Conference program

What you can expect

This year’s conference aims to:

  • Showcase evidence-based research and scholarship;
  • Share experiences of those in the discipline of taxation;
  • Promote collaboration between universities and industry;
  • Showcase curriculum advancement and pedagogical improvements in view of national and international developments;
  • Provide examples of innovation in the field of taxation; and,

Encourage creative thinking to develop inventive solutions to complex issues that our discipline may be facing.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to explore the conference theme in various ways. A range of inspiring and eminent speakers have been requested to address the delegates and two public keynote sessions will be delivered by specialist from the field on Thursday and Friday of the conference.

PhD students will have the chance to showcase their research and gain valuable feedback from the audience during the PhD workshops to be held on Wednesday morning.

A lively panel discussion will be held on Wednesday after lunch regarding the “tax graduate of the future” and what it is that employers will be looking for in the next generation of taxation professionals. We will also hear from past and recent graduates about their experiences whilst at University and how those experiences shaped the trajectory of their careers.

Concurrent sessions will be held during the conference on a range of topical matters and advances in the field of taxation. A creative workshop is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon which will encourage delegates to discuss curriculum advancement and pedagogical improvements which have assisted in engaging with students.  The purpose of this workshop will be to expose successful pedagogical strategies in the teaching of taxation law and to work through any challenges that delegates may face in applying these methods.

The programme is now available here – do check this page for any further updates.


Delegates, family and friends are also encouraged to explore the beautiful city of Perth, its surrounding countryside and wonderful vineyards during their time on the West. There are many attractions around Perth and its greater suburbs, many opportunities not to be missed.

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