist nursing in SA,6th Annual Conference of Tau Lambda-at-Large Conference of STTI, 1-4 August 2006, Durban, South Africa.
  • 2006: Member of Organizing Committee of the 6th Annual Conference of Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI, 1-4 August 2006, Durban, South Africa.
  • 2006: Oral presentation, Operationalisation of embedded valuesat a South African University, 7th European Conference, Ethics and Spirituality, 22-26 August 2006, Ede, Nederland.
  • 2007: Symposia presentation, Klopper, HC & Roos, V, Context as determinant for research decisions, 3rd International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2007) from 2-5 May 2007, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • 2007: Oral presentation, Roos, V & Klopper, HC, Qualitative research of lived experiences: who is judging the evidence? 3rd International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2007) from 2-5 May 2007, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • 2007: Keynote Address, Critical Challenges for Doctoral Education in Africa, International Conference of INDEN (International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing), 25-28 May 2007, St Luke College of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2007: Poster presentation, Minnie, CS; Van der Walt, SJC & Klopper, HC, Best Practice Guidelines for Testing for HIV antenatal clients, International Conference of INDEN (International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing), 25-28 May 2007, St Luke College of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2007: Oral presentation, The contemporary university in a knowledge economy: Challenges for Nursing Education in SA, International Conference of ICN (International Council of Nurses), 29 May –1 June 2007, Yokohama, Japan
  • 2007: Keynote Address, Caring: A way of being, choosing and knowing, International Odyssey Conference, 9 July 2007, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, SA
  • 2007: Oral presentation, Klopper HC& Uys, LR, Collaboration: Meeting the challenges in Africa, The 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, 11-14 July 2007, Vienna, Austria
  • 2007: Member of Organizing Committee of the 7th Annual Conference of Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI, 31 July – 3 August 2007, Lilongwe, Malawi.
  • 2007.  Poster presentation, Kleynhans, H& Klopper, HC.AQuality Improvement Programme for Older Persons in Residential Care Facilities, 7th Annual Conference of Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI, 31 July – 3 August 2007, Lilongwe, Malawi.
  • 2007.  Poster presentation, Minnie, CS; Van der Walt, SJC & Klopper, HC, Best Practice Guidelines for Testing for HIV antenatal clients, 7th Annual Conference of Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI, 31 July – 3 August 2007, Lilongwe, Malawi.
  • 2007.  Poster Presentation, Scrooby, B. & Klopper, HC, Facilitating effective instruction and evaluation/assessment of anatomy, at the net2007 Conference, 4-6 September 2007, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • 2007: Symposia presentation, Uys, LR, Klopper, HC & Van Wyk, N, East Africa Project: The collaboration Challenge,at the 39th Biennial Conference of STTI, 1-6 November 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • 2007: Panel discussion as member of International Governance Committee , Bylaws Amendment, at the 39th Biennial Conference of STTI, 1-6 November 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • 2007.  Poster presentation, Pretorius, R & Klopper, HC, The establishment of centres of excellence in clinical practice in South African Hospitals, at the39th Biennial Conference of STTI, 1-6 November 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  • 2008: Invited speaker, Primary Health Care Models in Nursing: Lessons learned and the strive for future success: A South African perspective, at the International Conference New Frontiers in Primary Health Care: Role of Nursing and Other Professions, 4 – 6 February 2008, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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  • 2008. Invited speaker. The Edge Runners in Nursing.  Forum for Nurse Leaders, 14 May 2008, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
  • 2008: Paper presentation, Klopper, HC & Roos, V. MMOGO™ METHOD: A response to the impact of context on research. The 19th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, 11-14 July 2007, Singapore.
  • 2008: Paper Presentation, Knobloch, S & Klopper, HC. Compassion Fatigue within the Nursing Practice: A concept analysis. The 19th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, 11-14 July 2007, Singapore.
  • 2008.  Poster Presentation.  Minnie, CS., van der Walt, SJC &Klopper, HCMethodology of the development of best practice guidelines (BPG’s) for counselling for HIV testing during pregnancy. 27th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care in Southern Africa, 11-14 March 2008, Johannesburg.
