Other Events - Queensland

Action Learning, Action Research Association Ltd (ALARA) has held a range of smaller events over the years. Examples include the following.

Events in Brisbane

Events in Cairns

Other Australian States

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - "ALARA Conversations"

  • 2019
    • 21 November 2019   A Very ALARA Christmas with Sara Branch and Jenna Mikus
    • 17 October 2019   A Conversation with Sara Branch: What makes a Community?
    • 25 July 2019   A Conversation with Margaret Fletcher: Understanding me so I can understand you
    • 20 June 2019   A Conversation with Cathryn Lloyd: The Power of Stories and The Story Cookbook: practical recipes for change
    • 23 May 2019   A Conversation with Bill Synnot and Dr Albert Holt: Goondeen Understanding Australia
    • 11 April 2019   A Conversation with Lesley Wood (North-West University, South Africa): Doing Research that Matters: Translating a South African Experience to Australia
    • 21 March 2019   A Conversation with Ron Passfield: Leadership in Organisations in the Digital World of Work
    • 21 February 2019   A Conversation with Bob Dick: Action Research and Action Learning
  • 2018
    • 5 July 2018   A Conversation with Dr Geof Hill and Dr Cathryn Lloyd: Articulating Practice Through Provenance
    • 21 June 2018   A Conversation with Ian Plowman: Evolutionary Psychology as a Lens to Understand our World
    • 1 March 2018   A Conversation with Prof Lesley Wood: Participatory Action Learning and Action Research (PALAR) for Community-based Research in a Developing Economic Context
  • 2017
    • 21 September 2017   A Conversation with John Hanley: Action Learning Action Research Potpourri of Processes
    • 25 May 2017   A Conversation with Laura Graham: Building High Performing Teams
    • 6 April 2017   A Conversation with Bob Dick: Building Relationships, Crafting Agreement from Disagreement
  • 2016
    • 22 September 2016   A Conversation with Eileen Piggot-Irvine: Enhancing Credibility of Action Research: How an International Evaluation of AR is Aiming to Show Precursors, Processes, Outcomes and Impacts
    • 1 September 2016   A Conversation with Angela Ballard: Emergent Theory from Action Research Praxis: How do I make sense of this?
    • 7 July 2016   A Conversation with Sara Branch: The Art and Science of Working with Structure and Flexibility
    • 9 June 2016   A Conversation with Diana Seekers: The Art of Supervision: Containment, Reflective Practice and Action Learning for Staff Support
    • 10 March 2016   A Conversation with Richard Teare (facilitated by Judith Kearney and Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt): Including the Poorest: Why lifelong action learning works in places where there is no educational provision!
  • 2015
    • 29 October 2015   A Conversation with Marcus Foth, Jared Donovan, and Jaz Choi: Participatory Design and Action Research: Identical Twins or Synergetic Pair?
    • 3 September 2015   A Conversation with Dr Ron Passfield: Organisation Action Research: A Cultural Framework for Intervention
    • 23 July 2015   A Conversation with Lou De Castro Myles: Enterprising Skills in Human Capital Development: Local Action, Global Impact - Working with Bhutan
    • 16 April 2015   A Conversation with Dr Kay Distel: Family Constellations: a process to solve elusive conflicts
    • 12 February 2015   A Conversation with Bob Dick: Scenario Planning: Preparing for an unpredictable future
  • 2014
    • 23 October 2014   A Conversation with Dr Margaret Fletcher: Why action research works: A neuroscientific perspective
    • 10 July 2014   Anita Cochrane: Using Action Research Methodologies to Develop a More Effective Approach to Weight Management
    • 5 June 2014   A Conversation with Margaret Fletcher, Judith Kearney and Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt: Professional Learning through Critical Reflection: Towards a new vision of action research
    • 10 April 2014   Kay Distel: The Elusive Other: A self-study action research project with diverse learners in Higher Education
    • 20 February 2014   A Conversation with Pieter Reijneveld: Change within Organizations - Action Learning and Action Research processes are used in large scale interventions, but how can we promote them within SMEs?
  • 2013
    • 7 March 2013   A Conversation with Ian Hunter and Mary Sayer: We need to talk about death!
  • 2012
    • 22 November 2012   A Conversation with Cathryn Lloyd: City of Thought – community building through co-developing an architectural model
    • 22 March 2012   A Conversation with Gina Blackberry: Turning Teachers On (to ICT) A metacognitive approach to developing agency with ICT
  • 2011
    • 9 November 2011   A Conversation with Greg Nathan: Leading in the Field
    • 14 July 2011   A Conversation with Bob Dick: Action Learning for Building Resilience
    • 14 April 2011   A Conversation with Paul Marshall and Pam Swepson: Moving Metaphors for Managing Conflict
  • 2010
    • 14 October 2010   A Conversation with Judith Kearney: Actioning Change: A Partnership with the Samoan Community to promote educational opportunities
    • 26 August 2010   A Conversation with Peter Hexel
    • 10 June 2010   A Conversation with Susan Goff: Participatory action research practices in decolonising contexts
    • 27 May 2010   A Conversation with Jennifer Summerville: Participatory action research practices in decolonising contexts
  • Pre-2010
    • 22 October 2009   A Conversation with Jenny Summerville: Evaluating the “Outcomes” of Action Research: The Evaluation of the Professional Support Coordinator Queensland’s Action Research Project
    • 20 August 2009   A Conversation with Pam Swepson: An action-learning approach to executive coaching
    • 18 June 2009   A Conversation with June Lennie: Creating a learning-based evaluation culture in development organisations
    • 23 April 2009   A Conversation with David Burke: Using the Enneagram to deal with Personal and Organisational Change
    • 5 March 2009   A Conversation with Bob Dick: Action Learning for Resilience and Leadership Development
    • 19 February 2009   A Conversation with Richard Barber: Managing ‘Wicked’ Risks
    • 13 November 2008   A Conversation with Fran Finn: Executive Coaching
    • 10 July 2008   A Conversation with Geof Hill: Writing about Action Research
    • 21 June 2007   A Conversation with Lindy McKeown: Experiential Happenings: Taking Action Learning Online in a 3D Virtual World
    • 19 April 2007   A Conversation with Peter Howie: Experiential Happenings: The Ladder of Inference – Moving Beyond Psychological Models
    • 22 February 2007   A Conversation with Alan Davies: Experiential Happenings: A Collective Strategic Planning Workshop
    • 16 November 2006   A Conversation with Paul Dillon: Knowledge Management
    • 22 June 2006   A Conversation with Michelle Mau: Knowledge Management


Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  • 25 March 2011   Creating Knowledge: Expanding How We Know in a Participatory Way, with Susan Goff
  • 9 July 2009   'Walk with Me’ project
  • 26 March 2009   Similarities and Differences between Action Research and Action Learning
  • 1 December 2008   Similarities and Differences between Action Research and Action Learning
  • 22 October 2008   Reflections on the ALARA 2008 Conference