Taxonomy for Plant Conservation—programme

2019 ASBS–NZPCN Joint Conference Taxonomy for Plant Conservation, 24–28 November

Sunday, 24 November—Pre-conference workshops

We are planning a number of half-day and full-day workshop options, including a science-themed Wikipedia-edit-a-thon, beginner and advanced training sessions in using iNaturalist NZ, plant identification upskilling, and more. Spaces will be limited.

Sunday 24 November—Welcome Reception, Icon, Te Papa and private exhibition viewing

  • Registration
  • Welcome Reception
  • Private viewing of new natural history exhibition
  • own arrangements for dinner

Monday 25 November—Conference Opening and Day 1 of Talks, Oceania, Te Papa

  • Registration
  • Mihi Whakatau
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Combined ASBS-NZPCN Sessions
  • Silent Auction
  • Public lecture and Q&A
  • own arrangements for dinner

Tuesday 26 November—Day 2 of Talks, Oceania & Rangimarie, Te Papa

  • Registration
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Parallel ASBS & NZPCN Sessions
  • Silent Auction
  • Poster session
  • ASBS AGM
  • NZPCN AGM
  • Nancy T. Burbidge Medal Presentation and Address
  • Conference Dinner and kapa haka

Wednesday 27 November—Field trips, various places around Wellington region, and WELT herbarium tours (Te Papa)

  • own arrangements for dinner

Thursday 28 November—Day 3 of Talks, Rangimarie 1 & 2, Te Papa

  • Registration
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Parallel ASBS & NZPCN Sessions
  • Wrap up, awards and hand-over ceremony
  • Public lecture – TBD

Taxonomy for Plant Conservation | More Information | Programme outline

Title image: Te Ara Tirohanga, Rimutaka Hill