Royal Society Te Apārangi Science Technicians Workforce Panel is launching their report on Wednesday 31 May from 2pm to 4pm in Wellington.
The launch will include a presentation from the Panel Chair summarising the findings of the report, and reactions to the findings from a panel of industry experts. Copies of the report will be available to take away, and Panel members will be available to answer questions.
14.00 Introduction to the launch, Dr Andrew Cleland (Chief Executive, Royal Society of New Zealand)
14:05 Summary of findings from the Royal Society Te Apārangi Science Technicians Workforce Panel (Professor Jim Johnston, Panel Chair)
14:35 Industry Panel discussion:
Ms Julie Knighton (General Manager R&D Operations, Fonterra)
Mr Scott Wythe (Business Manager - Wellington, AsureQuality Limited)
Ms Catherine Beard (Executive Director, ExportNZ & ManufacturingNZ, BusinessNZ)
14:50 Future opportunities for change - is there willingness to take a collaborative approach? (Facilitated discussion, Dr Andrew Cleland, Chief Executive, Royal Society Te Apārangi)
Further information about the membership and remit of the Panel can be found at http://royalsociety.org.nz/science-technicians-workforce-panel/
Royal Society of New Zealand
11 Turnbull St, Wellington, Wellington 6011
2:00pm Wed 31 May, 2017 - 4:00pm Wed 31 May, 2017