We invite you to submit a presentation EOI to inspire others through stories of collaboration, empowerment and learning for change. Our rural, regional conference aims to provide a platform for environmental leaders and groups across diverse sectors to convene, network, learn from each other, create communities of practice, and explore practical approaches for effecting change. Sectors include:

  • the formal education sector – schools, TAFE, Universities
  • Early Childhood Education – pre-schools and childcarecentres
  • Government – local councils and state agencies (e.g. Local Land Services, EPA, ROCs)
  • Landcare
  • Farming Systems Group/Grower Group
  • Community and NGOs
  • Business and commercial groups.

This year’s topics

  • Wellbeing and resilience
  • Agriculture as a climate and nature repair solution
  • Social justice
  • Designing learning for change
  • Active hope

Your abstract must be received by 5pm Friday 14 June 2024

Types of presentations

The following presentation formats are amiable. On your EOI, please indicate your preferred presentation types (you may select more than one).

  • Guided tour/field trip/site visit
  • 15 minute Oral Presentation – presentation
  • 30 minute Oral Presentation – presentation could include question time
  • 60 minute Workshop – interactive activity, outdoor space available if required
  • Display – space at the venue for the 2 days of the conference
  • Poster Presentation – will be displayed during the conference – must be A0 size.

Key points when submitting an abstract

  • Follow the guidelines in the EOI documentation.
  • 300 word limit for abstract
  • All abstracts received will be passed onto the conference committee for review
  • The committee will notify successful speakers by late June 2024
  • Confirmed presenters will be required to register for the conference and pay the relevant registration fees.

Further information: Send the committee a message

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