Join the city’s science communicators in the city for a drink tomorrow night, Three Degrees Bar, QV square, free drink and canapés.
And coming up next month: a look at quantum reality.
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ASC Victoria President
Come and meet other science communicators over free food and drink!
Do you explain, teach, present, write, blog, twitter, film, illustrate, animate or otherwise communicate science or technology, news, ideas, concepts or research?
First drink free. Free canapes.
Tuesday 23 June, 6 – 9pm
Three Degrees Bar + Brewery
Number One QV Square, Corner Lonsdale St & Swanston St
ASC members free. $10 non-members.
Discounted ASC memberships available on the night.
Explore the strange and beautiful world of quantum mechanics – multiple realities, absolute uncertainty, many-worlds, quantum teleportation, quantum computing, and other generally spooky stuff of the Universe.
Our guest speaker Lloyd Hollenberg is a quantum theorist in the School of Physics at the University of Melbourne. He is an ARC Professorial Fellow and also the program manager for Quantum Device Modelling & Algorithms within the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computing Technology.
If that isn’t complex enough, Lloyd has spoken across Australia and overseas on topics as diverse as quantum physics, quarks and gluons, and the acoustics of the didgeridoo.
Date: Tuesday 21 July 2009
Time: 6.30 pm for a 7pm start
Venue: The Redback Hotel, 75 Flemington Road, North Melbourne (upstairs in the function room)
Cost: Free for AMWA members, $10 for non-members, $5 for students.
Dinner and drinks at pub prices.
RSVP: L.E. Ohman email@example.com
The committee are planning and coordinating sessions for the rest of the year. We’ll send you dates as soon as they’re confirmed, but in the meantime, here are some of the ideas we are working on:
- Design, print and production
- National Science Week touring speaker
- Melbourne Writers Festival
- Science documentaries
- Social Marketing for science
- Science of bushfires
- World Congress of Science and Factual TV Producers
ASC Victoria committee
These sessions are organised by the volunteer ASC Victoria committee. If you are interested in being involved in the committee please contact Meg Rive at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be holding our AGM shortly where it’s your chance to get involved.
Right now, your committee is:
- Niall Byrne: President
- Jason Major: Treasurer
- Meg Rive: Regional representative on the national ASC board
- L.E. Ohman
- Ian Muchamore
- James Hutson
- Laura Miles
We (Science in Public) are holding media training courses for scientists in Melbourne on Thursday 20 August, Tuesday 22 September and Tuesday 13 October 2009.
Details are available at www.scienceinpublic.com.au/blog/training. A discount is available for ASC financial members.
We need your membership to help us build ASC as a true national organisation for people with an interest in science communication.
Visit our website at www.asc.asn.au for membership information, and advice on how to join the ASC’s national discussion list, ASC-list and media release list ASC-media.
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