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4th November 2019
Jet Park Hotel & Conference Centre,
Auckland

Programme 2019

9:15 am Welcome 
9.30 am

Keynote - Nikki Wright

The Colmar Brunton Trust Index - what makes you trustworthy? 

10.00 am

Speed case studies

  • Automation and AI - battling the movies, media and mindsets to grow sustainable crops; Autogrow
  • Serious games to support climate change understanding and decision-making; NIWA
  • Sanford's Toolbox Toolkit; Sanford
  • How NIWA is using the power of virtual reality for science messaging; NIWA
10.40 am Morning tea
11.00 am

Communicating climate change

  • Patrick Crewdson, Stuff
  • Rachael Cox, Climate Leaders Coalition
  • Petra Pearce, NIWA
12.30 pm Lunch
1.30 pm

Panel - how can communications cut through fear to inspire best practice?

  • Sarah Perriam, Perriam Media
  • Dean Williamson, GlobalHQ
  • Niki Harre, University of Auckland
  • Penny Clark-Hall, social license consultant
3.00pm Afternoon tea 
3.30 pm

Case study - Engaging farmers in Essential Freshwater: a collective approach

Lee Cowan, DairyNZ; Leigh Catley, Federated Farmers; Rowena Hume, Beef + Lamb New Zealand

4.00 pm

Speed case studies

  • Plant-based protein media campaign; Plant & Food Research
  • KiwiNet - how we communicate with/run the network; Kiwifruit Vine Health
  • Engaging with farmers during the Mycoplasma bovis response; DairyNZ
4.30 pm Summary, drinks and networking