ACAMAR 3: Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics

The 3rd ACAMAR Workshop which will be held from 18-20

September 2017 at the Wrest Point Conference Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.


Abstract Submission closing date: 1 July 2017, with

Registration closing on 31 August 2017


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ACAMAR 3 - Abstract Booklet

Presentation Slides

List of Participants


The focus of this workshop will be Antarctic astronomy, low-frequency radio astronomy, ASKAP/FAST/SKA, and optical instrumentation.  The workshop will also build on the relationships and outcomes of the previous workshops in the series. 


Invited Speakers

  • Julie Banfield, ANU
  • Xiangqun Cui, NIAOT
  • Elisabete da Cunha, ANU
  • Sun Kwok, UHK
  • Anais Moller, ANU
  • John Morgan, ICRAR/Curtin
  • Ray Norris, WSU/CSIRO
  • Shengcai Shi, PMO
  • Cath Trott, ICRAR/Curtin
  • Xuefeng Wu, PMO
  • Xiangping Wu, SHAO/NAOC
  • Xiangyan Yuan, NIAOT
  • Hui Zhang, Nanjing
  • Lisa Harvey-Smith, CSIRO
  • Marko Krco, NAOC

Conference Fees (incl GST): Registration fee includes all meals and the conference dinner at MONA

  • Australian Delegate Registration Fee: $AU350
  • Australian Student Registration Fee: $AU150
  • Chinese Delegate Registration Fee: $AU150

Travel and Accommodation
Participants will arrange their own travel and accommodation; however, booked a block of rooms for the conference participants at the Wrest Point Conference Centre.  Please refer to our Venue and Hotel & Visa & Flight pages for full details.


Childcare will be available for infants and children under 5.  Please indicate in your registration if you require childcare or contact Kylie Williams ( if you have any questions.


If you have any access requirements in order to participate in this workshop please note them in your registration form or contact Kylie Williams ( directly with any questions.



  • Michael Ashley (UNSW)
  • George Hobbs (CSIRO)
  • Di Li (NAOC)
  • Naomi McClure-Griffiths (ANU)
  • Bo Peng (NAOC)
  • Elaine Sadler (USYD)
  • Stas Shabala (UTAS)
  • Zhiqiang Shen (SHAO)
  • Lister Staveley-Smith (ICRAR/UWA)
  • Nick Tothill (WSU)
  • Lifan Wang (PMO/TAMU)
  • Xiaofeng Wang (Tsinghua U)
  • Ji Yang (PMO)
  • Jilin Zhou (Nanjing U)


  • Kate Gunn (USYD)
  • Lister Staveley-Smith (ICRAR/UWA)
  • Stas Shabala (UTAS)
  • Kylie Williams (USYD)

Conference Code of Conduct

We are committed to making all workshops/meetings/conferences productive and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, nationality or religion. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of participants in any form.


We ask that you follow these guidelines:

  • Behave professionally. Harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary comments or jokes are not appropriate. Harassment includes sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, deliberate intimidation, stalking, and photography or recording of an individual without consent. It also includes offensive comments related to race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size or religion.
  • All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual or sexist language and imagery is not appropriate.
  • Be considerate and respectful to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Critique ideas rather than individuals.