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Program overview

Research Symposium (concurrent with the Pre-conference workshops)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 9.00- 5.30pm

Western Sydney University (Parramatta South Campus)

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.

There is no fee but registration is vital.


Pre-conference workshops (concurrent with the Research Symposium)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Morning sessions – 9.30-12.30

Afternoon sessions – 1.30-4.30

Macquarie University

Each workshop runs for 3 hours (including time for morning or afternoon tea) and the cost is $200 per person per workshop ($400 for the full day).

This is additional to the normal conference registration.


Two day conference

Macquarie University – September 29 and 30



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