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AITD National Conference 2017

Sydney 11-12 May 2017 (9:00am - 5:00pm)

Pre-Release Registration

Optional Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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The 2017 AITD National Conference will take place on 11-12 May 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

AITD's National Conference has a reputation for delivering thought-provoking presentations on contemporary issues relevant to learning and organisational development professionals.

Past conferences have included high profile L&D thought leaders like Charles Jennings, Dr Jane Bozarth, Harold Jarche, Ger Driesen, Nigel Paine, Dr Anne Bartlett-Bragg, Donald Clark, Emma Weber, Craig Weiss, Prof Robert Brinkerhoff and more.

See the AITD2016 Storify for an overview of our most recent conference.


The 2017 program is currently in development. Topics that will be explored include: learning ecosystems; performance support; learning technologies; microlearning; big data; curation; gamification and more. AITD is seeking Expressions of Interest from speakers for the 2017 Conference. If you have an interesting presentation to share with this learning community, we are keen to hear from you by 7 October 2016. Case studies and show-and-tells are particularly welcomed.

Express Interest in Speaking at AITD2017


Put your organisation in front of some of the most influential Training, Learning and Development, Human Resources and Organisational Development leaders and decision-makers in Australia by sponsoring or exhibiting at the AITD Conference. Places are limited to provide sponsors with maximum exposure.

  1. Expose your brand to thousands of potential clients through Conference marketing collateral, AITD's magazine, enewsletters and website (campaign runs July 2016 through June 2017).
  2. Excellent networking potential with delegates.
  3. Affiliation with a credible and reputable event.

Please contact Elizabeth Robinson, at by email or 02 9211 9414 to discuss how you can get involved. The earlier you align with this event, the more opportunities you have to participate in marketing of your brand. Plus, there is an opportunity for increased exposure through alignment with the AITD Awards by booking in early.


Pre-release registration is now available for AITD members. Recognising that the full program is not available, tickets are currently on sale for 40% off the standard price. Discounts are also available for groups.

Save the date for the AITD2017 National Conference in Sydney on 11-12 May 2017. Follow @aitd1 on Twitter for #AITD2017 updates.



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