Conference Program

#ACTA2014 Conference: 30 September - 3 October 2014

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Now available to download...

  • The #ACTA2014 Conference Handbook  - here

The Conference Handbook includes information about the keynotes, the venue, the detailed program including the site visits, the abstracts for each presentation and more.

  • Presenters and papers - here

Conference key dates & times:

Day / Date Time  Activities
Day 1 - 30 September

7 - 7.20pm

7.20 - 8.30pm

8.30 - 9.30pm

Opening Ceremony


Registration & Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - 1 October 8.45am - 6pm

Keynotes, Presentations, Posters
& Workshops

Day 3 - 2 October 8.55am - 5.15pm Keynotes, Presentations & Workshops
Day 4 - 3 October 10am - 4pm Site Visits







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Associated event - Melbourne Immigration Museum Symposium

Tuesday 30 September 2014 

Can we talk? Well, can we? - Language, the great divide

A one-day symposium that explores what it means to be a multilingual society.
This symposium to be held just prior to our #ACTA2014 conference. It will be opened by one of our keynote speakers Professor Joe Lo Bianco. It is being held a short distance from our conference venue. Attend the symposium, then join us at the conference opening ceremony!

(Please note: This is a separate event running alongside the ACTA2014 Conference. Registration for this symposium is not included in the ACTA2014 Conference registration).

Site Visits

Site visits took place on Day 4 - Friday 3 October 2014.

1 Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square, Melbourne

Indigenous Culture and Multiculturalism on Screen: An Introduction to Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) Resources

Exploring indigenous identities and voices at ACMI:

Film screening - Satellite Boy Catriona McKenzie, 90 mins, Australia, 2012, PG.
Lost in the Kimberley, 12 year old Pete survives by drawing on traditional knowledge.
This is a film about tradition, progress and cultural identity.

Location of ACMI/map

2 Immigration Museum

Exploring the resources of Museum Victoria at the Immigration Museum as well as the 'Identity - Yours, Mine, Ours' exhibition
Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne.

3 Languages and Multicultural Resources Centre (LMERC)

Ground Floor, Statewide Resources Centre, 150 Palmerston Street, Carlton 3053
Location of LMERC/map 



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