US - Australia Enabling Technologies Technical Exchange Meeting 2016

To build on the strong history of science and technology collaboration between the United States and Australia, the 2016 Enabling Technologies Technical Exchange Meeting will be held in Sydney, Australia in May 2016.

The purpose of the technical exchange is to explore and potentially develop new areas of basic research collaboration between Australian and US participants. This meeting is held under the auspices of the US-Australia Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology, the major civil science dialogue between the two countries which is held every two years.

Download/view Enabling Technologies May 2016 Press Release


All delegates whose abstracts have been accepted please register for the event here

Attendee Information Booklet

For details regarding accommodation, daily transportation and other general information to assist you during the
meeting please see the Attendee Information Guide.


The program is available here.

Abstract book

The abstract book is available here.

Hotel accommodation

    Meeting attendees can benefit from exclusive room rates at Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach.
  • For the guaranteed room rates please contact Krysten Butler, Reservations Manager on (02) 9315 9123 or and mention you are attending the Enabling Technologies meeting at UNSW.

Accommodation for US delegates attending site visits
Following are some accommodation options for US delegates attending site visits in Melbourne and Canberra.


Meeting Co-chairs

US: Sofi Bin-Salamon (AFOSR)

Australia: Rosie Hicks (Australian National Fabrication Facility)

Julie Ward (University of New South Wales)

Vanessa Dawson (University of New South Wales)