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Full Program Announced: 2018 OPEN Symposium

Not long to go! The 2018 OPEN Symposium is next Wednesday, October 10.

We are very excited to release the full program for the day, including information on our speakers,
the event schedule, information about OPEN and a map of the venue.

You can now take a look at the full program here.

And the full list of abstracts and poster sessions here. 


Final ticket sales

Haven’t purchased your ticket yet, or want to bring a colleague along?

There are still a handful of tickets left – so make sure you get in quick! We are offering discounted tickets
for member organisations and individual members, as well as significant discounts for students.

In partnership with Family Safety Victoria we are also offering discounted tickets for participants from ACCOs and/or complimentary tickets
to support participants that may not otherwise be able to attend, particularly from rural and regional areas.

Have a question? Get in touch with Emily Mellon at

Getting there

Already have your ticket? Here’s some important information on getting to the venue.

The OPEN Sector Research Symposium will take place at Arts Centre Melbourne. The Arts Centre is a 6 minute walk from Flinders Street Station,
and close to a number of tram and bus stops. You can find out which stop is easiest for you here.

If you prefer to drive, there is a car park at the venue with early bird options and accessible parking.
Take a look at the Arts Centre website for information on costs and access.

When you reach the venue, enter at ground level and head to the registration desk.
There will be Centre volunteers at the venue if you need any assistance.

Join the conversation 

The 2018 OPEN Symposium is all about collaboration and connecting the dots. Make sure you join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter!

The hashtag for the day is #2018OPEN 

You can find us on Twitter @cfecfw and make sure you like us on Facebook to receive updates and follow the conversation.

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