SMS scnews item created by Andrew Mathas at Wed 17 Mar 2010 1106
Type: Meeting
Distribution: World
Expiry: 25 Sep 2010
Calendar1: 25 Sep 2010
CalLoc1: Rydges Oasis Resort, Caloundra, Queensland

2010 AustMS early career workshop

Date: 25-26 September 2010
Venue: Rydges Oasis Resort, Caloundra, Queensland
Organisers: Bronwyn Hajek (University of South Australia), Anthony Henderson (University of Sydney), Stephan Tillmann (University of Queensland)

The second Australian Mathematical Society Early Career Workshop will be held at Rydges Oasis Resort, Caloundra on September 25-26, 2010, from Saturday afternoon to lunch on Sunday. This is the weekend before the Society's Annual Meeting, to be held at the University of Queensland.

The Early Career Workshop will consist of short research presentations by leading young researchers, and advice on topics such as grant applications and engaging with or working in industry in the mathematical sciences.

Research speakers:
Thomas Lam (University of Michigan)
Scott McCue (Queensland University of Technology)
Jean Yang (University of Sydney)

Advice speakers:
Tony Guttmann (University of Melbourne)
John Henstridge (Data Analysis Australia)
Cheryl Praeger (University of Western Australia)

Accommodation for Saturday night, meals during the Workshop, and transport to the opening reception on Sunday at UQ will be provided free of charge to all registered participants. Participants can also attend a special Early Career lunch during the Annual Meeting, attended by the plenary speakers.

Registration is free for any registered participant in the Society's 2010 Annual Meeting who is either a current postgraduate student in the mathematical sciences at an Australian university or research organisation, or is in the early stages of a career in the mathematical sciences in Australian academia or industry. "Early stages" means up to approximately 5 years (full-time equivalent) since award of postgraduate degree.

Numbers for the Workshop are strictly limited, so those who wish to attend are advised to indicate their interest as soon as possible, by ticking the Early Career Workshop box when registering for the Annual Meeting at . Those who are successful will receive a confirmation email with more details.

The Workshop is sponsored by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute and the Australian Mathematical Society.

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