[SydPhil] Conference on Action Learning and Action Research. Sydney, September 2012

Sandris Zeivots sandris.zeivots at student.uts.edu.au
Wed Jun 6 11:10:43 AEST 2012

ALARA Inc is pleased to announce the opening of registrations for the
Action Learning, Action Research Association Inc Australasian Conference
"Achieving Sustainable Outcomes through Dialogue and Engagement. The Best
from Action Learning and Action Research"*

2 to 5 September 2012

Sydney Australia

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.

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

*Registration Fees:*
Early Bird (Closes 2 July 2012)
ALARA Member: $330        Non-member: $425        Student / Concession: $200

Full Fee (from 3 July 2012)
ALARA Member: $396        Non-member: $495        Student / Concession: $250

Workshops range from $50 to $180

For more information: www.alara.net.au

ALARA thanks the Australian Institute of Business and the University of
technology Sydney for their support of the Conference.

Colin Bradley

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