Conferences and Events


2019 RACI Physical Chemistry Conference

11 - 15 Feb

Perth, Australia

This is the principal meeting of the division, and will be held for the first time in Perth, Western Australia, on the beautiful campus of The University of Western Australia nestled against the picturesque Swan River. We welcome participants from all areas of Physical Chemistry to attend, with the conference themes including spectroscopy, computational chemistry, and the physical chemistry of solutions, surfaces, and interfaces.

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AMAS XV - The Fifteenth Biennial Symposium

11 - 15 Feb

Melbourne, Australia

Following the past successes of AMAS meetings, we invite you to Melbourne for the fifteenth AMAS symposium.

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10 - 14 Feb

Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand

AMN9 is the ninth event in our biennial conference series which focuses on cutting-edge research in nano science and technology. The topics covered reflect the broad scientific interests of the MacDiarmid Institute and range from nano-bio interfaces, nano medicine, materials for photovoltaics, to novel electronic devices (including spintronics and valleytronics).

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21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference

10 - 13 Dec

Adelaide, Australia

The conference is organised in collaboration with the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society and will bring together an international group of scientists, engineers and educators with common interests in fluid mechanics. The conference covers all fields of fluid mechanics research and applications, and a diverse range of research areas will be represented by the exceptional plenary speakers. The AFMC is fully peer-reviewed, with its proceedings published online, and offers a range of student prizes to showcase the emerging talent in our field.

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23rd Australian Institude of Physics Congress

9 - 13 Dec

Perth, Australia

The Australian Institute of Physics and the Australian Optical Society, with the support of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) and the Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN), warmly welcome you to the 23rd AIP Congress and the Australian Optical Society Conference that will be held jointly with the 43rd Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) and with the 2018 Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD). Seamlessly integrated to form one of Australia’s foremost science forums, the meeting will take place in beautiful Perth on the leafy campus of the University of Western Australia.

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4 - 8 Dec

Sydney, Australia

IONS KOALA is an annual conference held in Australia and New Zealand sponsored by The Optical Society (OSA). The 11th instalment of IONS KOALA is being co-hosted by the OSA student chapters at Macquarie University and the University of Sydney. With the support of many organisations, KOALA brings together research students in physics from all around the world.

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Australasian Community for Advances Organic Semiconductors (AUCAOS) Symposium 2018

3 - 5 Dec

Hahndorf, South Australia

The symposium will bring together the AUCAOS members and will be an exciting forum for discussing the latest developments in computation/theory, the chemistry of new materials including, processing, film morphology, and spectroscopy, as well as device physics, and device fabrication / manufacturing / testing

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Australian Synchrotron User Meeting 2018

22 - 23 Nov

Melbourne, Australia

The Australian Synchrotron's annual User Meeting showcases some of the best research and investigations undertaken at the facility, and provides our user community with updates on the latest developments and technical advances in synchrotron science, both at home and at our sister light sources overseas. Organised by the Australian Synchrotron User Advisory Committee, the 2018 meeting will again be held at the award-winning National Centre for Synchrotron Science (NCSS).

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19th International Microscopy Congress

9 - 14 Sep

Sydney, Australia

On behalf of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society, it is our pleasure to welcome you to the 19th International Microscopy Congress (IMC19), to be held from 9-14 September 2018, in the stunning new International Convention Centre (ICC Sydney) right in the heart of Sydney.

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Geoanalysis 2018 - 10th International Conference

8 - 13 Jul

Sydney, Australia

Geoanalysis meetings are the main forum to meet with colleagues and discuss the latest developments and future needs in the field of measurements applied to geological and environmental materials. The conference will be rounded off with topical short courses given by experts in the field and a field trip along the beautiful New South Wales coast.

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11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion

10 - 14 Dec

Sydney, Australia

A robust technical program is anticipated as the scope and intensity of combustion research in the Asia-Pacific region has been undergoing rapid expansion in recent years. The 11th ASPACC will bring together scientists and engineers to find out the current state of progress in the topics of interest in combustion science and technology.

