New Arrivals Conference 2018

New Arrivals Conference 2018


  • Registration and delegate management
  • Presenter liaison - confirm workshop details, book travel, obtain biography and presentation
  • Manage trade exhibition
  • Confirm catering, AV requirements and room layouts
  • Design conference evaluation survey and report on each workshop and the conference overall

New Arrivals Program Professional Learning Conference
Friday 1 June 2018, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Tuesday 26 April 2016, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

The New Arrival Program Schools and Centres through the New Arrivals Program Principals and Coordinators Network (NAPPCO) has been running a biannual professional learning day for the last eighteen years. The day provides an opportunity for staff within the program to access a significant professional learning program to stimulate thinking, reflection and conversations around EAL practice. 

The 2018 program included opening addresses from the Department of Education and Training - Nick Beckingsale, Executive Director and Chris Finch, Manager of the EAL Unit. Over 400 participants attended from English Language Schools and Centres.  

The keynote speakers of the 2018 conference were  -
Associate Professor Russell Cross, Associate Professor in Language and Literacy Education at The University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Misty Adoniou, Associate Professor in Language, Literacy and TESOL at the University of Canberra