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Online Symposium – 19 August 2020 -5:00 pm AEST

Monday 27 Jul 2020

Members may be interested in registering for an online symposium held in collaboration between the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Law.

What are the differences between scientific evidence and legal proof—and how do we navigate different types of evidence in Australian courts?

Join a panel of experts from scientific and legal fields, chaired by The Hon Justice Virginia Bell of the High Court of Australia, as they explore the challenging topic of scientific proof and legal proof.

Please register by 14 August 2020 on the Australian Academy of Law website for this free event

The panel

Professor David Balding FAA: Professor of Statistical Genetics, University of Melbourne

Professor Carola Vinuesa FAA: Co-Director of Centre for Personalised Immunology, Australian National University

The Hon Justice Mark Weinberg AO QC: Reserve Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria and formerly a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia

Tim Game SC: Senior Counsel Forbes Chambers, Principal Practice in Criminal Law

Event details

Date: Wednesday 19 August

Time: 5.00–6.15 pm AEST

Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams. Link provided prior to the event.

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