25th - 29th November

KOALA 2024

Hosted by The University of Melbourne and Monash University

A weeklong student conference establishing connections with peers and industry.

The Conference on Optics, Atoms, and Laser Applications (KOALA) is a student conference across the fields of lasers, optics and atoms! With a focus on academic discourse and emphasis on networking for industry careers, this is an affordable, inclusive, and supportive conference to get the most out of your studies.

KOALA is a fully in-person conference, with accommodation provided.

Travel grant applications are now open!

Get in contact now to sponsor KOALA 2024 and have your company advertised here along with many other perks including networking at the industry night.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Plenary speakers of KOALA are experts and leaders in physics, chemistry and biology. 

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Dr Guanghui Ren,
RMIT University

Dr Blanca del Rosal Rabes,
RMIT University

Prof. Jelena Vuckovic, 

Stanford University

Dr Mohammad Taha,

The University of Melbourne

TBC

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EVENTS

Meet with industry leaders and broaden your career prospects at our industry night.
Spend the day getting to know the other attendees during the organised social day.
Share creative ideas with peers and professionals during the poster session.

School of Physics (David Caro building)

at the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne

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