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RACI 2017 National Congress

23 - 28 July

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia

The Centenary Congress is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions that chemistry has made to Australia’s (and the world’s) social, economic and intellectual advancement over the past century as well as to look forward to the challenges and opportunities in the century ahead.

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NZIP 2017

10 - 12 July

Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand

The conference brings together members of the New Zealand physics research and teaching communities and provides an excellent forum for discussing physics education and physics research, and offers ample opportunities for networking. There will be a range of invited speakers with outstanding communication skills.

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5th International Conference on Biophotonics

30 Apr - 1 May

Esplenade Hotel, Fremantle, Australia

ICOB will run a Gordon-style single-stream conference with break-out sessions and an emphasis on the participation of junior researchers, and poster-led discussions. There will be an associated exhibition to avail researchers with the chance to discuss the latest commercial technical developments. And there will be opportunities to consider entrepreneurship in Biophotonics.

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14th Biennial Australian Microbeam Analysis Symposium

6 - 10 Feb

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

AMAS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the knowledge of the science and practice of all microanalysis techniques useful for investigating the ultrastructure and function of materials in diverse areas of biological, materials, medical and physical sciences.

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Light Microscopy Australia Inaugural National Conference

1 - 3 Feb

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia

Talks across a range of microscopy techniques and applications, followed by a 3rd optional day of practical workshops.

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28th New Zealand Conference on Microscopy

31 Jan - 3 Feb

Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand

The conference will cater for all forms of microscopy covering biological and materials science. Come and be inspired in a relaxed informal atmosphere and enjoy one of the most liveable cities in the world.

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CAMS 2016

6-8th December

Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

The 5th conference of the Combined Australian Materials Societies; incorporating Materials Australia and the Australian Ceramic Society. Join Australia’s largest interdisciplinary technical meeting on the latest advances in materials science, engineering and technology.

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4-8th December

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane

One of the highlights on the Australian Institute of Physics' (AIP's) calendar is its biennial Congress, where physicists from all over Australia and overseas come together for a week-long program of plenary, keynote and contributed talks, social events, and the opportunity to network.

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Future Energy

4-6th July

Colombo House Theatres, UNSW, Sydney

Energy Future conferences provide a unique platform to generate and foster nexus between the scientific world, policy makers, investors, industry and the community.

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20-23 November

The Mantra Lorne, Lorne

The 36th Australiasian Polymer Symposium is a must attend event for anyone in the polymer community. 36APS is anticipated to attract around 250 academics, researchers, research students and industrial professionals from universities, research organizations and polymer industry in the polymer field in Australia, New Zealand and around the world; including the current world-leaders in polymer research.

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3-8th July

UNSW, Sydney

The 23rd IUPAC Conference on Physical Organic Chemisty. Physical organic chemistry of this conference series is viewed as 'a broad church' encompassing not just the traditional physical organic areas of mechanism, reactivity and structure but extending into biology, materials science and systems chemistry.

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10-15th April

Melbourne Museum, Melbourne

The IBA Conference is a multidisciplinary meeting that includes morphology, phylogeny, geochemistry, taxonomy, palaeontology, ecology and genetics of the Phylum Bryozoa.

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7-11th February 2016

National Convention Centre, Canberra

The aim of the 2016 International Conference On Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2016) is to bring together Australian and International communities working in the field of nanoscale science and technology to discuss new and exciting advances in the field.

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Australasian Colloid and Surface Science Student Conference

1-4th February 2016

Kioloa Coastal Campus, Kioloa

The ACSSSC provides postgraduate students working on colloid and surface science with an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal, supportive and friendly atmosphere. It is also an excellent opportunity for researchers and academics to exchange the latest updates in research in an informal atmosphere, and provides that all important scientific training for students.

