Call for Papers

Melbourne Ikebana Conference 2023

When: September 2021
Where: Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 July 2023

Melbourne Ikebana Conference is a regular conference organised by the International Society of Ikebana Research in association with Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival. If you would like to present a paper in this conference, please send your abstract (250 words) to

We welcome any research topic on ikebana, but our focus in the conference 2023 is "Ikebana as Therapy". Sample topics are listed in this page.

It is recommended to submit your abstract early. If your abstract is accepted, you normally hear from us within 2 weeks.

If accepted, you are expected to talk for 20 min. at the conference, and you are encouraged to submit a full paper for inclusion in the International Journal of Ikebana Research.