CALL FOR TENDERS TO HOST THE 2017 AUSTRALASIAN POSTGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE
The Postgraduate Committee to the AAP is welcoming proposals from postgraduates from any institution in Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore with postgraduate philosophy programmes to organise and host the 2017 Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference (APPC).
ABOUT THE APPC
The APPC is usually a three-day conference and provides the opportunity for postgraduate students from Australasia to present their work, debate their ideas, receive feedback from peers and form collaborations across institutions. Hosting the conference provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience in conference organisation and committee management as well as promoting your university's philosophy program. For over two decades, APPCs have included discussions with other graduates, meetings with successful philosophers, career seminars and/or publishing workshops (e.g. with the editor of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy). Recent conferences have been held in Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney and Auckland.
A successful bid will justify their selection of the conference dates and will likely contain a budget with an indication of expected funding sources, a conference planning timeline, and brief details of local facilities (including accommodation options). Bidders are encouraged to be both realistic and creative with their bids. Our comprehensive APPC Hosting Guide can be sent upon request, and we are happy to assist organisers with any further questions that they might have. Bids for the 2017 APPC close December 31st. Bidders are not restricted to groups from a single university and it may be helpful in terms of funding sources and organising resources to link up with others from local institutions.
If you are interested in hosting the 2017 APPC, or would like any further information about hosting an APPC, including the APPC Hosting Guide, please contact Toby Solomon (email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>).