• MapNet registration is now open
  • Registration for MapNet 2019 is $130 full and $100 student
  • The conference dinner on 18 November at The Backbencher is $45pp and limited to 75 seats
  • Registrations close on 1 November, 2019 - MapNet 2019 will be held in Wellington, New Zealand on 18-19 November, 2019, in the Te Toki a Rata building on the Kelburn Campus at Victoria University of Wellington
  • Cancellation of registration up until 31 October will result in a refund minus an administration fee of $35. After 1 November, no refund will be applied. Refunds will only be directed back to those accounts from which the initial payment was made

Click here to register.


  • The deadline for abstract submission is 5 pm on 1 November, 2019

    Each speaker will be located 15 mins; as a guide plan to give a 12 min long presentation with 3 mins for questions

  • Please note that we won’t accept abstracts without a conference registration
  • When you submit your abstract, please let us know which of the sessions you would like to present in
  • After paying for your registration, you can email your abstract to
  • Please send each abstract in a separate file
    – Note: We will try to accommodate all abstract submissions within the oral presentation schedule, however if we receive more abstracts than there are available times we will not be able to provide a presentation opportunity for everyone


  • Abstracts can be written in English and/or te reo Māori
  • Include in the abstract: Title, Presenting Author & Affiliations / address, Additional Authors & details, and the body of the abstract
  • Abstracts will be submitted as an attachment (MS Word or similar format) to the e-mail:
  • Title of Abstract has a 15 word limit
  • Body of the Abstract has a 250 word limit
  • If your submission contains figures or diagrams we will try to accommodate them. The organising committee cannot be held responsible for formatting difficulties, reduced picture quality, or errors that might occur. If they encounter unresolvable difficulties with a figure it might not be included in the published program. We will do our best to reproduce the content of abstracts that contain pictures or diagrams
  • Abbreviations should be used only for common terms (for uncommon terms, the abbreviation should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word)
  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for correct spelling and grammar before finalising the submission
  • Final formatting will be undertaken by the Programme Organising Committee

  • Email: Postal address: School of Biological Sciences, Victoria, University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140