Social programme


The conference reception will be held from 7pm on Monday 2nd December 2019 in a venue to be announced.

Conference Dinner

The Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens conference dinner will be held on Thursday 5th December 2019 from 7:30pm at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, in Hahndorf. Further details about transport to the venue will be provided closer to the time.

About the venue

It’s not by chance that they were recently awarded the “Best Business Event Venue in Australia” title at the 2017 and 2018 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards – At Adelaide Hills Convention Centre they provide everything one needs for a successful conference.

Located just 20 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD and 40 mins from Adelaide airport, it’s the perfect location to bring your guests, even if they’re travelling from interstate. Give them a unique conference experience by holding it in Hahndorf – one of South Australia’s most iconic towns in the picture-perfect Adelaide Hills region.

At The Adelaide Hills Convention Centre their 5 Star Chefs select the very best in local South Australian produce to create a culinary experience to fit any theme.

Sir Ronald Fisher in Adelaide

1:30 – 4:30pm

A guided library tour, talk and afternoon tea in the Rare Collection of the Barr Smith Library to see the work by Fisher preserved in the library and learn about his last years in Adelaide, 1959 – 1962.

This will follow by a short stroll from the University through North Adelaide to St Peter’s Cathedral and a guided tour there to visit the place of Sir Fisher ashes and hear about the significance of that for the Cathedral.

Cost: $40 pp, including afternoon tea and a souvenir from the Cathedral.
Contact person: Ms Annie Conway

Still in planning

Young Statisticians Event

Bus tour of Fleurieu Peninsula

Wine tasting

Something active (TBD)