Science in Society Forum – Launceston


Free community event on "Science and Tasmania's Economic Future"

Start Date

6th Mar 2013 10:00am

End Date

6th Mar 2013 12:00pm


Hotel Grand Chancellor, 29 Cameron St, Launceston

RSVP / Contact Information

RSVP by Friday 1 March to or call 6233 3170

Science and Tasmania’s economic future

  • Think science is boring?
  • Intimidating?
  • Irrelevant to your everyday life?

Come and hear what these prominent scientists and thinkers have to say about the importance of science to your future and get involved in the discussion.

Hosted by Dr Polly McGee, Digital and commercialisation strategist

Guest speakers include:

  • Dr Graham Mitchell, Joint Chief Scientist for Victoria
  • Associate Professor Giles Thomas, Engineer, Australian Maritime College
  • Kimberly Seagram, Tasmanian restauranteur and entrepreneur
  • Professor Susan Dodds, Philosopher and Dean of Arts, UTAS
  • Associate Professor Rohan Nelson, Economist, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture

 View speaker information.


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Presented by the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts