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2017 NZACE Conference Celebrating 25 Years With Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017
– Friday, 28 Apr 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

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The annual conference of NZACE Inc. is noted as a supportive and inspirational conference focused on cooperative work-integrated education. It embraces all forms of experiential learning utilised by industry and educational institutions such as cooperative education, work-integrated learning (WIL), practicum, vocational education, industry-based learning, sandwich courses. The Conference will begin and end at noon on the days indicated. This will allow participants plenty of time for travel to and from the event (or for some relaxation in the beautiful Queenstown area).


If you need to register before then or if you have questions, please email

Conference Starts: Midday, Wednesday April 26th Conference Concludes: Lunch time, Friday April 28th.
The conference opens and concludes with lunch. The conference dinner will be held on the first evening of the conference.

Many delegates have already indicated that they will be extending their stay in Queenstown for the conference.
Visitors to New Zealand may be interested in the World Masters Games being held in Auckland 21 – 30 April.

Key Dates:

    • End January: Online registration opens

    • Papers due: February 28

    • End of March – one presenter from each paper needs to be registered in order to be included in the programme

    • End of March – early bird registration closes

    • Monday April 24 – online registration (with payment by credit card) closes

How to register:

There are two ways of registering depending on how you or your institution would like to pay for the conference:
a) payment by credit card;   or
b) payment by direct debit or cheque.

a) Payment by credit card

Registration through an online system managed by AUT Events.  You will receive immediate acknowledgement of your registration and GST receipt of your payment.   A small additional charge (2.5%) is made to cover the credit card transaction. Click here to pay by credit card.

b) Payment by direct debit or cheque

Send an email for an invoice.

Conference Fees:

The conference package covers lunch on three days, conference dinner, morning and afternoon tea, all conference sessions. The conference fee does not include accommodation.
Anyone needing any special arrangements or package needs to contact

    1. Early bird registration fees (up to 31 March after which fees increase):
      NZ$400 plus GST  Standard registration
      NZ$350 plus GST for institutional members (Massey & AUT) and members of national WIL associations overseas
      NZ$200 plus GST for full time students

Partners package: For partners –  additional tickets for the dinner can be purchased at the time of registration.   You will later be contacted to see if your partner would like to join us for the opening lunch.

Event Location

Hotel St Moritz
10/18 Brunswick St
Queenstown, 9348

Event Fees:

New Registration (Incl GST) NZD 460.00

Inst. Members and Members of National Assns Overseas (Incl GST) NZD 402.50