The Building Officials Institute of New Zealand is excited to announce the Call for Papers for the Annual Conference & Expo is now open.


Next years conference will be held at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Auckland, Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 May 2023. Our theme is 'Building Competency and Capacity'

The Institute invites all those who are interested in submitting an abstract to fill out the 'Abstract Submission' form on our website.

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

We are looking to build a technical programme across the building surveying spectrum. It would encompasses a range of relevant industry issues, experiences, solutions and innovations. Which will offer delegates, including our stakeholders , an opportunity to gain further insight, knowledge and expertise to develop their skills as professionals in their fields.

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


The Technical Committee invites you to submit an abstract based on the following programme 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
  • Well being, Inclusion, Diversity, Flexibility
  • Fire/Fire Regulations
  • Plumbing & Drainage
  • Building
  • Commercial
  • Industry
  • Residential
  • Consenting
  • Inspections
  • Disaster Resilience
  • Project Delivery
  • Case Studies

We are accepting submissions for Call for Papers until Monday 31 October 2022.  

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