ECIA Conferences

Registrations for our State Conference 'ECI: Beyond Possibilities - Investing in the Future' are NOW OPEN!

Early Childhood Intervention Australia NSW/ACT 2017 Conference has as its theme ‘ECI: Beyond Possibilities: Investing in the Future’. This provides an exciting opportunity for service providers and professionals interested in Early Childhood Intervention and Early Childhood to come together with a focus on building the capacity of our sector and the community, understanding the NDIS and the impact on children with disability and developmental delay and their families. The conference will have a strong focus on the key issues affecting practice in early childhood intervention, now and into the future.

You can register to attend the two day conference on:

  1. Both days – Thursday 25 & Friday 26 May 2017
  2. Day One Only – Thursday 25 May 2017
  3. Day Two Only – Friday 26 May 2017

Two Days

One Day

Early Bird ECIA NSW/ACT Member Rate*



Early Bird Non-Member Rate*



ECIA NSW/ACT Member Rate



Non-Member Rate



*Early Bird rates will close on 24th March 2017

If you have any queries about registering for the conference or need any further information please contact us on (02) 9873 2593 or at

Conference Sponsors

ECIA NSW/ACT is pleased to announce the current State Conference Sponsors:




Lifetime Connect

Sponsorship Opportunities - 1 GOLD, 2 SILVER AND 1 BRONZE already SOLD!

The Sponsorship Prospectus for the NSW/ACT Conference has been released. The exclusive GOLD Sponsorship Package AND 2 SILVER Sponsorship Packages have already been SOLD, along with 1 Bronze. Only 4 Bronze now remain. If you would like added exposure for you and/or your organisation... order now to avoid disappointment!

Click here to view or download the Sponsorship Prospectus for the 27th NSW/ACT Conference on 25th - 26th May 2017.

Merchandise Sponsor

In addition to our Sponsorship Prospectus, we are also offering the opportunity to dual brand merchandise. We can also offer a range of individual options included in our Sponsorship Prospectus on request, including Satchel Inserts. For more information or to discuss options, contact Jane Martin on or (02) 9873 2593.

Exhibition Booths are now available at the 2017 NSW/ACT Conference Trade Expo

There is a dedicated space for organisations to exhibit and interact with delegates at the 2017 NSW/ACT Conference.

One Exhibition Booth has already been SOLD... so order now to ensure you receive the best position available!

Click here for more information or contact Jane Martin on or (02) 9873 2593.

Excellence Awards

Nomination DEADLINE EXTENDED to 16th March 2017

The Excellence Awards aim to honour and recognise outstanding achievements in the ECI sector that have contributed to the improvement of the lives of children with disability and/or developmental delay and their families.

The Excellence Award categories celebrates and acknowledges teams and organisations that demonstrate excellence, passion, vision and a commitment to assisting children with disability and/or developmental delay and their families to achieve their goals.

The Excellence Awards will be presented for outstanding achievements in the ECI Industry at the NSW/ACT Conference on 25th - 26th May 2017 at the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach.

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Award Categories

The following award categories will be open for nominations:

  • Outstanding family-centred practice
  • Champion of Inclusion
  • Team around the child
  • Innovative practice

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Applications and Nominations

Applications are now open and have been extended until 16th March 2017.

Click here to download the Nomination Form.

Nominations must be for a team or organisation in the early childhood intervention sector operating in NSW or ACT and includes; early childhood educators, special educators, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, audiologists, social workers and psychologist.

Applicants can self-nominate their team or organisation or nominate another team or organisation. Nominations for individuals will not be accepted. ECIA Members and Non Members are eligable to apply.*

*Note: ECIA Members can nominate at no cost. Non ECIA Members are required to pay an application fee of $99 (inc. GST).