DMTCS'96, the Centre's first conference, took place in Auckland on 9 to 13 December 1996. The proceedings of DMTCS'96 have been published in December 1996 by Springer-Verlag, Singapore, as the first volume of the Series Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. VIC' 96 was a satellite conference organised by the Victoria University of Wellington on 5-6 December 1996. See also some pictures .
This web page contains a number of pointers to information that may be of interest in the context of this conference.
During the conference, Springer-Verlag, Singapore, has organised a book exhibit.