WORKSHOP 2019 DETAILS

Location: Hobart Function and Conference Centre, Hobart, TAS
Date: November 19 to November 22
Registration Form: Soon to be open
Registration Deadline: September 20
Registration Cost: Free for CLEX staff and students

Contact: Christine Fury (christine.fury@utas.edu.au) or Jenny Rislund (jenny.rislund@unsw.edu)

The second annual workshop of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX) will take place from Tuesday November 19 – Thursday November 22 at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre, Hobart, Tasmania.
The workshop will discuss progress and plans in all research areas covered by the Centre, namely, climate variability; extreme rainfall; drought; and heatwaves in the climate system.

Following the main workshop, there will be an Early Career Researcher and student event to be held in Hobart on Friday 22 November. See below for more information.

TRANSPORT DETAILS
Please arrange your flights well in advance of the workshop to avoid increased fares closer to date. Flights will be booked in accordance with your University’s travel policy, your local node administrator will be able to help you.
Flights should to be organised for arrival in Hobart during the afternoon  of Monday 19 November, and departure after 6pm on Thursday 21 November. If you’re attending the additional ECR Day or CI meeting on Friday the 22 after the workshop, please factor this into your flight booking.

The venue is approximately a 20 minute taxi/uber ride from Hobart Airport, please arrange to  share transport with a fellow CLEX staff or student.

ACCOMMODATION
Block bookings are being arranged at nearby hotels and serviced apartments. More details will be announced soon.

CATERING AND SOCIAL EVENTS
Please advise special dietary needs at the time of registration. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided each day and there will be a conference dinner, TBA. A list of local restaurants will be included in the workshop handbook circulated to delegates in the lead up to the workshop.

CHILD CARE
We will be organising child care during the workshop to enable those with carer’s responsibilities to attend. If this would be of benefit to you, please provide the requested details at the appropriate point during the registration process. Once there is a clear idea of interest and numbers we will work with the parents to arrange suitable arrangements.

SOCIAL MEDIA
We encourage participants to engage with social media. Our Twitter hashtag for the conference is #CLEX19. You can find our social media guidelines here.

ECR WORKSHOP
Date: Friday 22 November
Location: TBA

ECR SOCIAL EVENT
Date: TBA
Location: TBA