On behalf of the Organising Committee I am delighted to extend to you an invitation to attend the 27th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Inter Pacific Bar Association to be held in Auckland from the 6th to the 9th of April 2017.
Auckland is an ideal city to be a venue for an Inter Pacific Bar Association conference positioned as it is in the South West Pacific and in flight time approximately equi - distant for direct flight connections in and to both Asia and the Americas.
Earlybird Registration Deadline
The earlybird deadline is 1 February 2017. If you are not a member of IPBA, we encourage you to join to enable you to register at the lower member rate.
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I and the members of the Organising Committee look forward to welcoming you to Auckland in April 2017.
Chair, Organising Committee
IPBA 2017 Meeting and Conference
IPBA 2017 Organising Committee
Denis McNamara (Chair), Lowndes
Richard Fyers, Fyers Joyce
Ewe Leong Lim, Anthony Harper
Andrew Matthews, Matthews Law
Rob Noakes, Wynn Williams
Neil Russ, Buddle Findlay
Michael Shanahan, Anderson Creagh Lai
Auckland is a beautiful city built around a stunning waterfront which has been developed into a vibrant entertainment area with a host of upmarket restaurants, bars and shops.read more
Venue: Skycity Convention Centre
SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre features state-of-the-art conference facilities in the heart of Auckland.
It is situated just off Queen Street - the central city's retail strip and the hub of the central business district. From the Convention Centre, it is a 10-15 minute walk to the Viaduct, Auckland’s waterfront development which is home to some of the city's most popular dining and night spots.read more