Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

2020 National Outdoor Education Conference

Posted on 11.10.2019

With the announcement of the themes of the concurrent sessions for NOEC 2020, the organisers are calling for your abstract submissions.

NOEC 2020 Conference Streams

The four streams and their presentation topics are as follows:

Stream 1: Are you ready?
Presentations related to our preparedness educate in a complex and dynamic environment:
• Standards, practice policies procedures
• Research, evaluation and assessment,
• Mental health issues
• Risk Management

Stream 2: Conversations at the edge
Presentations related to contemporary issues:
• Challenging the dominant narrative
• Justice, equity, diversity and inclusivity (JEDI)
• Cross fertilisation, collaboration and synergies

Stream 3: Learning in the outdoors – beyond 2020
Presentations which dare us to be different:
• Sharing practice (hands on workshops are especially encouraged)
• Innovations and leading edge ideas to address future trends
• Program design, delivery and outcomes
• Pedagogy and curriculum
• Play

Stream 4: Human-Nature interactions
Presentations related to:
• Place-based education
• Indigenous knowledge systems
• Environmental education
• Sustainability

Abstracts close 22nd November 2019



For more info go to the NOEC website:

For further inquiries,





Have a story to tell or news to share?

Let us know by Submitting a News Story

Discover Queensland

Explore all of Queensland’s adventures.

Start Exploring

What's On



An Outdoor-tober activity

National Children’s Week

Children's Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood - to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities
Read more



An Outdoor-tober activity

Gone Fishing Day

When all Australians can get out on the water for a fish!
Read more



2019 Australian Walking & Cycling Conference

Read more

Latest News

Pre-existing Health Conditions

Incidents in the Outdoors: Pre-existing Health Conditions

Read more
Active Clubs Funding Now Open

Providing funding of up to $2,000 for either equipment or training

Read more
Tourism Industry Business Capability Program

Supporting tourism operators across the state by building digital capability

Read more

Become a member

QORF welcomes applications for new Community and Green Circle Members from organisations and individuals involved in the outdoors

Learn More
Tail Lights by Georgina Pratten