Conference Workshops

The workshops listed below are free to attend for registered attendees of ECSA 57. Please note numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis, so please register as soon as possible by emailing

Opportunities for industry engagement within and beyond research
In conjunction with the Harry Butler Institute, Murdoch University

Tuesday 4th September 2018
7.00 – 8.30 pm
Conference Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth

Join us for an evening of talks on the diverse ways in which costal and estuarine researchers can more effectively engage with industry, by speakers from a range of backgrounds (industry, academia, government), followed by a Q&A session and post-event networking drinks.

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Career development skills and pathways towards more effective and impactful research
Hosted by the Harry Butler Institute, Murdoch University

Friday 7th September 2018
9.00am – 3.00 pm
Fremantle Maritime Museum

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Join us for an exciting and informative workshop aimed at students and early- to mid- career researchers. Leading international researchers will deliver a range of sessions focussing on the skills required to forge a career as an effective and impactful researcher, and provide invaluable insights on the career pathways open to researchers.


  • Communicating your research 1: Writing papers (and getting them published…)
  • Communicating your research 2: Visual communication for scientists (Dr Joe Milton, Senior Media Officer, Australian Science Media Centre)
  • Disseminating your research: Using social media to build your profile and achieve impact
  • Looking beyond your own research: How to be a fair and effective reviewer
  • Mapping your career pathway: Reflections from diverse speakers on the pathways and key skills for a successful career

Supporting Publications
Organised by
  • Elsevier
  • ECSA
Supported by
  • Perth Convention Bureau
  • tourism
Silver Sponsor
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
  • Harry Butler Institute
  • Emecs
  • Anthropocene
  • Deltares
  • Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
  • Marine biophysics
  • Wetlands Research Association Inc.