Biennial Conferences

Since its inception, Parks Forum has created and delivered four highly successful international conferences for senior parks managers. 

These conferences create unprecedented opportunities to interact and share knowledge, experience and expertise with international parks colleagues, other related industry sectors and each other.

Parks Beyond Boundaries: 22-24 May 2012 Adelaide


Parks Forum's next Biennial Conference will take place in Adelaide, at the National Wine Centre. For the latest information on the Conference, please visit the 'Parks Beyond Boundaries' website, by click here.

A World Without Parks: 2008 Auckland


At this full capacity event, delegates from across Australasia and around the world were exposed to a host of top quality speakers offering high level strategic thinking about a broad range of issues relevant to parks and protected areas.

The conference field trips were a highlight for many. Delegates spent a full day in and around Auckland exploring park management issues at ground level.

Future Generation Parks: 2006 Melbourne


Melbourne was host to the second Parks Forum Biennial Conference with a focus on parks values, exploring potentially conflicting values and planning for the future.

Parks in Society: 2004 Canberra


Australia’s national capital was the venue for the inaugural Parks Forum conference.

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Sorrel Wilby presenting at the Parks Forum 2008 Conference