You have time to consider what you would like to experience around the 2023 AARE Conference Voice, Truth, Place: Critical Junctures for Educational Research at the University of Melbourne.
There are some great resources from the City of Melbourne that can help you consider the country on which the conference takes place:
If you are coming from away, and interested in Smart cities, you may enjoy connecting with some of the local initiatives outline here:
Our dedicated Local Conference Committee have been collating different ideas around places and activities that might also be of interest:
There are bespoke tours and adventures that you can book yourself into at these places, and also through Get your Guide.
I live part of the time on Phillip Island, and if you haven’t seen our fairy penguins parade up the beach in the evening, it is worth the trip.
It’s a busy time of year in Melbourne, so consider connecting with colleagues and collaborators and plan to pre-book yourselves into a shared experience to entangle yourselves into our quirky and beautiful city and surrounds.
Chair, Conferences Standing Committee