[ASC-list] Fwd: ASC2012 - RSVP Now for Cocktail Catering: social events and new attraction deals

Kali Madden events at asc.asn.au
Tue Feb 21 02:27:53 UTC 2012

Hello ASC-conference-delegate-listers,

We have some tentative RSVPs still coming in for the UTS Cocktail Event
including a 2.1 RSVP :)

The answer is YES!

Please continue to send me your RSVPs today/tonight for this event next
Monday night if you haven't yet done so.

Catering will be confirmed tomorrow and there will be gluten free options




---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jesse Shore <jesse at prismaticsciences.com>
Date: Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 12:07 AM
Subject: [ASC-list] ASC2012 - social events and new attraction deals
To: asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au

This is a reminder about social events to those who have registered for the
Australian Science Communicators National Conference and to entice those
yet to register. And there’s news about new deals for delegates to Sydney
attractions. ****

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   1. Delegates - Please RSVP events at asc.asn.au for the *conference
   cocktail reception* at UTS. ****
   2. Be quick to RSVP president at asc.asn.au to get the last free tickets
   for the *book event* on Tuesday.****
   3. Your other social event on Tuesday needs no RSVP. *ABC Cafe Scientific
   * will be a fun free-wheeling talk-fest. ****
   4. Send Will Grant @willozap a tweet if you plan to go to the Sunday
   pre-conference tweetup / gathering****
   5. Free tickets to the Australian Museum<http://australianmuseum.net.au/>.
   6. New attraction deal – free entry to the Museum of Human
   7. Time’s running out to book your place on the tour of
NMI<http://www.measurement.gov.au/>in Lindfield.

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The cocktail reception will be held in the spectacular Great Hall, see

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*Monday 27 February 2012; UTS Cocktail Reception*

University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is delighted to invite all
Australian Science Communicators National Conference 2012 (ASC2012)
delegates to attend a cocktail reception. ****

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You can share your thoughts with other delegates after the first full day
of the conference program. Professor Ross Milbourne, Vice-Chancellor of
UTS, will talk briefly about the re-development of the Ultimo Precinct.
This cultural and educational precinct in the heart of Sydney brings
together UTS, the Powerhouse Museum, the ABC, TAFE NSW and other partners
in initiatives like the Ultimo Science Festival to help promote science and
technology to the general public.****

*Time:* 1800 – 2000 hrs
*Venue:* The Great Hall, Level 5, UTS Tower, Broadway, Ultimo
*RSVP:* For catering purposes please RSVP events at asc.asn.au by Friday 17
February 2012****

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*Tuesday 28 February 2012; The Genome Generation – new book event
*Award winner author and journalist, Elizabeth Finkel, will be in
conversation with Wilson da Silva, Editor-in-chief of Cosmos Magazine,
about her recently launched book, The Genome Generation. The first 20
delegates to RSVP to president at asc.asn.au will receive free entry
(otherwise $10). Drinks are included. The event is in restaurant rich Glebe
(a short bus or taxi ride from the Masonic Centre). Click
more details. Call 02-9660 2333 to book if you missed a free ticket.

*Time:* 1800 – 2000 hrs
*Venue:* gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe****

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*Tuesday 28 February 2012; ABC Cafe Scientific. A public forum – all
*Ignorance is Bliss: How much science do we need to know? And why should we
trust scientists?****

>From medicines and food, to our hobbies and workplaces, there are risks
everywhere we look. Join host Paul Willis (RiAus), Anna-Maria Arabia
(FASTS), Nadia Levin (ANSTO) and Rod Lamberts (ANU/CPAS) as they take a
slice of science, a sachet of ethics, and a liberal dusting of risky
technology and try to work out if it's possible to make objective,
ethically unambiguous decisions about science in our lives.****

*Time:* 1830 hrs onwards
*Venue:* Civic Hotel, 1st floor, 388 Pitt St Sydney
*Dress Code:* Smart Casual
*Entry:* Entry is included in Registration. Cash bar available****

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*Sunday 26 February 2012; Informal Pre-Conference Gathering*****

*Time:* 1800 onwards
*Venue:* Belgian Beer Cafe The Rocks
*Dress Code:* Smart Casual
*Entry:* Entry is included in Registration. Cash bar available****

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The Australian Museum <http://australianmuseum.net.au/> has added ten free
tickets to its offer of discounted entry. The first ten delegates to email
president at asc.asn.au will get a ticket. ****

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*New attraction deal* - The Museum of Human
delegates free entry Feb 27 – Mar 2. Open Mon-Fri 10-5pm.
Australia’s only publicly accessible Pathology Collection. Normally $10.
This includes a trial of our “new” ipad driven online catalogue.****

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*Tour Australia’s National Measurement Institute<http://www.measurement.gov.au/>
* ****

Here’s your chance to visit NMI, a world leader in counting DNA molecules.
Why count DNA? Because counting may one day help us diagnose diseases more
quickly. But wait, there’s nano particles and high voltage and … All these
and more will be revealed in a lab tour hosted by NMI on 1st March 2012, 10
a.m. – 12 noon. Register by Wednesday 22nd Feb at
communications at measurement.gov.au.****

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Jesse Shore****

President, Australian Science Communicators, 2012****

president at asc.asn.au****

http://www.asc.asn.au/ ****

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ASC National Conference 2012, Sydney, 27-29 February****

http://2012conf.asc.asn.au/ ****

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Kali Madden
ASC Office
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