The 19th biennial conference of the Asian Association for Biology Education will be held at the Warrnambool Campus of Deakin University, Victoria, Australia from 27-29 November, 2002.

Interested persons are invited to register for the conference and to present either spoken or poster papers. There will be sessions devoted to the following themes:

  • Ecological sustainable development
  • Molecular biology

as well as open sessions which will include country reports.

There will also be an open forum on the topic

“New technologies in education – do they enhance learning?”

Registration: A$210 (currently 1A$= 49Usc)


  1. US$10 membership fee of AABE for two years
  2. Abstracts
  3. Welcome function on evening of 26 Nov
  4. Conference dinner
  5. Field excursion on 28 Nov
  6. Lunches, morning & afternoon teas


A range of accommodation is available. Buses connect Melbourne airport to Spencer St rail station. Trains leave for Warrnambool 3 times a day (currently 8:48, 12:40, 18:08).

Details about Warrnambool are at:

November in Australia is late Spring. Conditions will be mild but evenings cool.


Please detach and forward to

Mrs Christine Harris

School of Ecology & Environment

Deakin University

Warrnambool, Victoria.


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  • Please send me details about accommodation
  • Please find enclosed A$210 or US$105 for registration. Cheques payable to Deakin University
  • I will pay registration fee at the conference [A$10 surcharge]
  • I would like to present a spoken paper entitled


  • I would like to present a poster paper entitled


  • I am interested in attending  a post conference tour [organised through a travel agent]