2nd - 6th February 2020

Invited Speakers

We are delighted to announce our invited speakers. You can find out more about them below.
Dr Jennifer Flegg

University of Melbourne

Professor Ivan Graham

University of Bath

Professor Ryan Loxton

2019 Michell Medalist
Curtin University

Professor Scott McCue

2019 Tuck Medal
Queensland University of Technology

Professor Peter Taylor

2019 ANZIAM Medalist
University of Melbourne

Professor Ami Radunskaya

Pomona College

Associate Professor Ilze Ziedins

University of Auckland

Your Organising Committee

Professor Jim Denier

Conference Chair, Macquarie University

Dr Sophie Calabretto

Secretary, Macquarie University

Dr Chris Green

Treasurer, Macquarie University

Dr David Arnold

Macquarie University

Dr Lyndon Koens

Macquarie University

Dr Chris Lustri

Macquarie University

Dr Catherine Penington

Macquarie University

Dr Justin Tzou

Macquarie University



The nearest airport servicing the Hunter Valley region is Newcastle airport. We will be arranging buses from Newcastle Airport to the conference venue on the Sunday preceeding the conference and on the Thursday at the conclusion of the conference. For planning purposes, an option will be available at the time of registration to indicate whether delegates wish to take up this option. We recommend delegates plan their air travel so as to arrive at Newcastle airport.

Delegates wishing to fly into Sydney, please note that it will be your responsibility to arrange transport to the venue. Travel times from Sydney to the venue are typically 2.5 - 3 hours.

Welcome Reception

All delegates are invited to the pre-conference Welcome Reception to be held on the evening of Sunday 2nd February.

Women in Applied Mathematics Lunch

The conference will feature a Women in Mathematical Sciences lunch, to be held on Tuesday the 4th of February. This event is free, and open to all delegates, although registration is required for catering purposes. Delegates may register for this event by ticking the relevant box on the registration form.

LGBTIQA+ and Allies Breakfast

The conference will feature a LGBTIQA+ and Allies breakfast, to be held on Wednesday the 5th of February. This event is free, and open to all delegates, although registration is required for catering purposes. Delegates may register for this event by ticking the relevant box on the registration form.

AMSI-ANZIAM Early-Career Workshop

The 2020 AMSI-ANZIAM Early-Career Workshop (ECW) will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley, on Sat 1st (approx. 1pm start) and Sun 2nd February, 2020, immediately before ANZIAM 2020. Featuring speakers from industry and academia, the workshop provides early-career mathematicians the chance to discuss career pathways, get advice from experienced mathematicians, and network with other early career academics. Watch out for more a more detailed program! Registration is free and is open to all current students and conference delegates within five years of graduating. The ECW includes dinner on the evening of the 1st and lunch on the 2nd, with tea provided both days.
Registration for the ECW is available as part of the registration for ANZIAM 2020. Enquiries: rachael.quill@adelaide.edu.au

Maths in Industry Study Group

The 2020 Mathematics in Industry Study Group workshop will be held at NeW Space, the University of Newcastle’s city campus, from 28th January until 1st February, 2020.
Enquiries: misg@newcastle.edu.au

Mathematical Biology SIG Workshop

MBSIG will have a one-day meeting following the main conference on Friday 7 February, from 9am until 1pm, with lunch provided. This will be held in the Verdelho Room at the conference venue. If you would like to attend this meeting, please tick the box on the main conference registration form.
Enquiries: catherine.penington@mq.edu.au

Registration (Closed)

Program is now avilable through the conference app

You can download the conference App from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store (search anziam2020).


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Cancellation Policy: 75% Refund before 23 December 2019, 50% Refund before 13 January 2020, No Refunds after 13 January 2020

Touring Options

If you're arriving before the conference, or plan to spend a few days relaxing afterwards, there are a wide range of activities available in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.

Code of Conduct

ANZIAM2020 is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties and online media. Agreeing to the ANZIAM2020 Conference Code of Conduct is a condition of registration.

Any delegate who experiences harassment or hostile behaviour may contact one of the ANZIAM2020 Allies. These representatives will be available in person and via e-mail. Be assured that if you approach them, your concerns will be kept in strict confidence and they will consult with you on any actions taken. In case of a formal complaint, they will speak to all parties involved to try to resolve the issue, without presupposition of guilt.

Our Sponsors

We are grateful for the support of the following organisations.