OCIES 2018 Draft Conference Programme now available to view

The OCIES 2018 draft conference programme is now ready to view on the OCIES website. Please check out the draft  programme and urgently advise of any omissions, errors, repeats or specific requests by 6pm on Sunday 28 October 2018.

  1. All authors of accepted papers (including individual group/panel members) are to register formally for the conference (via the conference website) by 30 October 2018. The conference registration list will be checked before the final Conference Academic Programme is confirmed. So please avoid any personal disappointments by registering for the conference!
  2. A final Conference Academic Programme is to be posted on the 1 November, 2018. (A conference programme booklet, however, will be made available at the registration desk on the 19 November, 2018.
  3. All responses to and queries relating to this draft programme are to be sent to Kabini or Stella via the conference e-mail, <OCIES-2018@vuw.ac.nz>

We look forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you in Wellington!


New and Emerging Researcher Fono: Registrations close soon

Did you know that we have a pre-conference workshop for New and Emerging Researchers?  Our New and Emerging Researcher Fono will be held on Monday 19th November from 8.30am–2pm to coincide with the 2018 OCIES conference. At this event, you’ll have an opportunity to work with academics in the region to identify your research niche, prepare a research plan and learn how to turn your conference presentation into a publication. This catered event is free and open to all early career researchers, higher degree researchers, and those working in academia who are wanting to develop a research trajectory.
To register for this workshop, please click here. Registrations close 1st November.

OCIES 2018 Early Bird Registrations Closing Soon


Early Bird registration for the OCIES 2018 conference closes on 25th August. Click here for further information on registration fees and payment.   There are plenty of discounted accommodation options available. You can view these accommodation options here.

Don’t forget about the free and catered event for New and Emerging Researchers  on Monday 19th November. This is open to conference delegates who are wanting to develop their research trajectory, early career researchers, and higher degree researchers.  Further information about the New and Emerging Researcher Fono, including free registration, can be found here.