2nd OzSKA Meeting

The 2nd OzSKA meeting will be held in Perth on 8th April 2016 at the Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough




Abstract Booklet

The main purpose of this one-day meeting is to update the Australian astronomical community about recent progress within the SKA project including: the development of key science and working group activities, how to participate, key upcoming dates, and progress towards the realisation of scientific operations on SKA1.  The programme will include a number of invited talks, but some significant portion of the day will be devoted to contributed talks and discussion.

This event adjoins the ACAMAR meeting, being held at the same venue, the Rendezvous Hotel, on the three days immediately prior to OzSKA, 5-7 April 2016, and all delegates from this meeting are welcome to attend OzSKA. To find out more about the ACAMAR meeting and register your participation please visit: http://www.caastro.org/event/2016-acamar

An outline of the schedule is listed below.  The talks will conclude by 2:15pm and the meeting by 3pm to allow interstate and international travellers to make their mid-afternoon flights.

  •   8:30 - 10:00 Introductory talks including invited speakers Sarah Pearce and David Luchetti
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Morning tea
  • 10:30 - 12:30 Invited and contributed talks
  • 12:30 - 13:15 Lunch
  • 13:15 - 14:15 Invited and contributed talks
  • 14:15 - 15:00 Discussion and wrap up

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.

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:

Image: Swinburne Astronomy Productions and AADC Consortium

Local Organising Committee

  • Jean-Pierre Macquart
  • Martin Meyer
  • James Miller-Jones
  • Kate Gunn
  • Kylie Williams