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Children and Families Research Centre

Dates & Contact details



Please note that submissions received by the early deadlines are more likely to be approved

Early deadline: February 28, 2016
Late deadline: April 30, 2016

Early deadline: March 31, 2016
Late deadline: May 31, 2016


Early bird registration ends Friday, June 17, 2016

Meeting dates

Tuesday July 19

  • Preconference workshops with keynote speakers (free and catered) at Macquarie University
  • Opening reception 4.30-7.30 pm. Coogee Bay Hotel Seaview Room; registrations open


Wednesday July 20

  • Scientific program starts; registrations open from 8.00am
  • Restaurant Outing


Thursday July 21.

  • Conference continues; registrations from 8am
  • Two excursion choices - Captain Cook Cruise on Sydney Harbour and visit to Green Central Aboriginal Community and local Sacred Sites, with bush tucker meal.

Friday July 22

  • Conference continues; registrations from 8am
  • Gala Banquet at Cyrens Bar and Grill on Darling Harbour. Buses leave 6.30 pm


Saturday July 23

  • Conference continues; registrations from 8.30am
  • Conference closes at 12.30pm
  • Farewell BBQ
  • Likely outing to Walkabout Wildlife Park


Any questions regarding registration, submissions of symposia and posters, or other aspects of the 2016 World Meeting may be directed to either Wayne Warburton E: or Tom Denson E: