Frequently Asked Questions


Where is the St David's venue?

All meeting sessions will be held in St David's Complex, The University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand.  The St David Theatre Complex is located in the north-west region of the University of Otago’s Dunedin campus, on the corner of St David and Cumberland Streets.

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When and where is the Registration Desk?

The Registration Desk will be located in the main foyer of St David's Complex on Friday and will open at the following times during the meeting:

Friday 23rd November 2018         0800 – 1730
Saturday 24th November 2018    0730 – 1730


Where do speakers load their talks?

All speakers must report to the Audio Visual Technician located in the room that they are presenting in.  Please load your talk with your technician during the breaks prior to your session.  It is preferable to load at least two sessions prior to your session.


What are the poster dimensions and when do they present?

All Posters are up for the duration of the meeting. Posters should be portrait and no more than 1 metre wide x 1.2 metres long.  Posters can go up from Friday morning  from 8 am and should be removed by the end of afternoon tea on Saturday 25th November.   Poster authors should stand by their posters during morning tea on both days to answer queries in relation to your research. Velcro will be provided to affix your poster to the boards.


Will there be an Abstract Book?

All abstracts are available online for downloading prior to the start of the Meeting.  Please refer to the link Meeting Handbook to obtain a copy to save to your device.  No printed abstract books or programs will be provided during the meeting.


Is there WIFI at the venue?

Yes, WIFI will be available at the University of Otago. A code will be given to you at the time of the Meeting.  Alternatively you may use EduRoam if you have it available to you.


Where are the catering breaks located?

All catering breaks will be located in the foyer with the exhibitions.  We are very grateful for the support of our sponsors and encourage you to take the time to visit them during the breaks.


What if I have a special dietary request?

The waiting staff have been advised of any special diets to date.  Please see the staff at the Registration Desk or the wait staff to locate your requirements.


Where is the Welcome Reception?

Venue:  Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin, New ZealandThis venue is a 5 minute walk from St David's Complex.  Please make your way there independently.

If you have not registered for this event and wish to attend, please notify the Meeting Secretariat to be included in the numbers prior to the event.


Where are the Meet the Professor Breakfast Sessions on Saturday morning?

Venues: 
Breakfast 1: 
Breakfast 2: 

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the session.