Upcoming conferences, events and important dates for your diary.
Down The River Toxic algae science seminars
November 17 to 20 2013
Join scientists from Greater Wellington Regional Council, Cawthron Institute, Victoria University and GNS Science at one of three public seminars on toxic algae (cyanobacteria) in the Hutt River. Details here.
Geothermal Energy to Heat and Cool Buildings
Monday 18 November, 2013
Christchurch City Council Building
Geothermal heat pumps (also called ground source heat pumps) harness the low temperature energy stored in soil, rock, surface water or groundwater and make this energy available for heating and cooling. This energy source is renewable, efficient, environmentally friendly, and accessible from any building site in New Zealand. Details here: Geothermal_Energy_workshop.pdf (185.38 kB)
Driving Geothermal Development: How to realise resource potential
3rd - 4th October 2013, Bridgetown Barbados
More info :
Emergency Management Summer Institute 2014
10th - 14th March 2014, Massey University Campus, Wellington
This course will help you better understand how your organisation can prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster. Emergency managers and social and physical scientists form part of the multi-disciplinary team that explores relationships between the physical and social aspects of natural hazards and their management. This course is designed for those involved in all aspects of emergency management: planners, educators, engineers, local and central government policy makers, insurance managers, researchers, emergency managers and utility and property owners. Email: email@example.com
2014_Summer_Inst.pdf (188.38 kB)
Advantage NZ: 2014 Geotechnical Petroleum Forum
Conference 1-3 April 2014 at Te Papa, Technical Workshops 4th April 2014 at GNS Science, Lower Hutt, Wellington.
New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals, in partnership with GNS Science, is pleased to announce the launch of Advantage NZ: 2014 Geotechnical Petroleum Forum. This forum will provide a venue for interaction and sharing of information between oil and gas professionals in Government and industry.
This new technical forum will focus on subsurface geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrophysical elements of petroleum prospectivity in New Zealand. It will feature the release of new technical data and results of the latest research in the sector aimed at supporting the anticipated launch of Block Offer 2014.
Visit the Advantage NZ website for more information.
PAST Planning for a volcanic crisis - short course. GNS Science, University of Auckland and Massey University, Mercure Hotel, Custom St, Auckland, 16–17 November 2011, Rangitoto Island Field Trip (optional), 18 November 2011.