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About Alliance Down Under 2022

The Australia & New Zealand Higher Education Users Group (HEUG) invites you to attend Alliance Down Under (ADU), 3-4 November, Griffith University, Nathan Campus. The program will cater the diverse portfolio of campus IT systems and will focus on the needs of our students, education and administrative staff and how we embrace technology to meet their needs.

ADU is a great opportunity to reconnect and network with your colleagues from other institutions!

We look forward to seeing you in November!

  • John Reed - ADU Chair
  • Jodie Davis, Griffith University - ADU Institutional Chair
  • Clinton Lamon, Griffith University - ADU Program Chair
  • Jason Dolan, University of New South Wales - Committee Member
  • Nikki Gaertner Eaton, University of South Australia - Committee Member
  • Umesh Gupta, Deakin University - Committee Member
  • Julie Lehmann, University of South Australia - Committee Member
  • Cathy McGrath, Griffith University - Committee Members
  • Linda Ngu, The University of Queensland – Committee Member
  • Shane Simpson, University of the Sunshine Coast – Committee Member
  • Executive Director – Brittany Moon
  • Director of Meetings & Events – Charlene Liu
  • Director of Community & Development – Tom Chambers
  • Communication & Marketing Manager – Hillary Chambers
  • Meeting Coordinator – Selly Soetarso

Program Key Focus Areas

  • Future of Higher Education in ANZ
  • Student Systems Future – what & when?
  • Curriculum Management
  • Assessment changes

Conference Programme

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Registration Check-in
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Arrival Coffee
10:15 AM – 10:35 AM Welcome & Objectives
10:35 AM – 11:00 AM Networking
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Session 1
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Session 2
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch & Networking
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM Panel Session
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Panel Session
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break with Vendors
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Session 3
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Discussion
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
8:00 AM – 12:45 PM Registration Check-in
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Arrival Coffee
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Session 4
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Discussion
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Break with Vendors
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Session 5
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Session 6
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch & Networking
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Birds of a Feather
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Closing Remarks

All times are listed in Timezone: Australia/Brisbane


Nathan, Queensland, Australia

Nathan is a cultural, social, educational and recreational neighborhood in Brisbane, Queensland. A suburb comprised mostly of Toohey Forest Park, the Mt Gravatt cemetery and a Griffith University campus, Nathan is at the center of student life and only 10 km south of central Brisbane.

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Sir Samuel Griffith Centre,

Griffith University - Nathan Campus

Located next to Toohey Forest Conservation Park you’ll find the six-star, green-rated Sir Samuel Griffith Centre—Australia’s first teaching and research building driven by solar power and hydrogen energy—and our recently completed, state-of-the-art Engineering, Technology and Aviation building. The Nathan campus is home to world-class teaching and research on the environment, corporate sustainability, Asian studies and the emerging biosciences.

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Brisbane Area Hotels

Rydges South Bank Brisbane
9 Glenelg Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101
+61 7 3364 0800
Proximity: 11.0 km

Mantra South Bank
161 Grey Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101
+61 7 3305 2500
Proximity: 11.1 km

Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane
99 Mary Street
Brisbane City, QLD 4000
+61 7 3164 4000
Proximity: 11.2 km

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend Alliance Down Under 2022?

All attendees must be an Institutional, Allied, or a Subscriber Member of the HEUG at the time of registration.

I am not sure if my organization is a member of HEUG. How do I check?

Please visit our Membership Verification page or send an email to membership@heug.org.

What types of payment do you accept?

All fees payable in US Dollars. We accept MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express. No purchase orders, cheques, or wire transfers will be accepted.

Do you offer ADA assistance during the conference?

Yes. During registration, you will be asked if you need any ADA assistance.

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