Past Conferences and Workshops

2014

View past 2014 events on the new Academy website.

2013

2013 Boden research conference
The 6th Asia and Oceania Conference on Photobiology
Citygate Central, Sydney, 10-13 November 2013

2013 Science Pathways
Engaging with industry and innovation
AMREP Education Centre, Melbourne, 17-18 October 2013

2013 Fenner conference on the environment
Population, Resources and Climate Change - Implications for Australia's near future
Shine Dome, Canberra, 10-11 October 2013

13th Australian Space Science Conference
Organised in conjunction with the National Committee for Space Science
University of New South Wales, 30 September - 2 October 2013

Inspiring smarter brain research in Australia
Supported by the Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund, Melbourne, 24-26 July 2013

2013 Elizabeth and Frederick White research conference
Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013
Melbourne, Victoria, 8-12 July 2013

Science at the Shine Dome
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 29 - 31 May 2013

2012

Game On: Preparing our Biology and Biomedical Graduates for the Future
The University of Sydney, Sydney, 10−11 December 2012

Joint Meeting of the Asian Crystallographic Association and the Society of Crystallographers ANZ and the BRAGG Symposium
Organised in conjunction with the National Committee for Crystallography
Adelaide Convention Centre and the University of Adelaide, 2 - 6 December 2012

Science for a green economy
Australian Frontiers of Science conference
Menzies Hotel, Sydney, 2 - 4 December 2012

Ticking time bombs in the Human-Earth system - Second Australian Earth System Outlook conference Organised by the National Committee for Earth System Science
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 26-27 November 2012

Bacterial biology: New insights on host-pathogen interactions
Academy's Boden Conference
(Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute), University of Wollongong, 28-30 November 2012

History and Philosophy of Science in Australia: Looking Forward
Organised by the National Committee for History and Philosophy of Science
National Committee for History and Philosophy of Science workshop
University of Sydney, 26-28 September 2012

Science Pathways 2012: Getting Science on the National Agenda
Shine Dome, Canberra, 24-25 September 2012

Australia’s population: shaping a vision for our future
Supported by the Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund, Adelaide, 26-27 July 2012

9th Annual Australia-China Symposium: on healthy ageing

New Approaches from Genomics, Stem Cells and Smart Technologies, 22 - 24 July 2012

Should Australia and New Zealand allow more Vitamin D into the food supply?
National Committee for Nutrition and ILSI SEAR Australasia symposium
Deakin City Centre, Level 3, 550 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Tuesday 12 June 2012, 9 am - 3.30 pm

Science at the Shine Dome
An annual three-day event held by the Australian Academy of Science. It incorporates the Annual General Meeting, Formal admission of new Fellows and new Fellows seminar, presentation of awards, teachers program and annual symposium.
The Shine Dome Canberra, 2-4 May 2012

2011

Ahead of the Game: Biomedical Science Education into the 21st Century
The 2nd National Forum on Biomedical Education for the Australian Academy of Science
The Shine Dome, Monday 12 December 2011

Showcasing Excellence in Biomedical Research: Australia-France Symposium
Symposium celebrating cutting edge biomedical research in France and Australia
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 23-24 November 2011

Cellular Microbiology – new aspects of host-pathogen interactions
Boden Conference
The Shine Dome, Canberra, October 11-14, 2011

Stressed ecosystems: better decisions for Australia’s future
Funded by the Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund, Brisbane, 29-30 September 2011

Geoengineering The Climate? A Southern Hemisphere Perspective
Symposium Shine Dome, Canberra 26–27 September 2011
Program

Annual Shine Dome open day: What’s Cooking at the Shine Dome
Saturday, 13 August 2011, 10 am to 4 pm

The evolution of photosynthesis and oxygenation of the Earth
Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference
Australian Centre for Astrobiology, University of New South Wales, 28-29 June 2011

Science at the Shine Dome
An annual three-day event held by the Australian Academy of Science. It incorporates the Annual General Meeting, induction of new Fellows, presentation of awards, teachers program and scientific symposium.