  • 2008.  Poster Presentation.  Minnie, CS., van der Walt, SJC &Klopper, HCBest practice guidelines (BPG’s) for counselling for HIV testing during pregnancy.27th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care in Southern Africa, 11-14 March 2008, Johannesburg.
  • 2008.  Oral Presentation.  Minnie, CS., van der Walt, SJC &Klopper, HC.Formulation of best practice guidelines for counselling for HIV testing during pregnancy. 28th Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives, 2-5 June 2008, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 2008.  Oral Presentation.  Minnie, CS., van der Walt, SJC &Klopper, HC.  Evidence used in the development of best practice guidelines. International Nursing Research Conference, 30 June – 3 July 2008, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 2008.  Poster Presentation.  Phetlhu, DR &Klopper, HC.TB and HIV Integration: A paradigm shift from competition to collaboration through Social capital, SA TB Conference, 1-4 July 2008, Durban.
  • 2008. Paper presentation. Richter, MS, Mill, J, Edwards, N, Kahwa, E,Kaseje, D, Webber, J Walusimbi, M &HC Klopper. Strengthening Nurses’ Capacity for HIV Policy Development in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. International Councils of Women’s Health Issues Conference, July 2008, Gaborone, Botswana.
  • 2008. Keynote speaker. Paper presentation.  Raising the Bar in Nursing Education. NEA Conference, 19-21 August 2008, Elangeni Hotel Durban.
  • 2008: Invited speaker. Paper presentation. Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery. Unit Managers Conference, 28-29 August 2008, Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg.
  • 2008: Invited participant.  Global Ministerial Forum on Research for Health. 17-19 November 2008, Bamako, Mali.
  • 2009: Poster presentation: Quality of Doctoral Education in South Africa.  Knobloch, S & Klopper, HC.  International Conference of INDEN, Durban, South Africa. 22-24 June 2009.
  • 2009:Symposium.Aiken, LH; Cimiotti, J; Cho, E; You, L; Klopper, HC& Gwagwa, T. Global Evidence in Support of Improving Hospital Work Environments. International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009: Paper presentation. Bester, P & Klopper HC. A theory for Authentic Leadership Embedded in a Social Capital Framework in Nursing Science.International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009. Symposium: Edwards, N; Kahwa, E; Kaseje, D; Webber, J, Mill, J; Howard, M; Klopper, HC & Walusimbi, M. Supporting African and Caribbean Nurses to Lead Health Systems Strengthening and Policy Change in HIV and AIDS. International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009. Paper presentation. Knobloch, S& Klopper, HC.Identification of the Empirical Indicators of Compassion Fatigue. International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009. Symposium. Watson, MJ;Klopper, HC and Kruger, A. The Older Person in the World of HIV/AIDS. International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009. Paper presentation. Williams, MJS& Klopper, HC. Assessment Practices in Health Sciences: A Critical Ethnography. International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009. Invited panelist by JHPIEGO and USAID: The role of SA nurse in HIV/AIDS Care, Management and Treatment.  Panel topic: Nurses Expanding Access to Quality HIV Care and Treatment Services. International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27June – 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa
  • 2009: Invited speaker: Paper presentation. The nursing process and research process. 8th Annual Unit Management Conference, 27-28 August 2009, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.
  • 2009. Paper presentation: Roos, V., Klopper, H.C. & De Bruyn, C. Antidote for loneliness: Older person’s experiences of loneliness. 15th South African Psychology Congress, 12-14 August, 2009.
  • 2009: Workshop: Community-Based Collaboration: Views from Older Person and Stakeholders. Watson, M; Klopper, HC & Kruger, A.  IAHSA’s 8th International Conference: A Global View of the Long Term Care Workforce, 20-22 July 2009, London.
  • 2009: Keynote speaker: Paper presentation.  Opportunity! Transforming critical challenges into powerful opportunities for nurse education. Nursing Education Association Conference, Emperors Palace, 29 September – 1 October 2009.
  • 2009. Quality improvement in residential care facilities.Kleynhans, H; Klopper, HC & Roos, V. 40th Biennial Conference of STTI, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 31 October – 4 November 2009.
  • 2009: Poster presentation: Quality of Doctoral Education in Nursing in SA.  Knobloch, S & Klopper, HC.  40th Biennial Conference of STTI, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 31 October – 4 November 2009.
