Work-Integrated Learning International Conference 2024

Thriving Together: Partners & Practice

Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th April 2024

Wellington, New Zealand

“I really enjoyed the conference. It was a lovely small, but mighty group! I did come away with lots of learnings, and lots to think about. I look forward to connecting again”

Jennifer McCann, Deakin University on the 2023 Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) International Conference

The 2024 Work-Integrated Learning International conference will include a wide range of attendees and speakers. It is conveniently located in wonderful Te Whanganui a Tara – Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand.


A range of people from tertiary intuitions, workforce development groups, private training institutions and careers and education professionals – anyone with an interest in work-Integrated learning and/or related areas.


Speakers may include academic teaching staff, researchers, professional staff including administration, management and careers professionals, industry professionals, students, and graduates.


The conference will be held at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand at the CBD Pipitea campus. Wellington is a great place to visit and there is lots to do all within its central city location.

Call For Abstracts

Call for abstracts for the 2024 WIL International conference open now! To find out more (including presentation criteria) and to submit your abstract please read the instructions for authors. We welcome presentations from a range of Work-Integrated Learning areas (closing date for abstract submissions 26th January 2024)

Early Bird Registrations

Early bird registrations for the 2024 WIL International conference open now! Find out more and register for the conference here. Come and join what will be an inspiring, collegial, and informative conference (early bird registrations close 31 January 2024).

Work-Integrated Learning International Conference 2024 Programme

The conference programme includes keynote speakers, full presentations, panel discussions, good practice workshops, special interest groups and networking opportunities across two days. There will also be a professional development day with optional workshops the day before the conference.

  • Monday 8th April – Pre-Conference Day. 1pm – Professional development research workshop. ‘Methodologies for WIL research: Ensuring quality research’
  • Tuesday 9th April – Day 1 of conference programme. A full day of sessions and optional conference dinner in the evening.
  • Wednesday 10th April – Day 2 of conference. A range of sessions up until early afternoon with an optional local activity to close the conference.


Conference pricing

  • Early Bird Registration ($350 WILNZ member / $425 non-member) – available 6 November 2023 – 31 January 2024
  • General Registration ($400 WILNZ member / $475 non-member) – available 1st February 2024 – 18 March 2024
  • Late Registration ($450 WILNZ member / $525 non-member) – available 19 March 2024 – 1 April 2024