VicPhys/STAV Conference 2019

Friday 15th, February at La Trobe University, Bundoora with a Saturday program

Program Description

Program Description

The Program includes:

  • An opening address on Precision cosmology with the next generation of telescopes by Dr Laura Wolz, University of Melbourne
  • An pre lunch address by Andrew Hansen, the Chief Assessor, Responding to Short Answer questions on the 2018 Physics Exam
  • Three sessions of workshops
  • Extensive display of texts and equipment.
  • A Saturday program of excursion tasters and a two hour medical physics in-service at Peter Mac. You select one or more to attend.  See details below.

Online registration was available at STAV.

* Directions to Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Excursion Tasters

11:30am Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre: 305 Grattan St, Melbourne. Please be in the foyer of the hospital 5-10 minutes before the starting time.  Glenn Trainor will be meet you there and escort the group up to the seminar room. You can bring a camera if you wish. Note: You need to either have registered for this session as part of the conference registration, or to have booked through Vicphysics with subject: Peter Mac Booking.

There are excursion tasters to the Australian Synchrotron and the Victorian Space Science Education Centre. Check the program for details and times.

9:00am Synchrotron Taster: 800 Blackburn Rd, Clayton. A 60 min presentation. See map below for directions. The following documents will be useful, particularly the safety rules in regard to footwear.

2:30pm. Victorian Space Science Education Centre: 400 Pascoe Vale Rd, Strathmore. Ph 9379 3456. A 90 minute presentation.