  • 2009: Paper presentation: Positive Practice Environments in South African Critical care Units: A Grounded Theory. Pretorius, R & Klopper, HC. 40th Biennial Conference of STTI, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 31 October – 4 November 2009
  • 2009: Invited Speaker. Global Health Issues and Nursing: An African Perspective. Virtual Honor Society, Podcast and Webcast (http://virtual.nursingsociety.org/vhs/vhs/community/Pages/PodcastsWebcast s.aspx)
  • 2010: Paper presentation: Nurses’ engagement in HIV and AIDS research and policy development in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. JEtowa, N Edwards, E Kahwa, P Dawkins, H Maysenhoelder, U Atkinson, CE Muller, F Watson, J Aiken, R C halo, D Kaseje, HC Klopper, M Walusimbi. 3rd Americas Regional Midwifery Conference to be held in Jamaica in May 2010
  • 2010: Paper presentation: Perspectives of frontline nurses/midwives and nurse managers on the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the nursing workforce in Sub – Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. E Kahwa, N Edwards, J Etowa, P Dawkins, U Atkinson, F Watson, CE Muller, J Aiken, D Kaseje, HC Klopper, M Walusimbi, R Chalo. 3rd Americas Regional Midwifery Conference, Kingston, Jamaica, May 2010
  • 2010: Paper presentation: A Comparison of Perceived HIV/AIDS Stigma for Nurses and Midwives Working in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and Jamaica. N Edwards, J Mill, M Walusimbi, D Kaseje, E Kahwa, HC Klopper, H Maysenhoelder, U Atkinson, N Okeyo. 3rd Americas Regional Midwifery Conference, Kingston, Jamaica, May 2010
  • 2010. Paper presentation. A Comparison of Perceived HIV/AIDS Stigma for Nurses and Midwives Working in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and Jamaica. N Edwards, J Mill, M Walusimbi, D Kaseje, E Kahwa, HC Klopper, H Maysenhoelder, U Atkinson, and N Okeyo. Canadian Public Health Association Centennial congres, 13-16 June 2010, Toronto, Canada (resources.cpha.ca/CPHA/Conf/Code/Co-authors)
  • 2010. Poster presentation: Giving “detailed attention”: The influence of stigma on the care of persons living with HIV and AIDS in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and Jamaica. Mill, J, Harrowing, J, Rae, T, Richter, S, Minnie, CS, Ssegujja, E, Klopper, HC and Walusimbi, M. VIII Conference of Global Network of WHO Collaboration Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. Primary Health Care: Many perspectives, one goal. 28-30 July 2010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2010. Poster presentation: Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean Nurses’ involvement in HIV Workplace Policy Development. Richter, S., Mill, J., Segujja, S., Walusimbi, M. Muller, R., Klopper, HC, Hepburn-Brown, C. Brazil VIII Conference of Global Network of WHO Collaboration Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. Primary Health Care: Many perspectives, one goal. 28-30 July 2010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2010: Moderator: SPECIAL SESSION: The Maternal-Child Health Leadership Academy: Leadership Projects for Advancing Maternal-Child Nursing Care. K Morin. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice, 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA
  • 2010: Moderator: SPECIAL SESSION: Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development: Building the Future of Nursing Education. D Cleeter and A Nibert. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global
  • Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice, 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA (http://mirapan.com/_event_msn_is_over.html?s=40)
  • 2010. Paper presentation: Strategies to Improve the Quality of Nursing Doctoral Education in South Africa. S Knobloch Coetzee ad HC Klopper. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA
  • 2010: Poster presentation: Self-Care of the Older Person in the Potchefstroom District. T Rabie and HC Klopper. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice, 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA
  • 2010: Paper presentation: The Practice Environment of the Critical Care Nurse in South Africa R Pretorius and HC Klopper. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice, 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA
  • 2010. Poster presentation: Nursing Workforce: Assessing Workplace Policy for Potential Nurse Lead Change. CE Muller and HC Klopper. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA
  • 2010: Paper presentation: Systematic or Integrative Review as Research Project for Graduate Study. CE Minnie, SJC van der Walt, HC Klopper, G Cummings. 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Global Diversity through Research, Education and Evidence-Based Practice 12-16 July 2010, Orlando, Florida USA
