Social / General Info



 Wed 21st June
Welcome Reception
Otago Settlers Museum
6.00pm – 7.30pmIncludes light refreshments and drinks…free evening there-after
Included with a full registration fee.  Additional tickets available $60
 Thu 22nd June
70’S with HEB
Edgar Centre
7.30pm – 11.00pm
Theme: Dress in the 70’s, otherwise smart casual
Includes: Buffet dinner, beverage & entertainment segment.  Coach transfers will be provided from the conference hotels to/from the Edgar Centre
Included with a full registration fee.  Additional tickets available $100
Fri 23rd June
Fulton Hogan & IPWEA NZ Conference & Awards Dinner
Edgar Centre
7.30pm – midnightIncludes:  Dinner, Beverage & Entertainment. Coach transfers will be provided from the conference hotels to/from the Edgar Centre
After dinner entertainment:   – speed painter, with auction to follow
Dress:  Semi Formal – suit/cocktail attire
Included with a full registration fee.  Additional tickets available $110


Brad Bblaze-brad-2016laze has combined his talents to offer something entirely different as the world’s fastest painter enthrals us with art, comedy and fire!

Recently named “Entertainer of the Year” at the prestigious Australian Event Awards, the highest accolade in entertainment in the corporate and special events industry, he has entertained around the world with his one-of-a-kind show. Corporate Event Magazine “Spice” have called him “The hottest entertainer for events!”

His paintings will  be auctioned at the dinner with the proceeds going to our selected charity.

General Info

When Thursday 22 – Saturday 24 June 2017 (Welcome reception Wed evening).  The conference will commence at 0900 Thursday and close at 3.30pm Saturday, so plenty of time to get to the airport to connect with flights departing from 5.00pm
Where Dunedin Centre including the Town Hall – Octagon, Dunedin
Registration Registration will be available online as of 16 January 2017
Cancellations Cancellations must be in writing. An administration fee of $150 will be charged on all cancellations prior to 13 May 2017. Thereafter refunds will be at the discretion of the Organising Committee and will be processed after the Conference. No refunds will be made for late arrival or early departure. Registrations may be reassigned to another person from the same organisation without penalty. Please notify The Conference Team of any changes prior to the Conference. A minimum of one night’s accommodation will be charged for amendments / cancellations to accommodation within 30 days of arrival.
Insurance All insurance is the responsibility of registrants. The Conference Organising Committee, IPWEA NZ, Dunedin Centre and The Conference Team accept no liability or responsibility for illness or death, injury or accident to or financial loss by any person attending the Conference, whatever the cause.
Liability In the event of any disruption or event leading to losses or added expenses being incurred in respect of the Conference, there shall be no liability attached to IPWEA NZ, the Organising Committee, Dunedin Venues or The Conference Team.
The information detailed on the website is correct at the time of publication. The IPWEA NZ Conference Organising Committee reserve the right to alter or delete items from the programme as circumstances dictate.  Changes will be notified on this website.
CPD’s CPEng registrants and MIPENZ engineers at this conference can record attendance in their CPD logs. Include the following as part of the description: Conference name, sessions attended and a brief statement identifying some of the specific learning outcomes. Reflect how these have ‘developed/enhanced’ the currency of your knowledge and skills and how these have been applied in your engineering projects/activities. Lastly reference the main competence elements addressed in the sessions.
Airport Transfers These are your own responsibility. Taxis to the city cost approximately $85. Shuttles provide a regular & cheaper service – $26pp.