12th National Investigations Symposium

The National Investigations Symposium (NIS) is a joint initiative by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, NSW Ombudsman, and Institute of Public Administration Australia NSW. This biennial symposium aims to enhance investigative and complaint-handling knowledge and skills across the public and private sectors, the non-government sector, and the wider community.

Who should attend?

The NIS attracts around 400 Australian and international delegates from a wide array of professional backgrounds, including:

  • investigators
  • complaint-handlers
  • internal auditors
  • regulators
  • governance managers
  • legal practitioners
  • public sector executives
  • corruption prevention specialists
  • local government executives
  • behavioural specialists
  • senior police officers
  • academics

Why register?

Hear from over 40 renowned speakers – including experienced investigators, legal practitioners, government representatives, academics and innovators – at the cutting edge of their fields.

  • Learn about new and emerging technologies and how they’re reshaping investigative practice.
  • Work through case studies and hear personal stories from experts as they reflect on lessons learned from challenging investigations.
  • Further refine your investigative and complaint-handling knowledge.
  • Explore best practice techniques when conducting investigations involving vulnerable people.
  • Reflect on Australia’s Royal Commissions during a panel session with former and current commissioners.
  • Learn about new ways to protect whistle blowers from national and international experts.
  • Network at the opening drinks, dinner, and in between sessions.

See the full preliminary program and confirmed speakers for 2018 here.

What does registration include?

By registering for the NIS you will have:

  • Access to the 2018 program on both 14 and 15 November
  • Morning and afternoon teas, and lunch for both days
  • Attendance at the opening drinks and dinner on 14 November
  • Attendance at the closing drinks on 15 November
  • Additional fees apply if you register for pre-symposium workshops

Date: 14 - 15 November 2018
Time: 9:00 - 5:00 PM each day
Venue: Four Seasons Sydney, 199 George St, Sydney CBD

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