2nd SAAA CONFERENCE 2018, 28 September, Brisbane

Invitation and Call for Speakers (due 24 Aug 2018)

Slovenian Australian Academic Association (SAAA) and The University of Queensland are pleased to invite you to the 2nd SAAA Conference 2018: Linking industry and research on collaboration opportunities in research and development between Australian and Slovenian academic and entrepreneur community. A one-day conference will be held on Friday 28 September 2018 at St Lucia Campus, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Australia (TBC)
Mrs Nevenka Golc-Clarke, Honorary Consul for Slovenia in Queensland

Professor Boštjan KobeSchool of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Queensland
(More speakers to be announced)

Call for abstracts

Presenters from industry, research and development community with interest in Slovenian-Australian collaboration are invited to submit their bio (~100 words), presentation title and short abstract (~200 words) in English and in Slovenian. Abstracts, presentation titles and bios are to be sent to l.hanzic@uq.edu.au by Friday 6 July 2018 24 August 2018. Accepted abstracts and bios will be published on the SAAA website and in event conclusions/recommendations (PDF).

DATE: Friday, 28 September 2018, 9.30am – 5.00pm

VENUE: The University of Queensland, Hawken Building (50) – Room C207, Staff House Road, 4072 St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland (Google maps)

FEE: Free

LUNCH/DINNER: A light lunch and tea will be served during the conference. A dinner will be organised for those who wish to attend, at one’s own cost.

REGISTRATION: Via EventBrite (For catering purposes, please register your attendance by close of business on Wednesday, 26 September 2018.)

WEBSITE: saaa.si/saaa-conference-brisbane-2018/

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/events/157355428266350

CO-ORGANISERS: Slovenian Australian Academic Association, Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad, The University of Queensland, with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Canberra

SPONSOR: Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad

Conference manager
Dr Lucija Hanzic
+61 7 336 54410

CONFERENCE TEAM: Dr Lucija Hanzic, Dr Jurij Karlovsek, Dr Kaja Antlej, Manca Ogrizek, Andrew Bratina

PAST EVENTS: SAAA Conference 2017, 22 May, Melbourne