'Communicating Together' Speech Pathology Symposium

2, 3 & 4 December 2013

In December 2013, a three-day Research Symposium 'Communicating Together' in Speech Pathology will be held at the University of Newcastle.

The symposium program will include feature plenary talks by invited internationally recognised researchers Professor Nicole Muller (Linguistics), Professor Marilyn Nippold (Fluency), Dr Caroline Bowen (Child Speech Sound Disorders) and Professor Susan Balandin (University of Victoria, Wellington) (Disability and Virtual Worlds).  Additionally, the program will include presentations from early and mid-career researchers in Australia and will showcase the latest work from research higher degree students.

The papers presented on Day 1 and Day 2 of the conference will inform and stimulate focused research development discussions occurring on Day 3.

International Keynote Presenters 

Prof. Marilyn Nippold, Prof. Nicole Müller,

Prof. Susan Balandin, Dr. Caroline Bowen

Conference will be opened by: Prof. Lindy McAllister

2nd and 3rd December: Keynote and Plenary Presentations Speech, Language, Voice, Fluency, Multimodal Communication
4th December : 3 Research Symposium Social Media Research, Language, Fluency

DAY 1 - Monday 2nd December, 2013

Opening address - Professor Lindy McAllister (The University of Sydney)
Plenary keynote address
Plenary presentations

DAY 2 - Tuesday 3rd December, 2013

Plenary keynote address
Plenary presentations
Alumni Lunch for University of Newcastle Speech Pathology graduates  - All symposium attendees welcome

DAY 3 - Wednesday 4th December, 2013

Plenary keynote address
Research streams (active participation) - Theme:  Building a research agenda
Social Media Research in Speech Pathology (Leaders - Dr Bronwyn Hemsley, Professor Susan Balandin, Dr Caroline Bowen);
Fluency (Leaders - Dr Sally Hewat, Professor Marilyn Nippold); and
Linguistics (Leaders - Dr Elizabeth Spencer, Professor Nicole Muller). 
Closing session - Future research agenda

The research streams have a multi-professional focus and are not limited to speech pathologists. All key stakeholders are welcome to attend and provide their insights into research interests of relevance and inform the future research agenda of all involved.

> Provisional Program September 2013

Download the Provisional Program subject to change, will be replaced by final program by 1st Nov 2013.


Conference Registration

Please complete the Registration Form and return to:

Humanities Research Institute
Faculty of Education and Arts
Callaghan NSW 2308
Tel: 61-2-4921 7915
Email: Communication-Symposium@newcastle.edu.au

Early Bird Registration Extended Deadline 30th October 2013

Registration deadline 15 November 2013

PAYMENT: Registration is not complete until payment in full has been received; payment is to be made through the University of Newcastle Online Shop, CLICK HERE TO MAKE A PAYMENT. The registration fee is GST inclusive and includes: conference program, morning and afternoon teas, and lunch.

All Enquirers Regarding the Scientific Program:
Dr Bronwyn Hemsley, Speech Pathology Discipline

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