Kylie Williams k.williams at sydney.edu.au
Tue Jul 18 13:25:33 AEST 2017

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Wrest Point Conference Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
18-20 September 2017

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to 31 JULY 2017 for the 3rd Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics (ACAMAR 3) which will be held from 18-20 September 2017 at the Wrest Point Conference Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

To register please visit our website: http://www.caastro.org/event/2017-acamar3 or click the Registration link<http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/sifa/caastro/register/index.php?action=register&workshopId=124>

The focus of this workshop will be Antarctic astronomy, low-frequency radio astronomy, ASKAP/FAST/SKA, and optical instrumentation.  The workshop will also build on the relationships and outcomes of the previous workshops in the series. A highlight of the workshop will be the conference dinner at MONA which includes a private viewing of the museum.

Invited Speakers include:

*         Julie Banfield, ANU

*         Xiangqun Cui, NIAOT

*         Elisabete da Cuhna,

*         Lisa Harvey-Smith, CSIRO

*         Marko Krco, NAOC

*         Sun Kwok, HKU

*         Anais Moller, ANU

*         John Morgan, ICRAR/Curtin

*         Ray Norris, CSIRO

*         Shengcai Shi, PMO

*         Cath Trott, ICRAR/Curtin

*         Xuefeng Wu, PMO

*         Xiangping Wu, SHAO/NAOC

*         Xiangyan Yuan, NIAOT

*         Hui Zhang, NAOC
Conference Fees (incl GST): Registration fee includes all meals and the conference dinner at MONA

  *   Australian Delegate Registration Fee:           $AU350
  *   Chinese Delegate Registration Fee:               $AU150

Conference Dinner
The conference dinner is being held at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)<http://www.mona.net.au/> on Thursday 19th September from 6:00pm.  A ferry along the Derwent River will transport delegates to MONA.  This will be an opportunity to photograph Hobart at twilight.  MONA is Australia's largest private museum and houses a diverse collection that ranges from ancient Egyptian mummies to some of the world's most infamous and thought-provoking contemporary art.  The building's subterranean design and the owner's unconventional and challenging curatorial approach make it a must-see for any visitor to Tasmania.  Delegates will be treated to a private viewing of the MONA prior to the conference dinner.

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Travel and Accommodation
Participants will arrange their own travel and accommodation; however, we have booked a block of rooms for conference participants at the Wrest Point Conference Centre.  Please refer to our Venue and Hotel page for full details<http://caastro.org/venue-and-hotel---hobart>.
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Visa Information
All travellers other than Australian and New Zealand citizens need a valid visa or authority to enter Australia (including electronic visas). For some nationalities, processing and issuance of visas can take several weeks/months, so apply well before your planned travel.  Please contact Kylie Williams<mailto:k.williams at sydney.edu.au> if you need a letter of invitation for your visa application.
For more information about travelling to Australia and applying for a visa please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website: here<http://www.immi.gov.au/visitors/>
Childcare will be available for infants and children under 5.  Please indicate in your registration if you require childcare or contact Kylie Williams (k.williams at sydney.edu.au<mailto:k.williams at sydney.edu.au>) if you have any questions.
If you have any access requirements in order to participate in this workshop please note them in your registration form or contact Kylie Williams (k.williams at sydney.edu.au) directly with any questions.

  *   Michael Ashley (UNSW)
  *   George Hobbs (CSIRO)
  *   Di Li (NAOC)
  *   Bo Peng (NAOC)
  *   Elaine Sadler (USYD)
  *   Stas Shabala (UTAS)
  *   Zhiqiang Shen (SHAO)
  *   Lister Staveley-Smith (ICRAR/UWA)
  *   Lifan Wang (PMO/TAMU)
  *   Xiaofeng Wang (Tsinghua U)
  *   Ji Yang (PMO)
  *   Jilin Zhou (Nanjing U)


*         Kate Gunn (USYD)

*         Stas Shabala (UTAS)

*         Lister Staveley-Smith (ICRAR/UWA)

*         Kylie Williams (USYD)

KYLIE WILLIAMS | Events and Communications
CAASTRO | School of Physics  | Faculty of Science |
ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics

Rm 352 Building A28 | School of Physics

The University of Sydney | NSW | 2006
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Email k.williams at sydney.edu.au<mailto:k.williams at sydney.edu.au>  W  http:// www.caastro.org<http://www.caastro.org/>

Please note: I am in the office Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (9:00am - 5:30pm) and Wednesday (9:00am - 2:00pm)

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