IONS KOALA 2018

Sydney, Australia

4 December – 8 December Sydney, Australia

The International OSA Network of Students Conference on Optics, Atoms and Laser Applications (IONS KOALA) is a student-run conference for undergraduate and postgraduate physics students from all around the world. This year, IONS KOALA 2018 will be held at Macquarie University, North Ryde, Sydney, and will be co-hosted by Macquarie University and the University of Sydney.

Invited Speakers

More information about our plenary speakers will be coming soon. Keynote talks will be presented in the areas of Quantum Photonics, BioPhotonics, Astronomy and Astrophotonics, and Atomic Physics.

We will also have three workshops on professional development.

Programme

For more details, go to the Events tab.

Time Description Location
4:00 PM Registration Opens Robert Menzies College
6:00 PM Dinner Robert Menzies College
7:00 PM Welcome Reception UBar
Time Description Location
8:00 AM Breakfast Robert Menzies College
9:00 AM Welcome Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
9:30 AM Plenary Talk 1 Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:30 AM Morning Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
11:00 AM Student Talks 1st Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
12:30 PM Lunch Robert Menzies College
1:30 PM Professional Development Workshop TBA
2:30 PM Afternoon Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
3:30 PM Student Talks 2nd Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
6:00 PM Dinner Robert Menzies College
7:30 PM Evening Event TBA
Time Description Location
8:00 AM Breakfast Robert Menzies College
9:00 AM Plenary Talk 2 Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:00 AM Morning Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:30 AM Student Talks 3rd Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
12:00 PM Lunch Robert Menzies College
1:00 PM Student Talks 4th Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
2:30 PM Afternoon Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
3:00 PM Professional Development Workshop TBA
4:00 PM Student Talks 5th Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
5:30 PM Dinner Robert Menzies College
7:00 PM Evening Event TBA
Time Description Location
8:00 AM Breakfast Robert Menzies College
9:00 AM Transport to Social Event Meeting location TBA
10:30 AM Social Event TBA
4:30 PM Startup Panel Sydney Nanoscience Hub, University of Sydney
5:00 PM Industry and Innovation Evening Sydney Nanoscience Hub, University of Sydney
Time Description Location
8:00 AM Breakfast Robert Menzies College
9:00 AM Plenary Talk 3 Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:00 AM Morning Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:30 AM Student Talks 6th Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
12:00 PM Lunch Robert Menzies College
1:00 PM Poster Previews Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
3:00 PM Afternoon Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
3:30 PM Poster Session 1 TBA
4:30 PM Poster Session 2 TBA
5:30 PM Gala Dinner TBA
Time Description Location
8:00 AM Breakfast and Checkout Robert Menzies College
9:00 AM Plenary Talk 4 Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:00 AM Morning Tea Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
10:30 AM Student Talks 8th Session Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
12:00 PM KOALA Wrap Up Australian Hearing Hub Level 1
12:30 PM Lunch Robert Menzies College