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2019 The Australian Institute of Physics AGM and Dinner


Thursday, 14 November 2019 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (AWST)

2019 The Australian Institute of Physics AGM and Dinner

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Unwaged or Student AIP Members Ended $55.00 $4.11
AIP members Ended $75.00 $5.21
Non members Ended $87.00 $5.87
RSVP and pay with cash on the night Ended Free $0.00

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Colleagues, our AGM and Dinner is fast approaching. We are at the fantastic UWA's University Club again with fine dining and included drinks.

Our guest speaker is David G. Blair, Australian physicist and professor at the University of Western Australia and Director of the Australian International Gravitational Research Centre (AIGRC)

In the last 3 years, we have discovered more than 30 binary black hole collisions, a few black holes devouring neutron stars and three coalescences of neutron stars. We have measured the speed of gravity to one part in 10^15. Fifty WA physicists (members of our Centre of Excellence) are part of the discovery teams. This year a black hole was imaged by another large team. The Breakthrough Prize was awarded to both teams 2015 and 2019.

Two Black Holes CollidingDavid Blair

We look forward to seeing you all on Thursday the 14 November, at 6 pm for drinks and registration, 6:30 pm for the AGM, and 7 pm for dinner. There has been a lot of science news this year. So arrive early for pre-dinner drinks and let's discuss the exciting year we've had so far.

We'll all be there this evening, so be early to make the most of this opportunity.

Students are encouraged to become student members (it's free - see AIP site), and approach their supervisors to sponsor their dinner at the special $55 for Student (or unwaged) AIP members discount.

Fine dining including drinks at this fantastic venue is just $75 (For members). Non-members are $87.

Payment may be made online above or on the night to the Treasure Drew Parsons. Online payment have a booking fee.

Looking forward to seeing you all soon.


Do I have to pay for my ticket now?

It would make it a lot easier if you purchase your ticket online, but you can get a free RSVP ticket and pay with cash on the night.

Is there a dress code?

We are in the Private Dining Room and we will require formal dress.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The 23, 24, 97, 102, 103, 107, 950 and CircleRoute 998, 999 buses all stop at UWA.
Free parking is available next to the venue after 5 pm.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

As we will be serving alcohol all people under 18 will need to notify the organisers and waitstaff at the event.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Dean Leggo,

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have a record of everyone who purchased a ticket and we'll check if you have paid on the night.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

You should be able to modify your ticket on Eventbrite to match the new attendee. If you cannot do that please email Dean Leggo,

Have questions about 2019 The Australian Institute of Physics AGM and Dinner? Contact AIP (WA)

When & Where

UWA Club, Formal Dining Room
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley, WA 6009

Thursday, 14 November 2019 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (AWST)

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Australian Institute of Physics (Western Australia)

Promoting the role of Physics in research, education, industry, and the community.

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