PROGRAM – 59th ASMR National Scientific Conference 2020

November 18, 2020

8:30am Registration open
8:55am to 9:00am Welcome
Dr Erin McGillick, Dr Kiri Beilby Co-convenors.  Welcome to Country and welcome address
9:00am to 10:0am Plenary: Firkin Oration Professor Kanta Subbarao
10:00am to 11:00am Session #1 – Talk
11:00am to 11:30am Diversity and Inclusion Talk
LGBT Stem Day

11:30am to 11:45

Morning tea
11:45am to 1:00pm PD#1 Building Psychological Capital For A Resilient Future in Medical Research
Building  high levels of psychological capital incorporating the principles of Hope, Efficacy, Resilience and Optimism.

1:00pm to 2pm
Lunch Break

2:00pm to 2:30pm
Plenary: Health Science Policy: behind the lens Professor Euan Wallace AM

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Session #2 – Talk

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Session #3 Rapid fire student talks 


End of Day 1


November 19, 2020

8:55am to 9:00am Introduction
9:00 am to 10:00am Plenary: Edwards Oration
Dr James Muecke AM, Ophthalmologist, Australian of the Year 2020, Founder of Vision for All
10:00am to 11:00am Session #4 – Talk
11:00am to 11:30am Morning Tea break
11:30am to 1:00pm PD# 2 : Science Communication
Communicators translate valuable research into meaningful stories to connect with a public suffering information fatigue. This workshop will ask participants: What is your origin story? What first made you care about the research you do? 

1:00pm to 2:00pm Lunch break and ASMR AGM (virtual) 


2:00pm to 2:30pm 


Plenary: ASMR Peter Doherty Leading Light Award 


2:30pm to 3:15pm Session # 5 – Talk

3:15pm to 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea break

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Session# 6 – Rapid fire talks
4:30pm to 4:45pm
Awards and Close of Meeting
4:45 pm Conference end

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 The ASMR extends thanks and congratulations to our NSC Organisers in 2020