MISG was attended by about 75 delegates. Most were from Adelaide, but delegates also came from Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Newcastle. International delegates were from New Zealand, Oxford (UK), South Korea, Japan, Spain, Turkey and Italy. About 20 delegates were PhD students.
MISG was opened by Professor Emily Hilder, director of the Future Industries Institute at the University of South Australia, who talked about collaborating with industry.
The MISG dinner was held in the Mortlock Chamber of the State Library of South Australia.