Alfred Deakin Research Institute


Indonesia Council Open Conference

2-3 July 2015
Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria

The ICOC (Indonesia Council Open Conference) is a multi-disciplinary conference which provides a forum for the presentation of new and innovative work on Indonesia with particular emphasis on encouraging engagement between newer Indonesianists and established scholars. It attracts participants from all over Australia and many other parts of the world.

The 8th ICOC will be held at Deakin University, Waterfront campus, Geelong, 2-3 July 2015. Preceding the conference proper a workshop for Honours and graduate/postgraduate students will be held in the morning session on 2 July.

There is no registration fee for the conference.

Program now available

How to Register


All participants including presenters will need to register to ensure that exact information appears in the conference program and to help the organisers better manage the event. Registration will also ensure that participants will be automatically notified if there are any updates.

Registrations for ICOC 2015 are now open. Please register for the conference and for the conference dinner on 2 July. Follow our Facebook page for updates.


ICOC 2015 will be hosted by the Alfred Deakin Research Institute at Deakin University's Waterfront campus, Geelong.

See Further Information for more details on Deakin University.

Special Conference Events

  • Postgraduate workshop program will include sessions on
    • How to get published
    • Academic writing
    • Research collaboration
  • Art of Bali exhibition @ Alfred Deakin Exhibition Gallery, Sally Walker Building, Deakin Waterfront, 2-26 July 2015
  • Photo exhibition, ‘West Sumatra: People and culture’, Costa Hall foyer, John Hay Building, Deakin Waterfront, 2-3 July
  • 50th anniversary of 30 September 1965 (G30S) Panels and discussion
  • Conference dinner and opening of ‘Art of Bali’ exhibition with Balinese dance performance, 2 July, 6pm. Registrations essential
  • Herb Feith Memorial Lecture, Prof Adrian Vickers, Sydney University, on 'The Art of Bali', Monash University, Caulfield, 3 July, 6.30pm
  • ACICIS 20th Anniversary Cocktail Function, in conjunction with AIYA, Wednesday 1 July 2015, Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, The University of Melbourne, 6:30pm – 8:30pm;

Invitation Letters

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For inquiries contact Jemma Purdey.

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18th June 2015