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31st January - 4th February 2016

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

The 24th Australian Conference on Microscopy and Mircoanalysis.

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Australian Combustion Symposium

7-9th December 2015

Woodward Conference Centre, Melbourne

These meetings bring together combustion scientists, engineers and technologists, especially young researchers, from academia and industry, and provide a forum for the presentation of a wide range of papers in all aspects of fundamental and applied combustion research.

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IMARC International Mining and Resources Conference

10-12th November 2015

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

IMARC is Australia's only one-stop, truly international mining event. Over five days, you can connect with the entire mining industry. IMARC is where mining leaders, policy makers, financiers, technical experts, innovators and educators are all brought together under one roof.

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TOPO 2015 International Workshop on Topological Structures in Ferroic Materials

19th-21st May 2015

University of New South Wales, Sydney

This workshop is intended to capture current research interests regarding interfaces, domains, domain walls, vortices and skyrmions in ferroics as an emerging field in solid state physics and materials science. We are looking forward to having you here in Sydney to present and discuss your latest work in this field.

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AMAS XIII (13th Australian Microanalysis Symposium)

9-13th February 2015

University of Tasmania, Hobart

The aim of the Symposium is to provide a forum to discuss and share ideas on advances, trends and challenges in microanalysis and imaging, with an emphasis on practical solutions and applications.

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ACIS 2015 (Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium)

1-5th February 2015

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart

This international four-day conference (plus Sunday Welcome reception), will provide an excellent opportunity for international and local colloid, surface and interface scientists to meet and discuss recent developments in their areas of research.

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MNZ 2015 (NZ Conference on microscopy)

2-4th February 2015

University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

The Otago Centre for Electron Microscopy (OCEM) and the Otago Centre for Confocal Microscopy (OCCM) will host the 27th New Zealand Conference on Microscopy. The conference will take place over four days and will include workshops, seminars, displays from exhibitors, an exhibition and poster reception and Microscopy New Zealand's annual general meeting.

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AMN-7 (Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology)

8-12th February 2015

Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

AMN Conferences focus on recent progress in advanced materials and nanotechnology. We welcome all contributions in these areas. Parallel session presentations will be clustered around the following central themes: Biological Interface, Engineered Nanosystems, Molecular Materials, Nanoscale Structures, Physical Phenomena. In addition, the programme will feature sessions focussed on the following topics: Organic Electronics, Graphene, Metal-organic Frameworks, Spintronics and Superconductivity.

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AIPC (Australian Institute of Physics Congress)

7-11th December 2014

Australian National University, Canberra

The Congress also incorporates the Annual meeting of the Australian Optical Society as well as meetings of the many technical groups and discipline areas associated with the AIP.

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23rd to 28th November 2014

University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Conference on Optics, Atoms and Laser Applications will be held at the North Terrace Campus of the University of Adelaide.

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ANFF Annual Research Showcase

18th to 19th November 2014

Academy of Science, Shine Dome, Canberra, Australia

Innovation – the creation of new products and services – holds the key to a bright future for a healthy, prosperous Australia. We face global challenges including, energy, healthy ageing and security, but these are also global opportunities. Solutions to many of these challenges lie at the nanoscale. We are seeing a convergence of disciplines. As physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering come together new possibilities are opening up enabling the development of new technologies.

This year’s showcase is an opportunity for ANFF users to present innovative work carried out in ANFF facilities across the Nodes. The showcase demonstrates that ANFF is A Platform for Innovation.

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Combio 2014

28th September to 2nd October 2014

National Convention Centre, Canberra, Australia

ComBio2014 incorporates the annual meetings of:

  • Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Australian Society of Plant Scientists
  • Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology

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2nd February to 6th February 2014

Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia

The Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society, together with the Australian Nanotechnology Network, are pleased to present the 23rd Australian Conference on Microscopy and Microanalysis (ACMM23) and the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2014), to be jointly held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia

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