Forum "Math-for-Industry" 2019
-Mathematics for the Primary Industries and the Environment-
Date: November 18-21, 2019
Venue: Massey University, Albany campus North Shore, Auckland New Zealand

- start 0930, finish 4:30 each day
17/11 Sunday afternoon/evening from 4 pm: IMI-IAB, APCMfI (Council and AGM), Editorial Board meetings
18/11 Late Monday afternoon: welcome party
20/11 Wednesday afternoon: excursion
(there will be a fee for those who participate in this)

Organizing Committee
Robert McKibbin [Chair] (Massey University, NZ)
Luke Fullard (Massey University, NZ)
Winston Sweatman (Massey University, NZ)
Mark McGuinness (Victoria University, NZ)
Kenji Kajiwara (Kyushu University, Japan)
Osamu Saeki (Kyushu University, Japan)
Masato Wakayama (Kyushu University, Japan)
Yasuhide Fukumoto (Kyushu University, Japan)
Invited Speakers Committee Graeme Wake [Chair] (Massey University, NZ)
Graham Weir (Massey University, NZ)
Gaven Martin (Massey University, NZ)
Alona Ben-tal (Massey University, NZ)
Troy Farrell (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Masato Wakayama (Kyushu University, Japan)
Yasuhide Fukumoto (Kyushu University, Japan)
Jin Cheng (Fudan University, PR China)
Theme may include:
* efficiency and effectiveness of production, processing and transportation within primary industries
For example:
- Farm systems management
- Dairy, meat, agricultural and horticultural food products
- Wine and fruit production
- Fisheries
- Fishing in NZs Exclusive Economic Zone from 26 degrees south.
- Forestry
- Mining, and steel production Electrical power production
(including geothermal)

* environmental effects/consequences/problems
For example:
- Water Quality
- Air pollution
- Plastics pollution
- Pest eradication [NZ has an aim to be predator-free by 2050]
- Climate change
- Consequences of increased intensive farming practices on the environment
- Energy generation and use (of any kind)

* anything related to these, including biological, sociological, economics, quantitative methods, etc

FMfI2019 will include: * Invited talks
* Emerging Researcher talks
* Student posters
* Industry presentations + mix-and-mingle with reps
* Excursion + banquet NZ-style
* Meetings of APCMfI + IMI-IAB + Journal Editorial Boards

Accommodation: * On-campus accommodation in the student village (2 minutes walk)
* Hotels and motels nearby (some within 10 minutes walk)
* Plenty of hotels and motels in Auckland City (20 mins by car or bus)
* Restaurants/food hall on campus; large shopping centre nearby with food hall and other cafes, restaurants

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