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LAST Conference Melbourne 2022.

Friday 11 November.
Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne.


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10 years of LAST project

LAST Conf Melb 22 highlights:

  • compelling speakers and interesting breakout sessions
  • a stimulating physical environment; much better than a hotel or bland conference centre
  • a genuine community and peer learning environment
  • lots of bang for your buck
  • opportunities to reconnect with people we hadn't seen since…forever
  • connections with new people and discover companies you want to work for

10 years of LAST Conference Project

In 2012, we set out with the intention of creating a gathering we would want to go to ourselves.

This turned into the most collaborative, engaging, valuable and community driven event of its type in Australia, with editions in 5 cities, including Melbourne. Please help us in 2022, to celebrate 10 years of great interaction and learning.

Find out about the project to reflect on 10 years of LAST. You can get involved from where ever you are, in the lead up to the Conference, as well as on the day.

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Vaccination requirement to enter Abbotsford Convent.

In accordance with the Abbotsford Convent Covid Safe Plan 

"All persons (ages 16 and over) entering the Abbotsford Convent Precinct must be fully vaccinated in accordance with Victorian Government Directions, unless a lawful exemption applies. Visitors will be asked to show their vaccination status when checking-in to the precinct."


Compelling schedule with engaging Satellite sessions

Participants had the opportunity to choose from multiple in-person talk/workshop sessions. In the spirit of our events, most sessions were facilitated by LAST community members.

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Will this be recorded or live streamed? Can I submit a session? What if this can't be an in-person event? What if I can't come? See the FAQs…

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Friday 11 November, 2022

8:40am to 5:30pm


All times in AEST (Summer time) and are subject to change

08.40-09.00   Opening
09.00-10.15   10 Years of LAST Reflection Project Discussions
10.15-10.45   BREAK
10.45-11.30   Satellite Workshop/Talk sessions
11.30-12.15   Satellite Workshop/Talk sessions
12.15-13.00   Satellite Workshop/Talk sessions
13.00-14.00   LUNCH
14.00-15.40   Satellite Workshop/Talk sessions
15.40-16.10   BREAK
16.10-16.55   Satellite Workshop/Talk sessions
16.55-17.30   Satellite Workshop/Talk sessions

Cost & Availability:

  Non-member Special for LAST Club Full Members

Earliest Bird (limited numbers)



Early Bird 




Once sold out, you will be able to join a wait list and will be informed if more registrations become available. 

Prices are inclusive of GST. 

We will have well-ventilated outdoor spaces and opening speaker will be recorded and made available to participants and Full Members via the LAST Club website.

LAST Club members have priority access to events.

Annual Full LAST Club Members can claim a $50 Credit off the Regular price (Login to Full Member site for details)

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The historic Abbotsford Convent arts and cultural precinct

We aren't pumping money into a commercial conference venue or a multinational hotel chain. The Abbotsford Convent is a social enterprise and  amazing community arts precinct, that we are proud to have as a venue. We think its spaces are much more stimulating and interesting than a regular conference venue.

Here is a selection of the stimulating spaces that we have selected at our venue at the Abbotsford Convent. We are using the same spaces as in December 21 and also adding more spaces, throughout the precinct. 


What is LAST?

LAST stands for Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking. We help people who are working in modern organisations and those that aspire to change the way they work to find ideas, people, companies and community that will enable them to do so. We have grown from grass-roots, collaborative, practitioner origins in the meetup community, with people from small and large organisations, and a wide range of industries participating.

Find out more about LAST Conf and LAST Club here.

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We've been doing this since 2012. In that time, we have built up a library of recorded content that is available to members of the LAST Club.

Benefits for Full members include: 

  • access to everything in our online content archive
  • exclusive channel/s in our online community of over 2000 people
  • be first in the queue for any capacity limited events
  • discounts to paid events (like this mini-LAST)
  • discounts to paid courses that we host on our platform.

You can join on an annual or monthly basis. There is also a Free Member option.

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The content library includes

  • John Cutler
  • Dr Elise Bialylew
  • Dr Peter Senge
  • Norman Bodek
  • Professor Henry Mintzberg
  • Joanne Molesky

Topics range from Meaning and Purpose to DevOps, Community Building to Mindfulness, Product Management to Agile fluency, Leadership to Remote work and everything in-between.


Supported by:

LAST Club and LAST Conference are proudly supported by these organisations. If you would like to be part of our year round festival of community-based learning, please contact us.

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This event will be held on Wurundjeri land. We acknowledge the people and elders of the Wurundjeri of the Kulin Nation who are traditional custodians of this land. We respect the cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We have been signatories to the Diversity Charter for conferences since 2016. For us, this mean taking active steps to ensure that the lineup of presenters we have reflects the community we serve. It also means that we seek out under-represented voices and topics for the schedule