CAASTRO Annual Retreat

On 22-23 November 2011 CAASTRO staff, students and affiliates will to travel to Bungendore for the CAASTRO Annual Retreat at which we will hear highlights of recent CAASTRO research and jointly discuss future opportunities.

Bungendore is an approximate 40 minute drive from Canberra Airport.  The retreat will be held at the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope which is situated another 10 minutes from town. 



The format across the two days is a combination of 15 minute presentations,1 hour keynote addresses, informal discussions and facilitated sessions.   

Keynote addresses will be presented by Professor Guinevere Kauffmann, Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Germany and Professor Shri Kulkarni, California Institute of Technology, USA.

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Science Communication & Media Workshop

All staff and students have also been invited to a 1-day workshop by ECOnnect Communications to be held on Thursday 24 November 2011 (8:30am - 4pm) at the Carrington Inn ('Garden Room') in Bungendore. 

The workshop is specifically tailored to CAASTRO's needs and includes communicating science to the public, handling interviews and dealing with the media.