Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

 
Session Overview
Date: Monday, 26/Jun/2017
8:00am
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4:00pm
2017ASPETM: ASP End Term Council Meeting 2017
Location: Mistys, Fairmont
12:50pm
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1:05pm
COACH1: Coach pick up Sydney Airport to Conference
Location: Sydney Domestic Airport Terminal

Coach pick up at Sydney Domestic Airport T3
The driver will be waiting inside the T3 (Qantas) terminal, next to Hudsons Coffee, which is opposite Luggage Carousel No 1. Passengers arriving on flights in T2 or other areas will need to make the short walk through to the T3 terminal (see terminal image on conference website).
The driver will have the ASP logo displayed.

1:20pm
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1:35pm
COACH2: Coach pick up Sydney Central Railway Station, railway square, to Conference
Location: Sydney Central Railway Station

Pick-up point is railway square, Sydney Central Railway Station. Refer to the diagram on the conference website for a visual map of where to go.

2:00pm
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5:45pm
Reg: Conference Registration
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
6:00pm
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6:15pm
BUS1: Bus from Fairmont to Carrington
Location: Fairmont Entrance

Meet bus at 6pm outside the front foyer of the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura for transport to the Carrington Hotel Katoomba

6:30pm
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10:00pm
Open: Welcome Reception
Location: The Grand Dining Room, The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
Chair: Nick Smith, ASP

Welcome Reception includes Presentation of ASP Fellow and ASP Presidential Address, Professor David Emery

10:00pm
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10:15pm
BUS2: Bus from Carrington to Fairmont
Location: Carrington Entrance

Meet bus at 10pm outside the front foyer of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for transport to Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura

Date: Tuesday, 27/Jun/2017
8:00am
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8:15am
BUS3: Bus from Carrington to Fairmont
Location: Carrington Entrance

Meet bus at 8am outside the front foyer of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for transport to Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura

8:30am
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10:30am
Plenary1: Elsevier Plenary Lectures
Location: Main Plenary theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Brian M. Cooke
Chair: Andrew Kotze, CSIRO
Chair: RC Andrew Thompson, Murdoch University
10:30am
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11:00am
Morning Tea 1
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
11:00am
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11:30am
Symp1: Symposium 1 Wildlife Parasitology 1
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Haylee Weaver, Department of Environment & Energy
Symp2: Symposium 2 Drugs and Drug Resistance: Protozoa
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kiaran Kirk, Australian National University
11:30am
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12:15pm
1WP: Wildlife Parasitology 1 (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Haylee Weaver, Department of Environment & Energy
DRP2: Drugs and Drug Resistance: Protozoa (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kiaran Kirk, Australian National University
12:15pm
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12:30pm
1.1WP: Wildlife Parasitology 1 (5 min talks)
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Haylee Weaver, Department of Environment & Energy
DRP2.1: Drugs and Drug Resistance: Protozoa 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kiaran Kirk, Australian National University
12:30pm
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1:30pm
Lunch 1
Location: Jamisons Restaurant, Fairmont
1:30pm
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2:00pm
Symp3: Symposium 3 Life Inside a Red Blood Cell
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kathy Andrews, Griffith University
Symp4: Symposium 4 Drugs and Drug Resistance: Metazoa
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Katja Fischer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
2:00pm
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2:45pm
3RBC: Life Inside a Red Blood Cell (3) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kathy Andrews, Griffith University
DRM4: Drugs and Drug Resistance: Metazoa (4) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Katja Fischer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
2:45pm
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3:00pm
3.1RBC: Life Inside a Red Blood Cell (3.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kathy Andrews, Griffith University
DRM4.1: Drugs and Drug Resistance: Metazoa (4.1) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Katja Fischer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Afternoon Tea 1
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Symp5: Symposium 5 Aquaculture
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nathan James Bott, RMIT University
Chair: Scott Christopher Cutmore, The University of Queensland
Symp6: Symposium 6 Host Parasite Interactions 1 (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Alexander G. Maier, The Australian National University
Chair: Giel van Dooren, Australian National University
4:00pm
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4:30pm
A5: Aquaculture (5) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nathan James Bott, RMIT University
Chair: Scott Christopher Cutmore, The University of Queensland
HP6: Host Parasite Interactions 1 (6) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Alexander G. Maier, The Australian National University
Chair: Giel van Dooren, Australian National University
4:30pm
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4:45pm
A5.1: Aquaculture (5) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nathan James Bott, RMIT University
Chair: Scott Christopher Cutmore, The University of Queensland
HP6.1: Host Parasite Interactions 1 (6.1) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Alexander G. Maier, The Australian National University
Chair: Giel van Dooren, Australian National University
4:45pm
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5:00pm
A5.2: Aquaculture (5.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nathan James Bott, RMIT University
Chair: Scott Christopher Cutmore, The University of Queensland
HP6.2: Host Parasite Interactions 1 (6.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Alexander G. Maier, The Australian National University
Chair: Giel van Dooren, Australian National University
5:00pm
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5:30pm
Drinks
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
5:30pm
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7:10pm
Highlights: Highlights and Snapshots
Location: Main Plenary theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Colin Martin Stack, Western Sydney University
7:10pm
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10:00pm
TalentNight: Parasitology's got talent!
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower

