Registration Portal

Once you have registered you will be emailed a confirmation and PDF tax invoice. A PDF receipt will be attached if you pay by credit card.

You can log back into your registration to make updates, changes and payments.REGISTRATION PORTAL »


Rooms have been reserved for delegates at the hotels near the venue and can be booked when registering.

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General information about attending the Symposium.

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Full Registrations

Early registration extended until 2 March

AUD$695 (~USD$520*) – Early
AUD$895 (~USD$670*) – Standard

Including the dinner at MONA:

AUD$795 (~USD$595*) – Early
AUD$995 (~USD$745*) – Standard

  • All symposium sessions
  • Two poster viewing sessions
  • Morning tea each day
  • Lunch each day
  • Afternoon tea each day

Tickets for the Symposium Dinner @ MONA can be purchased as part of the registration fee or separately. The total cost will be the same.

Student Registrations

For registered graduate students

AUD$400 (~USD$300*) – Early
AUD$450 (~USD$335*) – Standard

  • All symposium sessions
  • Two poster viewing sessions
  • Morning tea each day
  • Lunch each day
  • Afternoon tea each day

Discounted tickets for the Symposium Dinner @ MONA have been made available for students.

Day Registrations

Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday

AUD$350 (~USD$260*) per day – Early
AUD$400 (~USD$300*) per day – Standard

  • Sessions on one day
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea

Tickets for social functions can be purchased separately.

Exchange Rates
* AUD$1.00 is approximately USD$0.75. We have included the approximate USD amounts for reference purposes as at 24 November. All costs are charged in AUD.

Terms & Conditions

Payment Policy

Payment is due within 7 days of submitting your registration. If you are registering within 21 days of the conference you will be required to pay with a credit card when registering online.

Confirmations and Tax Invoices

A confirmation with a PDF Tax Invoice will be emailed when you submit your registration. If you pay by credit card or PayPal a receipt will also be attached.

Currency and GST

All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD$) and include GST.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out appropriate insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions.

Neither the Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

Credit Card Payments

Credit card charges appear as Conference Design Pty Ltd on your card statement. When using the online payment system credit cards are processed directly by ANZ eGate and Conference Design does not store or transmit your credit card details. ANZ eGate is a secure and PCI compliant platform.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled up to 60 days prior to the Conference will be eligible for a full refund where payment was made online by credit card. In all other cases a $150 cancellation fee will be charged. All cancellations must be advised via email to Conference Design.

Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.


Due to strict visa requirements for the countries listed below, registrations and presentations will not be confirmed until the applicant has obtained a visa.

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cóte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Cameroon, Kenya, Somalia, Iran, Pakistan, Algeria, Libya, Egypt.

EFT Payments

Please include the EFT Reference shown on your Tax Invoice when submitting an EFT and email Conference Design the details including date, amount and your bank’s reference.

  • BSB: 017 324
  • Account #: 1085 82575
  • Account Name: Conference Design Pty Ltd
  • Bank: ANZ, Sandy Bay Branch
  • Swift Code: ANZBAU3M

Conference Cancellation or Postponement

The members of the Committee and Conference Design Pty Ltd do not accept any liability for losses incurred in the event of the Conference being cancelled or postponed due to an unforeseen event or any other event that renders performance of this conference inadvisable, illegal, impracticable or impossible.

An unforeseen event shall include, but shall not be limited to: an Act of God; infectious disease outbreak, industrial disruptions, service provider failures, governmental restrictions and/or regulations; war or apparent act of war; terrorism or apparent act of terrorism; disaster; civil disorder, disturbance, and/or riots; curtailment, suspension, and/or restriction on transportation; or any other emergency.

In the event the conference is cancelled partial refunds will be issued after the payment of conference liabilities expenses.