Please feel welcome to attend any or all of the following Antarctic Futures seminars.

Where: These will be held in room 21-G08 (Early Start Bld, just across the street from the UOW Gallery, see map below). The best entrance is via the Eastern automatic doors of this building which is marked with the green star on the map. Look for the signs on the paved pathway.

When: All seminars begin at 5:30pm with the exception of the ‘Crazy Big Ideas’ seminar on the 19 September, which begins in the middle of the day at 12:30pm (so that speaker Hilary Strang can join remotely from Chicago). Sessions will run for 1-2 hours.

Attendance: Free via the EventBrite page (please register as in-person seats are limited) or via the Zoom links included below.

24 August 2022
Using Drones to Explore AntarcticaProfessor Barbara Bollard, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Click here to watch the Webinar recording on YouTube

31 August 2022
Antarctic Film Night: short films produced by artists and scientists in the Antarctic Futures team.

7 September
Among Antarctica’s Ancient Moss Forests: Observing 25 years of changeDistinguished Professor Sharon Robinson, University of Wollongong, Australia

14 September 2022
A Leadership Journey Down South – Dr Rachelle Balez, Homeward Bound participant 2018, University of Wollongong, Australia

19 September 2022
Crazy Big Ideas: The Value of Science Fiction for Conceiving Antarctic Futures – Dr Lucas Ihlein (UOW), Dr Hilary Strang (University of Chicago) and David Spratt (Research Coordinator for the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration).
Click on the seminar title above to read more about the discussion topic.

12 October 2022
Antarctic Futures Q&A Session – a panel of experts on Antarctic climate, living things, travel and policy answering your questions about the past, present and future of Antarctica.

Please note: most of the seminars will be available both on campus and via Zoom. Please see details above for which are available via Zoom.