The Housing Crisis: Can it be solved?
When: 5.30pm-7.15pm, Thursday, 26 July 2018
Where: St Peters on Willis, cnr of Willis and Ghuznee Sts, Wellington
St Peter’s on Willis Ngā Kōrero speaker series continues!
This time we are asking:
Can the Housing Crisis be solved?
What is Wrong with Housing?
Housing! Can we put it right?
Hon Phil Twyford, Minister for Housing and Urban Development and Transport
Kay Saville-Smith, Director of CRESA (Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Analysis)
Taimalieutu Kiwi Tamasese, Coordinator Pacific Section, Family Centre
Paul Gilberd, New Zealand Housing Foundation
This event is free and all are welcome. Please register here.
Building Nations Symposium - Capacity, Capability & Collaboration
When: 26 - 27 August 2018
Where: ANZ Viaduct Event Centre, Auckland
The 13th Building Nations Symposium - Capacity, Capability & Collaboration - held in Auckland at the ANZ Viaduct Event Centre, is the premier event on New Zealand’s infrastructure calendar. The two-day symposium provides the opportunity for public and private sectors to come together to lead thinking and advance best practice in national infrastructure development.
TRANS-disciplinary research through STS practice: The co-creation of knowledge and collaboration
When: 29 August – 1 September 2018
Where: Sydney International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia
Science and Technology Studies (STS) has a key role in helping to create transdisciplinary research programmes that encourage collaboration and shared knowledge creation. Transdisciplinary research programmes are needed if we are to address the greatest challenges of our times, such as climate change. In attempting to understand the process of transdisciplinary research, we must first come to terms with different forms of knowledge. In the creation of transdisciplinary research programmes, such as the New Zealand Government’s National Science Challenges, what makes these collaborations effective, productive and satisfying programmes for all participants?
Third International Conference on Wellbeing and Public Policy
Start date: 5 - 7 September 2018
Where: Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus (Rutherford House) and the New Zealand Parliament Buildings (the Beehive), Wellington.
This third in the series of international conferences on Wellbeing and Public Policy will (1) critically evaluate the rapidly expanding field of wellbeing research across a range of disciplines; (2) share the work of leading international organisations; and (3) distil ideas and practices which will aid governments in developing a wellbeing approach to public policy.
Submit an abstract
Submission should include author’s full name and affiliation, paper’s title and a short abstract of no longer than 250 words. To submit an abstract please visit the conference website here. The abstract deadline has been extended to 31 May 2018.
Universal Design Conference 2018
Start date: 6 - 7 September 2018
Where: Victory Convention Centre, Auckland.
Abstracts due: 31 May 2018
Te Ao Tangata - the 3rd Universal Design Conference is all about inclusion by design. By attending this conference you will engage in presentations and workshops around innovative practice in universal design locally and internationally, and shape the way that Aotearoa is designed and experienced into the future.
Waikato National Maori Housing Conference 2018
When: October/November 2018
Watch this space for more information about this Conference which is scheduled for October/November 2018: http://www.maorihousingconference.nz/
Alternatives to the Present
A Conference on Architecture, Urbanism, Sociology, Development & Planning
When: 01 - 02 November 2018
Where: Kent State University, Cleveland, USA
Abstracts due: 05 June 2018
An interdisciplinary conference in Cleveland, USA. Disciplines: Urbanism, Sociology, Geography, Architecture, Planning, Housing, Community Studies, Landscape Architecture, Human Geography
This conference is organized by the Kent State University and the research organization AMPS and the scholarly journal Architecture_MPS.
2018 International Indigenous Research Conference
When: 13 - 16 November 2018
Where: Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland , Auckland
The 8th Biennial International Indigenous research conference at Waipapa Marae at the University of Auckland will be bringing together acclaimed international scholars and renowned prominent Maori keynote speakers. Over 100 tribal nations will come to attend this gathering focussed on transformation through indigenous research excellence.