Welcome to the 2016 Australian/Asia-Pacific Physics Conference

Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Embargoed

One of the highlights on the Australian Institute of Physics’ (AIP’s) calendar is its biennial Congress, where physicists from all over Australia and overseas come together for a week-long program of plenary, keynote and contributed talks, social events, and the opportunity to network.

We are delighted to announce that the next (22nd) such Congress will take place in the vibrant and progressive city of Brisbane from 4-8 December, 2016. Brisbane is a significant physics ‘hub’, with major research facilities and groups at the University of Queensland, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology, and the nearby University of Southern Queensland.

Furthermore, and most importantly, the Congress will be held in conjunction with the 13th Asian-Pacific Physics Conference, the triennial meeting of the Association of Asia-Pacific Physics Societies that brings together physicists from across the entire Asia-Pacific region. This will be the first time that both meetings have been held jointly, and is certain to enrich the scientific program, as well as facilitate new links to be made between the Australian physics community and those throughout the Asia-Pacific region – something that is a high priority for the Australian Institute of Physics. We are also very pleased that these two joint meetings will incorporate the Annual Meeting of the Australian Optical Society.

We very much look forward to your attendance at this joint 13th Asia Pacific Physics Conference and 22ndAustralian Institute of Physics Congress and making it an outstanding success, both scientifically and collegially.

Warrick Couch
AIP President and Meeting Co-Chair

Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop
Meeting Co-chair

More at: appc-aip2016.org.au