"Parasitology's got talent(!)" night includes buffet dinner, dob in a friend and register your talent show with Lisa Jones the Conference Organiser :)

10:00pm
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10:15pm
BUS4: Bus from Fairmont to Carrington
Location: Fairmont Entrance

Meet bus at 7pm outside the front foyer of the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura for transport to the Carrington Hotel Katoomba

Date: Wednesday, 28/Jun/2017
8:00am
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8:15am
BUS5: Bus from Carrington to Fairmont
Location: Carrington Entrance

Meet bus at 8am outside the front foyer of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for transport to Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura

8:30am
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10:30am
Plenary2: Plenary Lectures
Location: Main Plenary theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Peter Rolfe, Elanco

Plenary Lectures - Parasitology: Industry Perspectives
• Aleta Knowles
• Norbert Mencke
• Vern Bowles

10:30am
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11:00am
Morning Tea 2
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
11:00am
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12:00pm
Symp7: Symposium 7 Diagnostics (30 min talks)
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Malcolm Jones, University of Queensland
Symp8: Symposium 8 Wildlife Parasitology 2 (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Michelle Power, Macquarie University
Chair: Nicholas Joshua Clark, University of Queensland
12:00pm
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12:15pm
WP8: Wildlife Parasitology 2 (8) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Michelle Power, Macquarie University
Chair: Nicholas Joshua Clark, University of Queensland
12:00pm
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12:30pm
Symp7.1: Symposium 7.1 Diagnostics (30 min talk)
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Malcolm Jones, University of Queensland
12:15pm
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12:30pm
WP8.2: Wildlife Parasitology 2 (8.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Michelle Power, Macquarie University
Chair: Nicholas Joshua Clark, University of Queensland
12:30pm
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1:30pm
EDUSS: Create interactive and engaging learning resources for Parasitology Education
Location: Oxley, Fairmont
Chair: Jan Slapeta, University of Sydney

Introduction to BEST Network and its tools, including the Slice image bank and the Adaptive eLearning Platform (AeLP), an authoring platform licenced from Smart Sparrow.

Workshop numbers are limited, please email parasitologycommunicator@gmail.com to register to attend prior to the conference. During the conference please see the registration desk to confirm if there are any available spots.

Lunch 2
Location: Jamisons Restaurant, Fairmont
1:30pm
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2:30pm
Symp9: Symposium 9 Veterinary Parasitology 1 (30 min talks)
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Ian Sutherland, AgResearch Limited
Sympo10: Symposium 10 Host Parasite Interactions 2 (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Michelle Wykes, QIMR Berghofer
2:30pm
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2:45pm
9VP: Veterinary Parasitology 1 (9) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Ian Sutherland, AgResearch Limited
HP10: Host Parasite Interactions 2 (10) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Michelle Wykes, QIMR Berghofer
2:45pm
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3:00pm
9.1VP: Veterinary Parasitology 1 (9.1) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Ian Sutherland, AgResearch Limited
HP10.2: Host Parasite Interactions 2 (10.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Michelle Wykes, QIMR Berghofer
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Afternoon Tea 2
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
3:30pm
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4:30pm
Symp11: Symposium 11 Veterinary Parasitology 2 (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Ryan O'Handley, The University of Adelaide
Symp12: Symposium 12 Fish Parasitology (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kate Suzanne Hutson, James Cook University
4:30pm
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4:45pm
11VP: Veterinary Parasitology 2 (11) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Ryan O'Handley, The University of Adelaide
FP12: Fish Parasitology (12) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kate Suzanne Hutson, James Cook University
4:45pm
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5:00pm
11.1VP: Veterinary Parasitology 2 (11.1) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Ryan O'Handley, The University of Adelaide
FP12.1: Fish Parasitology (12.1) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Kate Suzanne Hutson, James Cook University
5:30pm
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6:30pm
ECR1: Early Career Researchers Event Part 1
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Robert Peter Dempster, virbac
Chair: Glenn Anderson, Virbac
Chair: Aleta Knowles, Virbac

ECR Event “Careers with Industry” Part 1. Hosted by Virbac, all Early Career Researchers are invited to join this session. 

