2020 IPPS New Zealand Conference

16 April 2020 - 19 April 2020

‘Wild South’ is the theme for this year’s IPPS conference which is being held at the Ascot Park Hotel from Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th April
The conference kicks off with Happy Hour, a BBQ meal and local speaker on the Thursday night before the conference is officially opened on Friday morning by a local VIP. There will be presentations on Auckland Islands biodiversity, plant breeding technologies and cultivated plants before the afternoon field trip takes in Diacks Nursery, Easy Big Trees & Triflor Tulip Farm. The evening will be the formal dinner with auction, awards and entertainment.
Further presentations on the Saturday morning will include Native Alpine plants and Plant Variety Rights with the afternoon field trip visiting Hayes Wholesale Nursery & TNZ Growing Products. The dress code is camouflage for the evening dinner which is being held at a mystery location.
Sunday morning will see further presentations with lunch bringing the conference to a close.
A three day pre tour will visit the Catlin’s, Gore, Tapanui and Invercargill surrounds while a three day post tour will visit Stewart Island.

Click here to register online


There is accommodation available at the Conference Venue, the Ascot Park Hotel

Motel units115.00 per night
Hotel units170.00 per night
Deluxe/Apartment190.00 per night
Above rates based on 1-2 people
Additional person
26.00 per person per night

To book:
Phone 0800 272 687
Email ascot@ilt.co.nz
Quote: IPPS

Book by 16th March 2019 to secure special rates

Ascot Park Hotel has a courtesy coach that can pick up and drop off at the Airport, please ring the hotel and pre-book have handy your flight number and arrival time, this must be done at least 2 days before your arrival at the hotel.