US-Australia Enabling Technologies Technical Exchange Meeting

US-Australia Enabling Technologies Technical Exchange Meeting

Date: 11-14 May, 2015.
Location: Arlington, Virginia (close to Washington, DC)

This meeting is held under the auspices of the US-Australia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) on Science and Technology: the major civil science dialogue between the two countries which is held every two years.


The purpose of the technical exchange is to explore and potentially build basic research collaborations between the US and Australia under the Enabling Technologies working group of the JCM. The meeting will comprise of three overarching technical thrusts: Materials Science, Physics and Biomedical Sciences.

US-Australia Collaboration

US participation will include the Department of Defense, civilian science agencies, and academic researchers. Australian researchers are now invited to submit abstracts for inclusion in the program. Efforts will be made to identify possible new areas of potential collaboration between Australian and US participants.

Requirements & Key Dates

Biographies (preferably with photos) and technical abstracts of your research to the Embassy of Australia ( by no later than 13 Feb 2015. This information will be used to identify and invite potential US participants to the technical exchange.

Please do not finalise travel plans until feedback is received from US participants, this is expected by the second week of March 2015. The agenda will be finalised based on both US and Australian

Costs & Logistics

Please note that, if selected, attendees are responsible for funding and making their own travel arrangements including lodging for the Enabling Technologies meeting in May.

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