EDU: Parasitology Education
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Shokoofeh Shamsi, Charles Sturt University
6:45pm
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7:00pm
BUS6: Bus from Fairmont to Carrington
Location: Fairmont Entrance

Meet bus at 645pm outside the front foyer of the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura for transport to the Carrington Hotel Katoomba

7:00pm
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10:00pm
ECR2: Early Career Researchers Event Part 2
Location: The Baroque room, 86 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba

ECR Event “Careers with Industry”. This evening event includes dinner which will be a “pizza and beer/soft drink” special and is free for Early Career Researchers attending the conference. Tickets must be booked through the online conference registration system.

Free Evening for delegates not attending ECR events

Conference delegates not attending the Early Career Researcher event can enjoy dinner and drinks at their leisure in the Blue Mountains.

10:00pm
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10:15pm
BUS7: Bus from Carrington to Fairmont
Location: Carrington Entrance

Meet bus at 10pm outside the front foyer of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for transport to Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura

Date: Thursday, 29/Jun/2017
8:00am
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8:15am
BUS8: Bus from Carrington to Fairmont
Location: Carrington Entrance

Meet bus at 8am outside the front foyer of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for transport to Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura

8:30am
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9:00am
Awards Ceremony and Oration
Location: Main Plenary theatre, Fairmont
Chair: David Emery, University of Sydney
9:00am
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10:30am
ASPIL: ASP Invited International Lecturers
Location: Main Plenary theatre, Fairmont
Chair: David Emery, University of Sydney
10:30am
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11:00am
Morning Tea 3
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
11:00am
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11:30am
Symp13: Symposium 13 Toxoplasmosis
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Danny Wilson, University of Adelaide
Symp14: Symposium 14 Epidemiology (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Una Ryan, Murdoch University
11:30am
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12:00pm
13T: Toxoplasmosis (13) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Danny Wilson, University of Adelaide
E14: Epidemiology (14) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Una Ryan, Murdoch University
12:00pm
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12:15pm
13.1T: Toxoplasmosis (13) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Danny Wilson, University of Adelaide
E14.1: Epidemiology (14) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Una Ryan, Murdoch University
12:15pm
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12:30pm
13.2T: Toxoplasmosis (13.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Danny Wilson, University of Adelaide
E14.2: Epidemiology (14) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Una Ryan, Murdoch University
12:30pm
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1:30pm
EDUOR: Outreach Forum
Chair: Sarah Preston, federation university

Informal discussion for all parasitologists who are interested in science based outreach programs. Bring your ideas, demos, stories and enthusiasm to share amongst the group. This session will include lunch. Please email parasitologycommunicator@gmail.com before the conference to register or see the conference registration desk to add your name to the attendees list.

Lunch 3
Location: Jamisons Restaurant, Fairmont
1:30pm
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2:00pm
Symp15: Symposium 15 Malaria Control
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nigel Wilfred Beebe, University of Queensland & CSIRO
Symp16: Symposium 16 Veterinary Parasitology 3 (15 min talks)
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Jan Slapeta, University of Sydney
2:00pm
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2:30pm
M15: Malaria Control (15) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nigel Wilfred Beebe, University of Queensland & CSIRO
VP16: Veterinary Parasitology 3 (16) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Jan Slapeta, University of Sydney
2:30pm
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2:45pm
M15.1: Malaria Control (15.1) 15 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nigel Wilfred Beebe, University of Queensland & CSIRO
VP16.1: Veterinary Parasitology 3 (16.1) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Jan Slapeta, University of Sydney
2:45pm
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3:00pm
M15.2: Malaria Control (15.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 1 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Nigel Wilfred Beebe, University of Queensland & CSIRO
VP16.2: Veterinary Parasitology 3 (16.2) 5 min talks
Location: Symposium 2 theatre, Fairmont
Chair: Jan Slapeta, University of Sydney
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Afternoon Tea 3
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
3:30pm
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5:30pm
ASP Annual General Meeting 2017
Location: Fairmont pre-function area lower
6:30pm
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10:00pm
Conference Dinner
Location: Wentworth and Pioneers, Fairmont
10:00pm
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10:15pm
BUS9: Bus from Fairmont to Carrington
Location: Fairmont Entrance

Meet bus at 10pm outside the front foyer of the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura for transport to the Carrington Hotel Katoomba

Date: Friday, 30/Jun/2017
7:45am
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8:00am
COACH3: Coach pick up Katoomba to Sydney
Location: Carrington Entrance
8:00am
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8:15am
COACH4: Coach pick up Leura to Sydney
Location: Fairmont Entrance

 
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