  • Invited speaker: Innovative Leadership: An exemplar in primary health care delivery, Leadership Summit, 24-25 September 2010, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • Invited speaker: A New Dawn – Towards Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, 2010 NEA FUNDISA Conference, CTICC, Cape Town 11- 13 October 2010 (www.nea2010.co.za)
  • 2010. Paper presentation. Edward, N; Kaseje, D; Kahwa, E; Mill, J; Webber; J; Walusimbi, M; Klopper, HC; Roelofs, S. Strengthening Nurses’ Capacity: Developing integrated project mechanisms to build individual, institutional, and infrastructural capacity for doing and using health systems research. First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Montreux, Switzerland. November 2010
  • 2010. Invited speaker. STTI Leadership Summit, Innovative leadership: An exemplar in Primary Health Care delivery. STTI Leadership Summit, 24 September 2010, Indianapolis, USA
  • 2010. Invited moderator: STTI Leadership Summit, Panel Presentation: Your Personal Path to an Advanced Nursing Degree, Marion Broome, Jane Kirkpatrick, Anne Thomas, 24 September – 4:00-5:00pm, Indianapolis, USA
  • 2011: Keynote speaker, Rush University, Chicago, USA. Induction ceremony of Gamma Phi Chapter. STTI: Leverage for change. 9 March 2011
  • 2011: Invited speaker, International conference, Women Leading Worldwide in Philanthropy, Philanthropy in Africa: The CHENMA project,10-12 March 2011, Chicago, USA
  • 2011: Invited plenary speaker, STTI Leadership Summit, STTI: The vehicle for collaboration, networking, philanthropy and leadership, 1-2 April 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2011. Invited speaker. Seminar presentation.Impact of Hospital Nurse Workforce Factors on Quality of Care and Nurse Well-Being in 15 Countries: Results from the RN4CAST-study. L Aiken; USA, Y Liming; CN, WSermeus; BE, HC Klopper; ZA. 28thISQUA International Conference Hong Kong 2011, 14-18 September 2011.
  • 2011: Special Session speaker.Chapter Sustainability: From Strategy to Action, HC Klopper&JC Bruce. 41st Biennial Convention in Grapevine, Texas, USA, 29 October – 2 November 2011.
  • 2011: Paper presentation, HC Klopper, LAiken, S Coetzee, P Bester and RPretorius. Hospital Work Environments, Nurse Burnout and Job Dissatisfaction: A View inthe Mirror of International Evidence. 41st Biennial Convention in Grapevine, Texas, USA, 29 October – 2 November 2011.
  • 2011. Paper presentation.CS Minnie, SJC vd Walt, H McConnell, HC Klopper, W Lubbe, I Bajnok.International Collaboration: Creating and Sustaining Evidence-Based Cultures inNursing Practice and Education through Knowledge Translation andProfessional Networks. 41st Biennial Convention in Grapevine, Texas, USA, 29 October – 2 November 2011.
  • 2011. Paper presentation. MJS Williams & HC Klopper. A Strategy for Assessment as Learning in Health Sciences. 41st Biennial Convention in Grapevine, Texas, USA, 29 October – 2 November 2011
  • 2011: Special Session speaker.  Improving Maternal-Child Health Care: The Journey to Implement STTI’s Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy Pilot in South Africa. HC Klopper, SJC vd Walt, A Du Preez & DR Phetlhu. 41st Biennial Convention in Grapevine, Texas, USA, 29 October – 2 November 2011
  • 2012: Paper presentation. N Edwards, J Mill, HC Klopper & J Harrowing. Enabling nurses’ leadership of research and evaluation of change models. 13th World Congress on Public Health, 23-27 April 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • 2012: Seminar. HC Klopper & Hazel Mumbo. Task Shifting in Evaluative Research – as part of Teasdale Corti team seminar titled:Creating drivers for Health Systems Change through Research.13th World Congress on Public Health, 23-27 April 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • 2012: Paper presentation. N Edrwards, DO Kaseje, EK Kahwa, J Mill, SM Roelofs, J Webber, ML Walusimbi, HC Klopper, J Harrowing. Nurses Leading Health Systems Change in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. 13th World Congress on Public Health, 23-27 April 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • 2012. Paper presentation. HC Klopper, SK Coetzee, L Aiken & W Sermeus. Positive practice environments, nurse reported quality of care and patient safety: Is there a relationship?Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress, 30 July to 3 August 2012, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2012. Invited presentation. Special Session. S Prevost & HC Klopper. Achieving Vision 2020 Globally and Locally.Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress, 30 July to 3 August 2012, Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2012. Paper presentation. CM Minnie & HC Klopper.BPINSA – knowledge broker in SA. Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress, 30 July to 3 August 2012, Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2012. Invited speaker. Towards achieving the MDG’s globally. Leadership Summit, 20-21 September 2012. Indianapolis, USA.
