First-timers’ Orientation and Networking

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019,
Time: 4.30pm - 6.00pm
Location: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

If this is your first time attending AIEC, you will get the opportunity to connect with other first-timers and begin your mission to meet your networking objectives.

Immediately after the First-timers’ Orientation and Networking, the conference will officially begin.

To receive more details about the First-timers’ Orientation and Networking, make sure you answer the question 'Have you attended AIEC previously?' on the online registration form.


This event is free for all first-timers attending AIEC and is included in the full conference registration fee.

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See photos from last year's First-timers’ Orientation and Networking at AIEC 2018 in Sydney here.

Key dates

21 January - Online submission opens

1 March - Online submission closes

May - Call for proposals notifications

4 June - Registration opens

1 August - Early bird registration closes

8 October - Registration closes

15 October 2019 - Conference starts