Conference structure

Pre-conference Workshop Program

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September
Venue: Sidney Myer Asia Centre, The University of Melbourne
 8am daily Arrival and registration
9am–5pm daily PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Conference Day 1: Sunday 6 September

4.30pm–5.30pm Arrival and registration at Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne
5.30pm–7pm

WELCOME TO COUNTRY
Aunty Diane Kerr, Wurundjeri Elder

WELCOME ADDRESS 
Professor Margaret Sheil Provost, The University of Melbourne

OPENING ADDRESS  
Dr Lyn Alderman

KEYNOTE ADDRESS  
Professor John Hattie 

Q&A 
Facilitator: MC Maxine McKew 

sponsored by Clear Horizon    

7pm–8pm OPENING COCKTAIL PARTY

Conference Day 2: Monday 7 September

Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
7.30am–9am Arrival and registration, MCEC Foyer
7.30am–4pm Speakers' Prep Room
9am–10.30am OPENING PLENARY: Ian Anderson and Liz McKinley
With welcoming address by Anona Armstrong
10.30am–11am Morning tea sponsored by Corwin Sage
11am–12.30pm* CONCURRENT SESSIONS  (including EvalYear Society Presidents’ session)
12.30pm–1.30pm Lunch sponsored by ACIL Allen ConsultingPoster presentation (Foyer area)
1.30pm–3pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
3pm–3.30pm Afternoon tea sponsored by Corwin Sage
3.30pm–5.30pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
5.30pm–6.30pm AES Annual General Meeting

Conference Day 3: Tuesday 8 September

Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
7.30am–8.30am Arrival and registration, MCEC Foyer
7.30am–4pm Speakers' Prep Room
8.30am–9.30am PLENARY: Marlène Läubli Loud sponsored by ARTD Consultants
9.30am–10.30am CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10.30am–11am Morning tea sponsored by Corwin Sage
11am–12.30pm* CONCURRENT SESSIONS (including EvalYear Society Presidents’ session)
12.30pm–1.30pm Lunch  sponsored by ACIL Allen Consulting
1.30pm–3pm PLENARY: Student and emerging evaluators
3pm–3.30pm Afternoon tea  sponsored by Corwin Sage
3.30pm–5pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
7pm–11pm AES Annual Gala Awards Dinner
Venue: Great Hall, National Gallery of Victoria

Conference Day 4: Wednesday 9 September

Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
7.30am–8.30am Arrival and registration, MCEC Foyer
7.30am–4pm Speakers' Prep Room
8.30am–9.30am PLENARY: Penny Hawkins
9.30am–10.30am CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10.30am–11am Morning tea  sponsored by Corwin Sage
11am–12.30pm* CONCURRENT SESSIONS (including EvalYear Society Presidents’ session)
12.30pm–1.30pm Lunch  sponsored by ACIL Allen Consulting
1.30pm–3pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
3pm–3.30pm Afternoon tea  sponsored by Corwin Sage
3.30pm–4.30pm PLENARY: Patricia Rogers
4.30pm–5pm PLENARY: EvalYear Torch and handover to AES 2016 conference
5pm Conference close
*  The EvalYear Society Presidents’ sessions finish at 12 noon on each day to allow for a staggered lunch service.

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Links to full conference program

>>> Pre-conference workshop program

>>> Detailed conference program


PLEASE NOTE:

  • This program is in draft form. 
  • The AES cannot guarantee that all sessions will go ahead, or that sessions will be held at the date and time on the program.

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