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*A hard copy of the handbook (in colour) will be available at check-in for those who did not select the "opt-out" option.


Monday July 3rd @ 5.00pm Icebreaker at The Atrium, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury

Conference occurs Tuesday to Thursday (overview times):

Tuesday July 4th

8.00 Check-in opens
9.00 Conference opens
9.30 Plenary: AProf Te Maire Tau
11.00 Sessions: Marine Mammals 1, Biosecurity 1 & Ecosystem Function
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Sessions: Marine Mammals 2 & Biosecurity 2
15.30 Plenary: Dr Vonda Cummings
16.30 Sessions: Aquaculture & Genetics
17.30 Poster & exhibition reception

Thursday July 6th

9.00 Housekeeping
9.15 Sessions: Macrofauna/bivalves, Physiology & Coastal 1
11.00 Sessions: Governance 1, SETAC 1 & Coastal 2
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Sessions: Governance 2, SETAC 2 & Trophic
16.00 Plenary: NZMSS 2017 Awardee
18.15 Buses depart to dinner
19.00 Conference Awards Dinner @ The Tannery

Wednesday July 5th

8.45 Housekeeping
9.00 Plenary: Prof Ian Wright
11.00 Sessions: Biodiversity & Estuarine Processes
12.15 Lunch
13.30 Sessions: Kaikoura 1, Estuarine management & Technology
16.00 Sessions: Kaikoura 2 & Fisheries
17.30 Networking @ The Foundry

 

Friday July 7th Workshops:

  • 9.00 - 12.00 Science Communication Workshop
  • 9.00 - 17.00 Marine Mammals & Mātauranga Workshop

** The committee reserves the right to alter this draft schedule