Triennial and International Conference of SCOA 
Settlement and Citizenship in a Civil Society 
5-7 May 2016 in Melbourne


Dear administration,

Time flies with the SCOA Conference only five weeks away! Don't forget to register! Tickets are still available to the Conference Dinner for conference attendees, their guests and those wishing to attend the dinner only.

Conference Dinner


  Conference Dinner
The Conference Dinner will be held Thursday 5 May at Melbourne Town Hall.... read more


Speaker Highlights

  Deng Thiak Adut - Defence Lawyer
Deng came to Australia as a refugee in 1998, following life as a child soldier in Sudan. In 2005, he enrolled in a bachelor of laws at Western Sydney University and became the first person in his family to graduate with a law degree. ... read more

  Judi Altinkaya - Immigration New Zealand
Ms Judi Altinkaya is the national manager of Immigration New Zealand’s Settlement Unit. In this role, her priorities include leading the all-of-government implementation of the New Zealand Migrant Settlement and Integration Strategy (2014), strengthening support for retaining skilled migrants in regions ... read more

  Dr Devaki Monani - Australian Catholic University
Dr Devaki Monani has a doctor of philosophy in social work from the University of Melbourne. She is a lecturer in the Master of Social Work Program at the Australian Catholic University in the area of social policy and social work research. ... read more



For a full list of SCOA Conference speakers see the Conference Program.




  How to register
Don't miss out! The early bird registration deadline is Friday, 11 March.... read more


SCOA looks forward to seeing all of you at its Conference and thanks its partners and sponsors for making it happen.

If you require further information contact Conference Management at or on (08) 8217 9544.

The Team at SCOA