N.B. Due to the cost of carrying out road closures and other permits involved, we have changed the format of the event.

We will begin with a short rally at 10:30 am outside the School of Architecture & Design, University of Tasmania with “Speakers & Open Mic” in the Rory Spence VOS Construction Lecture Theatre from 11 am.

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Yyan Ng (M.C.), a graduate from the School of Architecture & Design, University of Tasmania. He is a musician, designer, molecular gastronomist (cooks sometimes) and investor / operator in sustainable building technologies. Slight nerd and constant whinger on social media for ideas supporting the betterment of humanity.

Open Mic, this could be you. We'll be opening the floor to you to have your say.

Michael Booth, works as a Diagnostic Radiographer. Michael is active in a number of local groups including The Astronomical Society of Tasmania, Launceston Skeptics and Safe Asylum.

Michael organizes public astronomy events for the Astronomical Society’s northern branch, the Northern Valleys Astronomy Group, helping to foster both general knowledge of astronomy, observational and astrophotography skills. Michael also volunteers as a presenter at the QVMAG Planetarium.

Jin-oh Choi, President of Launceston Skeptics Inc. a science advocate who seeks to promote critical thinking and an understanding of the scientific method. Lead organiser for the March for Science Launceston and national committee member for March for Science Australia.

Dr Caroline Smith, adjunct Senior Lecturer in Science Education at University of Tasmania, Cradle Coast campus. She graduated from the University of London with honours in Chemistry and Botany and a Masters in Plant Pathology. She worked as an agricultural scientist for 3 years before moving into science education, first in high schools and then in the tertiary sector. Caroline’s PhD looked at learning in permaculture, and she has a deep passion for education for sustainability. Caroline has been around science and science education for a long time and believes they are critical to our striving for a thriveable future.

March Information

Location: School of Architecture & Design
Time: 10:30 am


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