Registration

Online Registration

Participation is open to all individuals with an interest in WA’s changing natural world. Online registration is strongly encouraged.

For those without access to the internet, please call the Conference Secretariat on +61 8 9332 2900 to discuss your registration over the phone.

Please note that all persons intending to attend the Conference must register, including Speakers, Chairpersons, and Delegates.

All registration fees are in AUD dollars and include 10% GST

  *Early Bird Standard
Standard registration $550 $750
Full-time student registration** $275
1 day registration $375
1 day student registration** $150

*To be entitled to the early registration fee you must have registered and paid by 15th July 2017.
**student registrations are available only to full time students and students are expected to assist in certain organizational tasks before and during the conference.

Entitlements

Standard registration entitles delegates to the following:

  1. Entry to all sessions & exhibition
  2. Name Badge
  3. Morning and Afternoon Teas, Lunches
  4. Conference Dinner (additional tickets available to purchase)
  5. Welcome Reception

Student registration entitles delegates to the following:

  1. Entry to all sessions & exhibition
  2. Name Badge
  3. Morning and Afternoon Teas, Lunches
  4. Welcome Reception

One-day registration entitles delegates to the following:

  1. Entry to the day’s sessions & exhibition
  2. Name Badge for the day registered
  3. Morning and Afternoon Tea, Lunch for the day registered

NRM Workshop registration entitles delegates to the following:

  1. Entry to the NRM workshop on Monday
  2. Name Badge for Monday
  3. Morning and Afternoon Tea, Lunch for Monday

As part of the conference’s sustainability objectives, the conference will minimize the amount of paper provided to delegates and make as much material available in electronic formats as possible. Delegates will be able to opt-in for a printed program with abstracts during registration.

Registration Desk

Delegates are encouraged to check in early on Monday 29 August to avoid delays. Delegates will receive all conference materials upon registering at the registration desk, located at Curtin University, Elizabeth Jolly Lecture Theatre

Payment of Fees

Registrations will not be processed or confirmed until payment in full is received. Payment may be made by cheque or credit card. MasterCard and Visa are the credit cards accepted for the Conference. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to Success Events Management.

Cheques should be made payable to Promaco Conventions. Your name and full address should be typed or printed clearly on the back of the cheque. Cheque payments from overseas must be a bank cheque in Australian Dollars drawn on an Australian Bank. No other currency will be accepted.  

Promaco Conventions charge AUD$25 to all delegates paying by international bank transfers to cover international and currency fees that are charged by the Australian bank. Please contact your bank provider to check for any other fees you might incur in transferring internationally.

Payments from overseas bank must be paid in Australian Dollars. No other currency will be accepted.

No refunds will be issued on international bank transfers under any circumstances.

Confirmation

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt and a confirmation number once you have submitted your registration. Please check your confirmation carefully. Any changes in your registration (additions, with accompanying payment or cancellations), must be made in writing to The Secretariat, Promaco Conventions.

Booking your Hotel

Rooms at various hotels have been held by Promaco Conventions on behalf of the delegates. To take full advantage of the block bookings available for the conference, hotel bookings are to be made through Promaco Conventions. Full payments of hotel must be made for Promaco to confirm your booking. Rooms are available to be booked online when registering for the conference. Please refer to the online registration for accommodation policies and procedures.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Secretariat.
Registration Fees: Please note, cancellations before 26 May 2017 will receive a full refund minus a A$125 admin fee.

Cancellations made after 26 May will receive a 50% refund minus a A$125 admin fee. No refunds will be provided after 23 June 2017.

Hotel Cancellation: Cancellation of hotel before 23 June 2017 will result in full refund of room nights. Cancellation after this date will result in cancellation fee of one night’s accommodation retained by the hotel.

Insurance Advice

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the Conference and book your travel, you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The policy should include (1) loss of fees/ deposit through cancellation of your participation in the conference; (2) loss through cancellation of the conference; (3) loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason including force majeure, medical expenses, loss or damage to person or property, additional expenses; and (4) repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. The secretariat cannot take any responsibility in the event of industrial disruptions OR for any participant failing to arrange his or her own insurance.