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Convening the Conference Community
8-9 August 2017      Sydney, Australia

Welcome to POCO, the annual event for leading scholarly conference organizers around the world.

Join organizers from more than 31 countries to discover, discuss, and design new innovations for your conference.

Add to My Calendar 2017-08-08 12:00:00 2016-08-09 18:00:00 Australia/Sydney 2017 IEEE Panel of Conference Organizers (POCO) 2017 IEEE Panel of Conference Organizers Sydney, Australia

Theme: Connecting New Ideas to Applications and Goals

Welcoming Remarks

09:00-09:45

Keynote: Understanding the Impact of Your Event

by Kristian Nicholls

09:45-10:15

Idea Sessions

by Various

10:15-12:00

Doing Business in Sydney

13:15-13:45

Sharing Our Best Thinking

15:35-16:05

Innovation and Application

by Susan Root

16:15-16:45

Portland Pints and Pours

17:00-18:00

POCO Welcome Reception

19:00-21:00

Theme: Being a Beacon for Change

Welcoming Remarks

09:00-09:15

Keynote: Data Science – The Future of Event Planning

by Dr. Ian Oppermann

09:15-09:55

The Trial of the Century

10:35-11:50

Keynote: Lessons in Creation and Creativity

by Sandra Chipchase

13:00-13:30

Keynote & Workshop: Pitch Your Idea Like A Pro

by Melissa Marshall

13:35-14:50

Panel of Conference Organizer Success Stories

15:30-15:45

Idea Pitch Competition

by Hilton

16:00-16:45

Closing Remarks

16:45-17:00

Portland Pints and Pours

17:00-18:00

POCO Social

19:00-21:00

LOCATION

Hyatt Regency Sydney
161 Sussex Street
Sydney, 2000 Australia

REGISTRATION

Registration for POCO 2017 is now closed.

ACCOMODATIONS

Book a room at Hyatt Regency Sydney. Hotel accommodations can be reserved during your conference registration.

CO-LOCATED EVENTS

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