Pre-conference workshop submissions have now closed.

Pre-conference workshops provide an opportunity to engage participants in the application of theory and practice and to disseminate best practice and innovative pedagogy. The number of workshop slots is limited and will include invited workshops as well as those accepted through the review process. If the program cannot accommodate all suitable proposals for pre-conference workshops, proposers may be offered a shorter time slot in the main conference program. All pre-conference workshops will be held on Monday, 8 July 2024.

Workshop proposals must be submitted through the online submission portal no later than midnight on Friday 29 September 2023 (AEST).

A workshop proposal (maximum 350 words) must be submitted for review. The proposal should be submitted as text and typed directly into the text box provided in the submission portal including the below headings.

  1. Aim of the workshop
  2. Focus of the workshop (e.g. presentation of research outcomes, provision of a practical application related to research, industry focused perspective) 
  3. Overview of the workshop
    • Intended audience 
    • Context and if appliable reference to literature informing the workshop
  4.  Brief workshop plan including activities to engage participants

If accepted, the submission will be published on the conference website and app. Facilitators will also be asked to provide a brief biography and will be provided with complimentary registration and catering on the workshop day.

Proposals for pre-conference workshops will be reviewed against the following criteria:

  • Relevance
  • Aim and focus of the workshop
  • Plan of activities and engagement
  • Intended learning outcomes and contribution to practice
  • Clarity and standard of writing

Pre-conference workshops will be allocated 180 minutes of workshop time, with an additional 30 minutes allocated for a refreshment break. It is expected that the presenter will integrate activities, questions and discussion throughout the workshop. A full day workshop may be considered but will depend on space in the program and a strong justification.

Formatting guidelines

  • Workshop proposals must be typed directly into the text box provided in the submission portal and not exceed 350 words.
  • Do not include the workshop title or the facilitator names and affiliations in the submission text box. These details will be captured separately during the online submission process.
  • All text should be entered in sentence case (do not type in CAPITAL LETTERS)
  • Do not include any tables or images in the submission.