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Wed, 11 Sept

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Melbourne

Valuing Darkness

​ This face-to-face event will unite national experts, researchers, government, industry leaders, First Nations representatives and enthusiasts to address the urgent issue of light pollution and provide solutions.

Valuing Darkness
Valuing Darkness

Time & Location

11 Sept 2024, 8:00 am – 12 Sept 2024, 5:00 pm

Melbourne, 370 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Guests

About the event

EARLY BIRDS  20% DISCOUNT - ENDS 30 APRIL

SEPTEMBER 11  2024 

Symposium:

Join us for a full-day symposium where experts will discuss the global impact of light pollution on culture, energy consumption, health, wildlife, and astronomy. Explore sustainable solutions and learn about the latest research in combating light pollution.

Evening Event at Royal Botanic Gardens:

Bring your family to the Royal Botanic Gardens for an evening of exploration. Discover the cultural connections to our night environment and the importance of preserving natural darkness. Enjoy stargazing activities and immersive experiences in the dark. Sold separately

SEPTEMBER 12  2024 

Continuation of Symposium:

The symposium continues, offering in-depth discussions and insights into key topics surrounding light pollution.

Workshops:

- Collaborative Workshop: Led by NERAL, this workshop focuses on practical solutions and partnerships between science and industry to mitigate light pollution's impact on wildlife.

- Dark Sky Places Workshop: Endorsed by the International Dark Sky Association, learn about creating and preserving Dark Sky Places.

- Dark Sky Councils Workshop: Explore strategies for local councils to preserve natural nightscapes and reduce light pollution.

Roundtable Discussion: (by invitation)

Join us for a roundtable discussion hosted by the Australasian Dark Sky Alliance, where government officials, industry leaders, urban planners, and businesses will collaborate on policy and planning strategies to reduce light pollution.

Wine, Cheese, and Conservation:

End the day with a networking event focusing on environmental conservation efforts, accompanied by wine and cheese.

Tickets

  • 2 day - Full Delegate

    Sale ends: 06 Sept, 5:00 pm

    2 days symposium Morning, afternoon tea and lunch both days Workshop

    $495.00
  • 2 day - Student

    Sale ends: 06 Sept, 5:00 pm

    2 days symposium Morning, afternoon tea and lunch both days Workshop

    $295.00
  • 1 day - Full Delegate

    Sale ends: 07 Sept, 5:00 pm

    1 days symposium Morning, afternoon tea and lunch Workshop

    $295.00
  • 1 day - Student

    Sale ends: 06 Sept, 5:00 pm

    1 days symposium Morning, afternoon tea and lunch Workshop

    $150.00
  • Wine Cheese & Conservation

    12 September - Enjoy 90 minutes of networking over wine, cheese, and conservation. Connect with fellow enthusiasts and join the conversation on night environment preservation.

    $35.00
  • Dark Sky Place Workshop only

    Sale ends: 06 Sept, 5:00 pm

    Explore the ins and outs of creating Dark Sky Places at our workshop endorsed by the International Dark Sky Association. Learn about the process, motivations, and key players involved in preserving our precious dark skies. - 90 minus

    $95.00
  • Dark Sky Councils Workshop

    Sale ends: 06 Sept, 5:00 pm

    Join us for a planning session on Dark Sky Councils, where we'll strategise ways to preserve natural nightscapes, combat light pollution, and foster stargazing-friendly environments within your local council. - 90 minus

    $95.00

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