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2020 New Zealand Symposium

Save the date! The 2020 Community and Stakeholder Engagement Symposium date and location have been announced. The NZ symposium brings together engagement practitioners, community development practitioners, communications and marketing professionals and academics to explore the diverse and challenging topic of community and stakeholder engagement.

Dates: Tuesday 12 – Wednesday 13 May, 2020
Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, Auckland area, New Zealand

This year’s theme is: Wellbeing. Wellbeing in all its facets – social, cultural, environmental, economic, community and of course, as an engagement practitioner.

Registration and accommodation

Registration for the 2020 New Zealand symposium will open mid-March.

For all registration and accommodation enquiries please contact:

Email: iap2nz@theconferencecompany.com
Phone: +64 9 360 1240

Sponsorship opportunities

Are you looking to engage with over 12,000 of Australia’s best and brightest engagement professionals?

Do you want to have your brand associated with best practice in community and stakeholder engagement?

As a sponsor of the New Zealand symposium, you can gain access to IAP2 Australasia’s rapidly growing network of enthusiastic and committed professionals who are increasingly becoming the key influencers and decision makers in government, business and industry.

View the symposium sponsorship opportunities

Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts has now closed.

However, we welcome any suggestions for speakers or sessions on the topic of Wellbeing, as the working group continues to develop the programme.

Email josie@iap2.org.au if you have a session or site tour idea.

You can view the submission guidelines here.

Important dates for abstract submission

  • Submissions open: 13 December 2019
  • Submission Close: 10 February 2020
  • Abstract Review: 12 February to 15 March 2020
  • Author Notification: after 16 March 2020
  • Full Symposium Program published: April 2020
  • Full Presentation Due for review: 1 May 2020

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