Academic Development Symposium:
Supporting Academics Over Their Career

Friday, October 27, 2017

Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Campus
Murphy Building, Room 632

9 a.m. (for 9:30 a.m. start) to 4 p.m., followed by drinks.

The symposium will be free to attend. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

09:00 – 09:30 Coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Mihi and welcome
09:45 – 10:30 Plenary speaker: Associate Professor Mark Barrow, University of Auckland: Past, present and future of academic development
10:30 – 11:00 Expo and morning tea
11:00 – 12:00 Round table discussion: Supporting early, mid, and late career academics
12:00 – 12:30 Round table discussion: What is needed to better support academics over their career?
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 14:00 Round table discussion: What are academic / professional support needs in the short, medium, and long-term future, and how do we incentivise academic development?
14:00 – 15:00 Plenary session: Dr Stanley Frielick, Ako Aotearoa. Professional standards and recognition of tertiary teaching.
15:00 – 15:15 Afternoon tea
15:15 – 16:00 Where to from here?

Join us after the symposium, in the Milk and Honey café, for drinks and nibbles.

There may be some minor changes to the programme.

Please register your attendance at this link:

We look forward to seeing you on the day!

The Organising Committee
Erik Brogt, University of Canterbury,
Kathryn Sutherland, Victoria University of Wellington,
John Milne, Massey University, and
Luk Swiatek, Massey University

Contact Luk Swiatek for further information.

Thanks to the symposium sponsors: Ako Aotearoa and Herdsa NZ.

HERDSA New Zealand