Inaugural Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics

Date: 5 to 7 April 2016

Location: Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough, Perth

Registration Fee: Free for nominated Chinese delegates; $200 for Australian delegates

Registration is now CLOSED

PARTICIPANT LIST

WORKSHOP PROGRAM

Abstract Booklet

Workshop Themes

  • Radio astronomy science and SKA
  • Antarctic astronomy science
  • Astronomical Instrumentation
  • Big Data challenges

Following the ACAMAR workshop, CAASTRO and ICRAR will be running a one-day “OzSKA” event  on Friday April 8, 2016 at the same venue. The purpose of this meeting is to bring the local community up to date on SKA matters.  This workshop may also be of interest to those attending the ACAMAR workshop and will also be held at the Rendezvous Hotel.  To find out more about the OzSKA meeting and register your paticipation to attend please visit: http://www.caastro.org/event/2016-ozska 

ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is available at the Rendezvous Hotel at a special discount rate to delegates.  The conference rate for rooms is AUD$215 room only. We encourage participants to take advantage of this rate and book their accommodation promptly. 

To make an accommodation reservation:
To make an booking please click ACCOMMODATION BOOKING LINK (or view the Booking Accommodation Information form) and quote the following code ACAMR

ACAMAR PROGRAM

 

DAY 1

DAY 2

DAY 3

Session 1

Antarctic Astronomy and Dome A: Plenary Session

  • Review talk
  • Contributed talks

Big Data Challenges: Plenary Session

  • Review talk
  • Contributed talks

Radio Astronomy and SKA: Plenary Session

  • Review talk
  • Contributed talks

Break

 

 

 

Session 2

Astrophysics and Instrumentation: Plenary Session

  • Invited talks
  • Contributed talks

Australia-China collaboration Plenary Session

  • Invited talks
  • Contributed talks

 

AstroPhysics and Instrumentation: Plenary Session

  • Contributed talks
  • Panel discussion
  • Workshop wrap-up

LUNCH

 

 

 

Session 3

Breakout

Breakout

Breakout

Breakout

Social activity

Break

 

 

Session 4

Breakout

Breakout

ACAMAR

Breakout

Evening

Reception

Workshop Dinner

 

 

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 if you need a letter of invitation for your visa application.

For more information about travelling to Australia and applying for a visa:

Local Organising Committee

  • Angela Dunleavy
  • Debra Gooley
  • Kate Gunn (chair)
  • Clare Peter
  • Kylie Williams

Scientific Organising Committee

  • Michael Burton (UNSW)
  • Di Li (NAOC)
  • Bo Peng (NAOC)
  • Elaine Sadler (Sydney)
  • Brian Schmidt (ANU, co-chair)
  • Zhiqiang Shen (SHAO)
  • Lister Staveley-Smith (ICRAR)
  • Lifan Wang (PMO, co-chair)
  • Jing Wang (CASS)
  • Ji Yang (PMO)

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