Annual Branch Meeting

19—20 November, 2018

Venue: Room X202, NewSpace (City Campus), The University of Newcastle


Programme now available

You can now download the meeting programme. This is also linked below.


Registration and abstract submission close on Friday 9th November.

A joint meeting of the NSW and ACT branches of ANZIAM will be hosted by the Priority Research Centre for Computer-Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications (CARMA) from Monday 19th to Tuesday 20th November, 2018, at the University of Newcastle's City Campus.

During the course of the meeting the NSW branch will hold its annual general meeting and elect a committee for the next year. Anyone wishing to stand for election should contact the Branch President, Natalie Thamwattana (

Invited Speakers


You can now download the meeting programme.


Please register your attendance through our Eventbrite page. Registration closes on Friday 9th November, and payment will be made at the reception desk on Monday 19th November.

Presenting student members of ANZIAMfree
Other student members of ANZIAM$25
Everyone else$50

The registration desk will open at 12.45 pm on Monday 19th November and the meeting will start at 1 pm in Room X202 in NeW Space. The conference registration fee includes afternoon tea and conference dinner on Monday 19th and morning tea and lunch on Tuesday 20th.

A limited amount of money is available to contribute towards the costs of student presenters (provided that they are members of ANZIAM). This will take the form of a contribution towards accommodation and travel costs. Please contact Natalie Thamwattana ( for more details. A prize will be awarded for the best student presentation.

Abstract submission

Please send title and abstract of presentations directly to Dr Chris Lustri ( by Friday 9th November.


The meeting will be held in room X202 at the University of Newcastle's City Campus.

Accommodation Suggestions

There are two main areas with hotels and backpacker accommodation — Newcastle East and Honeysuckle, within easy walking distance of each other and the conference venue. Honeysuckle is a popular area with lots of restaurants with great views across the harbour. Additionally, the website sometimes has good deals.

Newcastle East: Honeysuckle:

Travelling to Newcastle

From Newcastle Airport
For those arriving at the Newcastle Airport we recommend taking a taxi to Newcastle. The taxi rank is adjacent to the arrivals area of the terminal. Newcastle Taxis can be contacted directly, free-of-charge, on the dedicated taxi phone located in the arrivals end of the terminal.

Alternatively, you can catch the 130 or 131 bus from the Newcastle Airport to the Newcastle Station. From Newcastle Station it is an easy walk to the recommended hotels. For more information and/or to plan your exact trip times see the Sydney Trains or the Port Stephens Coaches timetables.

From Sydney Airport
For those arriving at Sydney Airport we recommend taking the train some of the way to Hamilton where you will need to transfer to a bus to Newcastle. For information and trip planning, please visit

You should take the T2 Airport Line from Domestic or International Airport Stations to Central Station and then the Central Coast & Newcastle Line Hamilton Station. From Hamilton Station you must transfer to a bus to get into the city.

Local Transportation in Newcastle
Newcastle Taxis: bookings can be made online or by calling 133 300 within Australia.

For public transport options, please visit

Organising Committee

  • Prof Natalie Thamwattana (University of Newcastle)
  • A/Prof Mark Nelson (University of Wollongong)
  • Dr Christopher Lustri (Macquarie University)
  • Dr David Allingham (University of Newcastle)
  • Mrs Juliane Turner (University of Newcastle)

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact

Juliane Turner

Telephone: (02) 492 15483