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2017

Does Our Justice System Work? Perspectives from the bench

Current and former Justices working across the hierarchy of Australia's legal system talk about their experiences at the Bench.

Presenter(s):

  • Chief Magistrate Catherine Geason, Magistrates Court of Tasmania
  • The Honourable Justice Alan Blow OAM, Chief Justice of Tasmania
  • The Honourable Robert French AC, former Chief Justice of Australia
  • The Honourable Peter Heerey AM, QC, former Judge of the Federal Court of Australia

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

Big Changes in Big Places: Oceans and ice - Launceston

Three experts, with a knack for speaking plain English, will present short talks on large-scale changes in Earth's ice sheets and oceans, and the relevance of these changes to Australia.

Presenter(s):

  • Dr Stephanie Downes, Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC
  • Dr Mathieu Mongin, CSIRO
  • Dr Felicity Graham, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Tas van Ommen, Australian Antarctic Division

Public Forum  Launceston  Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Newnham campus

Multiple Sclerosis - The Way Ahead

Menzies researchers will speak about the research they have under way and will look ahead to likely research directions in the next 10 years.

Presenter(s):

  • Professor Bruce Taylor, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • Associate Professor Ingrid van der Mei, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • Dr Kaylene Young, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • Mr Andrew Potter, National Co-ordinator of Advocates, MS Australia

Public Forum  Hobart  Medical Science Precinct, Corner of Liverpool and Campbell Streets, Hobart

Big Changes in Big Places: Oceans and ice - Hobart

Three experts, with a knack for speaking plain English, will present short talks on large-scale changes in Earth's ice sheets and oceans, and the relevance of these changes to Australia.

Presenter(s):

  • Dr Stephanie Downes, Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC
  • Dr Mathieu Mongin, CSIRO
  • Dr Felicity Graham, University of Tasmania
  • MC: Dr Tas van Ommen, Australian Antarctic Division

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

In Conversation with Tasmania’s Australians of the Year for 2017 - Launceston

Public Forum featuring Tasmania’s Australians of the Year for 2017

Presenter(s):

  • Rosalie Martin, 2017 Tasmanian Australian of the Year
  • Margaret Steadman, 2017 Tasmanian Senior Australian of the Year
  • Mitch McPherson, 2017 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year
  • Anthony Edler, 2017 Tasmanian Local Hero
  • MC: Adam Mostogl, former Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year

Public Forum  Launceston  Rory Spence-VOS Construction Lecture Theatre, School of Architecture & Design, Inveresk campus

In Conversation with Tasmania’s Australians of the Year for 2017 - Burnie

Public Forum featuring Tasmania’s Australians of the Year for 2017

Presenter(s):

  • Rosalie Martin, 2017 Tasmanian Australian of the Year
  • Margaret Steadman, 2017 Tasmanian Senior Australian of the Year
  • Mitch McPherson, 2017 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year
  • Anthony Edler, 2017 Tasmanian Local Hero
  • MC: Adam Mostogl, former Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year

Public Forum  Burnie  Makers’ Workshop, 2 Bass Highway, Cradle Coast campus

Sharing Hobart: Managing the rise of Airbnb

Join us to discuss what sharing platforms like Airbnb and Stayz might mean for traditional operators and tourism standards, for Hobart’s neighbourhoods and for renters.

Presenter(s):

  • Dr Anne Hardy, University of Tasmania
  • Luke Martin, Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania
  • Professor Peter Phibbs, University of Sydney
  • Huw Phillips, Airbnb
  • MC: Professor Richard Eccleston, University of Tasmania

Public Forum  Hobart and Launceston


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