This is a joint meeting of AuPS and ASB. The program contains joint sessions, in addition to dedicated streams for each Society. The full conference program and associated events, are open to all delegates registered for the conference.
The conference opens at 4pm on Sunday 20th November (2pm for students and ECRs) and closes at 4pm on Wednesday 23rd November. The full program will be available mid-October.
The conference will feature Invited and Plenary lectures, symposia, free communication sessions and poster presentations spanning a range of physiological sciences.
Our commitment to supporting Physiology Education continues with a dedicated Education stream , run both face-to-face and as a virtual event.
We continue to help support and develop our students and ECRs and offer a number of ECR specific events and workshops.
In the tradition of the society, we will open the conference with the AuPS Invited lecture (at the Medical Science Precint) and Welcome Reception on Sunday night. The Welcome Reception at Aura Restaurant and Bar will be a wonderful start to the conference with the venue providing panoramic views sweeping across the river and mountain.
The conference dinner on Tuesday night is at the Hotel Grand Chancellor on the Hobart waterfront. The dinner provides the perfect opportunity to sample the best of Tasmanian food and wine as well as socialise with your colleagues.
The student and ECR event is on Monday night at T42 and is always a highlight of the ECR programme.
The Tasmanian School of Medicine is honoured to be hosting the conference at the Medical Science Precinct (University of Tasmania) in Hobart. The campus is located in the centre of the city (17 Liverpool Street), an easy 10min walk to most city-based accommodation, and the all events associated with the conference.
Hobart and Tasmania offer an amazing array of world class experiences. The state offers award winning vineyards, distillery's, produce and dining and you could easily eat and drink your way across the state! Visit Salamanca market on a Saturday or one of the many farmers markets to sample the local produce.
Enjoy spectacular bush walks (short or multi-day hikes) with breath-taking scenery or ride the internationally renowned Blue Derby mountain bike trails. You can also enjoy the scenery from the water by kayak, jet boat, leisurely cruise or wildness tours.
For those who love their golf, Barnbougle offers a chance to play Australia's premier golf course and enjoy a meal at Lost Farm restaurant.
Art lovers must visit MONA, one of the worlds most controversial private collections of modern art and antiquities, but even if you don't enjoy art, the amazing architecture and restaurants are still worth a visit.
We look forward to welcoming you to Hobart and hope that you enjoy your stay in our beautiful state.