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PATA DAYS 2017: 8th  International Workshop on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology, 13th - 16th November.

The meeting will be held in Blenheim, at the top of the South Island, at the northern end of the Marlborough Fault System and 30 km above the southern Hikurangi subduction zone. The first full day of the meeting will be a field trip to view some of the northern fault ruptures of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. This will be followed by three days of talks and presentations at conference venues in Ward and Blenheim. Meeting attendees are advised to arrive in Blenheim by the 12th November, and to arrange accommodation in Blenheim for 5 nights (12th-17th November). There will also be an optional post-meeting field trip from Friday 17th - Sunday 19th November. The post-meeting field trip will start in Blenheim and finish in Christchurch.

The meeting is supported by INQUA and the main annual event of the IFG EGSHaz.

We look forward to welcoming you to New Zealand and sharing some science from our recently very active plate boundary.