[Coral-List] ACRS/ISRS Coral Reef Conference in Sydney, August 2013

Peter Mumby p.j.mumby at uq.edu.au
Mon Apr 29 22:41:45 EDT 2013

Dear coral-list

I just wanted to make people aware that registration is now open for the Australian Coral Reef Society / International Society for Reef Studies meeting in Sydney this coming August. Full details are available below.

Hope to see some of you there!


Professor Peter J Mumby
President Australian Coral Reef Society

Marine Spatial Ecology Lab

School of Biological Sciences

Goddard Building
University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Qld 4072

Lab: http://www.marinespatialecologylab.org/people/peter-mumby/

2013 ACRS Conference - Sydney - 28th to 30th August in cooperation with the International Society for Reef Studies

"Reefs in a time of change"

Please visit the following address to register for the conference: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/registration<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/registration>

Cost of Registration

Early Bird Registration (on or before 15th July 2013)

*         Student member (ACRS or ISRS): $380

*         Student non-member: $410

*         Full member (ACRS or ISRS): $490

*         Full non-member: $530

Late Registration (after 15th July 2013)

*         Student member (ACRS or ISRS): $400

*         Student non-member: $430

*         Full member (ACRS or ISRS): $510

*         Full non-member: $550

Delegates are invited to become an ACRS member to save on the cost of registration. You can become a member, or renew your membership at: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/apply-individual<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/apply-individual>. If you are unsure of your membership status, please send an email to the ACRS Membership Manager, Anna Scott (Anna.Scott at scu..edu.au<mailto:Anna.Scott at scu.edu.au>).

What's included in the registration price?

*         Welcome Function at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium (Wednesday 28th August, 6-8 pm)

*         Conference bag with Program and Abstract booklet, plus name badge

*         2 days of conference presentations at the Menzies Hotel, including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (Thursday 29th and Friday 30th August, 8:30 am to 5 pm)

*         Poster session at the Menzies Hotel (Thursday 29th August, 7-8 pm)

*         Conference Dinner at the Star Room (Friday 30th August, 7-11:30 pm)


Please indicate your interest in attending these activities when registering for the conference:

*         ARC CoE National Student Mentoring Day: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/student-mentoring-day<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/student-mentoring-day>

*         Coral Identification Workshop: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/workshops<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/workshops>

*         Excursion to the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and SCUBA Diving around Sydney: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/excursions<http://www..australiancoralreefsociety.org/excursions>


Delegates are invited to submit Abstracts in the Call for Papers by 19th June: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/call-for-papers<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/call-for-papers>

Student Travel Award applications are due Wednesday 26th June: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/student-travel-awards<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/student-travel-awards>

Accommodation suggestions can be found here: www.australiancoralreefsociety..org/accommodation<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/accommodation>

For more details on the conference, please visit: www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/conference<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/conference>

We look forward to welcoming you to Sydney in August.

Kind regards,


Dr Ross Hill | Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation | School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Biological Sciences Building (D26) | Level 5, Office 501H
The University of New South Wales | Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) | Building 19
Associate Editor, Marine Biology<http://www.springer.com/environment/aquatic+sciences/journal/227> | Conference Organiser, Councillor, Web Manager, Australian Coral Reef Society<http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/>
Mob: 0413 793 581 | Office: +61 2 9385 8723<tel:%2B61%202%209385%208723> | Fax: +61 2 9385 1779<tel:%2B61%202%209385%201779> | SIMS: +61 2 9435 4622<tel:%2B61%202%209435%204622>
Email: ross.hill at unsw.edu.au<mailto:ross.hill at unsw.edu.au> | Homepage<https://research.unsw.edu.au/people/dr-ross-hill>

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