The large number of people already registered for the upcoming NZAS conference highlights the importance of this issue to the NZ science community. The registration deadline is looming - please register by Thursday April 5 if you have not already done so.
The programme of the 2012 NZAS conference "Do Emerging Scientists have a Future in New Zealand?" has been finalized. Confirmed speakers include the Hon. Steven Joyce (Minister of Science + Innovation), David Shearer (Labour spokesperson for Science + Innovation), Phil O’Reilly (Chief Executive, Business NZ), as well as emerging scientists Dr. Melanie Massaro (Post-doc, University of Canterbury), Cosmin Laslau (PhD student, University of Auckland), and Laura Green (PhD student, Victoria University of Wellington).