Lectures for Term 1 2024


Lecture 1            Wednesday 31 January

Topic: The Years Ahead: Road Rules Quiz.

Speaker: Tony Ey, RAA Education Presenter


An interactive presentation that covers general road rules. The quiz will check

participant’s knowledge of well-established road rules and new laws while having fun.


Lecture 2      Wednesday 14 February

Topic: Getting Started with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Speaker: Ashleigh Ward, Aldinga Library


Ashleigh will present an informative and fun interactive session on recent developments in computer created Artificial Intelligence (AI).


Lecture 3      Wednesday  28 February

Topic: The Lacemakers of Calais who became S.A. Pioneers.

Speakers: Cheryl Williss and Kath Fisher. Historic Researchers.


The French Revolution led to an exodus of lacemakers from Calais, France.

Over 200 of them settled in South Australia. Some U3A members may find they have a connection.


Lecture 4       Wednesday 13 March

Topic: Population and the Environment

Speaker: Stephen Morris (Sustainable Population Aust.)


Stephen will talk about maintaining quality of life and protecting the environment.


Lecture 5       Wednesday 27 March

Topic: Walking the Pilgrimage Paths in Europe.

Speaker: Janet Leitch (Friends of the Camino. S.A.)


Janet has accumulated nearly three years of actual walking time on numerous pilgrimage paths.

She will talk about her experiences and the history of the paths. Of special interest to U3A walkers.


Lecture 6 Wednesday April 10

Topic: The Mystery of Somerton Man.

Speaker: Tony Elliott, Elliott Funerals.


Tony’s family have had a close association with this mystery. 

From his research he has accumulated a huge amount of relevant and interesting information to share.