Past Events

A list of all past events.

WaterMicro 2011, 18 - 23 September 2011

18 September 2011 to 23 September 2011

NIWA is sponsoring the Health Related Water Microbiology workshop.

The workshop will be held in Rotorua and will cover topics including:

Water pollution and diseases, microbial source tracking, catchment protection, biofilm studies, water and sanitation in developing country, climate change and water quality, recreational water and health, epidemiology of waterborne diseases, microbial risk assessment, microbial quality of shellfish growing areas, applications of nanotechnology, water and energy and, zoonoses. 

Shallow Survey 2012

30 August 2011 to 31 August 2011

Abstracts submission for the 6th internation Shallow Water survey conference are due on Wednesday 30th August. This conference will explore the latest developments in shallow water surveying.
Follow this link for more information and to submit abstracts.

Stormwater 2011

3 May 2011 to 6 May 2011

The Stormwater Special Interest Group of Water NZ is holding the 7th South Pacific Stormwater Conference on the 3rd-6th May at the Sky City Convention Centre, Auckland, NZ.
The aim of the 2011 conference is to provide delegates with an opportunity to:

* Upskill in various areas of stormwater science and management
* Network with peers
* Hear new and cutting edge stormwater information

Suggested themes for sessions at the 2011 conference include:

* Low impact design and development
* Success in Stormwater management
* Climate change
* Stormwater and Public Health
* Catchment management

Science & Innovation in Education Forum

19 April 2011 to 20 April 2011

Quality science education is a critical part of NZ's future.
The changing world economic conditions have placed pressure on all economies to re-examine their commitment to public science investment.

Extreme Weather 2011

9 February 2011 to 11 February 2011

The conference will be held in Wellington, NZ and include six special sessions each with a keynote address:
Extreme weather in the Australasian region – from floods to droughts
Impact and meteorology of the main climate drivers (ENSO, SAM, Monsoon)
Using high resolution models to understand local meteorology
Oceanography of the Australasian region
Climate change in the Australasian region
Impacts of natural catastrophes in the Australasian region
However papers on any topic related to the Atmospheric Sciences (including composition) and Oceanography of the Australasian region will be co