CALL FOR PAPERS is still OPEN Until Monday 29th November 2021!

The Building Officials Institute of New Zealand is still receiving Abstract submissions for the 2022 BOINZ Annual Conference & Expo until Monday 29 November 2021.

Next year's Annual Conference & Expo will be held at the Energy Events Centre in Rotorua from 29 May - 1 June 2022, making it our 55th Annual Conference.

The BOINZ 2022 Conference theme is 'Let's Talk about the Future'.

We are developing fantastic opportunities for our members, partners, suppliers and the wider industry to connect and benefit from spending time together to learn and share ideas around the future of our industry. 

The Institute invites all those who are interested in submitting an abstract for consideration in our technical programme, to fill out the Abstract Submission form here.

If you would prefer to submit your abstract manually, please click here to download the form. Once complete, please email it to

We are building a technical programme across the building surveying spectrum that encompasses a range of relevant industry issues, experiences, solutions and innovations that will give delegates, including our stakeholder colleagues, an opportunity to gain further insight, knowledge and expertise with the goal to develop their skills as professionals in their fields.

If you have a topic, presentation or research which would be a great fit in our technical programme, we want to hear from you.

Technical Programme

The Technical Committee invites you to submit an abstract based on the following topics:

  • Innovation - Materials, products or processes
  • Sustainability - Materials, products or processes
  • Waste Management
  • Climate Change
  • Future Trends & Future Vision
  • Technology & AI
  • Research
  • Legislation and Policy
  • Wellbeing, Inclusion, Diversity, Flexibility
  • Fire/Fire Regulations
  • Plumbing & Drainage
  • Building
  • Commercial
  • Industry
  • Residential
  • Consenting
  • Inspections
  • Disaster Resilience
  • Project Delivery
  • Special Interest/Other

Once the call for papers submission period has closed, the Events Technical Committee will meet to discuss the merits of individual submissions for presentations and workshops.

Additionally, if you have any creative ideas that might step outside of the concept of a presentation, give the team a call on  04 4736005 to discuss your idea.

We are accepting submissions for Call for Papers until Friday 5 November 2021 and authors are asked to submit the following to the Institute’s office:

  • Application Submission Form
  • Up to a 300 word abstract of your proposed paper
  • A short career history and background for your Speaker Profile
  • A photo of yourself for our conference collateral
  • A commitment to personally present the paper at the conference (pending paper acceptance)

Key Dates

  • Call for Papers Open: 01 October 2021
  • Submission of Abstract Due: 29 November 2021
  • Preliminary Acceptance of Papers: 03 December 2021
  • Conference Technical Programme Dates: 30 May 2022 - 1 June 2022

Submit your abstract here.

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