ea2020 Symposium Details


The symposium will be hosted by The University of Newcastle (UON)

Location and Surrounds

The Symposium will be held in the UON’s iconic NeW Space building in the heart of Newcastle CBD.

Opened in August 2017, NeW Space provides a contemporary and engaging experience featuring the latest in technology for education and collaboration.

Facilities include large scale theatres seating 100+ participants and collaborative break-out spaces designed for smaller groups.


NeW Space also offers ready access to a café located on the ground floor and is a short walk to well-appointed hotels, a diverse range of dining and entertainment options at the nearby Honeysuckle complex, and Newcastle’s iconic sights including the harbour and beach.

Public Transport

New South Wales has a comprehensive public transport network that can be used to commute into and around Newcastle



The ea2020 Symposium Organising Committee consists of:

Marthin Du Plooy
The University of Newscatle
Nigel Foxwell
James Cook University
jeff kennedy
The University of Auckland