Conference Committee

The conference is supported by a joint IDP Education and IEAA Steering Committee.

The members of the Steering Committee for AIEC 2017 in Hobart are:

  • Melissa Banks, Vice-President, IEAA
  • James Bennett, Key Account Manager, NSW/QLD/ACT/NT, IDP Education
  • Janelle Chapman, Director, TAFE Queensland International, TAFE Queensland; and Vice President, IEAA
  • Phil Honeywood, Executive Director, IEAA
  • Lyndell Jacka, Head of Research, IDP Education
  • Brian Smith, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, IDP Education
  • Josephine Williams, Conference and Events Leader, IDP Education
  • Chris Ziguras, Associate Professor, RMIT; and President, IEAA

A number of people assist the committee with program, marketing and promotion, logistics and other aspects of the conference planning, including:

  • Louise Goold, Director, Murray-Goold International (Program Chair)
  • Emily O’Callaghan, Operations, Manager, IEAA
  • Peter Muntz, Communications Manager, IEAA
  • Kine Asgautsen, Events Coordinator, IEAA
  • Merlin Can, Sponsorship Manager, IDP Education

The conference organisers are Think Business Events.