We hold two well-attended conferences a year. The events include speakers on animal health and crop protection as well as networking opportunities. The 2019 summer conference will be held in Auckland on February 21. The Annual Conference will be held on July 25.

Summer Conference

Summer conference will be held in Auckland on Thursday 21 February 2019, from 8.30am-4.15pm (followed by a social hour), at:

Jet Park Hotel
63 Westney Road
Auckland Airport

Speakers confirmed so far include Hon. Nathan Guy, Tony Connor, AgResearch; MPI’s Manager of Economic Data and Analysis, Wido van Lijf; and Ben Stapley, Executive Director of Animal Medicines Australia.

Our after lunch speaker Lance Burdett, a former crisis negotiator and trainer for NZ Police, will elaborate on his role as a crisis negotiator and share some tips on managing stress.

Register for conference


There are a limited number of rooms available at the Jet Park Hotel for conference attendees. To book, email or phone 0800 538 466 and quote ‘#986 AGCARM Group’.

Superior King @ $199 per room per night

This rate is only for bookings made directly with the hotel.


Contact the conference organiser, Lee Sheppard
Phone: +64 4 499 4225

ACVM Workshop

The ACVM group is holding a workshop the day before our conference at the same venue.

8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Wed. 20 February 2019.

Register for the workshop by 1 February.