Applied Genomics for Sustainable Livestock Breeding
The Sir Mark Oliphant Conference
2-5 May 2011, Melbourne

Australia-Indonesia Environmental Science Workshop
Shine Dome, Canberra, 17-19 April 2011

Minerals at Extreme Conditions: Integrating Theory and Experiment
Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference, Shine Dome, 13–15 April 2011

COST Workshop 2011
Shine Dome, Canberra, 16 March 2011

Genome biology of corals and their relatives
Boden Research Conference, Magnetic Island, 6-9 March 2011

2010

First Australian Earth System Outlook Conference
Shine Dome, Canberra, 9-10 December, 2010

Metals in Biological Systems (external link)
Boden Research Conference, Shine Dome, 28 November – 2 December 2010

Seventh Annual Australia-China Symposium on Agriculture and Food Security Relating to Health
Barossa Valley, 14-16 November 2010

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies symposium, Coral Reefs in a Changing Environment, Shine Dome, 7–8 October 2010

2010 Australia-UK Frontiers of Science – Marine Science Meeting
Perth, 9-13 October 2010

Annual Shine Dome open day featuring women in science
Saturday 25 September 2010, 10am-4pm

Searching the Deep Earth: The Future of Australian Resource Discovery and Utilisation
2010 High Flyer Think Tank, Shine Dome, Canberra, 19-20 August

Healthy Climate, Planet and People: Co-benefits for Health from Action on Climate Change
Fenner Conference on the Environment, Shine Dome, Canberra, 23-24 June 2010

Australia-Indonesia Agriculture and Food Security Workshop
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 8-9 June 2010

Genomics and Mathematics
Annual symposium, The Shine Dome, Canberra 7 May 2010

 

2009

Australia-Chile Mining Workshop
National Wine Centre, Adelaide, 11 November 2009

Australia-Japan Workshop on Biodiversity
Shine Dome, Canberra 27-28 October 2009

Agricultural productivity and climate change
Funded by the Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund, Melbourne, 22-23 October 2009

Nuclear Astrophysics in Australia
2009 Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 24–25 August

Salt in the diet: The elephant in the room: Why health professionals need a shake-up
The George Institute for International Health (Westpac Building), Sydney, including a free public lecture at 4pm by Dr Bruce Neal, 13 August, 2009

Australia-Singapore Energy Workshop
University House, Canberra, 15–16 June 2009

Nanophotonics Down Under: Devices and Applications
Sir Mark Oliphant Conferences – International Frontiers of Science and Technology, Melbourne, 21–24 June
2009

Evolution of the Universe, planets, life and thought
Annual symposium, the Shine Dome, Canberra, 8 May 2009

The art and science of good environmental decision making
Fenner Conference, Shine Dome, Canberra, 10–12 March 2009

Asia-Pacific Congress on Electron Tomography (external link)
Sir Mark Oliphant Conferences – International Frontiers of Science and Technology, Brisbane, 31 January–4 February
2009

2008

Australia–China symposium on remote sensing technologies and sustainability
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 24–25 November 2008

Beyond the platypus genome (external link)
Boden Research Conference, Victor Harbor, South Australia, 23–26 November 2008

Medical Bionics – a new paradigm for human health (external link)
Sir Mark Oliphant Conferences – International Frontiers of Science and Technology, Lorne, Victoria, 16–19 November
2008

Preventative health: Science and technology in the prevention and early detection of disease
Theo Murphy (Australia) High Flyers Think Tank, University of Sydney, 6 November

Plant energy and water productivity (external link)
Boden Research Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 18–20 September 2008

Dangerous Climate Change: Is it inevitable?
Annual symposium, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 9 May 2008

Australia–Indonesia Workshop on Human Health, Including Infectious Diseases
Jakarta, 14–15 April 2008
(Proceedings are not available for this workshop)

Future directions for Australian climate change science
A workshop hosted by the Australian Academy of Science, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 12–13 March 2008

Australian Frontiers of Science 2008
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 21–22 February 2008

Enhancing the quality of the experience of postdocs and early career researchers
Australian Academy of Science workshop, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 14–15 February 2008

2007

Wildlife Population Dynamics and Management
Fenner Conference on the Environment, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 2–5 December 2007
(Proceedings are not available for this conference)

Role of the Australian Academy of Science in science education in Australian schools
Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies First International Conference on Science Education in the Asia Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand, 28 November 2007

