2019 IA National Conference Melbourne
The Interpretation Australia National Conference in 2019 will consider the topic of sustainability in interpretation. We will contemplate the importance of telling sustainable stories in a time of global uncertainty and climate change.
The conference will consider sustainability in interpretation as a method of economic, cultural and social sustainability. Papers will be presented on the topics of sustainability of practice, of the environment, of story, of community, of heritage, and of culture.
The conference is aiming to be low/zero waste, with initiatives such as BYO lanyard, pen and notepad. We are aiming to have no printed programs or single use items, with all material to be recycled at the end of the conference.
Registrations for the 2019 National Event will open in May.
Call for Papers is now Open
For Submission Guidelines and to submit an abstract for presentation, please click here
Areas covered could include:
- Sustainable storytelling
- Cultural heritage tourism
- Working with communities
- Interpreting difficult stories
- Technology as a sustainable storytelling
- Interpreting Indigenous stories
- Sustainability of audience
- Sustainable placemaking
We are seeking expressions of interest for the following speaking opportunities:
- 40-minute key note presentations (plus time for questions/discussion)
- 1-hour workshops
- 20-minute conference papers
- PechaKucha lightening talks (20 slides, 20 secs per slide)
We are also seeking Melbourne-based organisations would be happy to host a field trip on Friday afternoon as part of the official conference program. We would prefer venues on the metropolitan transport system as delegates will be travelling via public transport.
Interpretation Australia would like to thank the following Conference Sponsors:
Interested in becoming a partner or sponsor for this years Conference? We are seeking businesses and organisations to partner with us for a variety of sponsorship opportunities for this years event. For more information please follow this link.