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Sunday 25 August 2019                                                                                                                                 

10.00am       Registration opens

10.30am        CPD session 1:  ETS Updatessponsored by Te Uru Rākau, School of Forestry

                      CPD session2:  Leadership, Sponsored by Rayonier, School of Forestry

12.30pm        Lunch

1.00pm          CPD session2:  Leadership continued, School of Forestry

                      CPD session 3:  Valuation Standards Update, sponsored by Forest Owners Association, School of Forestry

3.00pm         Afternoon tea, School of Forestry

3.30pm         New Zealand Institute of Forestry Annual General Meeting, School of Forestry

5.00pm         Future Foresters Mentoring Session, sponsored by ForestWorks , School of Forestry

5.00pm         AGM Networking Drinks sponsored by CBRE, held at the Undercroft, University of Canterbury


6.30pm         Future Foresters Quiz sponsored by IFS Growth, Undercroft, University of Canterbury


Monday 26 August 2019 - All sessions held at the Central Lecture Theatres, University of Canterbury

8.00am       Registration opens

8.30am        Pōwhiri/Whakatau - 

                    Welcome - Phil Taylor

8.45am        Hon Shane Jones, Minister of Forestry, New Zealand - 'New Zealand Forestry'

9.15am         Jim Carle, Procedures for conference resolutions 

9.30am         David Evison, President, NZIF - 'Welcome and opening statement'

                      Bob Gordon, President, IFA  - 'Welcome and opening statement'

10.15am        Morning tea/Student posters

10.45am       Parallel sessions - choose 1 of 3

12.15pm        Lunch / Student posters


                    Sponsored by China Forestry Group New Zealand Company Ltd

1.15pm          Parallel sessions - choose 1 of 3

                     Sponsored by Laurie Forestry Ltd


2.45pm        Afternoon tea/Student posters

3.15pm         Parallel sessions - choose 1 of 3

4.45pm        Networking drinks /Student posters

6.30pm        Conference Dinner (onsite), Sponsored by OneFortyOne


                    Drinks sponsored by Colliers International    


Tuesday 27 August 2019 - All sessions held at the Central Lecture Theatres, University of Canterbury

7.15am        Registration open

7.30am       Women in Forestry - Working breakfast, sponsored by Te Uru Rākau


9.00am       Day two welcome - Phil Taylor

                    KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

10.30am      Morning tea

11.00am       Parallel sessions - choose 1 of 3

12.30pm       Lunch 

1.30pm         Parallel sessions - choose 1 of 3

3.00pm        Afternoon tea 

3.30pm        KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

5.00pm        Networking drinks

                    Free evening

Wednesday 28 August 2019

  • Please arrive promptly at the University - Clyde Road Student Carpark (5I or 5J on the map attached) at 7:15am for a 7:30am departure on 3 buses. Please note this is a pay and display carpark, or park on surrounding streets and walk. 

  • Please wear suitable clothing for walking on a track with uneven ground - Sturdy covered shoes.

  • Please bring something warm/light rain jacket

  • Please bring your own water bottle should you wish to fill up at the Canterbury Adventure Park and use for the afternoon on the bus

  • Please be prepared to go on the Canterbury Adventure Park Chairlift

  • If the weather is extremely bad we will remove the chairlift part of the day and the field trip will finish up earlier than anticipated

  • Tea and Filtered Coffee will be made available - Barista coffee is available for purchase if you wish

  • A transfer via coach to the airport at the end of the day is arranged.

DISCLAIMER The registration form and programme is correct on the date of release. However, the ANZIF Conference Organising Committee reserves the right to change the registration form and programme at any time without notice to registrants and reserves the right to decline registrations.  The ANZIF Conference Organising Committee and EventMergers shall not be responsible for any costs and damages arising from any action based on the information contained in this form or programme.