Swinburne University of Technology is proud to be hosting the premiere Oceania Seating Symposium in Melbourne, in conjunction with Seating to Go (NZ) and the International Seating Symposium - Vancouver (ISS). at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 12th - 14th November, 2019.

ISS is considered one of the premier meetings in the world, attracting dedicated clinicians, researchers, manufacturers, and others who work in the area of seating and positioning, and wheeled mobility.

The initial 1983 ISS meeting in Vancouver has grown to include participants from 27 countries with partner conferences around the world including the U.S.A., Ireland, Brazil, Asia, and now Oceania. The Oceania Seating Symposium will alternate between New Zealand and Australia every two years.

Who is it for? 

The event is geared towards professionals, manufacturers, suppliers and users of wheeled mobility, seating and postural management, and associated technologies.

Innovation Through Partnership

Reflects our commitment to both improving quality, access and supports for participation and wellbeing amongst people who use wheeled mobility and seating and the collaboration that is needed for innovation in knowledge and practice

Key Dates




Abstract Submission Open


Registration Open

March 2019

Call for Abstracts Close 

31 March 2019

Early Bird Registrations Close

30 September 2019

Late Registrations Apply

1 October 2019

Oceania Seating Symposium 

12 - 14 November 2019

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