Extreme natural hazards
High Flyers Think Tank, Melbourne, 30 October 2007

Disulfide bonds and their role in protein folding and function (external link)
Boden Research Conference, Heron Island, Queensland, 29 July–2 August 2007

The Magellanic System (external link)
2007 Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference, CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility, Epping, 16–17 July 2007

US–Australian Academies joint workshop on vertebrate comparative genomics 2007
Beckman Conference Centre, Irvine, California, 23–25 May 2007

Development and evolution of higher cognition in animals
Annual symposium, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 4 May 2007

Gene delivery and control (5th Australasian Gene Therapy Society Meeting) (external link)
Boden Research Conference, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 18–20 April 2007

Water, population and Australia's urban future
2007 Fenner Conference on the Environment, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 15–16 March 2007

A celebration of the history, culture, science and technology of Recherche Bay
National Academies Forum Symposium; CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Auditorium Hobart, Tasmania, 26–28 February 2007

2006

Australia–Japan Symposium on Earth Systems Science and on Nanomaterials
Canberra, 20-21 November 2006

Integrating agricultural and environmental imperatives for a profitable and sustainable future (external link)
Fenner Conference on the Environment, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 8–9 November 2006

Australia–China Energy Symposium
Sydney, 5-7 November 2006

Innovative technical solutions for water management in Australia
High Flyers Think Tank, Adelaide, 30 October 2006

Australia–Indonesia Joint Symposium in Science and Technology 2006
Jakarta, 13-14 September 2006

Workshop on the science of seasonal climate prediction
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 2–3 August 2006

Urbanism, environment and health (external link)
Fenner Conference on the Environment, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 25–26 May
2006

Science on the way to the hydrogen economy
Annual symposium, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 5 May 2006

Mastering the data explosion in the Earth and environmental sciences (external link)
Elizabeth and Frederick White Conference, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 19–21 April
2006

Quantum nanoscience (external link)
A conference in the Sir Mark Oliphant International Frontiers of Science and Technology Conference Series, Noosa Blue Resort, Queensland, 21–26 January
2006

Australia—Germany workshop on biodiversity
The Shine Dome, Canberra, 13–17 March 2006

Management of grassland-livestock systems and combating land degradation in Northern China
Sino-Australian workshop, The Shine Dome, Canberra, 6–8 December 2005

2005

Biotechnology and the future of Australian agriculture
A Think Tank hosted by the Academy with support from Biotechnology Australia, 26–27 July, 2005

Recent advances in stem cell science and therapies
Annual symposium, 6 May 2005

Australian Frontiers of Science, 2005
12–13 April 2005

After the tsunami – harnessing Australian expertise for recovery
National Academies Forum symposium, 31 March 2005

2004

Pan evaporation: An example of the detection and attribution of trends in climate variables
National Committee for Earth System Science workshop, 22–23 November 2004

Emerging diseases – Ready and waiting?
High Flyers Think Tank, 19 October 2004

Measuring excellence in research and research training
National Academies Forum symposium, 22 June 2004

Understanding the population–environment debate: Bridging disciplinary divides
2004 Fenner Conference on the Environment, 24–25 May 2004

A celebration of Australian science
Annual symposium, 7 May 2004

Planetary Timescales: Stardust to Continents
Elizabeth and Frederick White Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 16-19 February 2004

2003

2002

Research priorities nominations
High Flyers Think Tank, 8 August 2002

National research priorities strategic forum
26–27 June 2002

Transition to sustainability
Annual symposium, 3 May 2002

2000

Schizophrenia and other psychoses – translating research into policy and action
20 October 2000

Greenhouse gases – meeting our bottom line
National Science and Industry Forum, 13 October 2000

Australia's science future
Annual symposium, 3–4 May 2000

1999

1998

Endocrine disruption: Australia's role in an international issue
National Science and Industry Forum, 7 April 1998

1996

Enhancing Australian chemical manufacture: Reversing the chemical deficit
National Science and Industry Forum, 7 November 1996

Tracking progress : linking environment and economy through indicators and accounting Systems
Fenner Conference on the environment, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 September to 3 October 1996

1995

Science and our food: From farm to supermarket shelf
National Science and Industry Forum, 4 February 1995