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Looking at the wood, seeing the trees and more

Australia-New Zealand Tree Ring Science Conference

22-23 January 2025

The 2025 Australia-New Zealand Tree Ring Science Conference brings together a diverse array of researchers using tree-ring based science in archaeology, ecology, environmental sciences, radiocarbon, climatology, art history or other disciplines.

The conference is an opportunity to present current research and discuss the challenges and opportunities in working with Southern Hemisphere tree species. We welcome contributions on topics such as methodology, analytical techniques, novel applications, reconstructions and other applications across a broad array of disciplines.

Our keynote speakers are:

  • Dr Jonathan Palmer, Gondwana Dendro
  • Assoc. Prof. Sabine Kasel, The University of Melbourne
  • Prof. Neil Loader, University of Swansea
  • Assoc. Prof. Gretel Boswijk, University of Auckland Waipapa Taumata Rau

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at The University of Auckland Waipapa Taumata Rau, Auckland Tamaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Auckland Airport is the main gateway airport for New Zealand, with regular flights to/from Australia, the Pacific and other parts of the world. 

Abstract Submission

We welcome abstracts up to 250 words for oral presentations or posters.

The abstract deadline has been extended to Monday 26 August 2024.

Please submit your abstract directly by email to: with  “AUSNZ Conference abstract submission” in the subject line. Please indicate if your abstract is for an oral presentation or a poster, and don’t forget a title and (all author) name(s)!

Acceptance will be notified by early September.

Registration costs and deadline

Registration costs will be NZ$320.00, including lunches, and morning and afternoon teas.

Conference registration is due by Monday 23 September, 2024. Please register using the link below.

Australia New Zealand Tree Ring Science Conference Tickets, Wed, Jan 22, 2025 at 8:00 AM | Eventbrite

Registration Terms and Conditions

We look forward to welcoming you to Auckland in January 2025, and learning about your research.

Kathy Allen

University of Tasmania

Gretel Boswijk

University of Auckland

Pauline Grierson

The University of Western Australia

Alan Hogg

University of Waikato

Luitgard Schwendenmann

University of Auckland