Australasia Extracellular Vesicles Conference 2020February 12 - 14, 2020 Auckland, New Zealand

Social Functions

Welcome Reception

All registered delegates and trade are invited to the Welcome Reception on the opening night, Wednesday 12th February in the Poster & Exhibition space at the Rydges. A selection of canapés and drinks will be provided. Tickets are included for delegates (please tick the box during the registration process). Partners are welcome to purchase a ticket for $60 NZD (during registration).

Conference Dinner

You are invited to the 2020 Conference Dinner held on the Rooftop Terrace at the Rydges on Thursday 13th February. This amazing venue is located on level 10 with glass surrounds and the most amazing back drop of the Waitemata Harbour and Auckland cityscape. Tickets include entree, main course and dessert, while beverages are available for purchase. Conference dinner tickets can be purchased for $79 NZD per person.

Rooftop Dinner

'Meet the Experts' with Invited Speakers

When is it on?

Thursday 13th February from 12:00-1:00 PM.

What to expect?

It’s like a speed dating, but not so awkward, and it’s full of useful career hacks, advice, and EVs.

The second edition of The Meet the Expert session aims to provide a fun, relaxed and informal opportunity for PhD students and ECRs to pose questions and share ideas on the direction of their research, careers, and future opportunities with leaders in the EV field. The “expert speed dating” session will run for 1 – 1.5 hours over lunchtime. Invited speakers will be stationed at a table where they will be joined by 6-8 ECRs and PhD students. Every 8 minutes, a bell will ring and students will move to another speed date to maximise the interaction. Each expert will have a broad topic area to discuss (off-topic conversations are also allowed) so students will be exposed to a range of topics over the session.

Why should I attend the session?

  • It’s free!
  • It’s a unique chance to be up-close and personal with leading researchers in the extracellular vesicles field.
  • It’s an opportunity to receive useful advice and career hacks and insights from experts who have walked the walk.
  • To enjoy the good vibrations and energy of an unconventional event – both Students and Experts had a lot of fun last year.
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