Ignite12! kicks off on the evening of 31 October 2012 with a launch function featuring live performances and the opening of the exhibition of creative works.

Ignite12! Opening Opening Ceremony: 31st October 2012 7:00pm

The official Ignite12! conference launch and opening ceremony celebrates the notion of Crossing the Line through a collection of diverse works, produced by QUT’s Jordin Steele, Artistic Director of the Outcase Opera Company and PhD Candidate in Music. The evening will commence with an official conference opening by Executive Dean of the Creative Industries Faculty, Professor Rod Wissler. Following the Welcome to Country address, the evening’s program of entertainment will commence.

Good food, good wine, stimulating conversation and live entertainment … we have the ingredients for a spectacular night!. 31st October 2012, 7:00pm at The Block

The conference features discussions showcasing the work of new postgraduate students and professional conference presentations over the next two days.

Click here to download the final schedule

Ignite12! Closing Ceremony 2nd November 2012 6:00pm

Following two full days of academic presentations, the closing ceremony is an opportunity to solidify new friendships, engage in reflective discourse and above all, celebrate the hard work of all those who participated and contributed to the success of this year’s event.

Director of Postgraduate Studies, Associate Prof Cheryl Stock will host the evening … and, according to current rumours, the Professor will be opening the dance floor, so be sure to shoe-up!

2nd November 2012, straight after The Great Debate at The Block