The University of Wollongong hosted the second instalment of the IMIA-sponsored conference ‘Gong-fest at the end of February 2013. The event aims to facilitate the sharing of ideas and research directions between researchers at UOW, ANU and UNSW working in the area of non-commutative geometry and operator algebras. The event featured six talks including one from Dr. Bram Mesland of the University of Warwick and attracted some 25 participants including 10 IMIA PhD students.