The program consisted of papers and discussions based on the conference theme – Breaking Barriers in Indigenous Research and Thinking: 50 years on.
The program included:
- Three days of a public program involving keynote speeches, panel discussions, poster presentations and debates as well as the delivery of conference papers.
- The conference trade fair and cultural program run concurrently with the conference sessions, highlighting the cultural and artistic expressions of the local Indigenous community as well as showcasing the variety of stakeholders working with Indigenous peoples.
- The conference dinner which celebrated the 50th anniversary of AIATSIS.
- Multiple launches in the session breaks at the Conference Launch Pad.