The conference will begin with a cocktail reception on the evening of Tuesday 27 June (6-9pm). The reception will be held on Level 18 of Tenison Woods House at ACU’s North Sydney campus. There will be no additional charge for the reception – the cost is included in the conference registration). Please see details about how to get there in the Getting there section.
Conference dinner 28 June, 6:30pm ‘til late
The conference dinner will take place at Moorish Blue restaurant (139 Blues Point Road, McMahons Point, 6.30pm ‘til late). The cost will be $105 waged/$85 for postgrads or unwaged. This covers three courses of wonderful North African cuisine and unlimited drinks.
You will need to register and pay for this dinner at the same time that you register for the main conference. Once again, please see details about how to get there under Getting there.
Postgraduate session 27 June, 4–6pm
Though it is not a social event per se, there will be a postgraduate seminar on the afternoon of Tuesday 27 June. The session is on the topic of ‘How to Increase the Impact and Engagement of Your Research’. The speakers are Professor Michael Ondaatje (ACU) and Dr Tamson Pietsch, Co-Director for the Australian Centre for Public History at UTS. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion following their talks. The conference reception will then take place immediately afterwards in the same building. The session will take place on level 14 of the Tenison Woods Building. Please see details about how to get there in the Getting there section. More information about the speakers for this event also appear in the Keynote speakers and panelists section.
A note on mobility: Each of the events above are accessible to those in wheelchairs or otherwise with limited mobility. Having said this, if you have restricted mobility and you wish to come to the conference dinner at Moorish Blue, please contact Melissa Bellanta ahead of time to discuss more precise arrangements: firstname.lastname@example.org or (02) 97014148. You will also need to contact ACU’s Campus Operations Manager on (02) 9739 2962 to make arrangements for disabled parking on campus if this is required.