Social Program

We invite you to participate in the social events being held as part of the Meeting. 

Welcome Reception

Date: Monday 15 July 2024
Time: 1730-1930hrs
Location: Cairns Convention Centre
Dress Code: Smart casual
Tickets: Included in fulltime registrations. Guest tickets are AU$85 inc GST.

This evening is a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and friends over canap├ęs and refreshments as we welcome you to the Meeting. 



Early Career Researchers Function

Date: Tuesday 16 July 2024 

A networking function will be held for early career researchers to meet with their peers and mentors. This function will be open to student registrants only. Further details on this function will be made available in early 2024. 


Networking Dinner

Date: Thursday 18 July 2024
Time: 1900-2300hrs
Location: Rainforestation Nature Park (coach transfers will be provided from/to the Cairns Convention Centre)
Dress Code: Smart casual
Tickets: Included in fulltime Academic and Industry registrations. Students have access to a discounted ticket of AU$100. Guest tickets are AU$200 inc GST.

The Networking Dinner will take place at Rainforestation Nature Park, located 30 minutes from Cairns within World Heritage Listed Rainforest. During this networking evening you will be able to interact with native Australian animals, view a traditional cultural performance from the Pamagirri Aboriginal Cultural Presenters, take a tour on an amphibious World War 2 Army Duck and enjoy food stalls in the Tropical Fruit Orchard under the beauty of the southern night sky. This is an evening sure to give you an Australian experience that you will remember forever.


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