Deep South Challenge Symposium

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From September 4-6 2017, the Deep South Challenge will be holding our inaugural symposium, Understanding and Adapting to Future Climate in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The symposium will create a networking platform for stakeholders and scientists and strengthen links between researchers, enabling integration within and between the DSC programmes. There will be opportunities for in-depth and cross-disciplinary discussion, interaction and participation in a range of mini symposia.

Brief Symposium Outline

Day 1: Public and Stakeholder Day
This day will provide an update on the status of the Challenge for researchers, partners and Challenge stakeholders.  There will be time for stakeholders and scientists to exchange ideas and a cocktail function at Dockside Restaurant & Bar, 3 Queens Wharf

Day 2:
Science talks, posters and mini symposia

Day 3:
Science talks, posters, mini symposia and a session on the future direction of the Challenge


Nathan Bindoff (University of Tasmania)
Sir Mark Solomon

Registration is open

Click here to register your interest to attend Day 1, no later than 21 July. There is no charge for registration but spaces are limited.

If you have any queries about the event or registration please contact South Events at or phone +64 21 024 77554.


Te Wharewaka o Pōneke
Odlins Square, Taranaki St Wharf, Wellington Waterfront

The Wharewaka sits on the waterfront facing north on the Wellington harbour. To its west is freyberg Lagoon and to the east of New Zealands National Museaum, Te Papa.

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Mon, 09/04/2017 - 08:00
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Programme type: Earth Systems Modelling and Prediction Engagement Impacts and Implications Processes and Observations Vision Mātauranga