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    • AARE Conference 2015Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2016
      Transforming Education Research

      SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER - THURSDAY 1 DECEMBER 2016
      MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND | MELBOURNE, VICTORIA
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Welcome from President

AARE respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land where the conference will take place. For the Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri), Boonwurrung, Taungurong, Dja Dja Wurrung and the Wathaurung groups who form the Kulin Nation, Melbourne has always been an important meeting place for events of social, educational, sporting and cultural significance.

Welcome from PresidentWe look forward to welcoming you to the 2016 annual AARE Conference, to be held at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the largest stadium in the southern hemisphere. The last time the conference was held in Melbourne was in 2010 and we are delighted to be once again in one of the world’s most harmonious and culturally diverse communities. Melbourne is renowned for its vibrant energy, café-filled laneways, cultural institutions, sporting events, and beautiful parks. It is an easy city to navigate, particularly with the tram system which makes moving around the city a special experience. The MCG is within walking distance of the city centre and many cultural attractions. There are wonderful opportunities for networking in the many fine eateries and restaurants in Melbourne, in addition to social networking events during the conference.

The AARE conference brings together researchers from across the world, as well as Australia, who work in diverse educational fields. The Association’s wide range of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) gives a sense of this diversity. The conference is a space within which both well established and early career academics can find a forum to provoke debate, stimulate discussion, offer new ideas and encourage the dissemination of research findings. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Transforming Education Research’ and we look forward to many vibrant discussions during the conference about the importance of educational research and its ability to effect positive change both in Australia and internationally.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2016 AARE Conference in Melbourne.

Professor Martin Mills, AARE President

2016 Conference Standing Committee

CONFERENCE CHAIR
A/Professor Margaret Baguley
AARE OFFICE AND EVENTS MANAGER
Ms Deborah Cracknell
AARE EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM REPRESENTATIVE
Ms Debra Cunningham
INDIGENOUS RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT
Professor Tracey Bunda
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) COORDINATOR
A/Professor Mary Lou Rasmussen
TREASURER
Professor Michele Simons
POSTGRADUATE STUDENT MEMBER
Ms Sara Weuffen
EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER MEMBER
Dr Abbey Macdonald
AWARDS COORDINATOR
A/Professor Bernadette Walker-Gibbs

Important Dates

  • 23 March 2016
    Call for Abstracts Opens
  • 24 May 2016
    Early Bird Registration Open
  • 26 May 2016
    Call for Abstracts Closes
  • 18 August 2016
    Early Bird Registration Close
  • 10 November 2016
    Standard Registration Close
  • 27 November - 1 December 2016
    AARE Conference 2016

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