The theme for this year's HWSA is Seize the Day: Making the Most of your Opportunities. The talks and workshops planned will focus on the opportunities available to students and on developing the technical and soft skills needed to capitalise on these opportunities. 

A full program is available here: HWSA Program 2016

Provisional List of Topics

  • How to Plan and Run a Successful Research Project
  • Selling your Science
  • Networking, Collaborations & Professional Relationships
  • Developing Writing Skills
  • Overview of Australian Astronomy
  • Data Visualisation
  • Astronomer's Toolkit
  • Statistics for Astronomy
  • Extraterrestrial Life & Astrobiology
  • Sparkler Session on a Wide Variety of Topics
  • Panel Discussion

All talks will be held in the Grevillea Meeting Room. 

Grevillea Meeting Room, The Tops Conference Centre. 

Grevillea Meeting Room, The Tops Conference Centre. 

Planned Events

  • Trivia Night (Thursday 30th June)
  • Star-gazing Night (Friday 1st July, to be confirmed)
  • Conference Dinner (Saturday 2nd July)

Possible Activities