Welcome Reception & Poster Session

  • Following sessions, Tuesday 3 May
  • Federation Ballroom
  • Inclusive for all full and student registrations

The Welcome Reception will incorporate the first poster session of the Symposium. It is a great chance to catch up with colleagues and to meet other delegates.

Authors with odd numbers are asked to attend their poster to discuss it with delegates during the Welcome Reception & Poster Session on Tuesday evening.


Poster Session

  • Following sessions, Wednesday 4 May
  • Federation Ballroom
  • Inclusive for all full and student registrations

Authors with even numbers are asked to attend their poster during the Poster Session on Wednesday evening.

Symposium Dinner @ MONA

  • Thursday 5 May
  • 1815 Arrive Brooke Street Pier
  • 1830 Ferry departs Brooke St Pier
  • 1900 Private viewing of MONA
  • 2000 Drinks and food served in The Void in MONA
  • Inclusive for full delegates
    AUD$100 (~USD$75) if purchased separately
    AUD$125 for guests (~USD95)
    The cost includes: ferry and coach transport, stand-up dinner, beer, wine & soft drinks, and private access to the world class MONA Museum.

You will be transported to MONA by coach or on the MONA ROMA ferries, the distinctively camouflaged catamarans. On arrival, guests will enjoy an hours private viewing of the museum before drinks and a meal are served in ‘The Void’ within the museum.


Early Career Networking Function


“An opportunity to discuss with accomplished young
peers and seniors researchers about early career
journey and challenges”

Confirmed speakers: Gretchen Hofmann, Sinead Collins,
Sean Connell and Philip Boyd

  • Tuesday 3 May
  • 1900 – 2100
  • IMAS Waterfront Building (see map)
  • Food and drinks provided
  • Only 120 places available

The Acidification Story: Connecting Science to Outreach

  • Wednesday 4 May
  • 1330 – 1500
  • Grand Ballroom 2 – Hotel Grand Chancellor

Teaching about ocean acidification or would like to? Are you an educator in the Hobart area?

There is no cost for formal and informal educators to attend these two events.

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Evening Share-A-Thon

  • Wednesday 4 May
  • 1730 – 1900
  • Federation Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Join us to learn about hands-on activities and experience short demonstrations that can be used in both formal and informal settings to explain and educate others about ocean acidification.

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Public Lecture

The Oceans in a High CO2 World: How will the oceans change with riising carbon dioxide?

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