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Proposal for 26 th meeting Queenstown, New Zealand July/August 2008 REANNZ. We propose the 26 th APAN meeting be held in Queenstown, NZ 27-31 July 2008 or 3-7 August 2008 Hosted by Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ).

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Proposal for 26th meeting

Queenstown, New Zealand

July/August 2008

REANNZ

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We propose the 26th APAN meeting be held in Queenstown,NZ
  • 27-31 July 2008

or

  • 3-7 August 2008
  • Hosted by Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ)
queenstown new zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Southern Hemisphere’s finest four season alpine and lake resort
  • Rugged mountains, majestic lakes, national parks, historic region
  • Wide range of accommodation options, compact town layout
  • Adventure capital of NZ
  • Well connected to NZ’s new R&E backbone
  • Convenient stopover access to NZ universities and research institutes
the millennium hotel conference centre
The Millennium Hotel Conference Centre
  • Located in the heart of Queenstown
  • Main meeting room seats 288 classroom style or can be made into three smaller rooms
  • Break out rooms available for smaller meetings
  • Audio visual equipment including internet access and technician onsite
  • Business centre available 24 hours
  • Multi-lingual assistance
  • 220 accommodation rooms, all with mountain views US$140 ~ US$180 per night
travel and accommodation
Travel and Accommodation
  • International flights from Australia direct to Queenstown
  • Most Asia-Pacific region air carriers serve Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch (including code-share):
    • Air New Zealand, Qantas, Cathay, JAL, Thai, Singapore, EVA Air, Air Canada, Korean, Malaysia, Asiana, UA, AA, LaudaAir, LanChile, Lufthansa, Mexicana, KLM, Royal Brunei
    • Frequent Air New Zealand and Qantas flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch international airports to Queenstown
  • Accommodation close to venue suiting all needs
    • Hotels, motels, lodges, home stays
  • Multi-lingual assistance widely available
universities and research institutes in new zealand
Universities and Research Institutes in New Zealand
  • Opportunities to visit colleagues and collaborators at research and education institutes in New Zealand
  • Universities
    • Auckland, AUT, Waikato, Massey, Victoria, Canterbury, Lincoln, and Otago.
  • Crown Research Institutes (CRIs)
    • AgResearch, Crop & Food, ESR, GNS, HortResearch, IRL, Landcare, NIWA and Scion
budgets and sponsorship
Budgets and Sponsorship

A preliminary assessment of the budget and informal sponsorship interests gives REANNZ comfort that the 26th APAN meeting would be able to cover its running costs. Based on:

  • Nominal US$300 registration; 200 attendees and 50 students
  • Sponsorship from network and equipment suppliers plus co hosting by Government research and education agencies
  • Venue costs, delegate packs, dinner and other social functions plus conference administration
conference social activities
Conference social activities
  • Welcome dinner at the Moonshine Country Restaurant
  • An evening at the Skyline Restaurant, perched high above Queenstown
  • Skiing, mountain biking, walking, rafting, jet boating…nearby and on demand!
associated regional points of interest before and after meeting
Associated regional points of interest before and after meeting
  • Milford Sound, Fiordland
  • Stewart Island
  • Dunedin and Otago Peninsula
  • Golf at the Millbrook Resort
  • Bungy jumping, Shotover jet, mountain biking trails, skiing, rafting
  • Wine and History Trail, Central Otago
thank you
Thank you

Charles Jarvie

Acting Chief Executive Officer

Research and Education Advanced Network NZ Ltd

[email protected]

+64 21 62 82 90

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