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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.

2020 Conference - postponed

Out of consideration for the health of our members, speakers, and panellists, our National Conference which had been scheduled to be held in Hobart on 24 and 25 July 2020 has been postponed and will now take place in early 2021.

More details will be provided in due course.

The conference theme is Getting Risk Right", and we expect a lively discussion on what is a central tenant of legal and technical practice.
For the first time, the conference will cover 10 points of legal CLE, across all compulsory areas in Australian jurisdictions, and will also be well suited to the risk management requirements for engineers.

Call for Abstracts

A new timeline for the Call for Abstracts will be provided once the new conference date has been announced.

The original Call for Abstracts is available here.

Further information including delegate and registration details, our gala dinner and accommodation will be available shortly.

Watch this page for further details.


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