22–24 September 2009
2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of his work The Origin of Species. It is also the 170th anniversary of the naming of the Port of Darwin in his honour during the third voyage of the Beagle.
Are you interested in learning about and discussing the impact and implications of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution for our society with national and international experts? To find out more or to register for the Charles Darwin Symposium: Charles Darwin: Shaping our Science, Society & Future (22–24 September) please visit the website www.cdu.edu.au/cdss2009.
There are also shoulder conferences in keeping with the Charles Darwin theme planned for the symposium:
- DARWIN 200: Evolution and Biodiversity (25–28 September) a joint meeting of the Australian Entomological Society, Society of Australian Systematic Biologists, Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation group and the Australian Coral Reefs Society.
- A two day symposium (25–26 September) arranged by Christ Church Cathedral Darwin and Australasian Theological Forum (ATF Press).
- A variety of other events and activities are also planned in Darwin to celebrate Charles Darwin, his ideas about evolution, his outstanding example as a scientist and how his theories have shaped the way we now view the world.
Celebrate Darwin in Darwin, Australia.
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