For rooms and individual session times refer to the app.

In the event of conflicting information, the app overrides this website.

Venue location

Macquarie Theatre (Teaching & Entertainment), 21 Wally's Walk Building W2.4A


Train: Macquarie University train station is located on the corner of Herring Road and Waterloo Road, North Ryde. The station is close to the campus (a 10 minute walk to the conference venue), with services running approximately every 15 minutes to and from the city. Transport services

Bus: The university is also serviced by regular buses, with stops located both within the campus on Balaclava Road and University Avenue, as well as near the entrances to the Macquarie University Train Station and Macquarie Centre (located on Herring Rd). Transport services

Car: If travelling by car, parking is available on campus and will be free during the period of the conference (there is no need for a permit). The X3/W4 (West 3) car park is the easiest to locate and can be entered via the University from Balaclava Rd, off Epping Road. Campus map

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Conference venue

Location map

Macquarie University is in the suburb of Macquarie Park about 18 km northwest of Sydney. Founded in 1964 it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.

The university's five faculties, the Macquarie University Hospital and the Macquarie Graduate School of Management are located on the university's main campus in suburban Sydney.

The university is the first in Australia to fully align its degree system with the Bologna Accord.


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


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


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