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Program

This a draft block program to help you plan your attendance at MODSIM2019. Presentations will be allocated to timeslots after all submissions are finalised (after 4 October 2019) and the first full draft program will be released in early November 2019.

Newcomer Icebreaker

A new event for MODSIM in 2019! As the number of MODSIM participants approaches 1000, the congress can be overwhelming.  MODSIM2019 will open with an icebreaker event for newcomers to give them some tips on how to get the most out of MODSIM2019.

MODSIM2019 1–6 December 2019
   
Sunday 1 December 2019
14:00 Registration open
16:00 Newcomer Icebreaker **NEW
17:15 Opening for MODSIM2019
17:30 Plenary – Dr Paul Lawrence, Queensland Department of Environment and Science, Australia
18:00 Welcome reception 
   
Monday 2 December 2019
7:30 Registration open
8:45 Opening session for MODSIM2019
9:15 Plenary – Professor Karen Willcox, University of Texas, USA
9:45 Morning tea                
10:15–12.35 Presentations
12:35 Lunch                          
13:30–15:30  Presentations
15:30 Afternoon tea                
16:00–18:00 Presentations
18:00 ASOR AGM
   
Tuesday 3 December 2019
7:30 Registration open
8:30 Plenary – Professor Tatiana Filatova, University of Technology Sydney, Australia and University of Twente, The Netherlands
9:00–10:20 Presentations
10:20 Morning tea
10:50–12:50 Presentations
12:50 Lunch                          
13:45–15:05 Presentations
15:05 Afternoon tea
15:30–16:30 Presentations
16:30–18:00 Poster session with networking and drinks
18:00 MSSANZ AGM
   
Wednesday 4 December 2019
Workshop and networking day

Optional field trip to NASA Deep Space
& Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
   
Thursday 5 December 2019        
7:30 Registration open
8:30 Plenary – Emeritus Distinguished Professor Gerald G Brown, Naval Postgraduate School, California, USA
9:00 President's invited plenary
9:30–10:30 Presentations
10:30 Morning tea
11:00–13:00 Presentations
13:00 Lunch                          
14:00–15:20 Presentations
15:20 Afternoon tea
15:50–17:50 Presentations
19:00 Pre-dinner drinks 
19:30 Gala Dinner            
   
Friday 6 December 2019         
8:30 Plenary – Associate Professor Kate O'Brien, University of Queensland, Australia
9:00–10:20 Presentations
10:20 Morning tea                
10:50–12:50 Presentations
12:50 Lunch                              
13:50–15:30 Presentations
15:30 Announcement of Student Awards
(with afternoon tea)
  Closing for MODSIM2019