Meetings on Setting Research Priorities - A FASTS Initiative

Dear All,
A series of meetings is being held round Australia over the next two weeks to help set priority areas for research funding.
Everyone's invited, and it's important to get a cross-section of the science community there.
Meeting schedule is:

Wed, 12 June 2002 9.00am - 12.00pm
The University of Melbourne, Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre (Gate 3, Swanston Street)

Wed, 12 June 2002 10.30am - 1.30pm
The University of New England, Drummond/Smith College, Elm Avenue (Main seminar room)

Thurs, 13 June 2002 9.00am - 12.00pm
Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo (Coles Theatre)

Tues, 18 June 2002 2.00pm - 5.00pm Novotel Atrium,
Cnr Peel Street & The Esplanade (BrolgaRoom)

Albury/ Wodonga
Wed, 19 June 2002 11.00am - 2.00pm
Albury Convention & Performing Arts Centre, Swift Street

Wed, 19 June 2002 11.30am - 2.30pm
Museum of Tropical Queensland, 70-102 Flinders St, (Panasonic Theatre)

Thurs, 20 June 2002 9.00am - 12.00pm
CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross Street, Acton (Optus Theatre)

If you are intending to attend a consultative session please RSVP at least two working days prior to the event by sending an email to Please state your name, organisation (if relevant) and the location of the session you wish to attend.

(And sorry - Adelaide, Hobart, Perth, Kalgoorlie and Brisbane meetings have already been held)

Further information is at the following sites:

Toss Gascoigne

-- Mr Toss Gascoigne
Executive Director
Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies
PO Box 218
Phone: +61 2 - 6257 2891 (work)
Fax: +61 2 - 6257 2897
Mobile: 0408 704 442
Email: (Toss Gascoigne)
Web address:
FASTS' ABN: ABN 71 626 822 845