Conference Programme


Australasia's premier education event for the Organising Industry:

The IOPO International Conference - Live Streamed from UNSW Sydney, 18-20 March 2021

3 Days to Connect, Learn, & Grow




Once again we are mixing things up and delivering a ground-breaking conference format, packed with value and guaranteed to deliver top-notch professional and personal development. For the first time, we are delivering the entire conference via Live Stream, enabling delegates to attend from anywhere in the world!


The conference will take place over 3 days - Thursday 18 March to Saturday 20 March 2021, 9am - 5pm AEDT. Each of the 3 conference days has a specific focus area as detailed below. Delegates can register to attend either 2 or 3 days - the 2 day options are Days 1+2, or Days 2+3 (Please note that Days 1+3 is not an option)


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Each day is dedicated to a specifc focus area as follows:


Day 1: Complex and Chronic


Day 2: The Business of Being
in Business


Day 3: Practical and Creative
Professional Organising skills

Topics covered include:   Topics covered include:   Topics covered include:
Over-consumption & object attachment   Growing a successful business  
Styling vs staging
Bettering client outcomes   Breakout session: Dollars and sense  
Imagery and social media
Inter-agency support and facilitation   Breakout session: Taking your PO business or Career to the next level  
The How's and Why's of Measuring
Organising for injury and disability   Having difficult conversations  
Panel discussion: Managing a move
Panel Discussion: Working in Domestic Environmental Neglect   Coaches and mentors - engaging them; being them   Practical pods (4 x 20mins): Packing, Photography, Colour theory, Folding
Building your Community of Practice   Building your own personal and professional support network  
A creative approach to Community of Practice
        Closing Keynote



Stay tuned - more details on the programme outline will be added in the coming months


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Join us on Saturday night for a celebratory conclusion to the conference at the Cocktails & Connections trade event, where you will be able to foster your new relationships and support network, and connect with exhibitors and industry suppliers to build and grow your business success!

Please read our Refund and Cancelation Policy here