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

8.30am 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

The Future of Meetings and Events: 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

8.30am 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. (Sponsored by Celebrity Speakers)
Carbon Neutral Conferencing: Niki Bould, 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
Intergenerational Leadership: Holly Ransom, CEO Emergent (Sponsored by Celebrity Speakers)
Power Break

Engaging Millennials - Panel Presentation and Discussion

Panelists: Holly Ransom, CEO Emergent; Una Diver, Partner Ernst & Young; Stu Robertson, Managing Director TeamUp Events

Motivational Speaker: Tom Mullholland (Sponsored by Celebrity Speakers)
Final Q&A and Wrap Up
6.30pm Buses to Larnach Castle leave
7.00pm - Late CINZ Conference Gala Dinner