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WIL Research Symposium

Western Sydney University

Research Symposium Partner and Host

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Western Sydney University (Parramatta South Campus)

Venue: Parramatta Building EB – Ground level – Room 02 (EB.G.02) Map

The Symposium is for active WIL researchers or those with an interest in WIL research.

Participants at this symposium will have the opportunity to work with a group of colleagues to develop and present an outline for a research project that investigates a particular aspect of work-integrated learning.

Participation will require some preliminary reading and preparation.

The Welcome Address will be given by the Western Sydney University Vice-Chancellor and President, Prof. Barney Glover.

Venue transport

There will be free transport between the Conference venue, Macquarie University, and the Symposium venue,Western Sydney University (Parramatta South Campus).

Concurrent events

The Research Symposium is on at the same time but a different venue to the Pre-conference workshops.

Fee

There is no fee for the Research Symposium.

Register your interest

Numbers are restricted.

Register your interest now.

Travel and timing

Bus between conference accommodation at Macquarie University and Western Sydney University

If you are staying at conference-related accommodation at Macquarie University, then a bus will pickup at the following times;

8.00am - Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde - 2-12 Busaco Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

8.05am - MGSM Executive Hotel - 99 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

8.10am - Travelodge Macquarie North Ryde Hotel - 81 Talavera Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

8.40am - Western Sydney University Parramatta Campus, Parramatta NSW 2150

The Bus will be dropping off participants in front of Building EB at the shuttle bus stop.

Return to Macquarie accommodation

5.15pm - Western Sydney University Parramatta Campus, Parramatta NSW 2150

5.45pm - Travelodge Macquarie North Ryde Hotel - 81 Talavera Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

5.50pm - MGSM Executive Hotel - 99 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

5.55pm - Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde - 2-12 Busaco Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Parking information for delegates coming directly

Delegates coming directly are to park on Parramatta North campus only. Parramatta North campus is connected to the main campus by a free shuttle bus service which runs approximately every 10-15 minutes between the hours of 6.30am and 10.30pm. Delegates are to allow for an additional 15-20 min for parking and travel time across campuses. The campus is also connected by a walking route which is regularly patrolled by Campus Safety & Security Officers.

Parking at Parramatta North Campus requires Pay and Display one day parking permits which can be purchased from the permit machines on campus.

Parramatta campus map and and shuttle bus route (PDF).

 Delegates coming by public transport

There is a public bus stop located in front of Parramatta South Campus. Delegates can take bus M52, 525 & 523 from Parramatta station to get to this stop. Alternatively, delegates can use the interactive travel planner on Transport NSW for up to date travel information.

 

 

The Gold Sponsor of the ACEN 2016 Conference is Intersective, supporting work-integrated learning in Australia

Intersective

Performance Careers is a Silver Sponsor of the ACEN 2016 Conference

Performance Careers

InPlace is a Silver Sponsor of the ACEN 2016 Conference

 

The Conference Dinner is generously sponsored by The University of Queensland

The Universiy of Queensland

The Welcome Reception is generously sponsored by RMIT University

RMIT University

The Networking Function is sponsored by HERDSA


HERDSA

The ACEN Conference is grateful for the support of

Macquarie University
Western Sydney University
Education for Practice Institute - Charles Sturt University

Partner organisations

South African Society for Cooperative Education
Canadian Association fo Co-operative Education
New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education
National Association of Field Experience Administrators Inc.
Thai Associataion for Cooperative Education
WACE