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The IAP2 Australasia Conference has a reputation as the preeminent Community and Stakeholder Engagement event in Australasia for engagement and communications professionals. This year the theme of the conference is “Changing Landscapes”

This three-day event will be a mix of keynote speakers, presentations, breakout session and networking with fellow engagement practitioners plus social functions including the fabulous IAP2 Core Values Awards Dinner.


26 - 28 October, 2021

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Brisbane, Queensland

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Submit an Abstract

Submissions close: 14 June 2021


This year the theme of the conference will be Changing Landscapes and will explore themes of how community and stakeholder engagement is evolving in response to emerging issues, changes and challenges presented by natural disasters, the pandemic, engaging with disadvantaged communities, diversity, equity and inclusion, climate change, globalisation and more.

The conference will bring together engagement practitioners, community development practitioners, communications and marketing professionals and academics to explore the practice of engagement.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you looking to engage with over 9000 of Australia’s best and brightest engagement professionals?

As a sponsor of the IAP2 Australasia Conference you can gain access to a rapidly growing network of enthusiastic and committed professionals who are increasingly becoming the key influencers and decision makers in government, business and industry.

This is a great opportunity to enhance awareness and align your organisation with our a hallmark event.

Call for Presentation Abstracts

Have you got an idea for a presentation or paper? We invite you to be part of the 2021 IAP2 Australasia Conference by submitting an abstract.

Submissions are now open and will close Monday 14 June 2021 at 23:59 Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Presentation abstract submission is open to all –  professionals and academics working in community and stakeholder engagement, community members who have participated in engagement and those who are exploring engagement as part of our rapidly changing design, planning, service delivery and policy making environments.

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