The December 2010 joint meeting of the Australian Society for Biophysics and the Australian Physiological Society will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, at the National Wine Centre, from 28 November to 1 December, 2010.
The National Wine Centre is an elegant conference site located in walking distance of the river parklands, Botanic Gardens, Universities, and the hotel, restaurant and shopping district of charming downtown Adelaide (also connected by a free City Loop bus).
The conference begins with a plenary speaker presentation at 6 pm on Sunday 28 November, followed by the welcome reception.
The meeting features full-day concurrent scientific sessions Monday through to Wed 1 December. Three solid days of conference are planned, which include symposia and plenary speakers each day, until the close of the meeting on Wednesday, 1 December at 5pm.
To receive the full value of your registration, and to know that you've seen all the excellent science that will be presented at the Adelaide AuPS/ASB meeting, you are encouraged to plan to attend the full duration. You won't want to miss out.
In advance of the meeting, optional full-day guided tours for wine-tasting in the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale wine country regions will be available on Sun 28 Nov, departing from downtown Adelaide.
Meeting registration fees and options
Registration fees (includes opening reception; entry to all scientific sessions; lunches; morning and afternoon teas):
Registration Deadline: Friday 1 October, 2010.
After 1 Oct, registration fees increase by $30 for all categories ($280, $405, $430 and $630 respectively).
Very late registrations, after 19 November, fees will increase by $80 for all categories ($330, $455, $480 and $680 respectively).
Conference dinner and dance:
Tuesday 30 November 2010, 7 for 7.30pm seating, in the Wine Centre
Hickinbotham main hall. $85 full price; $68 student price.
Opening reception: $55 for guests and non-registrants; free for registrants.
Student dinner: Monday 29 November, 7.30pm. The Stag Hotel, 299 Rundle St. Adelaide (corner of Rundle St and East Tce). Bus Stop 13 North Terrace - Northern side. Ph (08) 8223 2934. Free for students registrants, $25 for guests and non-registrants.
Poster Presentation Guidelines
The size of the poster board is 2.4 m high, and 1.2 m wide. The surface is black texture, and the recommended method for attachment of posters is velcro stick-ons. However, tack pins can also be used. Presenters should bring velcro stick ons or tack pins with them to the meeting.
Oral Presentation Guidelines
Oral presentations are 10 min with 5 min for questions. All Powerpoint presentations scheduled for an oral session should be uploaded onto the provided computer before the starting time of the first presentation of the oral session. Presentations should be designed with ease of transport across computer platforms in mind. Use of individual laptops is not recommended and might not be supported
For more information, please contact the local organiser Prof Andrea Yool, University of Adelaide email@example.com.
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