ACCC2017 - Workshop Submissions

The 2nd National Advancing Community Cohesion Conference will bring together over 250 Australian and international participants to explore the challenges confronting community cohesion and resilience, and ways to more effectively address them.

The Conference is calling for abstracts of workshops for presentation at the Conference.

The workshops should be practical, proven, oriented towards skills-development, and promote community cohesion strengthening practices (programs, strategies, activities, methodologies, tools and resources) relating to one or more of the conference themes.  Workshops which promote innovative community cohesion strengthening practices and also train trainers will be considered favourably. 


  1. Abstracts must be submitted on-line by Friday, 1 September 2017. Abstracts will be assessed against the criteria set out in the format.
  2. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by email by Friday, 22 September 2017.  
  3. If accepted, completed workshop documentation must be submitted online by Monday, 16 October 2017.
  4. Completed workshop documentation must be accompanied by a final version of the workshop abstract (max 275 words) and a recent, high quality photo and bio (max 200 words) of the author, for inclusion in the Conference Program Book.

Other instructions will be included in the acceptance email.

Please note:  If your workshop is accepted for presentation, you must register and pay to attend the Conference by 5.00pm AEST on Sunday, 1 October 2017, or the workshop will be removed from the Conference program.  Early bird registration fee also expires on Sunday, 1 October 2017.

Please submit any questions regarding this call for abstracts to Dr Sev Ozdowski, Conference Convenor and Director, Office of Equity and Diversity, Western Sydney University at

For technical assistance with the online submission process, please contact Craig Hassell, Conference Manager, Conference Online at


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