desertSMART EcoFair 2018 Alice Springs: EcoScience Schools Day


Friday 10th of August 2018 9:00 am

desertSMART Ecofair 2018

Central Australia’s premier science and sustainability event, organised by the Arid Lands Environment Centre as part of National Science Week.

In 2018 special guests include Amanda McKenzie (CEO, The Climate Council), Professor Jenny Davis (Charles Darwin University), Dr Karen Barry (University of Tasmania), Deepika Mathur (Charles Darwin University), Roxanne Highfold (Researcher), Rayleen Brown (Kungka’s Can Cook) and desertSMART EcoFair ambassador Costa Georgiadis (Gardening Australia).

EcoFair aims to educate, inspire and activate the community around science and sustainability issues, and features high profile speakers, engaging panels and workshops, and films.

Since 2009 the Ecofair has connected thousands of people to science and sustainability in Alice Springs.

Friday 10 August: 9.00am – 2.00pm EcoScience Schools Day (day 2);

4.00pm – 6.00pm 783 ABC Outside Broadcast and Great Science Quiz, Bean Tree Café Courtyard, free family event;

6pm-10pm Transitions Film Festival

More events Sat 11 and Sun 12 August, various venues.


EcoScience Schools Day 2016

Costa Georgiadis with students from Living Waters School at EcoScience Schools Day 2016


The Arid Lands Environment Centre acknowledges & pays respect to the past, present and future Central Arrernte traditional owners & custodians.

Friday 10th of August 2018
9:00 am to 10:00 pm

Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tunk's Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870

Arid Lands Environment Centre
08 89522497

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