Conference update

There is just less than one week to go until the ASA2015 Conference in Melbourne. The program includes 112 presentations by researchers and practitioners from around the world as well as a number of exciting social activities and keynote presentations.

Welcome Reception

The ASA2015 Welcome Reception is from 6-9pm on Tuesday 1st December on the Melbourne School of Design Japanese Terrace. Food and drinks will be provided. Follow the signs to Level 4 of the MSD Building. Directions for how to get to the building are available on the conference website -


The final program is now available on the conference website -


The registration desk is located on the ground floor of the MSD Building. Registration opens at 8am each day with coffee and tea available.


Presenters are asked to either email their presentation file prior to the conference (to, with your submission number in the subject line (10MB max.), or upload it at least 30 minutes prior to your session in the Speaker’s Room on Level 1 of the MSD Building. If you plan to use a PowerPoint for your presentation, the ASA2015 PowerPoint template must be used and is available at Presentations are expected to be no longer than 15 minutes. Each session will conclude with 30 minutes for panel discussion/questions.


If you have purchased a USB or hard copy proceedings, these will be available to collect at the registration desk on the ground floor of the MSD Building. A small number of USB and hard copy proceedings will be available to purchase during the conference.


If you are yet to arrange accommodation a number of options are available on the conference website -

Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) from 7-11pm on Thursday 3rd December. Delegates will be able to enjoy a three course meal, unlimited drinks and music by duo James Wakeling and Robert Vincs while overlooking the MCG Arena. John Wardle, Founder of John Wardle Architects and architect for the MSD Building, will present a keynote on the MSD Building during the dinner. Tickets are still available for the MCG tour prior to the dinner and can be purchased at the ASA2015 registration desk.

Join the conversation

To follow the conference on Twitter use #asa2015melb and on Facebook at ANZAScA.

We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne next week.