ANZIAM 2024 / 11th-15th February / Adelaide Hills

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Early Career Workshop

The Early Career Workshop will be held at the University of Adelaide the weekend before the ANZIAM conference. The workshop will run from 1:30pm–4:30pm Saturday, with a dinner (free to workshop attendees) Saturday night, and 9:30am–12:30pm Sunday, with a lunch and bus transport to Hahndorf provided Sunday afternoon. 

The workshop will target both postdoctoral students and postdoctoral/research fellows. Session topics will include networking, communication, student supervision, and balancing work priorities. We have a great line-up of academics including Prof. Jennifer Flegg, Prof. Yvonne Stokes, Prof. Amie Albrecht, A.Prof. Alys Clark, Dr Hayden Tronnolone, and Dr David Skene. 

A big thanks to AMSI and AustMS for providing the financial support to run this workshop. 

Care support

We have funding to provide assistance to anyone who has caring responsibilities and wishes to attend this workshop. Please contact Claire ( if this applies to you. Special thanks to the WIMSIG Anne Penfold Street Award for providing us funding to support this. 


The following is the schedule for the workshop. Note, this is still subject to change. 


Saturday Feb 10

Activity Details
1:30pm Welcome Welcome and introduction to the workshop
1:45pm P3: Plotting, Presenting, Publishing How to structure a paper vs a presentation, and visualisation good practices
3:00pm Afternoon tea (Provided)
3:15pm Speed collabo-‘dating’ Networking activity to meet everyone and develop connections
4:15pm Moving to industry Discussion on experiences moving from academia to industry
4:30pm Free time/walk Optional walk along the Torrens, weather permitting, for those interested
6:00pm Dinner (Free to participants)


Sunday Feb 11

Activity Details
9:30am Supervision: what did you expect? What do supervisors expect from their students? What do students expect from their supervisors? 
10:30am Morning tea (Provided)
10:45am Scope it out How do you scope a project: for a new student, as a new student, or for a grant?
11:15am Paper... ̄\_O__-...Grant, 

Grant... ̄\_O__-...Paper?

Finding the balance between grants, papers, research, collaborating, supervision, outreach.
12:15pm Workshop close
12:30pm Lunch (Provided)
1:30pm Bus to Hahndorf