In 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions, ANZAPS will not be holding a conference. Instead there will be an Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 5 November

The meeting will be on Thursday 5 November 2020 at 12noon – 4pm Eastern Australia (summer) time (9am-1pm WA time, 10:30-2:30 in NT, 11-3pm in QLD, 11:30-3:30 in Adelaide and 2pm-6pm in NZ) as an online session joined either individually or through local hubs.

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Times are AEDT (Melbourne Summer Time) and may change if required

12:00-12:15 – Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country, and agenda for the day (Nick Phelps)

12:15-12:30 – Big challenges, 2020 and Planning Education and Research – some comments from around the ANZAPS schools (Andrew Butt)

12:30-1:10 – PIA/NZPI: issues emerging from industry and accreditation processes (Paul Burton, Julie Rudner & PIA/NZPI)

1:10-1:50 – Discussion Panel: Emerging Graduate Employment and Placement Issues – Industry and University Responses (Mellini Sloane/Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes/Heather Shearer)


2:10-2:50 – Discussion Panel: Positioning the SDGs in Planning Education and Research (Wendy Steele and Lauren Rickards)

2:50-3:10 – Discussion Panel: Is climate change in the curriculum? (Anna Hurlimann)

3:10-3:30 – Discussion Panel: Positioning planning education and research: ethics, impact and Covid19 recovery (Alan March)

3:30-4:00 – Closing Remarks (including GPEAN and WPSC Lisbon 2021) – any ANZAPS issues to be resolved in 2020-21


4:00-4:45pm Heads of Schools Meeting