Conference 2023 – Call for Papers

Share your engagement successes as a Case Study or Poster Session at Engagement Australia’s premier conference for engagement professionals working in, or with higher education institutions.

2023 Conference Theme: Engaged Universities – The Next 20 Years

Abstracts are welcomed from higher education academic, teaching and professional staff, students, industry, and community representatives on the following topics:

  1. Case studies on Evaluation of Partnership and Impact: share your cases related to Evaluating, measuring, and demonstrating social impact.
  2. Case studies on Community Engagement in Practice: share your cases on 4 different sections:
    • Engaging with Community
    • Engaging with Industry
    • Engaging with Government
    • Engaging across Industry, Government and Community
  3. Paper Poster Session



Case studies

To create an inclusive forum for discussion and learning we strongly encourage copresenting of case studies by university engagement leaders and their community partners.

Each case study presentation will be allocated 15 minutes total, and we recommend allocating time at the end for audience Q&A.

Paper Poster session

A1 Posters should display: research outcomes, describe ongoing projects, and elaborate the experience of University-Community Engagement. Posters may include photographs, statistical tables, figures, charts, or other graphic material relevant to the project.

Presenters must be available at their poster to answer questions. Poster presentation will take place Tuesday 21 November and Wednesday 22 November.



Interested presenters must submit a brief abstract of their topic, no more than 500 words. Please include the name of the section you are submitting to (Evaluation and Impact or Community Engagement in Practice and which of the 4 sections). Please include a title and key contact information with your submissions and send via email to by COB Friday 6th October. Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection of their submission by Friday 20th October.


For more information about our 2023 conference, including links to register to receive the early bird rate, please visit our Engagement Australia Conference 2023 section.