Conference Programme


Tuesday 24 October

5.30        
Registration opens at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
5.30 - 7.00pm                 
Welcome Function at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum               


Wednesday 25 October

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8.00am                                             Registration Desk Opens
 8.30am  Coffee and networking Networking
9.00am Conference Opening and Welcome

Opening Address: Dave Cull - Mayor of Dunedin
   Dunedin Update: Terry Davies - CEO of Dunedin Venues Management Ltd.
            
CINZ Update: Sue Sullivan - CEO of CINZ

Morning Tea


Tourism New Zealand Update: Lisa Gardiner

International Keynote Speaker: Deborah Sexton - President PCMA (Sponsored by Tourism New Zealand)

Lunch

Incentive Markets: Fiona Batten - GM, CI Events Australia (Sponsored by Air New Zealand)

Afternoon Tea
  Workshop Sessions

1. International Conference Trends: Deborah Sexton - President, PCMA
2. What do incentive companies in Australia need from New Zealand? Insights, Trends & Beyond: Fiona Batten - GM, CI Events Australia
3. The Power of Working with the Media: Alexia Santamaria (Sponsored by Auckland Convention Bureau)
  New Zealand Government Update: Roger Wigglesworth - Director, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

General Q&A


Thursday 26 October

8.00am                                    
Registration Desk Opens                                                                                                                                        
8.30am  
Coffee and Networking

9.00am                     
AGM & Board Member Voting



Power Break



Keynote - inspired by Ted Talk: Trent Yeo, Ziptrek



Keynote - inspired by Ted Talk: Ian Taylor, Animation Research Ltd.

   
CSR Presentation: Ahika

   
Power Break



Workshop Sessions

1. International Conference Trends: Deborah Sexton - President, PCMA
2. Social Media: Vicki Allpress-Hill
3. Presentology Skills: 7 tips from a presentologist - life after "death by PowerPoint" - John Quinn, AudienceAlive   



Lunch

   
Maori Culture in Business Events


International Keynote Speaker (Sponsored by Celebrity Speakers)

   
Power Break



Engaging Millennials - Panel Presentation and Discussion



Motivational Speaker

 
Final Q&A and Wrap Up

 6.30pm  
Buses to Larnach Castle leave

 7.00pm - Late  
CINZ Conference Gala Dinner