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Mark your calendar with important MAV events in 2023.



Councillor Leadership Conference
Date: Friday 10 February 2023
Venue: Hyatt Place, Essendon Fields
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Networking Event: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Delivery: In-person
More info and registration


Maternal and Child Health Conference
Date: Friday 3 March 2023
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
Time: TBC
Delivery: Hybrid (in-person & online)
Registration opening soon


Smart Urban Futures Conference
This conference explores the connections between the design of cities and how safe, inclusive and environmentally friendly they are. How do we facilitate walking, cycling and public transport in the context of a car-oriented society? How do we build a city that includes marginalised groups? And how do we engage decision makers and diverse communities to create positive change?

This event provides insights from leading thinkers in Australia and around the world, practical local examples and effective techniques to build better cities and streets. Make this your moment of professional inspiration for 2023.

Date: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May 2023
Venue: William Angliss Conference Centre

  • Day 1: 8:30am – 5:00pm (TBC)
  • Day 2: 9:00am – 3:00pm (TBC)

Delivery: Hybrid (in-person & online)
Registrations: open mid-February 2023


Rural & Regional Planning Conference
Date: Thursday 1 and Friday 2 June 2023
Venue: Peppers, Marysville

  • Day 1: 8:30am – 5:00pm (TBC)
  • Day 2: 9:00am – 12:30pm (TBC)

Delivery: In-person
Registrations: open mid-March 2023


MAV Annual Conference and Dinner
Date: Thursday 12 October 2023
Venue: Sofitel Melbourne

  • Conference Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm (TBC)
  • Dinner Time: 6:30pm – 11:00pm (TBC)

Delivery: In-person
Registrations: open in mid-August 2023