Find information on everything from parking at UNE, the different social and networking events happening throughout the conference, the program schedule and of course, abstracts, so you can figure out which room you’ll be sitting in and running to whilst we share how we are taking research to new heights.

Program summary

Sunday 27 October
5:30 pm to 9 pm Barefoot Bowls and BBQ, reception desk open (Armidale Bowling Club)
Monday 28 October
8 am Registration and Speakers’ desks open, welcome cuppa, etc.
9:30 am Conference opening, plenary session
11 am Moring tea
11:30 am Concurrent sessions
1 pm Lunch and ‘Cotton Industry 101 for new students and researchers’
1:45 pm Concurrent sessions
3:45 pm Afternoon tea
4:15 pm Workshop: ‘Health and Wellbeing’
5:15 pm Day closes
5:30 pm Devil’s Advocate session
Tuesday 29 October
8 am Registration and Speakers’ desks open
9 am Plenary session
10:30 am Moring tea
11 am Concurrent sessions
1:15 pm Lunch
2 pm Session: The Future of Agriculture
4 pm Afternoon tea
4:30 pm Panel discussion: ‘Our Future’
5 pm Day closes
6:30 pm Conference Dinner and Quiz (Armidale Bowling Club)
Wednesday 30 October
8 am Registration and Speakers’ desks open and AACS AGM
9 am Plenary session
10 am Moring tea
10:30 am Concurrent sessions
12:15 pm Lunch
1 pm Concurrent sessions
2 pm Afternoon tea
2:30 pm Workshop: ‘Science Communication and Extension’
4 pm Panel discussion: ‘Science communication and Industry Advocacy’
4:30 pm Conference awards, reflections and final thoughts
5 pm Conference close
Thursday 31 October
9 am to 12:30 pm Science Communication workshop
9am to 3 pm FUSCOM