Science at the Shine Dome set to 'power up' for 2019

February 27, 2019

Registration is now open for Science at the Shine Dome, the Academy’s premiere annual event. The gathering of Australia’s most influential scientists will take place 28­–30 May, bringing together researchers from all disciplines and career levels to share knowledge at the iconic Shine Dome in Canberra.

The three-day event will kick off with ‘Power Up Australia, the sustainable way’, a symposium on Tuesday 28 May, exploring the role of science in a sustainable energy future. Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO FAA FTSE, will deliver a keynote address to open the symposium.

Newly-elected Fellows will be formally admitted to the Academy on the Tuesday evening. They will then present their work and achievements the following day.

The 2019 Gala Dinner will be held on the evening of Wednesday 29 May at the National Museum of Australia, offering attendees the chance to network and celebrate science.

The science celebrations will continue with award presentations on Thursday 30 May.

To register and view the full program, visit the Science at the Shine Dome website.

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