The conference will run from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December 2013 and will include plenaries, themed concurrent sessions and posters. Post-conference field trips and collection visits to local museums and herbaria are also planned.
Delegates can review the abstracts before the conference by downloading the PDF document below. The abstracts will be provided on a USB drive at the conference.
Click here to read the abstracts before the conference (PDF 2.4MB updated 23 November 2013)
Click here to download the program (PDF 70KB updated 25 November 2013)
Sunday 1st December
from 16:00 Registration
17:00 Welcome Reception
Monday 2nd December
09:00 Welcome and Session 1- Symposia Plenary session. Morning tea then
Session 2 – 2 Concurrent Symposia sessions. Lunch
Session 3 – 4 Concurrent Symposia sessions. Afternoon tea
Session 4 – 4 Concurrent Symposia sessions.
Poster presentations at 17:00
18:15 Dr Robyn Williams AO, ABC Science Show “Take your Pith – how I survived botany practical and turned to broadcasting” followed by a free evening
Tuesday 3rd December
09:00 Session 5 – Symposia Plenary session. Morning tea
Session 6 – 2 concurrent sessions. Lunch
Session 7 – 4 Concurrent Sessions. Afternoon tea
Session 8- 4 Concurrent Sessions. AGM at 17:00
Wednesday 4th December
09:00 Session 9 – Symposia Plenary session. Morning tea
Session 10 – 2 Concurrent sessions. Lunch then
Session 11 – 4 Concurrent sessions. Afternoon tea
Session 12 – 4 concurrent sessions.
17:00 Prizes followed by drinks and nibbles
Thursday 5th – Post conference field trip and collection visits to local museums and herbaria.
Thursday 5th – Workshop run by Nerida Wlison (Australian Museum)
Keynote speakers include:
Emeritus Professor Phil Garnock-Jones, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Dr Lyn Cook
Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Science, The University of Queensland