Groningen Meeting
Sixth Annual Groningen Declaration Network Meeting in Melbourne Australia

The 2017 Annual Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) Meeting will be held in the vibrant, cosmopolitan city of Melbourne, Australia from 26 to 28 April under the theme Extending Engagement.

Signatories to the Groningen Declaration from across the globe will attend the meeting which will be held at The University of
Melbourne, one of Australia's oldest universities. At the forefront of tertiary education and research in Australia, the University of Melbourne maintains its reputation for excellence, currently ranking number 1 in Australia (Academic Ranking of Universities 2015) and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education Rankings 2015-2016).

Make sure you register now for what promises to be a stimulating event featuring thought-provoking keynote addresses, workshops, case studies and roundtable discussions along with ample time for networking and connecting with colleagues. Twenty countries world-wide have signed the Groningen Declaration which aims to enhance student mobility and provide credential integrity and security for digital student academic data globally. Universities across Australia and New Zealand have been collaborating to give meaning to and realise the goals and aspirations of the Groningen Declaration.

Attending the 2017 GDN Meeting will give participants the opportunity to visit Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne, renownedfor its excellent food, wine, galleries, museums, live music and strong sporting tradition. This multicultural, eclectic city is also the gateway to Victoria’s world-class wineries, spectacular coastline and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

The delegate registration package includes a range of social networking options to give participants an insight into Melbourne and Victoria. Special accommodation packages have also been negotiated for participants.