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The National Conference is a highlight of the SoCLA year.

Our first Conference was held in the Perth in 2010. Since then the Conference has been held in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide (Working Weekend), Melbourne, Canberra, Gold Coast, Hunter Valley, NSW and Perth (2019).

The  Conference also incorporates the presentation of the Brooking Prize and the grand final of the Charrett Moot.

2022 Conference Theme

The conference theme is "Getting Risk Right”.

New conference dates:  10 -12 March 2022

The new dates for our National Conference will be 10 - 12 March 2022 in Hobart.  More details will be provided. 

Registrations have not yet opened.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the conference.

Supplemental Call for Abstracts

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Supplemental Call for Abstracts for the SoCLA National Conference 2022.

Abstracts should be submitted for one of the following streams:

  • Known Knowns and Unknown Unknowns
  • Baby steps or giant leaps?
  • A material risk?
  • When opportunity knocks
  • Silver Linings

Authors notified of successful abstracts shall be required to submit a paper which will be made available to conference delegates and which will also be published on the Society's website.

The Call for Abstracts - Rules can be found here.

Abstracts must be submitted online here.

Key Dates:

  • Abstracts are to be received by 31 January 2022
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts will be issued by 11 February 2022
  • Speakers to register and pay by 18 February 2022
  • Final Papers are to be received by 4 March 2022

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