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Click here to view the 2016 Conference Full Presentation Programme

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME-AT-A-GLANCE

 Sunday, December 4, 2016
From 5:30pm

 Registration desk open for early Conference Registrations
- Ascot Hotel Foyer -

1:00pm-5:00pm

NZ Freshwater Science Society Swimmability Workshop
(Click for information)
- kindly sponsored by ESR/NIWA -

DAY ONE - Monday, December 5, 2016
7:30am

 Registration Desk Open 
- Ascot Hotel Foyer -

8:30 am-9:30am

Official Conference Opening
Welcome Pōwhiri
Opening Speaker - Dame Anne Salmond

9:30-10:00am

Morning Tea 

10:00-10:45am
PLENARY SPEAKER 1 - Tipene O'Regan, University of Canterbury
10:45-11.30am

PLENARY SPEAKER 2 - Bryan Brooks, Baylor University

11:30-12:10pm Concurrent Sessions
12:10-1:00pm

   Lunch 
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1:00-3:00pm
Concurrent Sessions
3:00-3:30pm Afternoon Tea
3:30-4:50pm
Facilitated knowledge co-production Matauranga Maori and Science Workshop
(presented by: Nga Kete o Te Wananga research programme)
3:30-4:50pm  Concurrent Sessions
5:30-7:00pm
WELCOME FUNCTION 
 - Ascot Hotel -
7:00 PM

PUBLIC FORUM - Freshwaters on the Edge?
(Click for more information)
Venue: Invercargill Workingmens Club, 154 Esk Street, Invercargill

DAY TWO - Tuesday, December 6, 2016
8:00am

 Registration Desk Open 
- Ascot Hotel Foyer -

9:00-9:15am

 Opening of Day Two & Housekeeping

9:15-10:00am

PLENARY SPEAKER 3 - Jacinta Ruru, University of Otago

10:00-10:45am

PLENARY SPEAKER 4 - Paul Logan, Defra

10:45-11:15am

Morning Tea

11:15-12.35am

Concurrent Sessions

12.35-1.20pm

Lunch
- Student Games -

1.20-2.05pm PLENARY SPEAKER 5 - Clive Howard-William, NIWA
2:05-3:30pm

POSTER SESSION PRESENTATIONS
- Ascot Hotel Foyer & live streamed into Plenary room -

3:30-4:00pm Afternoon Tea
4:00-5.20pm Concurrent Sessions
5:30-7.00pm NZFSS AGM 
- Ascot Hotel -

6:00pm-Late STUDENT MIXER & NETWORKING FUNCTION
- Barluca Bar, Invercargill -
7:00-9:00pm

S.W.I.M MEETING
(click for information)
Special interest group - Surface Water Integrated Management
-
Ascot Hotel -
- Kindly Sponsored by ECAN -

 DAY THREE - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
8:00am Registration Desk Open
-
Ascot Hotel Foyer - 
8:30-8:45am
Opening of Day Three, Housekeeping - including Field Trip Information
8:45-9:30am PLENARY SPEAKER 6 - Ken Taylor, AgResearch
9:30-10:30am
  Concurrent Sessions
10:30-11:00am Morning Tea // Field Trip Preparation

From 11:00am

 

FIELD TRIPS

 

Approx. 5:30pm

Field Trips Return to Ascot

 

Free Evening to enjoy the Southland Hospitality :)

DAY FOUR - Thursday, December 8, 2016

8:00am

Registration Desk Open
- Ascot Hotel Foyer -

8:45-9.00am

Opening of Day Four & Housekeeping
9:00-9:45am PLENARY SPEAKER 7 - Jenny Webster-Brown, University of Canterbury
9:45-10:30am
PLENARY SPEAKER 8 - Hans Schreier, University of British Columbia
10:30-11:00am Morning Tea
11:00-12:40pm   Concurrent Sessions
12:40-1:30pm
Lunch
- Student Games -
1:30-3.10pm   Concurrent Sessions
3:10-3.35pm Afternoon Tea
End of Concurrent Sessions
3:35-4.45pm PANEL DISCUSSION (60 mins) 
'Looking over the Edge' 

Future of Freshwater Science in NZ
4:45pm
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE CLOSE
6:15pm
Buses depart Ascot & other Conference Hotels for Dinner
6:30pm
PRE DINNER DRINKS - Bill Richardson Transport World
7:00pm - Midnight CONFERENCE DINNER - Bill Richardson Transport World
   
DAY FIVE - Friday, December 9, 2016

Optional Post Conference
Workshops

Venue: Ascot Park Hotel
10:00-12:00pm Sediment Workshop
10:00-3:00pm Science Communication Workshop
12:00-1:00pm Lunch for all Friday Workshop Attendees

 

 

Platinum Sponsor

 

NIWA Platinum

 

Gold Sponsor

 ESR CHIP Black White SEPTEMBER 2016

Silver Sponsor

Environment Southland Logo

 Living Water logo 2015-01

Aqualinc WaterLogo strapline full colour

 

Bronze Sponsors

Cawthron logo BLUE  HIGH RES - rgb - design work 

Waterways

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HILL TTT LOGO MASTER PRINT

 

 Field Trip Sponsor

Aparima and Jacobs River Estuary

LWP Landscape Logo Field Trip Sponsor

Morning Tea Sponsor

Landpro Logo Horizontal cropped

Pad / Pen Sponsor

 

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Conference Venue

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Ascot Park Hotel
Invercargill's premiere hotel and conference centre. 

At the doorway of Invercargill, Ascot Park Hotel offers not only a quality accommodation but also a conference venue with a number of conference rooms and function amenities. Set in stunning Southland, Ascot Park is the gateway to Fiordland, Catlins and the outlying areas of the Southern Province.

Click here to visit their website

Getting To Invercargill

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Air New Zealand provides up to 10 daily flights into Invercargill from Christchurch or Wellington, with flights from all other major cities and towns around New Zealand into those two centres. Click here to visit Air NZ website

The Conference Venue - Ascot Hotel, is approx 12 minutes drive from Invercargill Airport.

The Conference organising committee have arranged for bus transport to/from Invercargill airport for all delegates. There is an extra minimal cost for this and all bus tickets must be booked with your registration. Click here for more information on the bus transport.

 

 

 

Conference Dinner Venue

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Bill Richardson Transport World is the largest private collection of its type in the world. Home to over 250 vehicles, a wearable arts collection, children’s play zones, The Grille Cafe and themed bathrooms fast becoming as famous as our vehicles. Transport World has something for everyone. 

Date: Thursday 8 December

Theme: 'The Roaring 20's' - click here for costume ideas!

5.30pm: Access to the Museum to view the full collection (delegates own cost)

6.30pm: Pre-Dinner Drinks 

7.00pm: Dinner (set menu)

Dinner will be followed by entertainment from local Invercargill band 'Midnight Cruise'

More Information on the Venue