Social events and evening functions
University staff club - beer and wine tastings
The University staff club at 87 Ilam Road will be open for all conference attendees from 5pm to approx. 8pm on Monday and Tuesday night. On both evenings, the bar will be open and the staff club will offer tasting events for wine (Monday) and beer (Tuesday). Tickets for the tasting will be sold at the club for approx. $20.
All speakers are invited to the traditional Speakers' Dinner. Please remember to bring your badge to gain entry to the venue.
Professional delegates networking session (PDNS)
The PDNS event is held on Wednesday night at UC Engineering Core (69 Creyke Road) from 6pm until 8pm. This event is open for all delegates with a 'Professional' ticket, as well as for all speakers. You will need to bring your badge to gain entry to the venue.
The Penguin Dinner is taking place on Thursday night, 24th January 2019. Buses will take you to the dinner location. They will leave from the UCSA carpark at 90 Ilam Road between 6pm and 7pm. Return buses will take you back to the University campus, to Riccarton Road and to the city centre from 8:30pm onwards. The last bus will leave the venue at 11:30pm. This event is open for all delegates with a 'Professional' ticket, for all speakers, as well as for Hobbyists and Students with a dinner ticket. You will need to bring your badge to gain entry to the venue.
There is no dress code for these events. Please dress in clean, comfortable clothes.