2018 IAP2 Australasia Conference

Shake it up 

Registrations opening soon

GOLD COAST 23-25 October, 2018

Registrations will open before the end of June!

The 2018 IAP2 Australasian Conference will be held on the Gold Coast, 23 – 25 October 2018 at the InterContinental, Sanctuary Cove. 

This conference has a reputation as the preeminent event in Australasia for engagement and communications professionals. This year the theme of the conference is “Shake It Up” where we will be mixing up a conference that will be more interactive, experiential and fun. The conference will bring together engagement practitioners, community development practitioners, communications and marketing professionals and academics to explore the practice of engagement.

The conference will build on IAP2’s reputation for offering a dynamic, interactive and targeted program that supports professional development and enhances the practice of project communications, community and stakeholder engagement.

"Shake It Up!" will be attended by delegates working across a diversity of industries in Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN countries

Proceedings are expecterd to commence on the afternoon of Tuesday 23 October with optional workshops and masterclasses, along with the Welcome Reception, then two full days of conferencing Wednesday 24 (plus Gala Dinner) and Thursday 25 October, finishing at approximately 4.30pm on Thursday.

- The program committee is looking at developing streams, sessions and workshops along the following (potential) themes:

- Forward/future and alternative thinking

- Forward/future and alternative thinking

- Youth engagement

- The decision-makers perspective

- Engaging with First Nations and diverse communities

- Behaviour change

- Emerging areas/where is the opportunity in engagement

- Future/tech tools/digital environment

- Risk and outrage management

Full conference registration fee will start from $1200 + GST for members (includes 2 days' conference plus social functions). Day registration passes will start from $600 + GST for members.

More information coming soon!

Program

Tuesday 23 October

Registration open
Afternoon workshops and tours
Welcome Reception

Wednesday 24 October

Conference breakfast
Keynote sessions
Breakout sessions
Core Values Awards Gala Dinner

Thursday 25 October

Keynote sessions
Breakout sessions
Conference close

Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities are now available.

Download the Sponsorship Proposal here.