Conference Venues

Doctoral Consortium

Tuesday 4 February, 9am to 5pm  – The University of Adelaide, Nexus 10 Tower Level 7, 10 Pulteney Street   Click here for a map to University of Adelaide

Entrepreneurship Educators’ Forum

Tuesday 4 February, 9am to 5pm – Flinders University, 182 Victoria Square Click here for a map to Flinders University, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide

The Main Academic program

Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 February, 8am start -University of South Australia UniSA City West Campus, North Terrace entrance Click here for a map to UniSA       You can see the UniSA City West Campus here​

Please note: UniSA City West campus is on North Terrace. The Barbara Hanrahan Building is directly behind the Business School which is in the Yungondi (Y) Building at 61 North Terrace. The Hawke Building is at 55 North Terrace. 

Social Events

Welcome Reception

Tuesday 4 February, 6 to 8 pm, MOD at UniSA map

This event is sponsored by UniSA

Network Social Event

Wednesday 5 February, 6 to 8 pm, at Stone and Chalk  Lot Fourteen map

This event co-sponsored by fixe

Awards Dinner

Thursday 6 February, 6 to 10 pm, at the Adelaide Zoo map

The evening will begin with drinks and canapés in the Panda Courtyard Garden, kindly sponsored by AGSE, Swinburne University. We will then take a short walk to The Sanctuary, within the Adelaide Zoo grounds, for our ACERE dinner and awards.

Click here for the venue guide – getting from UniSA to Lot 14 and to the Adelaide Zoo

Links to accommodation sites

Adelaide has various types of accommodation to offer in the central business district where all conference events are to be held. You may like to consider:

The luxurious 5-star Mayfair Hotel that can be found at the intersection of King William and Hindley Streets. The boutique hotel boasts an unmatched location, adjacent to Rundle Mall and a short walk to Adelaide’s Riverbank and entertainment precincts.

The new Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre is situated in the vibrant north-west quarter of Adelaide’s central business district. The great location provides easy accessibility to Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Convention Centre, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, the SA Health and Medical Research Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide Casino and Rundle Mall shopping.

Oaks Embassy offers contemporary serviced apartments in Adelaide’s vibrant west end. Combining stylish apartments with the comfort of first-class amenities and facilities just a short walk from the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Oaks Embassy is an easy choice for travellers looking to stay in central Adelaide with easy access to local attractions and hot spots. With an onsite Coffee Club for your convenience, Oaks Embassy offers everything you could want from accommodation in the Adelaide CBD.

Oaks Horizons is a spacious and stylish apartment-style hotel conveniently located on North Terrace in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre, Sky City Casino, Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Adelaide Oval. Choose Oaks Horizons when seeking a serviced apartment in the Adelaide CBD and enjoy the best that the South Australian capital has to offer.

Below are some sites that will assist in find the right accommodation to suit your budget and needs whether it be a luxurious suites complete with spa and city views to the simplest backpacker accommodation!   Wotif  Expedia   Last Minute   Trivago

Important Dates

Full paper submission deadline: 20 November

Educational Forum/Industry Forum Submission Deadline: 10 December

Application for Doctoral Consortium: 10 December

PDWs Submission Deadline: 10 December

Registration Early-Bird Price: 21 December


ACERE 2024 Program Schedule

Doctoral Consortium (Monday 5th February all day)

Paper Development Workshops (Tuesday 6th February – 9am – 3pm)

Educators/Industry Forum (Tuesday 6th February – 9am – 3pm)

Main Conference (Tuesday 6th (from 3:30 pm), Wednesday 7th (all day), Thursday 8th (all day) – Conference begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday 6th)

Social events

Welcome Drinks at The Old Clare Hotel, Tuesday 6th February, 5:30-7:00 PM

Gala Event and Awards at MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art)- Wednesday, 7th February, 6:30-10:30 PM

 Closing drinks at Aerial Conference Centre Thursday 8th February 5-6 PM


As a first-time participant and a new doctoral student just 6 months in, the conference has been extremely useful for me in terms of my own personal learning and in meeting new, liked-minded individuals. I would definitely encourage more of my friends to apply the conference in the future.

Participant in 2023 Edition of ACERE