2022 APEN International Conference: Facilitating Change and the Opportunity from Disruption | Beef + Lamb New Zealand

2022 APEN International Conference: Facilitating Change and the Opportunity from Disruption

The 2022 APEN International Conference will be a hybrid event at the University of Melbourne and Tauranga, New Zealand and virtually on 10 and 11 February 2022 with optional pre-conference Masterclasses on 9 February.

For the first time, the conference will be held as a hybrid event, so that guests can attend either in-person or online.

The APEN Conference, hosted by the University of Melbourne, will be an international meeting for rural and community advisory practitioners, researchers, and academics who combine the best extension research and practice from developing and developed countries. An unmissable opportunity to hear from leading experts, thought leaders and industry professionals in an unforgettable destination.

This two-day event will focus on facilitating change and the opportunity from disruption.

Join in person at the NZ Hub

Meet at the Zespri International office in Mount Maunganui and attend the NZ conference in-person. 

  • Access to two pre-conference masterclasses (9 February).
  • Livestreamed conference keynote speakers from Melbourne.
  • Poster sessions.
  • Themed interactive sessions.
  • Field trip to a local catchment group project.
  • Beef + Lamb New Zealand conference dinner included in your ticket price.

The NZ Hub event is proudly sponsored by B+LNZ and Zespri.

Attend online from New Zealand

For those who are unable to attend in-person, the conference will be live streamed to a virtual event platform, where you will be able to watch sessions and engage with other online attendees.

The conference will provide stimulating and inspirational presenters, debates and opportunities for participants to share their experiences and learning on extension through presentations, posters and discussion.  The conference will include optional masterclasses on 9 February, a welcome function, a gala awards’ dinner and much more.


See the conference website for the Masterclass, field trip and further conference details being added: www.apenconference.com.au

Note: In these uncertain times, if the in-person event has to be cancelled it will be held online and those registered for the in-person event will receive a  refund of the difference between their face to face registration and online ticket cost.