Australian Algebra Conference 01

Monday November 27 - Wednesday November 29, 2017
Venue: Sydney CBD to be advised.

The aim of the annual Australian Algebra Conference is to foster communication between algebraists in Australia. We interpret algebra quite broadly, including areas such as topological algebra, algebraic logic, graph theory and coding theory. The conference is run by the Australian Algebra Group, which is a special interest group of the Australian Mathematical Society.

We particularly encourage talks by students. Most students talk about original research undertaken as part of their thesis, but beginning students can give a survey talk on their thesis topic. Students should feel free to give the same talk at the AAC and the AustMS meeting. There is a prize for the best student talk; see below.


AAC01 endorses this statement of inclusiveness and is a participating conference:

"We are a group of scholars, researchers, and teachers. We refuse to compromise the ideals of academic freedom and open exchange. We affirm that scientific events have to be open to everybody, regardless of race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, pregnancy, immigration status, or any other aspect of identity. We believe that such events have to be supportive, inclusive, and safe environments for all participants. We believe that all participants are to be treated with dignity and respect. Discrimination and harassment cannot be tolerated. We are committed to ensuring that the scientific events in which we participate follow these principles, and we request that organisers of scientific events make explicit statements on the event website to that effect."


To be advised


An electronic version will be available here close to the conference date.


Registration fees 

The following registration fees should be paid via the online system when registering.
  • Members of the Australian Algebra Group: $0
  • Students: $0
  • Members of the AustMS who are not members of the Australian Algebra Group: $20
  • Non-members of the AustMS: $30
  • Register for AAC01  Registrations are not yet open.
  • View registrations
  • View abstracts
  • The duration of general presentations will be xxx minutes.
Deadline for registrations and payments:  Monday 13 November 2017


The Conference Dinner will be held on Tuesday evening at (tba). The cost per person is $40 and $30 for students. 


We particularly encourage graduate students to give presentations on their work. Students from Australian universities outside of the Sydney metropolitan area, regardless of their intention to give a talk, are entitled to apply here (tba) for a small travel contribution. The amount will depend on the number of applicants and will be announced soon after the application deadline. This contribution is given as a cheque upon presentation of travel and/or accommodation receipts to at least the value of the amount being reimbursed. Unfortunately, it is not possible to provide any contribution to costs for students from non-Australian universities.

Deadline for funding applications: Monday 13 November 2017


The Gordon Preston Prize is awarded for the best presentation at the AAC given by a current student based at an Australian university.  The presentations will be judged by a panel appointed by the executive committee.  The winner of the prize will receive $200. The Rules for the Gordon Preston Prize are available here.


List of hotels and youth hostels close by: 

  • list of CBD hotels with discounts for conference participants to be advised
  • YHA Railway Square clean and nice youth hostel
  • Try wotif, agoda, trivago etc.


  • Tony Dooley, UTS 
  • Murray Elder, UTS (local organiser) email:
  • Lawrence Reeves, U Melbourne
  • Anne Thomas, U Sydney



To be advised
Visitors from out of state should invest in an opal card upon arrival at airport or buy in advance online to be posted out. Unlike myki there is no cost for the card itself, purchase a $20 card and it has $20 credit. Top up online or at 7-eleven etc. Train from the airport to central is around $16 on opal card.