In addition to the conference, IPM - in partnership with RDA Barossa, the University of South Australia and Mainstreet South Australia - are offering additional CPD opportunities for those wishing to extend their stay in the region.


Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th November

Place Development Theory and Practice Masterclass

Venue: University of South Australia Business School, City West Campus, 61 North Terrace, Adelaide, Yungondi Building, Room Y1-70.

Led by IPM Director Dr Steve Millington (Manchester Metropolitan University), this two day masterclass will introduce you to the major urban theorists and give you a practical framework for place development. How can we make places better for people? From Jane Jacobs to tactical urbanism this two day course will give you the theory and practical ideas you need to start transforming places.

Price: £790 (Approx $1,440 AUDs), which include lunch and refreshment

Friday 8th November

RDA Barossa and University of South Australia Regional Development one-day Masterclass 

Innovating place: strategies for re-inventing socioeconomic structure

Venue: ‘Barossa Study Hub’, 1st Floor, Chateau Building, Beckwith Park, Nuriootpa SA 5355

This Masterclass will develop the progression of strategies from agglomeration, cluster, smart specialisation and through to ecosystems, differentiating them and discussing the pros and cons in application. More specifically the focus will be on the latest of these developments; entrepreneurial ecosystems. This brings together research and international expertise to outline the strategic approaches to building entrepreneurial ecosystems, nurturing new businesses that sustain and evolve regional industry. This Masterclass will include both practical and research insights and is designed for practitioners to include exercises and team discussion to address the application challenges of growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem to innovate place.

Date: 8th November, 2019

Commencement time: 9:15am

Concluding time: 4:30pm

Venue: University of South Australia, 1st Floor, Chateau Building, Beckwith Park, Nuriootpa SA 5355.

Price: $222 AUD (including good and services tax).

Presenters will include both international and South Australian speakers.

Click here to register. (please note that bookings for this RDA/UniSA Masterclass are being taken by UniSA, and are payable in $AUD).