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National Volunteering Conference 2018 – Call for Abstracts

The 2018 National Volunteering Conference will provide a forum for not-for-profit leaders, managers of volunteers, researchers and policy contributors to advance and strengthen the volunteering sector through knowledge sharing and discussion. This is Australia’s premier volunteering leadership event, uniting the sector to ignite, invigorate and inspire on volunteering issues. For more information visit


You are invited to contribute your voice by submitting an abstract to present at the 2018 National Volunteering Conference.

The conference theme is Ignite, Invigorate, Inspire. Abstracts are welcome to focus on one of the following subthemes:

  • Igniting leadership
  • Invigorating knowledge
  • Inspiring innovation

We are looking for abstracts from anyone with an interest in volunteering – volunteers, administrators, consumers, researchers, industry partners, peak bodies and national associations.

For more information on the abstract submission process, see the conference website.

Abstracts must be submitted via the electronic submission portal. To access the portal, click here.

Abstract submissions close Friday 19 November 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Conference Logistics on 02 6281 6624 or email

The Conference will be held in Sydney 20-22 June 2018.