Conference Program

An overview of the conference program is provided below. For more detail, please visit our online agenda, where you can view biographies, download abstracts and review the social program.

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

AM PM
  • Conference Registration open
  • Workshops
  • Meetings forĀ partner organisations
  • Conference Registration open
  • Welcome and Keynote Address
    • Dr. Alan Finkel
  • Concurrent Speed Talks
    • #EngagingCitizens
    • #FieldProjects
    • #Partnerships
    • #EmpowerWithData
  • Workshops
  • Welcome Reception
  • Live Podcast: The Wholesome Show – featuring Dr. Caren Cooper, Mendel Wong (CitSci Asia), Ellie Downing (ACSA) and Stuart Harris (Questacon)

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

AM PM
  • Conference Registration open
  • Keynote Address
    • Dr. Caren Cooper
  • Plenary Session
    • Professor Graham Durant on the Commonwealth Government Grants
  • Concurrent Long Talks
    • #EmpowerWithData
    • #EngagingCitizens
    • #FieldProjects
  • Conference Registration open
  • Lunch
  • Poster Session
  • Concurrent Long Talks
    • #EmpowerWithData
    • #EngagingCitizens
    • #Education
  • Public Lecture
    • Dr. Caren Cooper & Amy Robinson Sterling

Friday, February 9th, 2018

AM PM
  • Conference Registration open
  • ACSA Special General Meeting
    • Meet the ACSA Committee
  • Keynote Address
    • Dr. Emilie Ens
  • Concurrent Long Talks
    • #SocialResearch
    • #Partnerships
    • #ShowcasingOutcomes
  • Concurrent Symposia
  • Lunch
  • Keynote Address
    • Amy Robinson Sterling
  • Concurrent Long Talks
    • #SocialResearch
    • #ShowcasingOutcomes
    • #Communication
    • #Partnerships
  • Closing Plenary
  • Closing Reception
    • Crowd & the Cloud

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 (optional)

AM PM
  • Field Trip – Mt. Lofty. Join us for a citizen science tour to the peak of Mt. Lofty in the beautiful Adelaide HillsĀ (9:00 – 11:30am).
  • Tour to Adelaide Hills. Join us for a visit to historic Hahndorf, Adelaide’s oldest surviving German settlement, followed by a winery tour through the picturesque Adelaide Hills (11:00 – 5:30pm).

Sunday, February 11th, 2018 (optional)

All day
  • Field Trip – Aldinga and McLaren Vale. Join us for morning of reef watching followed by your choice of activities in McLaren Vale, the birthplace of South Australia’s wine industry (9:45am – 3:30pm).

For more information on the above post-conference field trips and tours, please click here.