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6 - 7 December 2021, Unitec Mt Albert Campus

Unitec-MIT Research Symposium 2021

The Unitec-MIT Research Symposium 2021 will be held on 6 and 7 December 2021 in Te Puna at Unitec’s Mt Albert Campus. Researchers from all Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics in New Zealand are welcome to submit abstracts and to participate in this symposium. The symposium aims are to connect researchers across the sector and to foster collaboration between ITPs, and industry and community. Key elements of the symposium include:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Panel discussion on the future of research in our sector
  • Research streams: Māori, Pacific and various disciplines
  • Research presentations, posters and workshops
  • Undergraduate student research competition
  • Research awards – Māori, Pacific, Student, Research Impact and Early Career
  • Celebration dinner and entertainment
  • Peer-reviewed published proceedings

Key dates

DatesConference information
18 October 2021 Deadline for abstract submissions
26 November 2021 Deadline for symposium registration
6-7 December 2021 Symposium


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12 - 14 February 2021, Online

Symbiosis International Conference on Rigor, Relevance and Resilience (SICBM) 2021

Rigour, relevance and resilience (the 3Rs) are amongst the biggest challenges facing management scientists to produce knowledge that is academically rigorous as well as practicable, useful and usable by business and industry. Manukau Institute of Technology partnered with USA’s Tennesee Tech University, South Africa’s North-West University and India’s Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (host) to present this virtual conference.

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