The Annual Conference is the highlight of the Society's year.
The 2013 GSNZ conference (24-27th November) will be hosted by the Canterbury branch in Christchurch. Pre-conference field trips will be on Sunday the 24th, and single and multi-day post-conference field trips from Thursday the 28th November. More details will be release in late May / early June via the conference website.
Conferences are usually held at the end of November into early December. Organisation is rotated around the main branch centres.
The following branches/organisations are responsible for hosting the annual conference in the future
- 2012 - University of Waikato
- 2013 - University of Canterbury
- 2014 - Massey University
- 2015 - Victoria University of Wellington
- 2016 - Otago University
- 2017 - University of Auckland
- 2018 - GNS Science
This was agreed by the GSNZ Committee in June 2011.