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2017 Fulbright Gala Presentation Dinner
Wed., 08/03/2017, 5:30 pm
The 2017 Fulbright Gala Presentation Dinner is the signature event of the Fulbright calendar, formally introducing our newest Australian and American Scholars to the wider community. The evening will include a Scholar Showcase as well as a Gala Dinner with a keynote address by Ms. April Palmerlee from the U.S. Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
The Scholar Showcase (from 5:30pm) marks the beginning of the evening program, providing an informal opportunity for guests, partners, sponsors, alumni and stakeholders to meet the new scholars, to learn first-hand about their work, and to immerse themselves in the research and innovation of some of Australia’s and America’s greatest minds. Scholars will present their research through posters designed to facilitate conversation.
A Gala Dinner will follow (6:30pm arrival for a 7pm start) with an inspiring keynote address, and an opportunity to celebrate our newest Australian and American scholars.
Please note that due to the security processes at Parliament House, all guests must register in advance for this event and carry photo ID with them.
Scholar Showcase: 5:30pm
Gala Dinner: 6:30pm arrival for a 7pm start
Registrations for this event will close at 5pm on March 5th, 2017.
This event is sponsored by:
Major Sponsor: Macquarie University
Platinum Sponsor: The University of Queensland
Gold Sponsors: James Cook University, The Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, The University of Newcastle and the University of Canberra
Silver Sponsors: Charles Sturt University, Curtin University, Perpetual Ltd. and the University of Technology Sydney
Bronze Sponsor: The University of Tasmania
Wines for the event will be provided by Fulbright Supporter, Mount Majura Vineyard.
What is the dress code for the event?
The dress code is business/ cocktail attire.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is carparking available at Parliament House. Please visit their website for more information: http://www.aph.gov.au/Visit_Parliament/Plan_your_Visit
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. The security staff at Parliament House will have a full guest list, and will be checking photo ID's to ensure all guests are registered.
Is it okay if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
No. All guests must be registered for the event, or they will be unable to enter Parliament House.
How can I ensure that I am sitting with my colleague/ scholar/ family?
If you are not registering together, please include any names of individuals that you would like to request you are seated with. The event will have a set seating plan, and we will do our best to accommodate all requests.