2012 AAIR SIG forum: A new beginning in demanding times

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Thursday 5 July 2012 to Friday 6 July 2012

The Australasian Association for Institutional Research (better known as AAIR) Special Interest Groups [SIG] for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Load Management and DIISRTE [Government Reporting] is holding its annual forum in Melbourne, Australia.

We invite SIG members, AAIR members and institutional researchers to attend the 2012 AAIR SIG forum which this year is being co-hosted by Victoria University and RMIT.

The event will commence on Wednesday evening 4 July with a Delegate Welcome at RMIT.

The venue for the Thursday night Forum dinner is the Lady Cutler showboat.

Run over two days on Thursday 5 July and Friday 6 July, the forum will consist of:

  • keynote addresses
  • paper presentations in parallel sessions
  • case study presentations by forum sponsors.

Highly regarded by university delegates, government education departmental representatives and guests, the annual SIG Forum is renowned for its frank respected and open discussions. Selected sponsors are invited to the Forum to provide insights on latest technological developments - usually as case-based studies with an associated institution.

Call for abstracts

    Abstract submissions closed Wednesday 13 June 2012.

    Successful delegates will be contacted regarding their paper/presentation or BI demonstration shortly thereafter.

    Papers and presentations

    Papers and presentations should be relevant to the group.


    Demonstrations should be relevant to the group providing an insight into your institution's current systems and/or development projects.

    Forum Program

    Download the 2012 AAIR Forum Program.


    Registrations for this forum have now closed.

    Accommodation options

    The 4.5 Star Rendezvous Hotel at 328 Flinders Street is next door to the Forum venue.

    Details on the Rendezvous are available at:

    The Rendezvous Hotel has some special room rates for AAIR SIG delegates.

    Some important dates

    13 June: Abstract submission deadline

    22 June: Acceptance of paper/presentation notification

    4 July: Delegate Welcome at RMIT – Venue details to be confirmed

    5 July: Forum registration and opening (VU City Convention Centre 300 Flinders St)

    6 July: Forum Day 2 (VU City Convention Centre)


    Logo- RMIT

    We have a number of sponsors involved in putting on this event.

    Platinum sponsors

    Logo-Altis Consulting

    Gold Sponsors

    Logo- Intech Solutions: Integrated Information Quality

    Oracle logo

    Logo- Tableau software

    Silver Sponsors

    Certus Logo

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    This event has already taken place.

    5 July 2012 to 6 July 2012

    Get in touch

    Steven Wojnarowski
    Manager, Business Intelligence
    Quality Information & Planning Branch, Victoria University.
    +61 3 9919 8605
    Mark Lane
    Abstract submissions