Past events

APEN has coordinated the following events:
  • 2017 GFRAS/APEN International Conference – “Facilitating balanced change for rural and urban communities”, Townsville, Queensland, 12 to 15 September. (International Conference and AGM)
  • APEN Special General Meeting on the change from an incorporated body to a Company Limited by Guarantee. The resolutions were to register the Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN) as a Company Limited by Guarantee and to simplify the Constitution. Web conference - 24 March 2017.
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 2 December 2016, Darwin, Northern Territory (Workshop)
  • 22nd APEN AGM was held by webinar/teleconference when the Management Committee (MC) met for a Face to Face meeting in Sydney on 10 – 11 November 2016. 
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 2 September 2016, Launceston, Tasmania (Workshop)
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 26 August 2016, Hamilton, New Zealand (Workshop)
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 24 August 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand (Workshop)
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 11 August 2016, Adelaide, South Australia (Workshop)
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 22 July 2016, Ingham, Queensland (Workshop)
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 21 July 2016, Toowoomba, Queensland (Workshop)
  • Program Logic, a tool for more effective change programs, APEN Roadshow, 26 May 2016, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales (Workshop)
  • 2015 APEN Conference – “Managing change, innovation & action in an ever shrinking world”, Adelaide, South Australia, 10-12 November 2015.  (Conference and AGM)
  • Victorian APEN event – “Population Health – what adoption techniques are used in the health sector and how are they similar to the ones used in Agriculture”, Melbourne, Victoria, Friday 27th March 2015.
  • APEN Facilitation Skills Workshop, Launceston, Tasmania, 17 March 2015.
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 30 July 2014, Bunbury, Western Australia (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 28 July 2014, Perth, Western Australia (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 25 July 2014, Merredin, Western Australia (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 4 July 2014, Hamilton New Zealand (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 2 July 2014, Launceston, Tasmania (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 30 June 2014, Adelaide, South Australia (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 16 May 2014, Melbourne, Victoria (Workshop)
  • Effective Promotion Using What's Already in Your Kitchen Cupboard, APEN Roadshow, 14 May 2014, Paramatta, New South Wales (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 5 May 2014, Ingham, Queensland (Workshop)
  • Designing Effective Events - Using Adult Learning Principles, APEN Roadshow, 2 May 2014, Darwin, Northern Territory (Workshop)
  • Special meeting to review APEN strategy, Melbourne 20-21 February 2014
  • 2013
  • Transformative Change: Chosen or Unchosen – Pathways to innovation, resilience and prosperity, ICNZ13, Christchurch New Zealand, 26-28 August 2013 (International Conference and AGM)
  • APEN and Ag Institute Australia (AIA) workshop on “Right-minded research and extension” and Public Agricultural R&D and productivity: Recent U.S. and global trends and emerging implications”, Melbourne, Victoria, 14 February 2013.
  • APEN Regional Professional Development Event "Segmentation what is it and how can it help me deliver more effective extension",  - Melbourne, Tuesday May 8th 2012, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • APEN 2011 National Forum "Hitting a Moving Target - Sustaining landscapes, livelihoods and lifestyles in a changing world". November 28, 29 , 30 at UNE, Armidale, NSW.
  • AGM Webinar, 25th November 2010. Australia Vs New Zealand Futures for Extension.
  • APEN 2010 Webinar/Roadshow - August 4th, Successful techniques for working with groups - experience from the grain, dairy and sugar industries. 
  • APEN 2010 Webinar/Roadshow - March 24th  - Reaching small rural landholders - a growing rural asset.
  • APEN 2009 International Conference - What a great event - 212 attended and got lots out of it. 
  • APEN WA Abstract Writing Workshop, 5 March 2009
  • APEN 2007 National Forum "Capture, consolidate and communicate - the changing nature of contemporary extension", Canberra, ACT,13 - 14 November 2007
  • Qld eExtension workshop Held in four locations across Qld at the same time, July 2007
  • APEN 2006 International Conference "Practice change for sustainable communities: exploring footprints, pathways and possibilities", Beechworth, Victoria, March 2006
  • Capacity building workshops "Capacity building: what, why and how", Australia-wide, November 2005
  • APEN NRM Symposium "Building capacity for sustainable resource management... moving a wheelbarrow full of frogs!", Toowoomba, 28, 29 September 2005
  • APEN Leadership in Extension workshops A series of three-day workshops "Leadership in extension: nurturing young leaders" that ran in five States in 2005 on various dates
  • APEN 2003 National Forum "Extending Extension: beyond traditional boundaries, methods and ways of thinking", Hobart, Tasmania, 26 - 28 November 2003
  • APEN 2002 Workshop Managing in a time of climate and landscape change" , Tatura, Victoria, 8 November 2002
  • APEN 2001 International Conference "Exploring beyond the boundaries of extension and paving the way for a positive future for regional communities", Toowoomba, Queensland, October 2001
  • APEN 2000 National Forum "Creating a Climate for Change", Forum and AGM, Melbourne Chapter, Melbourne, October 2000
  • "Evolving Systems - Challenged Minds", Forum and AGM, WA Chapter, Perth, November 1999
  • "Partnerships in Extension - Extending the Boundaries", Forum and AGM, SA Chapter, University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, December 1998
  • Seminar Series - Social Marketing and Behavioural Change Campaigns. Sunsmart, Child Immunisation, Marketing Baseball, Melbourne Chapter, April, June, August, 1998
  • 2nd Australasia Pacific Extension Conference, "Managing Change - building knowledge and skills", Albury, November 1997
  • "Beyond Technology Transfer", Conference and AGM, Melbourne Chapter, University of Melbourne, December 1996
  • "Extension Futures" Training Seminar, Western Victoria Chapter, Bendigo, June 1996
  • "Presentation Skills" Workshop, "How to avoid litigation" Seminars. Tasmanian Chapter 1995/96
  • "Taking the Information Super Highway into Agriculture and Rural Industries", SA chapter / SA Branch AIAS, Adelaide, Nov 1995.
  • Inaugural National AGM "International Forum on Monitoring and Evaluation in Extension", Albury, NSW, Nov 1995
  • "Changing Behaviour - a case study of road safety in Victoria", Melbourne Chapter, October 1995
  • "Working with the Media" Workshop. Tasmania Chapter, July 1995.
  • "Evaluation" Workshop, Charles Sturt University, Albury, Murray Riverina Chapter, June 1995
  • "Action Learning Principles in Extension" Workshop, QDPI Maroochy Horticultural Research Station, SE Qld Chapter, June 1995
  • "Techniques to Link Research and Extension" Workshop, University of Qld, Gatton, SE Qld Chapter, March 1995
  • Com Ex (Communication in extension) forum. APEN /AIAS Melbourne, November, 1994
  • 1st Australasia Pacific Extension Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, November 1993. The concept of APEN was initiated during this conference.