AUSCCER’s Guide to the IAG 2016

IAG LogoInstitute of Australian Geographers Conference 2016

‘Frontiers of Geographical Knowledge’

29th June – 1st July, Adelaide, South Australia




Next week, 11 AUSCCERites will be attending the annual Institute of Australian Geographers Conference in Adelaide, South Australia.

The full program for the conference is available here, but with so many UOW speakers we’ve put together ‘AUSCCER’s Guide to the IAG’ so you don’t miss a thing!

If you’re not attending the IAG, you can follow the conversation via twitter using #IAG2016 or AUSCCERites’ twitter handles (see below).



10:50 AM – 12:30 AM

Children, youth and families living in the city  – BJ3-52

(Chaired by Susannah Clement and Kiera Kent)

  • Susannah ClementWalking with pushchairs @SusannahClement
  • Sophie-May KerrStorey stories: experiences of parenting in apartments in Sydney, Australia  @SophieMayKerr1
  • Kiera KentPlaying at rock pools and playgrounds: qualitative research with families @KieraKent



10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Frontiers of urban geographical knowledge (1)  – BJ3-55

  • Charles GillonCultural and economic approaches to house construction and homemaking within a newly built master planned estate in southern Sydney @CharlieGillon


Geographies of Care and Careful Materialities: Care and socio-technical arrangements and devices  – C3-16 Centenary Theatre

  • Elyse StanesModest fashion blogs and geographies of care-at-distance @elyserstanes


2:20 PM – 3:40 PM

Geographies of Care and Careful Materialities: Care and connecting to others –  BJ3-03

  • Chantel CarrMaintaining lives: Material labour as care work in the industrial city @lifeofstuff


New Directions and Frontiers in Cultural Geography (2) – BJ3-56

  • Lance BarryThe kings and queens of Strava: cultural geographic perspectives of the digital cycling body and socio-spatial relations @lanceb147



10:20 AM – 12:00 PM

Conversations on assemblage thinking in Geography  – BJ3-30

(Chaired by Ryan Frazer and Carrie Wilkinson)

  • Carrie WilkinsonAssembling Life with Water Tanks: Keeping the Water Flowing @CarrieW2536
  • Ryan FrazerThinking Care through Assemblage: Ethological Effects and Ethics @ryangfrazer


1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Managing Natural Resources – BJ3-55

  • Victoria IkutegbeAn unconventional approach to a familiar practice: gardening @Vickyllouis


We’ll be seeing you soon #radelaide!


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