Full conference handbook available here (pdf)

KEY TIMES - for catering breaks and speakers please click the above schedule link

Mon 26 June

11.00 Workshop: Focus on Monitoring
15.00 Workshop: Science Policy Linkages
17.30 Icebreaker & scholarship presentations
20:00 Early Career Researcher BYO Dinner @ Kashish

Tues 27 June

8.15 Welcome
8.45 Keynote: Dr Richard Levy
9.15 Antarctica's Changing Climate
11:15 Antarctica NZ/NZARI Update
13.30 Marine Ecosystems and Protection
14.45 Poster Session 1
16:15 Keynote: Dr. Rebecca Priestley
16:45 Connecting with Antarctica
18.00 Public talks
19.00 Dinner (University Staff Club)

Wed 28 June

8:45 Keynote: Dr. Fraser Morgan
9:15 Terrestrial Biodiversity and Indicators of Change
10:30 Poster Session 2
11:45 Open
13:30 Ice and Ocean Interaction
15:30 Closing Remarks and Prizegiving
15:45 Workshop: NZARI Science Strategy

Thur 29 June

9.00 - 16.00
Workshop: Event Managers 2017/18 Season 


Otago Museum
Held in the Beautiful Science Gallery of the Otago Museum. You won't want to miss it! 

Monday Early Career Researcher BYO Dinner
Kashish, 351 George St, Dunedin, 9016

RSVP to Meike Seidemann (seime036@student.otago.ac.nz) with your choice of curry and naan by 12 June 2017. (Click here for Menu.)  Please put  'Antartic Science ERC dinner' in the subject header.    BYO is limited to 0.5 liters per person so everyone will need to find a drinking buddy.  (A Quicker liquor is on the opposite side of the street, New World is within 5 minutes walking distance from the restaurant.)

Otago University Staff club

Otago University Staff club

Tuesday Dinner
Otago University Staff Club
A wonderful, non compulsory opportunity to social and dine with fellow attendees. $35 buffet dinner per person plus drinks. Pay on the night.

*Organisers reserve the right to amend the above draft schedule.