  • 2012. Paper presentation. A Strategy for Scaling-up and Sustaining a Research Internship and Mentoring Roles. HC Klopper;N Edwards;SK Coetzee; SJC Van Der Walt; CE Muller; CS Minnie; E Kahwa; S Richter; S Duncan; J Owino; J Etowa. International GHRI – Teasdale-Corti Symposium: October 1-3, 2012 Ottawa, Canada
  • 2012. Poster presentation. Establishing and Sustaining an International Research Internship for Junior Researchers. PJuma, JMwizerwa, DKaseje, E Kahwa,  NEdwards,  M Bench, MWalusimbi,CE Muller, HC Klopper, S Roelofs. International GHRI – Teasdale-Corti Symposium: October 1-3, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.
  • 2012. Invited speaker, Klopper, HC and Coetzee, SK, Patient safety and quality of care, nurse workforce satisfaction and patient-staff ratios, World-PSI conference, ICC, Durban, October 2012.
  • 2012. Keynote address. Evidenced-based practice: Implications for Nursing. International Scientific Conference, Innovations in Health Practice, Research and Management, 20-22 November 2012, Cape Sun, Cape Town
  • 2012. Paper presentation. Use of literature in Theory-Generation: A review of literature. NS Linda and HC Klopper. International Scientific Conference, Innovations in Health Practice, Research and Management, 20-22 November 2012, Cape Sun, Cape Town.
  • 2013. Keynote address. Creating positive work environments. Klopper, HC & Coetzee, SK. 6th International Nursing Symposium, KFSH&RC, 21-22 April 2013, Hilton, Jeddah
  • 2013. Invited workshop. STTI: Leverage for change – an international perspective. 6th International Nursing Symposium, KFSH&RC, 21-22 April 2013, Hilton, Jeddah
  • 2013. Keynote address. The Nursing Education tipping point: Forces of change. Fourth International Nursing Conference, “The Tipping Point: Creative Solutions to Health and Nursing Challenges”. 23-25 April 2013. Jordanian Nursing Council, Amman, Jordan
  • 2013: ICN (x3 abstracts accepted)
  • 2013. Keynote Address. Quality in Doctoral Education in Nursing.  INDEN Biennial conference.  21-22 July 2013.  Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 2013.  Symposium.  Kim, MJ., Kunaviktikul, W., McKenna, HC Klopper, HC., Coetzee, SK., Gregg, MF., Daly, J., Park, S.H & Ketefian, S.  Measuring Quality in Doctoral Education in Nursing.  INDEN Biennial conference.  21-22 July 2013.  Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 2013.  Symposium.  Quality of nursing doctoral education in seven countries.  Kim, MJ., Ketefian, S., Daly, J., McKenna, H., Lee, H., Coetzee, SK., Gregg, MF., Kunaviktikul, W. &Klopper, HC.  Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress. 22-26 July 2013.  Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 2013.  Paper Presentation.  Coetzee, SK &Klopper, HCPractice environments, patient and nurse workforce outcomes: A comparison between private and public hospitals in South Africa.  13th Annual Conference of Tau Lambda at Large Chapter.  5-7 August 2013.  Bloemfontein, South Africa.
  • 2013. Paper presentation. Kotze, E & Klopper HC. ANEC, 2-4 September 2013, Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre.

National and regional conferences

Attended several (60+) National and Regional Conferences in SA from 1991 – 2012 and has delivered papers at these conferences. Topics of papers were focused on Work-environments, Leadership, Distance Education, Higher Education, Management, Leadership, Total Quality Management and Issues in Research Methodology (details available on request).