Social / General Info

Event Details
WhenMonday 2 & Tuesday 3 November 2020
WhereNovotel Lakeside Rotorua
Lake End, Tutanekai Street
Social Programme - NAMS Forum Dinner
When7.00pm
Monday 2 November
After Dinner Speaker

Melissa Clark-Reynolds

Melissa Clark Reynolds ONZM, ChMInstD became a Foresight Practitioner and Professional Director after 25 years experience as a technology entrepreneur and CEO of a number of Technology companies. She is a Deputy Chair of Radio NZ, and sits on the Boards of Jasmax, Kiwi Insurance and Beef and Lamb NZ Ltd. In 2016 trained as a Foresight Practitioner with The Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, and founded FutureCentre.nz. Melissa keeps bees, loves to swim in the sea and reads voraciously.
Important Information
CancellationsRego fee: Cancellations must be in writing. An administration fee of $150 will be charged on all cancellations prior to 11 October 2020. Thereafter refunds will be at the discretion of the Organising Committee and will be processed after the Conference. No refunds will be made for late arrival or early departure. Registrations may be reassigned to another person from the same organisation without penalty. Please notify The Conference Team of any changes prior to the Conference.
Hotels: Please note, a change to your hotel booking could incur a penalty being charged by the hotels. The hotels will charge a FULL cancellation fee for any cancellation within 30 days of conference. If we can onsell your accommodation, we wil
InsuranceAll insurance is the responsibility of registrants. The Conference Organising Committee, IPWEA NZ, NAMS Group, Novotel Rotorua and The Conference Team accept no liability or responsibility for illness or death, injury or accident to or financial loss by any person attending the Conference, whatever the cause
LiabilityIn the event of any disruption or event leading to losses or added expenses being incurred in respect of the Conference, there shall be no liability attached to IPWEA NZ, the Organising Committee, Novotel Rotorua or The Conference Team.
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Payments by credit card can be made with Visa or Mastercard and will incur a 3% transaction fee.
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Airport TransfersThese are your own responsibility. Taxis to the city cost approximately $25 Shuttles provide a regular & cheaper service