Hobart, Tasmania, Australia – 2 December 2016
Renowned scientists, researchers and academics from all over the world gathered in Hobart for the ACROSS International Symposium on Advances in Separation Science (ASASS) to showcase their latest achievements in the area of separation science.
The symposium was organised by the Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science at the University of Tasmania and ran over three days (30th Nov – 2nd Dec 2016), including 11 thematic sessions, including 52 oral papers, and 3 researcher poster sessions with 45 poster presentations.
Keynote speakers included Prof. Andrew Shalliker (Western Sydney University), Prof. Purnendu Dasgupta (University of Texas at Arlington), Prof. Michael Breadmore (University of Tasmania), Prof, Wolfgang Buchberger (Johannes-Kepler University), Prof. Philip Doble (University of Technology, Sydney), Prof. Peter Schoenmakers (University of Amsterdam), Prof. Philip Marriott (Monash University) and Prof Jin-Ming Lin (Tsinghua University).
A stimulating social program included a Welcome Wine Reception in the Chemistry Building at UTAS on the Tuesday evening, a BBQ on the Wednesday evening at the picturesque Waterworks Reserve and a Symposium dinner on the Thursday evening at the Succulent Restaurant located in the grounds of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. The three day Symposium was held in the Grand Ballroom of the waterfront Hobart Function and Conference Centre.
The event was sponsored by:
- The Ian Potter Foundation
- Trajan Scientific and Medical
- ACROSS (Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science)
- Agilent Technologies
- CSL (Central Science Laboratory, University of Tasmania)
- Royal Society of Chemistry – Analyst and Analytical Methods