Conference details

HIAS 2013 will be held from 8-12 April 2013 by the Department of Nuclear Physics at The Australian National University, Canberra.

The first day of the symposium (8 April) will start with presentations from 9:00am, with the welcome reception to be held later in the evening. Note that the University is approximately 15 minutes by taxi from Canberra airport.

The Events list for HIAS 2013 includes:

  • Welcome reception
  • Conference dinner
  • Tours of the 14UD accelerator, Single stage accelerator mass spectrometry (SSAMS) laboratories

A post-conference tour of central Australia - to be led by Prof. Keith Fifield - is planned for the period immediately after HIAS 2013. Numbers will be limited. Tour details are available on the Post-conference tour page.

Enquires and Questions about HIAS 2013 can be directed to the conference secretary.


The venue for HIAS 2013 will be the Manning Clarke Centre (Building 26A), an approximately 10 minute walk from the Department of Nuclear Physics, Building 57 Garran Road, The Australian National University.

The Manning Clarke Centre is located on the left side of grid G3 of the University map.

The Nuclear Physics building is located on the left edge of grid C4 of the University map.

Walking and cycle paths provide good access to the city centre, Lake Burley Griffin, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and the National Museum Australia, which are all within 2 kilometers of the department.


The Australian National University has a number of accommodation options available while you visit the department, including on-Campus apartments and residential halls. A block booking of accommodation for the period 8 - 12 April has been made at University House and at Liversidge Court Apartments, both on the ANU campus, for attendees. This accommodation is limited. The conference webpage also gives information on other accommodation options nearby that attendees will be able to book themselves. Accommodation booking details can be found on the University Accommodation website.

Our conference secretary may also be able to provide assistance with accommodation bookings if required.

A number of Hotels and apartments around Canberra can be accessed via the following links:

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