25-27 November 2015
National Centre for Synchrotron Science
Australia/Melbourne timezone

Social Events and Facility Tours

Welcome Function

The joint Welcome Function for AOFSRR 2015 and User Meeting 2015 is being held on the evening of Wednesday 25 November, in the Exhibition Space of the National Centre for Synchotron Science (NCSS). Drinks and canapes will be served.

All delegates are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend the the Welcome Function; it is included in your registration.

Please indicate your interest, including any dietary requirements, when registering (to assist us with catering planning).

Conference Dinner

The joint Conference Dinner for AOFSRR 2015 and User Meeting 2015 will be held at ZINC at Federation Square, on the evening of Thurday 26 November. The dinner venue is on the banks of the Yarra River, right in the heart of Melbourne's city centre.

Bus transport will be available from NCSS at the Australian Synchrotron to ZINC, departing at approximately 6pm, and returning at approximately 11pm.

The dinner features a three course buffet including drinks (beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages).

Please request your dinner tickets when registering, and indicate any special dietary requirements. Please also be sure to indicate if you require transport to and/or from the dinner venue.


Facility Tours

Tours of the machine or the beamlines will be available to delegates over the lunch break on Wednesday 25 November.  Due to limited capacity, delegates may only participate in one tour of either the machine or selected beamlines. 

Participants must familiarise themselves with the safety requirements for visitors, in particular the need to wear suitable attire, including sensible closed in shoes, and no loose garments or accessories that be easily caught or trapped. Please also note that due to the presence of strong magnetic fields in some areas, individuals with some medical devices may not be permitted on the machine tour.

Please indicate your interest in taking a tour when registering. Where tours are oversubscribed, priority will be given to international and interstate delegates. 

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