Centre of Cognition and Emotion Research

Jan 03 - Jan 06, 2018

Student Focused Event – Wednesday 3 January, 3.00pm-4.45pm

This event will give students and early career researchers the opportunity to: learn about career trajectories; gain advice for career progression/networking; and discuss theoretical aspects of prospective memory and future thinking, with esteemed researchers in the field.

Please RSVP to this event by:15th December 2017

Please direct your RSVP and any enquires to Kathryn Biernacki at: Kathryn.Biernacki@acu.edu.au

Official Opening and Evening Reception – Wednesday 3 January, 5.00pm–7.30pm

The conference will commence at 5pm with an Official Welcome, Lifetime Achievement Awards, and a Keynote Presentation by Thomas Sudderdorf. Delegates are then invited to attend a Welcome Reception in the Mercy Foyer for drinks and canapes.

There will be no additional charge for the reception (cost included in the registration fee).

Student-only Social Event – Thursday 4 January, 6.15pm

Students are invited to attend a ‘meet and greet’ social event at a local bar in Fitzroy, organised by Kathryn (Kasia) Biernacki, an ACU PhD student.

Students attending this event will convene and meet Kathryn in the Mercy Foyer after the last conference session for the day at approximately 6.15pm.

Please note this is a self-funded event.

Please RSVP to this event by:15th December 2017

Please direct your RSVP and any enquires regarding student events to Kathryn at: Kathryn.Biernacki@acu.edu.au

Day Trip and Dinner – Friday 5 January, 12.00pm ‘til late

The half-day trip includes return coach travel from ACU to the picturesque Yarra Valley Region, where you will get the opportunity to meet some native animals and taste local wine and produce.

The cost of the day trip and dinner is AU$160 per person. Guests welcome.

Please register and pay for the day trip at the same time you register for the main conference.

Day trip inclusions:

  • Healesville Sanctuary… a visit to Victoria’s bushland haven for Australian wildlife, including the chance to discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in the spectacular show – Spirits of the Sky
    A koala in a tree at Healesville Sanctuary
    A wallaby at Healesville Sanctuary
    images courtesy Healesville Sanctuary, Zoos Victoria
  • Oakridge Winery… Enjoy a 3-course dinner at an award-wining Winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Oakridge Restaurant showcases the best in local produce, with seasonal menus based on ingredients thriving in the Oakridge Kitchen garden and from the surrounding region.
  • unlimited beverages, including tea and coffee service.
  • Optional wine tasting will be available: cellar door fee to be advised.
    Road cutting through grapevines at the Oakridge winery in the Yarra Valley
    Al fresco dining at Oakridge winery in the Yarra Valley
    images courtesy Oakridge Winery