Conferences and Events

G-REG has hosted a number of conferences and events over the years. Many of the resources from our previous events can be found here on our website or on our YouTube channel here.

These conferences and events are an opportunity for members of the G-REG community to engage, connect and continue their professional development. Details about the 2022 conference will be released in the next few months, subscribe to our monthly newsletter to be kept up to date with planning and details.

G-REG also host a monthly webinar, further details available below.

Monthly webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Monthly Webinars

Since April G-REG have hosted a monthly webinar on a range of topics. These are available to anyone working in or interested in the regulatory sector. These webinars are a conversational style event with 2 – 3 panelists who provide interesting insights into the topic and will share their thoughts, experiences and learnings from their time in the regulatory sector.

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Previous Webinars

Previous webinars

We upload each month’s webinar to our YouTube Channel – Government Regulatory Practice Initiative where you’ll find a raft of other great resources. We encourage everyone to take the time to listen to these conversations and share these resources with your networks.

  • Episode 1 – A Conversation About Regulatory Language | YouTube
    With Professor Grant Pink, Pelin Fantham (GM Operations, Worksafe) and Katie Elkin (Deputy Solicitor General at Crown Law).
  • Episode 2 – A Conversation About Regulatory Failure | YouTube
    With Professor Jeroen van der Heijden (Te Herenga VUW Chair in Regulatory Practice), George Mason (Director Regulatory Environment, MBIE) and Deb Despard (Deputy Director, Compliance Systems Delivery at Maritime NZ). Our panelists provided some insightful, provocative, and interesting thoughts around regulatory failure, with George becoming a crowd favourite over the course of the conversation.
  • Episode 3 – A Conversation About Crisis | YouTube
    With Richard Bargh (Deputy Chief Executive Policy, Legal and Strategy at New Zealand Customs), George Mason (Director Regulatory Environment, MBIE) and Karel Boakes (Regulatory Manager, Manawatu District Council). The panel discussed the challenges, changes, and opportunities for innovation that regulating through crisis provided, with some fresh examples from the pandemic experience.