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International Association of Nature Pedagogy Conference -  Adelaide, Australia 2017


Nature PlayDate: 5th & 6th May 2017


Venue: The Stamford Grand, Glenelg


Details: In partnership with Nature Play SA we are excited to announce we will be holding our Australian International Association of Nature Pedagogy Conference in Adelaide, in May 2017. This Global Conference will be an opportunity for members and those interested in joining the Association to bring together Research, thoughts and experiences through engaging keynotes and experiential workshops on Nature Pedagogy. Join Board Members, Claire Warden, Adam Bienenstock, Doug Fargher and Wendy Lee with National colleagues for two days of Inspiration.


Motivate yourself and others by listening to emerging trends and up to date research which can be used to support development of your team and centre.

Network with national and international colleagues from around the globe, including the opportunity to engage with our speakers.

Gain confidence and energy by developing a deeper understanding of Early Childhood, Outdoor Learning and Nature Pedagogy through workshops. Leave with practical tips.

Discover ways to teach using the natural world and learn how to bring nature pedagogy into your setting.



1 Day - $299 (registered IANP members) or $330 (non members)

2 Days - $499 (registered IANP members) or $550 (non members)






Friday 5th May

8:30am - Registration

9:00am to 9:30am - Conference Opening

9:30am to 10:45am - Keynote 1 - Claire Warden

10:45am to 11:15am - Morning Tea & Trade Fair

11:15am to 12:30pm Keynote 2 - Doug Fargher


12:30am to 1:30pm - Lunch & Trade Fair


1:30pm to 2:30pm - Choose from: Seminar 1 to 4 or Workshop 1 to 6

2:30pm to 2:45pm - Change over

2:45pm to 4:00pm - Choose from: Seminar 5 to 8 or Workshop 1 to 6

4:00pm - Day concludes

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Networking Drinks Reception at Stamford Grand Hotel


Saturday 6th May

9:00am - Registration

9:30am to 9:45am - Welcome & Introduction

9:45am to 11:15am - Keynote 1 - Adam Bienenstock

11:15am to 11:45am - Morning Tea & Trade Fair

11:45am to 1:00pm Keynote 2 - Wendy Lee


1:00pm to 2:00pm - Lunch & Trade Fair


2:00pm to 3:00pm - Choose from: Seminar 1 to 4 or Workshop 1 to 6

3:00pm to 3:15pm - Change over

3:15pm to 4:30pm - Choose from: Seminar 5 to 8 or Workshop 1 to 6

4:30pm - Conference Close



PLEASE NOTE these details are subject to change, more information to follow.


Keynotes, Workshops & Seminars Information



We're delighted to announce applications are NOW OPEN for the IANP Conference Trade Show! The Trade Show is a unique opportunity for organisations, businesses and agencies to connect with more than 250 local, national and international delegates over two days.


Thirteen trade show booths will be situated in a prime location at the conference venue, providing an exclusive opportunity to promote services, products, and initiatives, and to network with educators and professionals who have a strong interest in nature pedagogy.


The online application for and exhibition Terms and Conditions can be accessed here.


Please note applications close at  5pm Monday 3 April 2017 ACST (unless filled prior!)


Speaker Biographies

Claire Warden - UK
Adam Bienenstock - Canada
Wendy Lee - New Zealand
Doug Fargher - Australia




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