Workshop on Nonlinear waves in Oceanography and Beyond

Dedicated to the 80th birthday of Professor Roger Grimshaw, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences, this five-day workshop aims to bring together world-leading experts on nonlinear waves in physical oceanography and beyond.
26 - 30 NOV
USQ Toowoomba, Lecture Theatre R113
19 Nov
11.59 PM

The workshop will discuss contemporary research and trends in the nonlinear wave theory. It aims to promote interdisciplinary collaborations between Australian and New Zealand scientists with international researchers. Further, the workshop will place focus on advancing theoretical, numerical and experimental techniques across different branches of wave science, development of laboratory experiments, and cooperation for field experiments. Several popular public lectures will be given by famous researchers for a wide audience.


Registration Options* 

  • All Days (Full Workshop) Attendance - AUD$500.00 
  • Four Day Attendance - AUD$400.00 
  • Three Day Attendance - AUD$300.00 
  • Two Day Attendance - AUD$200.00 
  • One Day Attendance - AUD$100.00 
  • Workshop Dinner (Thursday 29 November 2018) - AUD$75.00

*PhD and HDR students, and members of AMSI, AFMS, AustMS/ANZIAM are entitled to 40% off the registration price. Undergraduate students are entitled to join the workshop for free. These entitlements do not include the Workshop Dinner. Please contact with proof of identity and your student/member number (if applicable) before you register to receive your discount code. Registration prices include GST.

Welcome reception

A welcome reception for all speakers and participants will be held at USQ Toowoomba on Sunday 25 September 2018 from 6:00pm. Please join us at the Refectory located in Building R at USQ Toowoomba. See the USQ Toowoomba map for directions.

Bus excursion

Upon completion of the Workshop, a bus excursion will take place on Friday 30 November 2018. This is a complementary activity for international guests and participants. For further information or to express your interest, please contact Yury Stepanyants

Further information

For further information about the event, please contact Yury Stepanyants or email

Event sponsors

We are thankful to the following organisations for their generous contributions which enable us to run this workshop.