Dinosaurs and the Evolution of Life

A once-in-a-lifetime program on the latest discoveries about dinosaurs and evolution, part of the Royal Society of Tasmania's 175th Anniversary.


  • Professor John Long, Flinders University
  • Dr Steve Salisbury, University of Queensland Dinosaur Lab
  • Dr Stephen Poropat, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Dr Phil Bell, University of New England
  • Professor Ross Large, University of Tasmania
  • John Pickell, author

Symposium  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay Campus

China, the Indo-Pacific and International Broadcasting: Honing the sharp edge of Australia's 'soft' power

A forum on how can Australia best defend and promote its interests and values in a changing Indo-Pacific.


  • Michael Shoebridge, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
  • Professor James Chin, Asia Institute Tasmania
  • Geoff Heriot, University of Tasmania & former ABC foreign correspondent
  • Facilitated by Dr Matt Killingsworth, University of Tasmania

Public Forum  Hobart  Law Lecture Theatre 1, Grosvenor Crescent, Sandy Bay Campus