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New Zealand Branch

New Zealand Branch Annual Conference

SAVE THE DATE - 20-22 August 2023, Rydges Latimer Christchurch

About this event

The theme for this year's New Zealand Branch Annual Conference is "Enabling a Sustainable Future". The conference will be held at the Rydges Latimer Christchurch and will run from 20 - 22 August 2023.

This year’s conference will focus on how mining and minerals can enable a sustainable future. Technology, geology, mine planning, sustainability practices, regulatory issues, health and safety, and Iwi perspectives will be of interest to researchers, explorers, operators, and new professionals working in the minerals sector. University students undertaking research in earth sciences, environmental, engineering, and societal aspects of minerals are encouraged to attend. Travel and attendance scholarships will be available for students.

The conference subject areas will include exploration and geology, new and emerging technologies, mine planning, minerals and mineral processing, environmental, social, governance (ESG), health and safety, regulatory perspectives, policy, Iwi, rehabilitation, sustainability, and life-cycle management.

If you wish to give a presentation, please email the New Zealand Branch at with your name, credentials, organisation and a working title. 

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting - email 

Program and registration details to follow.

Date and Time

Sunday, 20 August 2023 – Tuesday, 22 August 2023
12.00pm – 5.00pm (UTC+12:00)


Rydges Latimer Christchurch
30 Latimer Square
Christchurch Central City
Christchurch 8011, New Zealand


Registration details to be released shortly

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