2018 CDAA National Conference
2 - 4 MAY 2018 • THE HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR HOBART
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Site Visits

Fancy a brisk morning walk or a short bus trip to discover some innovative TAS organisations and emerging career opportunities?

Tasmania has an enviable reputation for innovation in agriculture & aquaculture, marine science and creative arts. CDAA is offering delegates 4 site visits on the morning of Wednesday 2nd May, with an emphasis on discovering more about the changing nature of careers in these sectors.


Walking Tour to IMAS (Institute of Marine and Antarctic Science)



Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018
IMAS

9.00 am - 11.00 am

The tour will provide information about the current research and education opportunities at IMAS, from both a career development and general interest perspective. There is lots of interesting research activity ongoing, including the cold rooms where Australian Antarctic Division investigate ancient ice cores. It is also a very new state-of the art building. Visit the website at www.imas.utas.edu.au for more information.


 
Early Bird Rate
Standard Rate
Member
$10
$15
Non Member
$15
$20


Bookings can be made via the online registration form. Book Early - Only 17 places available!


Walking Tour to Foundry



Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018
Foundry

9.00 am - 11.00 am

Foundry offers the best in creative education, in a truly innovative collaborative environment. The industry-relevant pathways we develop are mapped and accredited by our two educational partners, The University of Tasmania's University College and TasTAFE. This means that all Foundry creatives are given multiple options and pathways that extend through both the vocational and higher education sectors.

Our pathways are delivered at Foundry campuses by our industry teachers and in our unique learning format. Our campuses are a perfect escape from the world to focus, learn and collaborate. Beyond learning, the spaces transform into anything from a gallery space, to the stage for Australia’s most sought after designers and creatives. Foundry campuses are a home for creative community; It's a truly Foundry experience from start to finish. Visit the website at www.foundry.com.au for more information.

 
Early Bird Rate
Standard Rate
Member
$10
$15
Non Member
$15
$20


Bookings can be made via the online registration form. Book Early - Only 17 places available!


Bus Trip to Tassal Channel Zone (Electrona) - Water Tour



Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018
Tassal Channel Zone

8.15 am - 11.00 am

This tour of a salmon lease to see the pens and a feed barge to see the feeding operations is a very special tour and not normally available. The pens are in sheltered water, but the tour is in an open boat (with safety equipment and waterproofs provided). Will be a fabulous experience but not for those who are easily travel-sick! Weather dependant. Visit the company website at www.tassal.com.au for more information.

 
Early Bird Rate
Standard Rate
Member
$110
$140
Non Member
$130
$160


Bookings can be made via the online registration form. Book Early - Only 6 places available!


Bus Trip to Tassal Hatchery (Ranelagh)



Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018
Tassal Channel Zone

8.15 am - 11.00 am

This tour of the hatchery to see the freshwater process (from egg to smolt) is not usually available. The hatchery is a highly sophisticated technical operation and the staff here are highly qualified, providing an interesting insight into the blend of scientific and fishing occupations! Visit the company website at www.tassal.com.au for more information.

 
Early Bird Rate
Standard Rate
Member
$110
$140
Non Member
$130
$160


Bookings can be made via the online registration form. Book Early - Only 8 places available!


*Please note: All site visits are subject to sufficient interest and maximum numbers also apply.


Should you have any questions regarding the site visits, please contact GEMS Event Management Australia on +61 2 9744 5252 or via email to the Conference Organisers.



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