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Annual Conference

Conference registration and other details will be annouced here shortly.

The Annual Conference is the highlight of the Society's year. Conferences are usually held at the end of November into early December. Organisation is rotated around the main branch centres.

This year's conference conference will be hosted by the Geology Department, Otago University and will be held at the Lake Wanaka Centre, Wanaka. The conference will start on the evening of Monday 28 November, with registration and an icebreaker, and run through until Thursday 1 December. There will be opportunities to participate in field trips and short courses before and after the conference.

Conference Venues

The following branches/organisations are responsible for hosting the annual conference in the future

  • 2016 - Otago University
  • 2017 - University of Auckland
  • 2018 - GNS Science
  • 2019 - University of Waikato
  • 2020 - University of Canterbury
  • 2021 - Massey University

 This was agreed by the GSNZ Committee in February 2014.