AuPS/ASB Meeting AuPS

1st - 4th December 2019
Canberra, ACT

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General Information

The 2019 scientific meeting is joint meeting of The Australian Physiological Society and The Australian Society for Biophysics. The Australian National University will host the event at the Acton Campus in the heart of Canberra.

Conference Programme

Full Programme

A list of invited speakers and symposia is now available.

Invited Lectures

The invited lecture for 2019 will be delivered by Prof Robyn Murphy from La Trobe University. Many of you are aware of Robyn's long standing contribution to the discipline of physiology and the particular contributions she has made to the society. We look forward to her lecture at the meeting in Canberra.


The conference will feature ten symposia spanning a range of physiological sciences, presented by national and international speakers. A list of symposia may be found here.


Physiology Education Workshop: A regular feature of the AuPS conference is the Education Workshop. The topic for this years workshop is "What are the generic and technical skills we expect our Physiology students to develop during their degree program?"

Student and ECR Workshop: A workshop tailored to the needs of Student and ECR members of AuPS and a great networking event. This year the 'Savant Thakur ECR Workshop' will explore some professional and personal adversities that we must overcome in the physiology research field

Free Communications and Poster Presentations

Abstract submissions for free communication sessions and poster presentations have now closed. The full conference programme will be released shortly.

AuPS Functions and Events

Welcome Reception

The welcome reception on Sunday night features the AuPS invited lecture by Prof Murphy, followed by drinks and food.

Student and ECR mixer

If you are a student or ECR, dont miss the mixer on Monday evening.

Conference Dinner

The annual conference dinner is on the Tuesday night at QT Canberra hotel in the CBD.