2020 SPEVI Biennial Conference

The next SPEVI conference will be held in Adelaide in South Australia, from Sunday 12th January to Wednesday 15th of January 2020. It will include social events, international keynote speakers, optional school tours as well as other exciting program features yet to be announced. We look forward to building a wonderful conference program and welcoming you to SPEVI Adelaide 2020.

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SPEVI hosts a four or five-day conference every two years in one of Australia’s states or territories, or in New Zealand. These biennial conferences offer Australian, New Zealand, Pacific Island and international leaders, professionals and parents/carers the opportunity to share information and ideas about current and emerging services, programs, technologies and resources for children and adults who are blind, have low vision, deaf-blindness, or additional disabilities.

Past Conferences

The 2015 SPEVI Biennial Conference was held in Melbourne, Victoria, from 12-15 January 2015. Access here this Conference's Peer reviewed papers.

The 2017 Biennial SPEVI Conference "Shining the Light on Vision Education" took place in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) from 8th to 12th January 2017. This successful event brought together the best minds in vision education from around Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific with participation from the UK and Denmark.

To obtain a copy of the 2015 Conference Proceedings, please download, complete and send us the Order Form 2015 SPEVI Conference Proceedings