Program

The AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2017 will draw together researchers, policymakers, cultural and collecting institutions, the corporate sector and Indigenous organisations and communities. The Conference will examine how we can more effectively target research efforts to achieve better policy outcomes and practice with lasting impact through transformative change.

The program, running from 21 – 23 March 2017, will consist of papers and discussions topics based on the conference theme 'Impact, Engagement, Transformation'.

The conference will include:

Public Program

The Public Program will include keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops and the delivery of conference papers.

Opening Reception

Registered delegates are invited to attend the opening reception on the evening of Tuesday 21 March. The opening reception marks the start of public program. 

Please note: tickets to the welcome reception are limited. Please register early to ensure you secure your ticket.

Conference Dinner

Registered delegates are invited to attend the conference dinner on Thursday 23 March. The conference dinner presents an unparalleled opportunity for delegates to network in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.

Please note: tickets to the conference dinner are limited. Please register early to ensure you secure your ticket.

Trade Fair

The conference trade fair will run concurrently with the conference sessions, highlighting the cultural and artistic expressions of the local Indigenous community as well as showcasing the variety of stakeholders working with Indigenous peoples.

Who is the conference for?

The AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference attracts a broad range of delegates including:

  • Indigenous people,
  • academics,
  • non-government service providers,
  • federal and state government departments and agencies across all areas of policy,
  • private and corporate sectors; and
  • International Indigenous peoples and agencies.

AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference prides itself on ensuring that Indigenous people are strongly represented in the conference program. This makes the event attractive to other stakeholders who gain insight and access to Indigenous networks through their participation in the conference.

Call for papers now closed

The co-convenors wish to thank everyone who submitted a CFP application. The ANIRC program committee is currently reviewing applications and will advise the outcome in due course.
If you submitted an application, please click here to log back into your account. 

Last reviewed: 16 Mar 2017