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We have postponed until 26 – 28 August.

The current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had a significant impact on business-as-usual activities in New Zealand and around the world. New Zealand entered Level 2 of the COVID-19 Alert System on 14 May.

Planning for the Stormwater Conference has been underway for months and the programme is complete. Due to COVID-19 the Conference has now been postponed from both its original date in May and alternative July date. The new date for Stormwater Conference is now 26 – 28 August 2020. Earlybird and Corporate Registrations are extended to 26 June. If you are already registered you do not need to do anything further.

Water New Zealand is excited to host the Stormwater Conference and will update you on any changes to the Conference delivery or schedule as we move through the the levels. We look forward to meeting all our delegates, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers at our new dates in August.

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Welcome message from Water New Zealand

The Stormwater Conference Committee welcomes you to the annual Stormwater Conference, being held from 26 – 28 August in sunny Tauranga. Held over 3 days the conference will showcase the latest developments in stormwater management. The conference will be held at Baypark Tauranga.

There will be two full days of paper presentations covering four parallel sessions. The conference will also see the return of the innovation showcase where the latest in bright ideas are presented. International keynote speakers are in the process of being confirmed.

The conference will showcase a number of success stories by way of case studies, and will conclude on the Friday morning with 3 separate site visits.

There will of course be time for socialising with your colleagues, and the annual conference dinner will be the ideal time to catch up with old friends and make some new ones.

 In 2020 the objective of the Stormwater Conference is to provide delegates with an opportunity to:

  • Cultivate technical knowledge
  • Hear new and cutting-edge stormwater information
  • Upskill in various areas of stormwater science and management
  • Keep up to date with the latest innovations
  • Create business opportunities
  • Build their corporate profile
  • Network with peers
With a projected attendance of more than 350 attendees, the Stormwater Conference is targeted at the following audiences:
  • Regional Council and TLA staff
  • Professionals from related disciplines
  • Procurement Managers
  • Academia
  • Infrastructure providers