Important info

Information for speakers
Powerpoint templates
  • You are welcome to use your own corporate PowerPoint template. Or you can use the WasteMINZ Conference PowerPoint template and add in your corporate logo:
  • To add your logo to your PowerPoint presentation:
    • In the view tab choose Slide Master.
    • Once you are in the Slide Master you will see a box on the right hand, bottom of the slide that says, “Your logo”. Insert your logo here.
  • The PowerPoint should be wide screen format (16:9)
  • All presentations need to be emailed to no later than Friday 10 May. This is so we can get them to our AV people and have them all lined up on the day to save time and last minute technical hitches!
  • Depending on the size of your PowerPoint, you may need to use Dropbox, Sharepoint or a file sharing platform such as WeTransfer to send it. Please contact to discuss.
Key dates
  • 15 December: Sponsor and exhibition opportunities document released 
  • 18 January: Call for presentations opens
  • 1 February: Super Saver registrations open; Awards for Excellence nominations open
  • 19 February: Call for presentations closes
  • 8 March 2024: Awards for Excellence nominations close
  • 21 March 2024: Preliminary programme released
  • 4 April: Early Bird registrations start
  • 15 April: Awards for Excellence finalists notified
  • 1 May: Last Minute registrations start
  • 27 May: TAO Forum and Contaminated Land Management workshops
  • 28 May: Conference 2024 begins!
  • 30 May: Conference 2024 ends. 
Gala Dinner theme

Start planning your outfit for the gala dinner - the theme for the dinner will be “Your favourite era”. 

Venue information

The conference is taking place at the Claudelands Exhibition and Conference Centre, corner of Heaphy Tce and Brooklyn Road, Hamilton.  

Umbrella/coat stands 

It's a 20 minute walk from the Ramada or Quest hotels to Claudelands Events Centre where the Conference will be held. Bring an umbrella and a coat with you if you're walking - there will be stands available to store them at the venue. 

More info to come!

You can learn more about the Conference on this page. 

Accommodation deals

Check out great accommodation deals available below