NZIP Conference 2011 – Physics In Our Lives Wellington, New Zealand, 17th – 19th October 2011   It is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 15th New Zealand Institute of  Physics Conference, incorporating Physikos, and the New Zealand Physics Teachers Conference. The conference will be held in Rutherford House on the Pipitea Campus of Victoria University of Wellington from Monday 17th to Wednesday 19th October, 2011. The conference will provide a premium opportunity to bring together members of the New Zealand physics research and teaching communities, with the presentation of the latest research results and discussion of the most effective physics teaching methods. The overall conference theme will be “Physics in our lives”. A range of keynote and plenary speakers from New Zealand and abroad will be complemented by parallel sessions on research and physics teaching. We look forward to welcoming you to Wellington! Ben Ruck President, NZIP Conference organisers: Conferences & Events Ltd | Phone: +64 4 384 1511 | Email: