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KCA Annual Conference 2017

Details

7 Sep 17 - 8 Sep 17

Time: 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Venue: Wharewaka Function Centre, 2 Taranaki St, Wellington, New Zealand
Cost: AU $ 1430 (Inc. GST)

Registrations Open:
9th Jan 17 9:00 AM

Registrations Close:
31st Aug 17 5:00 PM






The 2017 "Maximising Output" KCA Annual Conference will be 7-8 September, and will be in Wellington New Zealand.

Pricing

  • Member Price: $990 (inc GST)*
  • Non-Member Price: $1430 (inc GST)**

*Please note that if you are a KCA member (full list here), you will need to be logged in to receive the KCA member rate. Refunds will not be issued if you register at the non-member price. Please check our FAQs page if you are unsure about logging in and member pricing. Also please be aware that KCA policy is that no refunds will be issued 7 working days prior to the event. This includes no shows to events as we have already had to pay for catering and materials by this stage.

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Conference Management Contact Details

If you have any queries related to the 2017 KCA Annual Conference, please call (03) 9416 3833, or email your question to conference@kca.asn.au

Conference Program

Pre-Conference - Wednesday 6 September

9:00am
KCA Business Development Course (separate fee)
6:00pm
NZ Science Entrepreneurship Policy Debate at Back Benches (places are strictly limited)

Day 1 - Thursday 7 September

9:00am
Welcome Address
  • Dr Alastair Hick, Chair, KCA
9:15am
Keynote Address
  • Gus Balbontin
10:15am
Morning Break
10:45am
Creating and nurturing entrepreneurial scientists

11:30am
Funding Models for Entrepreneurial Academics
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Getting the most out of your networking efforts
1:50pm

Inter-Cultural Collaborations: Exploring Indigenous Business Engagement

  • Tipene Merrit, University of Waikato
  • Wayne Mulligan, Callaghan Innovation
2:45pm
2017 KCA Awards Finalists Pitch
3:00pm
Afternoon Break
3:15pm
Director's Forum (parallel session)
3:15pm
Hindsight is always 20:20
4:15pm
Pain points of business
5:00pm
KCA AGM
6:30pm
KCA Awards Dinner

Day 2 - Friday 8 September

9:00am
TBC
10:00am Morning Break
10:30am
A holistic approach to the entrepreneurial research organisation: the Kiwi perspective
11:15am
How to manage a successful internship program
12:00pm
Strategies for more effective knowledge transfer (includes lunch)
1:15pm
Conference Close
1:30pm Waka Experience

Earn RTTP CE Points

Demonstrate your dedication and expertise in the academic technology transfer profession by becoming a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP). The KCA Annual Conference earns attendees 10 continuing education (CE) credits, which support your registration application. For more information about the registration process and requirements, visit the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals website.