The next Australasian Community for Advanced Organic Semiconductors (AUCAOS) Symposium is to take place in Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia from Monday 2nd - Wednesday 4th December 2019. It will bring together the organic semiconductor research community of Australia and New Zealand, and will be an exciting forum for discussing the latest developments in computation / theory, the chemistry of new materials including, processing, film morphology, and spectroscopy, as well as device physics, and device fabrication / manufacturing / testing.

Keynote speaker:

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Alexander Colsmann
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


The venue for this year's symposium will be the Mountain Heritage Hotel.

The hotel is just a few minutes walk from Katoomba's town centre, and has stunning views of the Jamison Valley. Katoomba is a great base for exploring the surrounding area, notably the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park.

The hotel is offering an early bird conference rate of $169/night for bed and breakfast for single occupancy. To access this rate, please click here to download the booking form. The form also includes details of other accommodation options. The early bird accommodation rate will remain available until 31st August 2019, subject to availability. Please visit the hotel website or contact them directly for further details.

As the symposium will kick off early on the Monday morning, attendees are advised to check-in on Sunday afternoon.

Mountain Heritage Hotel
cnr Apex & Lovel Street, Katoomba.
(02) 4782 2155
+61 2 4782 2155

Other Accommodation Options

There are a number of other hotel, guest house and Airbnb options nearby. An online tool such as https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ can be used to help locate suitable accommodation.


The projector for presentations is a standard 16:9 widescreen.


Posters should be A0 size, portrait orientation. The poster boards will be available from 10am, Monday 2nd December.


Abstract submission is now open. Please submit online before Friday 28th June 2019 using the link below.
Abstracts will then be reviewed and notifications of acceptance are expected to be sent out in early August.

Upper Wentworth Falls Credit (2): David Iliff


Places are limited, so you are advised to register as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment. Registration closes 27th September 2019 - or earlier should we reach maximum capacity in advance of this date.

The early bird registration cost is $250 for a student and $350 for a non-student. This includes morning & afternoon tea and an evening meal on the Monday and Tuesday, as well as morning tea & lunch on the Wednesday. The registration fee does not cover accommodation. Please note that the registration payment is required to confirm attendance and is non-refundable.

Please do not register using the below link if you are an ACAP (Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics) member. Instead, please contact r[dot]kembery[at]uq[dot]edu[dot]au who will provide further advice regarding the registration procedure for ACAP members.

During the registration process, when prompted, please select the 'Attendee' tab if you are a non-student. Please select the 'Student' tab if you are a Masters, Honours or PhD student.