Conference schedule

The AIEC 2016 will provide an interesting and exciting program, unique social events, networking opportunities and a venue with first class facilities.

All events are held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, unless otherwise noted.

Schedule is subject to change. Last updated on 10 August 2016.


Tuesday 18 October 2016
08:00 - 14:00 Registration open (workshops)
14:00 - 19:00 Registration open
19:00 - 20:30 Exhibition open
09:00 - 17:00 IEAA International Research Roundtable
09:00 - 12:00 Pre-conference workshops
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 16:00 Pre-conference workshops
16:00 - 17:00 First-timers Networking Function
17:30 - 19:00 0.1. Opening Plenary
19:00 - 20:30 Welcome Reception
Wednesday 19 October 2016
08:00 - 17:30 Registration open
08:00 - 17:15 Exhibition open
08:45 - 10:00 1.1. Plenary
10:00 - 10:30 Morning tea
10:30 - 11:45 1.2. Concurrent sessions
11:45 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 13:15 1.3. Concurrent sessions
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00  Open SIG Meetings
14:30 - 15:45 1.4. Concurrent sessions
15:45 - 16:15 Afternoon tea
16:15 - 17:30 1.5. Mini-plenary sessions
17:30 - 19:00 Happy Hour
Thursday 20 October 2016
08:00 - 17:30 Registration open
08:00 - 17:30 Exhibition open
08:45 - 10:00 2.1. Concurrent sessions
10:00 - 10:30 Morning tea
10:30 - 11:45 2.2. Concurrent sessions
11:45 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 13:15 2.3. Concurrent sessions
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch
  IEAA AGM
14:30 - 15:45 2.4. Plenary
15:45 - 16:15 Afternoon tea
16:15 - 17:30 2.5. Concurrent sessions
19:30 - 23:30 Conference Dinner
Friday 21 October 2016
08:00 - 15:00 Registration open
08:00 - 13:30 Exhibition open
08:00 - 09:30 Networking Breakfast
09:30 - 10:45 3.1. Concurrent sessions
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:15 3.2. Concurrent sessions
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 14:30 3.3. Concurrent sessions
14:35 - 15:30 3.4. Closing Pelnary
15:30 - 16:30 Friday Farewell Drinks

Key dates

1 June 2016 - Registration opens

19 August 2016- Early bird closes

18 October 2016 - Conference starts