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ASC2016 is being held in Brisbane during the World Science Festival, 9-13 March.
Check the festival program here to see whether you are tempted to extend your trip.
Friday 11 March 2016
|8:15||Breakfast with the Brians at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre – Plaza Auditorium, South Bank, Brisbane (*contact email@example.com for ASC member discount link)
|Conference venue: Room 360 at QUT|
|10:00-11:00||Registration, morning tea and networking at Room 360, QUT. Browse the conference bookshop courtesy of QUT Bookshop.|
|11:00||ASC welcome and Conference opening, Joan Leach
Australia’s Chief Scientist Address: Dr Alan Finkel AO
|Lunch, networking and bookshop browsing including a short lunchtime talk by Robyn Williams reflecting on 40 years of ABC RN’s The Science Show, followed by a book signing.|
|13:45||How can we understand and respond to people’s rejection of science?
Producers: Ruth Neale, Joan Leach
Proudly sponsored by the Global Change Institute, the University of Queensland
|14:40||The cultural value of science communication
Producer: Lisa Bailey, RiAus
Proudly sponsored by RiAus, Australia’s Science Channel
|16:05||New narratives in Science Communication
Producer: Heather Catchpole, Refraction Media
Proudly sponsored by Refraction Media & Nova
|17:05||Keynote: Christine O’Connell, Associate Director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science|
|17:35||Plenary and day wrapup|
|Drinks venue: The Cube at QUT|
|18:15||Evening event at The Cube|
ASC2016 delegates are also invited to visit other good things.
Please direct questions about the program to firstname.lastname@example.org.