CONASTA Conference

CONASTA 65 was held in Brisbane from 3-6 July 2016. Thank you to all of our sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who attended, and helped to make our conference the success it was. 



General activity videos from CONASTA 65. Find out what all the excitement was about.


Video of Keynote Speech 1: Professor Neil Menzies 'Is feeding the people costing us the Earth'


Keynote Speech 2: Dr Brad Tucker 'Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the End of the Universe'

(Unfortunately not available due to hardware failure during the event).

Video of Keynote Speech 3: Dr Len Sciacca 'DST's Initiative to Support STEM'

Video of Keynote Speech 4: Dr Stefan Hajkowicz 'Global Megatrends'

Video of the Stanhope Oration: Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO

Links to most of the presentations given with these speeches are available on the ASTA Online Learning Portal.


CONASTA 66 will be held at the Wrest Point Casino in Hobart from 9-12 July 2017. 


Dates to Remember

  • Prospectus available: 1 September 2016
  • Abstract submissions opens: 1 November 2016
  • Abstract submissions close: 20 January 2017
  • Earlybird Registration opens: 12 March 2017
  • CONASTA 66 Conference dates: 9-12 July 2017




Please contact the ASTA office on 02 6282 9377 or [email protected] for any enquiries.

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