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Mark your calendar with important MAV events in 2023.



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
  • Day 2: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Delivery: Hybrid (in-person & online)
More info and registration


Rural & Regional Planning Conference

This event offers attendees practical case studies and expert policy discussion on what matters most to local government planners and decision makers in rural and regional Victoria. We have engaged expert speakers to inform and advise on a broad range of issues and opportunities facing rural and regional Victorians, including:

  • Responding to disaster and planning for resilience in the face of climate change
  • Working with Traditional Owners to preserve and enhance Country
  • Housing rural and regional Victorians to support economic and social vitality in our towns and regions
  • Supporting communities in the rollout of large-scale renewable energy projects and infrastructure
  • The impact of ongoing planning reform, policy change and key planning decisions from across the state

This conference increases knowledge and skill, enhances collaboration, and equips planning professionals and elected decision makers with new ideas to plan more effectively for their local municipality.

Date: Thursday 1 and Friday 2 June 2023
Venue: Peppers, Marysville

  • Day 1: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Day 2: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Delivery: Hybrid (in-person & online)
More info and registration

MAV Technology ICT Leadership Summit
Date: Friday 23 June 2023
Venue: Immigration Museum
Delivery: In-person
More info and registration


MAV Technology National Annual Conference and Awards for Excellence
Date: Thursday 10 August – Friday 11 August 2023
Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Delivery: In-person
More info and registration


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