Action Learning, Action Research Association Inc Australasian Conference 2012

ALARA Inc is pleased to announce the opening of registrations for the

 Action Learning, Action Research Association Inc Australasian Conference 2012
Achieving Sustainable Outcomes through Dialogue and Engagement
 
The Best from Action Learning and Action Research
 
2 to 5 September 2012
Sydney Australia
 
Principal Sponsor: Australian Institute of Business (http://aib.edu.au)
 
The Conference is a two-day high-level networking and initiative generation event. It will include opportunities for practitioners, theorists, clients and funding bodies of all persuasions to meet, pitch ideas and services, and explore real action possibilities.

A draft program will be available in the next few weeks. In addition to presentations that invite and provoke discussion, there will be panels to discuss future directions in action learning and action research in areas such as:

  • Education
  • Influencing Governance or Inquiry into Practice
  • Action Research for Sustainable Development in a Turbulent World, with the authors of this recently released book

The Conference has three Pre-conference Workshops and one Post-conference Workshop (priced separately):

  • Introduction to Action Learning and Action Research (Dr Bob Dick)
  • Discovering Creative Approaches to Sustainability using Soft Systems Methodology (Dr John Molineux)
  • Influencing Policy Makers’ Understanding of Action Research (Drs Susan Goff and Ross Colliver)
  • Life as Action Research (Dr Yoland Wadsworth)

There will be opportunities for micro-meetings amongst delegates to discuss planned or already implemented AL / AR strategies and areas of concerned experienced with AL / AR. There will also be a book launch cocktail party for the book Action Research for Sustainable Development in a Turbulent World, sponsored by Emerald Publishing

Registration Fees:

ALARA Member: $396       

Non-member: $495       

Student / Concession: $250

Workshopsrange from $50 to $180

 
To register, please go to the ALARA website: www.alara.net.au
 
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