National Council 2016 Registration Information
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National Council 2016

Dates:             Friday 16 - Sunday 18 September 2016
Location:      Canberra, ACT

Start time:   1:00 pm - Friday 16 September -  EWB National Council Opening
Closing:         4:00 pm - Sunday 18 September

  * National Council sessions at the Sciences Teaching Building, ANU, (Fri afternoon, Sat & Sun) 
  * Industry & Networking event  'Collaboration is Keyat  The Shine Dome (Fri night)
  * EWB Celebrates at  The RUC  (Sat night) 

 * NC delegates are staying at the Canberra City YHA located at 7 Akuna Street, Canberra.  
    Check-in:  Friday 16 Sept 11:00 am--12:00 noon (general delegates).
                           Thursday 15 Sept after 2:00 pm (School Outreach delegates).

    You'll be allocated a bed in a shared dorm.   Bring your own towel.   Bed linen is supplied by the YHA.

Key Information for NC 2016 Delegates:

Agenda - NC 2016 (updated) - what's on at NC, where you need to be and when you need to be there.  Information about session times, venues, facilitators and activities (version 2.0, uploaded 02.09.16).

Delegates Handbook  (final) - all your questions answered and everything you need to know about NC 2016!  The final version will include the delegate profiles!   Printed copies will be available at NC.   (draft version 1.0, uploaded 02.09.16)

Facebook - we'll be "facebooking"  throughout NC 2016 as a way of keeping in touch with delegates - s0 jump on board.

Engineering a Better World 2020 Strategy - our Strategy informs all our work.  The objectives reflect our values, mission, culture and determination as an organisation to create a better world.

What to pack  - a suggested list of items to bring.  To get you started here's a few tips:   You'll be walking between venues so comfortable shoes are a really good idea and definitely remember your refillable bottle for H2O.   Smart clothes for the Friday evening event and something 80s-90s themed for the celebration on Saturday night.   Something to sleep in - you'll be in shared dorm-style accommodation.  Travel details and your ID.  And like all seasoned travellers - BYO towel

When you arrive in Canberra:

  • Make your way to Canberra City YHA (accommodation) and check in by 12:00 n0on on Fri 16th.  
  • If arriving after noon, head straight to the NC venue at the Australian National University.
  • 12:15--1:00 pm - walk from YHA to Australian National University campus.
  • 1:00 pm - National Council opening session  (for the full programme see the Agenda bel0w)

Transport  - transport options for when you arrive in Canberra (extracted from the Delegates Handbook). 

Claiming the delegate travel subsidy - delegates travelling to Canberra from NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA & NZ may be eligible for a contribution towards the costs of your travel (travel subsidy). 

Registration Information:

Template letter for employers   - download & customise this template to support your application for leave  to attend National Council.   It sets out the purpose of National Council, why you've been invited as a delegate and gives you the opportunity to share your EWB involvement with your employer.

Template letter for students to request absence   - download & customise this template to support your request for absence from your university course  to attend National Council.   It sets out the purpose of National Council, why you've been invited as a delegate and gives you the opportunity to share your EWB involvement with your course coordinator.

Take a virtual tour of The Shine Dome.

Delegate Information Pack (superceded, uploaded July) - preliminary information to help plan your participation.

Delegate Registration 2016 (now closed)
Every delegate needs to register for National Council.  Your registration helps us plan for everyone to have a great National Council experience (and have somewhere to sleep, be fed etc).   Registrations have now closed.

Register here