Annual Meeting



2-5 September 2019
Rutherford Hotel, Whakatū | Nelson


Welcome to the 2019 QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting

Welcome to our 4th QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting where we will be celebrate our research achievements and plan for the future. This year our Annual Meeting is being held in Nelson.


Key Information



Distinguished Lecture

  • Ross Boulanger (University of California Davis)

Plenary Sessions

Our plenary sessions highlight key topics and focus on challenging questions for the future. This year our 4 plenary sessions will focus on the following themes:

  • Does Research Talk Loud Enough for Policy to Listen, and Does Policy Answer Back?
  • Resilient Housing: Observations, Challenges and Opportunities
  • Repairable Buildings Serving Resilient Communities
  • Earthquake Resilience Challenges Associated with Land Vulnerability


Additional Events 

We are pleased to announce two additional events that will be aligned to the Annual Meeting. Details on how to register will be available shortly.

Being Female in the Field Dinner: This event will offer female post-graduate students and emerging researchers the opportunity to discuss with leading female researchers what it means to be 'female in the field' in and informal, small-group setting.

Improving Awareness of Te Ao Māori in Te Hiranga Rū QuakeCoRE: On Monday afternoon we will be hosting a workshop aimed at supporting all Te Hiranga Rū QuakeCoRE Investigators develop their understanding of Te Ao Māori and its relationship to their research.



Our Annual Meeting registrations are now closed. 

If you plans have changed and you are no longer able to come to the meeting, please let us know by emailing quakecore2019@confer.co.nz.


Our block booking at the Rutherford Hotel is now fully booked. If you require accommodation for the Annual Meeting please contact the Rutherford Hotel directly.


Workshop participation

Workshop places have now been confirmed. Due to limited capacity, you may only attend a workshops where you have a confirmed place. 


Poster abstract approvals have been confirmed via email. No changes to poster abstracts are now possible. All posters must be A0 size and portrait orientation.


Contact QuakeCoRE if you have any questions about the Annual Meeting.