Events & community building

We bring together smart people to talk about cool stuff. Our special projects include organising TEDx events in Adelaide, I'm a Scientist Get Me Out of Here! (Australia), and twitter chat #onsci.

Chronference: Perspectives on Time

Chronference is a series of experimental, pop up time travel symposiums and collections (chronference.com) for people who are interested in time and futures. The first chronference took place at dawn on the 2014 spring equinox in Melbourne, where a group of professional futurists, business strategists, artists, changemakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the curious gathered to expand their […]

Chronference: A symposium on time

At dawn on the spring equinox in Melbourne, a group of professional futurists, business strategists, artists, changemakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the curious gathered for Chronference, to expand their capability for understanding how their perspectives of time may shape future possibilities. What is a “chronference”? Chronference is an experimental, pop up time travel symposium for people who are […]

I’m a Scientist May Event Cancelled

The next I’m a Scientist Australia event was due to take place from 26th May – 6th June 2014. Unfortunately we’ve been unable to obtain financial support so we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel this upcoming event. Our I’m a Scientist events are free for schools to take part and scientists volunteer their time. […]

#onsci is evolving

Sarah, Heather, Kristin and James: The monthly twitter chat known as #onsci held its inaugural event “Telling Better Science Stories” in April 2011. It stemmed from a real-life chat between Kristin and Heather, who wanted to conduct conversations ‘on science’ in the online space, and hoped that a diverse group of participants could be attracted to join […]

Going back to our roots

#onsci is back for 2014! We’re kicking off the year by going back to our roots: our roots in science, in communication, in social media and many other relevant ‘shades of grey’ fields which feed into these. Many of these areas were discussed at the February 2014 Australian Science Communicators conference (#ASC14) in Brisbane, Queensland […]