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Conference dates: 20 – 23 September 2022


What is the Milky Way telling us about galaxy formation and evolution in general?

Our good friend, mentor and collaborator, Ken Freeman turned 80 in 2020.

To celebrate his contributions to world-wide astronomy and to discuss new results and topics close to Ken’s heart, we are pleased to invite you to attend a conference which will be hosted in Perth, Western Australia at The University Club of WA.

Key dates

Abstracts open: 17 March 2022

Abstracts close: 30 June 2022

Registration open: 17 March 2022

Registration close: 30 June 2022

Registration payment due: 31 July 2022

Scientific organising committee

Peter Quinn (Chair), Joss Bland-Hawthorn, Gary Da Costa, Elena Donghia, Amina Helmi, Lars Hernquist, Rosie Wyse, Gail Zasowski


Peter Quinn, Yolandie McDade, Clare Peter

For any queries regarding the conference please contact the LOC


We would like to thank the Australian National University, The University of Sydney through the Hunstead Gift in support of Ken Freeman’s 80th birthday, and The University of Western Australia for their generous funding contribution to this conference.