Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival
Date:31 January 2020, 6:00pm - 31 January 2020, 11:00pm
The story of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and the waka that sailed here will take centre stage in January 2020 when the region celebrates its Māori heritage through the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival. For the first time since its inaugural year in 2016, the festival will feature both land and water performances that will go on into the night, as well as storytelling that captures the region’s rich waka history which shaped the Tāmaki Makaurau we know and love today. Highlights include: waka showcase marketplace of kai and art land stage for performances and storytelling water stage and screen for performances and storytelling Kapa haka contemporary Māori dance music.
Date:2 June 2020, - 6 June 2020,
2020 UN Ocean Conference The General Assembly through resolution 73/292 decided to convene the 2020 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The overarching theme of the Conference is "Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions".
New Zealand Phylogenomics meeting 2020
Date:23 February 2020, 9:00am - 28 February 2020, 5:00pm
The annual New Zealand Phylogenomics meeting on the interface of mathematics and biology in the study of phylogeny, genome analysis and molecular evolution.
International Association for Energy Economics, IAEE
Date:12 February 2020, 9:15am - 15 February 2020, 1:00pm
The 7th IAEE Asia-Oceania Conference 2020. The conference theme Energy in Transition spans a wide range of topics; including investment in renewable sources of energy, oil and gas, hydrogen, energy demand, transport, market design, regulation, low-carbon economy and energy policy. Contributions are invited from energy economists, energy management specialists, research economists, government officials and policy advisers.
5th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, WCMB 2020
Date:13 December 2020, 9:00am - 16 December 2020, 5:00pm
University of Auckland, WCMB 2020 The WCMB welcomes presentations on all aspects of marine biodiversity, both fundamental and applied sciences. The year 2020 is significant in being a deadline for both Convention on Biological Diversity Aichi Targets and UN Sustainable Development Goals, including SDG 14 on the oceans, and is a starting point for 2030 goals and the UN Decade of the Oceans.