Keynote by special guest
We will open the day in the ATC 101 lecture theatre. The morning session will see us all together, with a new for 2017, experiment. We haven't tried anything like this before, so we hope it all goes to plan! No more details for now, we'll let you know more when we see you at Swinburne.
Outline/structure of the Session
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