NEW FOR 2019 Summit meetings are new for 2019 and are and effort to to take advantage of the fact that many New Zealand researchers will be in Queenstown and to use this opportunity to try to come to consensus and solutions to major issues facing the research system. These will run on Saturday 31st August just before the main meetings start. We encourage scientists from all levels to attend. 

Te Whanaketanga Pūtaiao Māori Summit

Saturday 31st August, Rydges Hotel, Queenstown 

Convenors: Katrina Bevan (MWC), Phil Wilcox (University of Otago).

Our schedule and speaking lineup are still being confirmed, but we are delighted to announce the following speakers at QRW Puutaiao Maaori Summit:

  • Irene Kereama Royal
  • Karaitiana Turu
  • Prof. Peter Shepherd (University of Auckland)
  • Katrina Bevan
  • Phil Wilcox (Genomics Aotearoa)
  • Ben Te Aika (Genomics Aotearoa)
  • Kimiora Henare (SING, University of Auckland)

 Click here to see biographies and details of their talks.

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Key Dates:
Friday 19 July, 2019
QRW Earlybird Registration Deadline
Friday 19 July, 2019
QRW Abstract Submission Deadline
Friday 19 July, 2019
AWCBR Early Bird Registration. NOTE: Abstract Submission Deadline 12th July.
Friday 26 July, 2019
Major Awards Application Deadline
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