Programme

The programme is still being compiled but it will be similar to the below schedule.

Saturday
7 November 2020
Morning Shortcourses
Morning Shortcourses
Morning Shortcourses
Lunch
Afternoon Shortcourses
Afternoon Shortcourses
enjoy an evening at your leisure

Monday
9 November 2020
Opening Ceremony
2 Keynotes
3 – 5 Sessions
Lunch
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
Evening IMWA EC Meeting

Wednesday
11 November 2020
2 Keynotes
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
Lunch
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
Evening Congress Dinner

Friday
13 November 2020
Start of Post Congress Field Trips
Sunday
8 November 2020
Morning Shortcourses
Morning Shortcourses
Morning Shortcourses
Lunch
Afternoon Shortcourses
Afternoon Shortcourses
Evening Ice Breaker Party

Tuesday
10 November 2020
2 Keynotes
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
Lunch
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
IMWA General Assembly

Thursday
12 November 2020
2 Keynotes
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
Lunch
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
3 – 5 Sessions
Closing Ceremony


Each day will start with a keynote address (45 – 60 minutes) delivered to a plenary session by an invited keynote speaker. After the daily keynote address, 3 to 5 parallel sessions will start and each session will be introduced with a synthesis of the previous day’s presentations (10 – 15 minutes).

Wednesday there will be a conference dinner including traditional New Zealand food and wine, music, student awards show and speeches by representatives of the organizing organizations.

Thursday during the closing ceremony the IMWA2021 presentation will be given.

Accompanying Persons’ Programme (APP) will run from Monday to Thursday.