The IPAA National Conference will be held in Canberra on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at The Great Hall at Parliament House. The conference will be one full day with a single stream format, similar to the IPAA ACT 2016 Conference. The conference will also incorporate the Garran Oration. The theme of the conference will be 'Thinking Differently: Building Trust' with a program incorporating speakers to be released in mid-May.
A conference dinner will be held on evening of Tuesday 14 November 2017 at the National Arboretum. The dinner will include the Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management and the IPAA National Fellows.
Ticket sales will open in May and will initially be available to IPAA corporate and individual members only.