The 2017 ODLAA Conference will be held from Sunday 5th February – Tuesday 7th February 2017.

A program overview is provided below. Or you can download the the detailed program here >

Scheduled presenters, if you have any questions regarding the program please direct them to our executive officer at


Day 1: Sunday 5th February 2017

  • 10-12am Registration available
  • 12-2:30pm Workshops (3 options)
  • 2:30-3:00pm Afternoon teashop
  • 3:00-5:30pm Workshops continue (3 options)
  • 5:30-7pm Opening Welcome Function (at venue).

Day 2 Monday 6th February 2017

  • 8am Registration desk open
  • 9am Opening
  • 9:30am Keynote: Belinda Tynan
  • 10.30am Morning Tea
  • 11.00am Keynote: Kemi Jona
  • 12:00 Parallel Conference Sessions x 3
  • 1pm Lunch
  • 2.00pm Keynote: Balasubramaniam
  • 3:00pm Parallel conference sessions x 3
  • 4:30pm Afternoon tea
  • 5-6pm Parallel sessions x 3
  • 7-10pm Conference Dinner and Awards (CBD venue)

Day 3 Tuesday 7th February 2017

  • 8am Registration desk open
  • 8:30am Keynote: Peter Goodyear
  • 9:30am Morning Tea
  • 10.00am Concurrent Conference Sessions x 3
  • 11:30 ODLAA AGM
  • 12.30pm Lunch
  • 1.30pm Keynote: Joyce Seitzinger
  • 2:30pm Parallel sessions x 3
  • 3.30pm Invited Panel discussion
  • 4:30pm Closing session
  • 5:00pm Conference Close

Conference start and finish times may be varied and influenced by flight arrival and departure times for Melbourne. Delegates will be encouraged to stay until the conclusion of the conference.