07 September 2023

Life Sciences Summit 2024: True science, real change

Our inaugural Summit was a huge success, and we can’t wait to reconnect at Aotearoa New Zealand’s 2024 Life Science Summit – True science, real change.

It’s time to save the date for 11-12 March, 2024.  Schedule it now and join us at Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

We’re delighted to share an unmissable two days of keynotes, panel discussions and networking opportunities featuring local and international biotech thought leaders.

We’re uniting the life sciences community to showcase the scale of our high impact sector, and highlighting the value of life sciences solutions, solving some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Stay tuned for keynote speaker and programme announcements.

Meet our hall of fame

During the inaugural Life Sciences Summit 2023, we recognised special individuals who have worked tirelessly within the biotech sector and have made a significant difference to individuals, companies and Aotearoa.

“RNA technology presents a significant opportunity for New Zealand to supercharge its thriving biotech sector and become a leader in the development of novel RNA therapeutics,” she says.


Programme highlights

  • Global thought leadership and expert industry insights.
  • Showcasing current research, new innovation and commercialisation opportunities.
  • Updates on Government initiatives including Wellington Science City and Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways.

The power of local knowledge

Ahead of her keynote presentation at the Life Sciences Summit, Clare Bradley shared AgriSea’s success story. In case you missed it, catch up now.


Manya Sabherwal

Manya Sabherwal

National Account Manager, Cytiva

Jai Denton

Jai Denton

Director - Crop Biotechnology Policy, CropLife Australia

Mark Piper

Mark Piper

CEO, The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research

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