General Info / Social


Venue: Napier Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier

Airport Transfers

Arrival transfers – these are your responsibility.  Napier Conference Centre is approx 20 minutes from the airport – taxis are available.


Participants carry their own risk for personal injury or loss of property during the Forum.  RIMS and the administrators are in no way responsible for any claims concerning insurance.  The Organising Committee, RIMS, Napier Conference Centre and The Conference Team accept no liability or responsibility for death or illness, or injury / accident to or financial loss by any person attending the Forum, whatever the cause.  Registration will indicate an acceptance of these conditions by the delegate.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged.  After 10 September 2020 refunds will be at the discretion of the Organising Committee after the Forum.  No refunds will be made for late arrival or early departure whatever the cause.  Registrations may be reassigned to another person from the same organisation without penalty.  Please notify The Conference Team of any changes prior to the Forum.

Accommodation: Please note, a change to your hotel / motel booking could incur a penalty being charged by the hotel / motel. They will charge a FULL cancellation fee for any cancellation within 30 days of Forum. If we can onsell your accommodation, we will.


The information contained in this registration information is correct at the time of printing.  The RIMS Committee reserves the right to alter or delete items from the programme as circumstances dictate.  Changes will be notified on this website.


The Conference Team. Joanne Reddock, 03 359 2600,


Happy Hour – An opportunity to mix and mingle at the end of Day One – included with the registration fee.

When: Tuesday 20 October
Time: 5.15pm – 6.15pm
Where: Around the trade exhibition
Includes: Beer, wine, non-alcohol drinks and nibbles

Forum Evening Function – Mix and mingle – wine tasting provided by Villa Maria winery

When: Tuesday 20 October
Time: 7.30pm – 10.30pm
Where: Napier Conference Centre (onsite)
Includes: Wine tasting, food and some beverages (thereafter cash bar)
Cost for additional ticket: $95