The program for RDI Conference 2017 is available here. A call for submissions to contribute to the conference program closed on January 30.

A combination of papers, panels, workshops and roundtables will build a dynamic and engaging two-day program, including opportunities to network and explore potential cross-sector partnerships. Invited guest speakers will frame the program through their expert insights in response to our conference theme. Stay tuned for further announcements!

Tuesday 13 June 2017, 8.15am-5pm, followed by Welcome Dinner at 6.30pm
8.15am: Registration, coffee and tea on arrival
9.00am: Opening of Conference
5.00pm: Close of Conference Day 1
6.30pm: Welcome Dinner

Wednesday 14 June 2017, 8.15am-5pm, immediately followed by Closing Cocktail Reception
8.15am: Registration, coffee and tea on arrival
8.45am: Start of Conference Day 2
5.00pm: Closing Cocktail Reception

Please note that the above schedule is subject to change.

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The University of Sydney Business School
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The University of Sydney is proud to provide a learning and working environment which is inclusive and accessible to all. A list of services on offer to those attending the RDI Conference, to ensure that all attendees are able to participate in all aspects of the conference is available here. When completing your registration please be sure to include any special requirements you may have so we can ensure this is provided this on the day


  • Full two day conference (including welcome dinner)

  • Full two day conference only

  • Student full two day conference only

  • Welcome dinner only (13 June 2017)

  • One day conference
    Standard $145
  • Student $95


As a part of the RDI Conference 2017, a dedicated one-day forum for students will be run as an additional opportunity on Thursday 15 June.

  • Student Forum

The Partnership Challenge is an opportunity for academic researchers, NGOs and private sector to pitch ideas to each other for new collaborations and innovations in sustainable development.

  • Partnership Challenge

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