A National Conference for New Zealand’s Economy, 20-21 Sep
Press Release and an Invitation to Participate
“Business is Business, Steps to Market” A National Conference for New Zealand’s Economy,
20th and 21st September, 2012. At the Distinction Hotel, Rotorua
The conference is focused on six elements: natural resource development for the domestic and international markets, research partnership programs focused on immediate employment and income stream development, land use options complimentary to sustainable economic and environmental outcomes, Maori assets and the economy, energy and new applications, “Business is Business, Steps to Market” is designed for domestic and global success.
Conveners of the conference are The Te Arawa Federation of Maori Authorities and its subsidiary research and development arm, the Maori Research Institute Limited (MRI) based in Rotorua.
The key component of the conference is to build relationships between all the conference attendees. To introduce the potential of Maori Entities as active collaborators in research and drivers of businesses aimed towards harnessing the vast variety of resources which are uniquely New Zealand.
Te Arawa FoMA and educators are aiming to ignite renewed interest in all levels of our educational system in the Sciences, with a scholastic focus on young Maori from primary to PHD. The Poster Presentation Gallery, “Meet Inspiring Minds”, is all about imagination and opportunities for young New Zealanders to be seen, to be inspired and be inspiring. A moment for business to access tomorrow’s thinkers and leaders.
Arawa FoMA and the MRI are actively facilitating and
partnering projects in Manuka forest, honey and oils,
geothermal resources and companion industries, including
aquaculture, new technologies, and sustainable farming
challenges and solutions. “Our biggest immediate
challenge is to replace the migrant chemical toxins
regime’ and reintroduce natural fertilisers to our lands
in line with an old Maori philosophy, healthy soils, clean
water, healthy people,” said TA FOMA Deputy Chairman Tom
The conference aims to provide information and introductions across a range of topics. Providing a mechanism for attendees to network contacts to develop ideas, answer questions and forge solutions suitable to their own particular requirements.
Bridwell, CEO, Brand Logic, USA www.brandlogic.com
Dr. Vladimir Vasilenko, Dr. Humates, Canada www.humates.co.nz
Andreas Kurmann, Far North Envirolab Ltd. www.envirolab-ltd.co.nz
Dr. John Tyrrell, University of Waikato, www.waikato.ac.na/eri/contacts
and others including a select group of Maori Business leaders.
For “Business is Business, Steps to Market” go to www.maoriresearchinstitute.co.nz/conference-program.html
Institutions wishing to submit Posters embracing the topics embedded in the conference program which focus on “Sustainable Scientific and Economic Inspiration” please forward inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or see submission guidelines www.maoriresearchinstitute.co.nz after 27th July, 2012. Open to: Rotorua Catchment Primary, Intermediate, and Secondary Schools, Invited Institutions, NZ Regional and National Tertiary Institutions.
Sponsorship and Trade Display inquiries can be lodged at www.maoriresearchinstitute.co.nz/sponsorship-registration-form.html