Venues & Transport


Paper Program (including the PDS sessions) at NAB, Docklands, Melbourne – Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February 2017.

Doctoral Consortium at RMIT, Swanston Street Campus, Melbourne– Tuesday 7 February 2017 and at NAB, Docklands, Melbourne on Friday 10 February 2017

Social Events

Additional tickets for accompanying persons to the Social Events can be purchased when registering.


Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) is located approximately 20 kilometres north the city. The most direct route is via the Tullamarine Freeway. The Freeway towards the city end of the journey becomes a tollway. The fastest way to the city or the airport is either via taxi of bus.  For information about AIRPORT TRANSFERS and SHUTTLES CLICK HERE

Please note that Melbourne has a FREE TRAM ZONE you are advised to organise your stay to either be in this zone, or be within 5-10 minutes walking distance of the zone. Both RMIT and the NAB venue are on the free tram zone routes.  For more information about PUBLIC TRANSPORT VICTORIA CLICK HERE




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