APS Conference 2019

Please submit session outlines below, but also remember to register for the conference. Registrations will become available shortly via Eventbrite. A link will be posted onto this page.

The APS Conference for 2019 will be held in Adelaide, Australia on Monday 18 – Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Please find below the preliminary schedule for the meeting and Adelaide visitor information.

We look forward to see you in Adelaide!

Kind Regards,
Allison Price – Planetarium Coordinator

Tentative Schedule is as follows:

Monday 18 February 2019

8:30am Registration
9:00am Welcome
9:30am Session 1
11:00am Morning Tea
11:30am Session 2
1:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Australasian Planetarium Society Annual General Meeting
3:00pm Afternoon Tea
3:30pm Session 3
7:00pm Conference Dinner

Tuesday 19 February 2019

9:00am Session 1
10:30am Morning Tea
11:00am Session 2
12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm Session 3
2:30pm Afternoon Tea
3:00pm Session 4
4:00pm Closing

Detailed conference proceedings, pricing and registration form to follow soon. Please register your interest to host a session below. If you are a vendor and would like to arrange sponsorship, please contact us directly at Adelaide.planetarium@unisa.edu.au

Session registrations close 20 January

Session Registration

Enquires specific to Full Dome or PowerPoint Presentations can be directed to Martin Lewicki –Adelaide.planetarium@unisa.edu.au

Adelaide Visitor Information

Adelaide Planetarium

UniSA, University Boulevard, Building P, Level 2, Mawson Lakes
Located approx. 30mins from Adelaide Airport
**Please note that the lift in the building is out of order**


Quest Mawson Lakes
A: 33-37 Main St, Mawson Lakes  SA  5095
P: +61 8 7071 0100
W: https://www.questapartments.com.au/properties/sa/mawson-lakes/quest-mawson-lakes
Studio Room – $155 per night
1 Bedroom apt – $175.00 per night
Parking $10 per night
*Please mention the conference on booking to receive the above rate

Mawson Lakes Hotel
A: 10 Main St, Mawson Lakes  SA  5095
P: +61 8 8360 3500
W: http://www.mawsonlakeshotel.com.au
Deluxe Hotel Rooms $152.00 Room Only
One Bedroom Suite or One Bedroom Apartment $169.00 Room Only
Quote PLANETARIUM to access rates when booking. Rates subject to availability. Valid until 17th February – 20th February 2019.

Things to do in Adelaide

There are number of great tourist locations in Adelaide.

South Australian Museum
Opening hours: 10am – 5pm Daily | Free Entry
More information: http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/

MOD. At the University of South Australia is a futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired.
Opening hours: 12pm – 6pm Tues-Thurs, 12pm-8pm Fri, 10am-4pm Sat-Sun
Free Entry
More information: https://mod.org.au/

For more attractions in Adelaide visit the website:

Eating & Drinking

La Vita Fresh Pasta
33-37 Main Street, Mawson Lakes

Millets Restaurant
121 Mawson Lakes Blvd, Mawson Lakes

Boatdeck Café
Shop 7A 131/121 Mawson Lakes Blvd, Mawson Lakes

Mawson Lakes Hotel Bistro
10 Main Street, Mawson Lakes