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Running Hot was hosted by the Oxygen Group in conjunction with the Ministry of Research Science and Technology.

THANK YOU for attending the RunningHot! Conference.  Presentations and Panel Summaries will be on line Monday 15th January - thanks for your patience.

2006 Conference Organising Committee
Vic Arcus (chair), Margaret Kilvington, Kaa-Sandra Chee, Cath Robinson, Bronwen Connor, Mark Billinghurst and Charles Royal

Conference Organiser
Marg Craig, The Conference Team, PO Box 20 051, Christchurch 8543
Ph: 03 359 2614 Fax: 03 359 2602 Email: Email Link


Science in New Zealand Conference

When: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 November, 2006

Where: The Arts Centre, Christchurch

Held in the historic venue of the Christchurch Arts Centre, next to Rutherford’s Den where our most famous New Zealand scientist was educated and carried out his earliest research, this conference focussed on the future of New Zealand science. New Zealand’s top emerging scientists were showcased together with presentations from distinguished national and international speakers invited to share their perspectives on hot issues in science.  Speakers included Steve Maharey (Minister of RS&T), Kathy Sykes (Professor for Public Engagement in Science and Engineering, Bristol), Paul Zorner (Diversa Corporation), Anne Firth Murray (Founder of the Global Fund for Women), Robert Jaffe (Professor of Physics - MIT), Neville Jordan (Endeavour Capital), Paul Callaghan (MacDiarmid Institute) and David Skilling (The New Zealand Institute).