Approximately 800 participants attended the 2017 ISEE annual meeting in Sydney. Just over half of attendees were from the Western Pacific region, including 115 participants from Australia alone. There were also 156 participants from North America, 100 from Europe, and 11 from Latin America. Importantly, there were multiple participants from the African, South-East Asia, and Eastern Mediterranean regions, emphasizing the global reach of this event. There were a total of 359 general oral presentations (abstracts here) and 477 poster presentations (abstracts here). Podcasts for the plenary lectures are available (here) and the presentation given by Goldsmith Award winner Aaron Cohen (here). We would also like to congratulate Dr Veronica Vieira who received the Tony McMichael Award; Dr Angel Dzhambov who received the Rebecca James Baker Award; Drs Shelley Liu and Dr Ivan Hanigan who received the SNRN New Researcher Best Abstract Awards; and Chihfu Wei, Chen Chen, and Laura Corlin, who received the SNRN Student Poster Awards.
A huge congratulations to all of our winners! Information on all of the awardees for ISEE 2017 can be found on the conference website here: http://isee2017.com/awardees.php
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