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Call for abstracts and registrations NOW OPEN!

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Volunteering Australia is now calling for abstracts for the 2016 National Volunteering Conference (6 – 8 April 2016, Canberra). The call for abstracts is open from 1 June – 24 July 2015. The Conference is proudly supported by Beyond Bank Australia.

Abstracts are invited for:

  •  45 minute oral presentation (30 minute presentation plus 15 minutes for discussion)
  •  45 minute interactive workshop
  •  Poster presentation

Submissions will be welcomed under four themes: Build Networks, Build Innovation, Build Knowledge, Build Leadership.

The Conference announced two significant keynote speakers: Dr Brendan Nelson (Director, The Australian War Memorial) and Susan J. Ellis (President, Energize Inc).

Early bird registrations are now open, make the most of registering this financial year.

For more information: www.2016nationalvolunteeringconference.com.au

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