The Conference

The Power of Partnerships

High Profile Event

The ACTS conference is a high profile event with strong government, industry and sector support. It continues to generate strong interest each year, as well as a loyal and growing contingent of attendees.


The conference will draw together a diverse group of attendees from across Australia and New Zealand. Sustainability practitioners and influencers, educators, students, government and business partners, and sector support representatives will come together to will champion The Power of Partnerships as a driving force for learning institutions to truly lead change for sustainability.

Inspired by global goals

The 2018 event draws inspiration from Sustainable Development Goal 17; recognising that a successful approach to leading change for sustainability requires multifaceted levels of cooperation and collaboration. By embracing inclusive partnerships that are built upon a shared vision and shared goals, both internally and with a diversity of stakeholders, our institutions can inspire and innovate for a healthy and inclusive future for all.

The conference will provide learning and networking opportunities for professionals and students working in all areas of sustainability across campus and surrounding communities. Coming together from across Australia, New Zealand and the world, delegates will share new ideas and successes, whilst advancing knowledge of current and emerging themes.

Plenary sessions
Inspirational case study presentations
Professional Development workshops
Site tours
Facilitated networking

The event attracts participants that are actively engaged in sustainable initiatives within areas covering curriculum, environmental management, facilities, finance, social responsibility and community engagement, such as:

Tertiary educators (professors, heads of schools, academics)
Facility decision makers
Environmental managers and practitioners
State and Federal Government representatives
Sustainability professionals
Students and student leaders
Vendors and consultants
Other related professionals and sector support organisations

Learn from others face to face. Share your own knowledge.

Leverage off the expertise and experience of those in the education sector with access to campus practices – all in one place, at one time.