Programme

We are excited to be producing the programme and speaker line-up for this years biennial conference and we take great pleasure inviting you to participate in the 2020 regional conference to be held at the fabulous Haere-roa Conference & Event Venue in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Please come back soon to check for programme updates, in the meantime please check out our confirmed Keynote speakers in the menu options.

Monday 30 November
0830Welcome / Opening
SPERA President
Instruments and Method Development
0910Keynote: Predicting contamination levels in foodstuffs in the longer-term after a nuclear accident. Prof Nick Beresford
0957Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1040Morning Tea
1110Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1300Networking Lunch and Posters
1400Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1520Afternoon Tea and Posters
1550Poster Session
1700Close
1700Welcome Reception

Tuesday 1 December
0830Welcome back
Contamination Monitoring and Emergency Preparedness
0830Keynote: How do we predict soil-to-plant transfer risk of radiocesium?> Dr Atsushi Nakao
0922Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1025Morning Tea
1055Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1245Networking Lunch and Posters
Radioecology
1345Keynote: IAEA' Radioecology Laboratory work on Ocean Health. Dr Peter Swarzenski
1435Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1555Afternoon Tea and Posters
1625Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1705Close
1830 - 2230SPERA Conference Dinner at The Antarctic Centre

Wednesday 2 December
0830Welcome back
Radiotracers of Environmental Processes
0830Keynote: Dr Suzanne Hollins
0922Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1025Morning Tea
1055Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1245Networking Lunch and Posters
1345Presentations - awaiting abstracts
1515Afternoon Tea and Posters
1615Awards
1700Conference Close

Thursday 3 December - OPTIONAL RACI WORKSHOP
0830Welcome
0830Keynote: Prof Nick Beresford
0930RACI Programme is currently being finalised
1025Morning Tea
1245Networking Lunch
1430Close
1500RACI hosted drinks/nibbles
1700 Close