2018 NAFEA Conference - Call for Presenters

Abstracts due 3 August 2018

Call for Presenters for the 2018 NAFEA Conference

The 2018 NAFEA Conference will be held 28-30 November at the Vibe Savoy Melbourne. The theme of the conference is “WIL 2020 and Beyond”. The conference will explore current and future challenges associated with Work Integrated Learning / Field Experience and will provide a forum for practitioners, administrators and other allies to discuss strategies, innovations and practices. The conference sessions will focus on how universities and industry will be able to meet anticipated future needs and challenges. Presentations, break-out sessions and workshops are welcomed on the broader theme of the conference as well as related to:

  • Innovative practices in delivering or administering work integrated learning;
  • Facilitating and administering multi-/inter-/trans-disciplinary work integrated learning;
  • Challenges and strategies to upscaling work integrated learning;
  • Addressing issues of inclusiveness, diversity, and health and well-being of staff, students and supervisors;
  • Addressing issues of employability and student labour contributions.

Paper presentations should relate to the theme or one of the sub-themes of the conference. Presentations will be 30 minutes in duration (including questions). Please submit an abstract of 100-150 words (and include a title for your presentation).

Break-out session abstracts should include an overview of the topic and some of the questions you would like to explore as part of the session. Break-out sessions will be one hour in duration.

Workshops will explore and discuss topics of interest, including sharing best practice etc. If you are interested in facilitating a workshop, please contact president@nafea.org.au by 3 August 2018.

Submit all abstracts to president@nafea.org.au by 3 August 2018.

Members are encouraged to facilitate a break out session or share their practices with other members at a workshop. Members can apply to the NAFEA for funding to present at the conference (application process applies).

Accommodation:
Conference delegates wishing to stay at the Vibe Savoy will receive 15% off the best available rate for any accommodation rooms during the conference.

To make your booking, phone or email the hotel directly and request to speak to the reservations team:
Ph: (03) 9622 8888
Email: melbourne@vibehotels.com.au

Register for the 2018 Conference here.

Draft Program Overview

*Times are subject to change

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

6:00pm:
Welcome Drinks

Thursday, 29 November 2018

8:30am – 5pm:
Conference

6:30pm:
Conference Dinner

Friday, 30 November 2018

8:30am – 12:30pm:
Conference

Early Bird

(ends 30 August)

Post Early Bird

(after 30 August)

Member

Full Package:
$410

Day 1 only: $200
Day 2 only: $140
Conference Dinner only: $115
Welcome Drinks only: $75

Non-member

Full Package:
$485

Day 1 only: $270
Day 2 only: $210
Conference Dinner only: $140
Welcome Drinks only: $100

Member

Full Package:
$460

Day 1 only: $250
Day 2 only: $190
Conference Dinner only: $135
Welcome Drinks only: $95

Non-member

Full Package:
$535

Day 1 only: $320
Day 2 only: $260
Conference Dinner only: $160
Welcome Drinks only: $120