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Key Dates

Registration & abstract submission:

22nd May 2017: Abstract submission and early registration opens

7th July 2017: Abstract submission and early registration closes, travel grant applications due.

15th August 2017: Extended abstracts due.

9th October 2017: Late registration closes.

PATA Days 2017:

Monday 13th - Thursday 16th November: PATA Days 2017, Blenheim, New Zealand

Monday 13th: Field trip to the northern fault ruptures of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes (transport provided to/from Blenheim)

Tuesday 14th: Meeting presentations (oral & posters) in Ward, including a community engagement event to mark the 1-year anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake (transport provided to/from Blenheim)

Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th: Meeting presentations (oral & posters) in the Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim.

Post-meeting field trip:

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th November: Post-meeting field trip (field trip will start in Blenheim and finish in Christchurch). The schedule for this is yet to be arranged but will encompass parts of the northern Alpine Fault and some of the southern fault ruptures of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. The field trip will end in Christchurch late on the 19th November. Post-meeting field trip participants are advised to arrange travel to leave Christchurch International Airport on the 20th November, 2017.