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Academic Symposium

Academic Symposium

27 September (hybrid): Co-creating the future

The Australian University Social Enterprise Alliance hosted the Social Enterprise Academic Symposium on 27 September at the QUT Gardens Point Campus. The event engaged academics, educators, students, scholar-practitioners, policymakers and those working with or in social enterprise in conversations that were ambitious, curious and optimistic.

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Event objectives

  1. Share research to enhance policy and practice
  2. Inspire national and global collaborations between researchers
  3. Advance social enterprise pedagogy and education

Program streams

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Event details


27 September 2022


08:30-16:30 AEST (GMT+10) (times to be confirmed)


Hybrid: In person at QUT, Gardens Point, Brisbane (and online via Zoom)

Abstract deadline
  • Abstract and panel proposal submission deadline: 25 July 2022
  • Notification of decision on submissions by 19 August 2022
  • Abstracts available: 27 September 2022 (to ticket holders only)
Ticket details
  • Academic Symposium Physical Pass – general: $130 AUD
  • Academic Symposium Physical Pass – student: $80 AUD
  • Academic Symposium digital access: $30 AUD
  • Evening showcase and networking: $50 AUD

Please note: Prices do not include card or booking fees



7:00 | QUT B Block

Registration opens and arrival

8:30 | Main auditorium

Welcome Address

9:00 | Main auditorium

Opening keynote with Jo Barraket and Michelle Evans

12:00 | Garden Club

Lunch & Networking

15:00 | QUT B Block

Afternoon tea break

15:15 | Main auditorium

Panel Discussion

16:15 | Main auditorium

Closing Ceremony


Evening Reception

An evening of networking with colleagues, to see and support the future of social enterprise research by HDR (High Degree Research) students and hear from leading enterprise researchers. Limited tickets available.

Are you curious or have questions about the theory and practice of social enterprise? Register to attend the symposium and join others who want to know “What does the research tell us?”  

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