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CONASTA 64 – Science: A Kaleidoscope of Wonder and Opportunity

July 5, 2015 - July 9, 2015

HEAR FROM an outstanding line-up of Keynote speakers

TAKE PART in a broad program of professional learning workshops for primary and secondary teachers and school science technicians, including laboratory and computer workshops, hands-on activities, seminars and discussions.

VISIT some of Perth’s premier science and research facilities.

DEVELOP national networks of like-minded colleagues, including primary and secondary teachers, laboratory technicians, curriculum leaders, representatives from not-for-profit and government organisations, resource providers and other interested guests.

ENJOY social events such as the Happy Hour drinks and cocktail events, breakfasts, dinners and post-conference tours.

CONASTA 64 will be held from 5-9 July 2015 at Mercedes College, Perth WA. Keynote presentations include:

  • Professor Fiona Wood, whose work in the development of ‘spray on skin’ has revolutionised treatment for burn victims.
  • Professor Steve Tingay, Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research.
  • Professor Iain Walker, whose work focuses on the use of social science to solve pressing sustainability problems.
  • Dr Kate Trinajstic, vertebrate paleontologist and ARC Fellow.

With a special Stanhope Oration, ‘Maritime Archaeology: The Preservation of Ancient Artifacts Using Electrochemical Processes’ presented by Dr Ian Macleod.

The full CONASTA 64 program will be available in early February. Registrations will open at that time.

Please contact conasta@asta.edu.au with any questions.

Details

Start:
July 5, 2015
End:
July 9, 2015
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Website:
http://asta.edu.au/conasta

Venue

Mercedes College
Victoria Square
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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