Wireless Institute of Australia - 2019 Convention

Event info

By Wireless Institute of Australia <NationalOffice@wia.org.au>
  • Friday 24 May 2019 at 10:00 - Sunday 26 May 2019 at 19:00
  • Add to my calendar:
  • Park Royal Darling Harbour, 150 Day St, Sydney NSW 2000

Held over the weekend of 24th till 26th May 2019.

Note: Sydney Vivid will begin during the weekend.

The event comprises

  • Friday evening welcome. This night will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Waverley Amateur Radio Society, with speaker David Dufty, author of Secret Code Breakers, and showcasing various historical presentations regarding early Amateur Radio icons in Sydney.
  • Annual General Meeting and Open Forum
  • Technical sessions
  • Annual Conference Dinner, the after dinner speaker will be Professor Fred Watson, the astronomer in charge at The Anglo Australian Observatory, Siding Spring.
  • ARNSW Field Day at Dural


We're sorry but currently we don't have any available seats.

  • Sales ended 02.01.2019 10:00

    The total price includes the bus and a tour guide. Lunch is not provided.

  • Sales ended 25.05.2019 12:00

    The WIA Annual General Meeting is open to all who wish to attend.

  • Sales ended 24.05.2019 20:00

    A welcome to the WIA 2019 conference and AGM Weekend. To be held in the Sydney Town Hall Marconi Room. In addition to the conference opening this will also be an opportunity to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of WARS. Our guest speaker will be David Dufty the author of the terrific book “The Secret Code Breakers of Central Bureau”. Only recently have the extraordinary efforts of Australians the Pacific theatre come to light. They worked tirelessly on the Japanese cyphers and pioneered high volume traffic analysis. YouTube Video of David Dufty

    The event will begin at 6PM and will include

    • Canapes
    • A welcome to country
    • Opening Speeches
    • A bar will be available for attendees to buy drinks

    Note: This is finger food only, there are numerous places to have a main meal within a short walk of the venue.

  • Sales ended 25.05.2019 12:00

    Park Royal

    Delegate registration provides access to conference technical sessions, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea.

    Technical sessions include:

    Past Present and Future: Education with the WIA (Liz Billiau VK2SXE)

    Scientific Cubesat Missions, Amateurs Have a Part to Play (Tony Monger VK2KZ)

    Amateur Service Documentation and Regulation (Dale Hughes VK1DSH)

    FreeDV 700 & 2020 Update (David Rowe VK5DGR)

    The Epic VK Microwave Tour (David Minchin VK5KK)

    RF in confined spaces - Frequency Management at large sporting events (John Bickley VK2LWB and Peter Twartz)

  • Sales ended 25.05.2019 20:00

    Park Royal Dining Room

    The after dinner speech will be delivered by Professor Fred Watson who is the chief astronomer at the Anglo Australian Observatory, Siding Spring. Fred Watson

  • Sales ended 24.05.2019 16:00

    Vivid Sydney

    This includes;

    • Friday evening welcome
    • Delegate registration fee
    • Conference Dinner
    • ARNSW Field Day transport and lunch at Dural
  • Sales ended 25.05.2019 18:00

    Vivid Sydney

    This includes;

    • Delegate registration fee
    • Conference Dinner
    • ARNSW Field Day transport and lunch at Dural