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2016 National Conference Wrap-up

The 44th AMSRS National Conference was held in Melbourne on 8-9 September 2016 and the feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive.

Below you'll find information about access to the Conference papers, RICA and Conference Award winners, event highlights and dates for the future Conferences.

CLICK HERE to access Conference papers and presentations.

Please note: The papers, speaker notes and presentations from the conference are only available to those that registered for the conference. You will need to login so that the system can verify your conference registration.

Papers from the 2015 National Conference: The Power and The Passion are now available online to all AMSRS Members. CLICK HERE to access the papers.

The Research Industry Council of Australia (RICA) announced the winners of the 2016 RICA Market and Social Research Industry Awards. The awards recognise effectiveness in research that makes a difference to business and social policy planning performance. The winners are:

Award

Winner

Communications Strategy Effectiveness Award
ZING! Insights
​for the 2015 Cricket World Cup Organising Committee
Consumer Insight Award (tied)

Fiftyfive5
for Bacardi-Martini Australia

Consumer Insight Award (tied) Fiftyfive5
for Bayer Consumer Health
Technology and Innovation Effectiveness Award
ORIMA
for NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care
Public Policy/Social Research Award Whereto Research
for Our Watch
Employer of the Year NEWGATE Research
Young Researcher of the Year Maria Handberg
Vision Critical

CLICK HERE to read more about the winners.

Award

Winner

Tony Wheeler Award for Best Paper
Sponsored
by: Millward Brown
BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS: FROM PYROTECHNICS TO ETHICS
Pascal Bourgeat, Director of Behavioural Science, Ipsos
Best Presentation
Sponsored by: Powerful Points
THE GREY TSUNAMI & AGE STEREOTYPES
Catherine Rickwood, Managing Director, Three Sisters
People's Choice Award
Sponsored by: The Digital Edge
I’VE TOLD YOU WHAT I THINK, I LIKE THAT ONE THE BEST, PLEASE PASS THE CHIPS!
Penny Burke, Director, Essence Communications
ESOMAR Global Innovation and Technology Award​
Sponsored by: ESOMAR
SPLICE IT, DICE IT AND STITCH IT BACK TOGETHER
Elizabeth May, Vice President Client Development Asia Pacific, Research Now

NEW IDEAS AND LEARNING
INDUSTRY DISCUSSIONS AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
RICA AWARDS AND AND FELLOW APPOINTMENTS

MEETING AUSTRALIAN YOUNG TALENTS

GALA DINNER WITH MARCIA HINES

EXHIBITION HUB AND NETWORKING

CLICK HERE to access all photographs CLICK HERE to read live discussion

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2017 AMSRS National Conference will be held
in Sydney Hilton on 7th & 8th of September 2017.

Call for speakers information will be announced in December 2016.
Call for Sponsors/Exhibitors to launch March 2017.
If you are interested in being a part of 2017 Content Committee please contact us events@amsrs.com.au

Thank you to all our delegates, speakers, partners, organising committee for making this event a great success. Special thanks to Conference Chairs Vicki Arbes and Liz Duniec for putting together an amazing program and to our Sponsors for making this conference possible.