ActKM 2012

The actKM Forum's 12th Annual Conference

When: 23 - 24 October 2012

Where: The Inspire Centre, University of Canberra – Bruce Campus

How much: $790 (early bird and group discount $690)

The actKM knowledge Management Forum is excited to announce that it is holding its 2012 conference in newly opened Inspire Centre at the University of Canberra. Once again, the cost will be held at the very affordable price of $790 per person or $690 per person for early bird registration or a team of five.

We are looking for participants that are passionate about how organisations are managed. You should be prepared to enthusiastically engage with other KM/OD practitioners and professionals that are willing to share their experiences or views on our theme of Connecting Knowledge - building the knowledge-centric organisation.

We have been fortunate to acquire access to the newly-opened Inspire Centre at the University of Canberra. This state of the art collaborative space is intended to spearhead innovation in the use of technology in education. We intend to use the facility to showcase our capability for innovation, build knowledge resources and share best practice over a two day conference.

Keynote Speakers

We can announce that we have lured the following outstanding KM professionals:

Kerry Christiansen Wikis And Social Media – Escaping From Foreign Trade Battles To Building Local Community Social Capital
Cory Banks A picture is worth a thousand words: Using visualisation to improve discovery and transfer of knowledge and information
Dr Graham Durant- Law Network Numerology: Demystifying Numbers in Network Analysis
Dr Laurie Lock Lee From Sense Making To Collaborative Action
Dr Nina Evans & Rob Malcolm Fusing IT and Business – Sharing Understanding and Knowledge
Arthur Shelley An interactive conversation on "The Behavioural DNA of collaboration"
Dr Kate Andrews and David Williams The know-how think tank – tapping into knowledge
Nerida Hart & Michelle Lambert Using social media to connect and collaborate

The full program is available in Word and PDF formats.

We are continuing to innovate in our conferences and this year is no different. In addition, we will be sharing and experiencing KM strategies through a wealth of interactive events such as:
  • A collaborative workshop to develop the ultimate knowledge management learning program
  • a poster competition
  • An academic mini-stream
  • The Knowledge Management Board Game
  • Annual dinner and actKM awards at Sojogirl with a round of our infamous 'table fables'


Our Online Registration Form is available for your convenience. If you prefer to pay on presentation of an invoice, contact the Treasurer at

General enquiries

More information will be made available in the lead up to the event. Any other enquiries about the conference can be e-mailed to

"Learning is not compulsory...neither is survival." - W. Edwards Deming