The 18th Conference of the New Zealand Institute of Physics, incorporating Physikos, the New Zealand Physics Teachers Conference will occur this July.

As much as ever, a strong community of physics professionals, educators and communicators is proving to be critical for New Zealand. This conference aims to support and celebrate the breadth of physics activity while giving a view of where and how this field is preparing for the future.

There is an exciting line-up of speakers, with a diverse range of topics and expertise from throughout New Zealand. Experts in education and research, covering nanotechnology, quantum optics, space physics, astrophysics, climate physics, medical imaging technology and materials. There will be two public speakers and a conference dinner – with some dancing!

Venue: Queen Margaret College, 53 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington

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