Registration

Dietitians Association of Australia 35th National Conference

17-19 May 2018, ICC Sydney, NSW, Australia

Registration is now open to all persons interested in the fields of Nutrition and Dietetics.

All persons intending to attend the Conference must complete a Registration Form. Please read the below registration information before you complete the Registration Form. Should you experience any difficulties please contact the Conference Managers at dietitians@arinex.com.au.

Registration Fees

Category

Registration Type

Early Bird Rate
Available until 21 March 2018

Standard Rate
From 22 March 2018
A DAA Member* 3 Day Registration incl. Networking Event $820.00 $900.00
B DAA Member* 3 Day Registration not incl. Networking Event $715.00 $795.00
C Non-Member  Registration $1120.00 $1120.00
D Student** & Retired Members* Registration $365.00 $365.00
E Day Delegate – DAA Member*
– Incl. Networking Event (Friday only)
$495.00 $560.00
F Day Delegate – DAA Member* $390.00 $455.00
G Day Delegate
– Non-Member
$600.00 $600.00
H Day Delegate – Student** /
Retired Members***
$175.00 $175.00

Please choose your registration category carefully – refunds will not be issued for the Conference Networking Event portion of your registration fee.

*Financial members of AIFST, Auspen and Dietitians NZ are entitled to the DAA member rates. Please supply a copy of your current membership receipt with your registration.

**To qualify for ‘student’ rates, you must be a member of DAA in either the ‘student’ or ‘full time study’ category.  You will need to provide your DAA membership number and evidence of full-time PhD studies, if relevant, to the Conference Managers upon registration. Aboriginal Health Workers are also entitled to receive the student rate. 

***To qualify for ‘Retired Member’ rates, you must be a member of the DAA within the ‘Retired’ category. You will need to provide your DAA membership number to the Conference Managers upon registration.

^A limited number of DAA Branch Grants are available to DAA members. Grants can be used for accommodation, travel or registration to the DAA National Conference. Please see your DAA Branch Network webpage and click on your state and select the Grants and Awards page for more details.

 

Registration Entitlements

Full Conference Registration

 Three day registration fees (categories A, B and C) include:

  • Name badge, a list of delegates via the Conference mobile app, and Nutrition & Dietetics (Journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia) electronic supplement with all abstracts published
  • Attendance at Conference sessions
  • Attendance at a workshop or seminar on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday*
  • Attendance at a sponsored breakfast seminar on Friday and/or Saturday*
  • Attendance to the Welcome Reception on Thursday 17 May 2018
  • Morning/afternoon teas and lunches as per the program
  • Access to the Trade Exhibition and Poster Display during advertised times
  • Access to the Market Place

Note: Registration category A is inclusive of a ticket to the Welcome Reception on Thursday 17 May 2018 and the Conference Networking Event on Friday 18 May 2018. Registration categories B and C do not include a ticket to the Conference Networking Event. Tickets may be purchased separately.

Students & Retired Members Registration

 Student/retired member three day registration fees (category D) include:

  • Name badge, a list of delegates via the Conference mobile app, and Nutrition & Dietetics (Journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia) electronic supplement with all abstracts published
  • Attendance at Conference sessions
  • Attendance at a workshop or seminar on Friday and/or Saturday*
  • Attendance at a sponsored breakfast seminar on Friday and /or Saturday*
  • Morning/afternoon teas and lunches as per the program
  • Access to the Trade Exhibition and Poster Display during advertised times
  • Access to the Market Place

Note: Attendance at the Welcome Reception on Thursday 17 May 2018 and the Conference Networking Event on Friday 18 May 2018 is not included in Registration category D. Tickets may be purchased separately.

Day Delegate Registration

 Day delegate registration fees (categories E, F, G and H) include:

  • Name badge, a list of delegates via the Conference mobile app, and Nutrition & Dietetics (Journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia) electronic supplement with all abstracts published
  • Attendance at Conference sessions on the nominated day of attendance
  • Attendance at a workshop or seminar on Friday and/or Saturday, if attending on these days*
  • Attendance at a Sponsored Breakfast Seminar on Friday and/or Saturday if attending on this day*
  • Morning/afternoon teas and lunch on the nominated day of attendance
  • Access to the Trade Exhibition and Poster Display during advertised times
  • Access to the Market Place on Saturday 19 May 2018 if registered for Saturday

Note: Day Registration category E is inclusive of a ticket to the Conference Networking Event. Registration categories F, G and H do not include a ticket to the Conference Networking Event. Tickets may be purchased separately.

Note: Attendance at the Welcome Cocktail Reception on Thursday 17 May 2018 is not included in Registration categories E, F, G and H, but may be purchased separately. 

Group Registrations

 The Group registration is offered when a single entity registers five (5) or more individuals. The Group registration is available via a hard copy form, by emailing the Conference Managers at dietitians@arinex.com.au

The Group registration form must be received by the Conference Managers on or before 21 March 2018 to be eligible for the early registration fee and payment must be received by 21 March 2018, even without the list of participants. The final list of participants must be submitted by 21 April 2018. Should this deadline not be met, the difference between early and standard registration fees will apply and must be paid in order to process the Group registration.

*It is a requirement that you select your preferred workshops or seminars via the registration form. 

Payment Options

 

 

Credit Card Payments Online

Online Registration is preferred. Please visit our secure online registration form in December 2017 to register and book your accommodation in ‘real time’. Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card.

Accepted credit cards:  MasterCard, Visa and American Express. All transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by Arinex’.

Acknowledgements

Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed if payment does not accompany your form.

Other Payment Options:  If you are unable to pay by credit card please contact the Conference Managers for assistance via dietitians@arinex.com.au.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Mangers at dietitians@arinex.com.au.

Registration Fees:
Cancellations before Wednesday 21 March 2018 will incur an A$150.00 cancellation fee.
Cancellations from Thursday 22 March 2018 to Friday 13 April 2018 will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations on or after Friday 13 April 2018 will receive no refund.

Accommodation: 
One night’s deposit must be paid at time of booking to guarantee reservation.
Deposit is non-refundable at Friday 13 April 2018.

Social Function Fees: 
Payments are non-refundable at Friday 13 April 2018.

Conference Grants

 

A limited number of DAA Branch Grants are available to DAA members. Grants can be used for accommodation, travel or registration to the DAA National Conference. Please see your DAA Branch Network webpage and click on your state and select Grants and Awards page for more details.

Entrance to the Conference

 

 

 Each delegate will receive a name badge upon registration. The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to all included social functions. The Conference Managers expect appropriate behaviour from attendees and reserve the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

Insurance

 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 loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the Conference, or through cancellation of the Conference, loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason, loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia, failure to utilise tours or pre booked arrangements due to airline delay, Force Majeure or any other reason, medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover), loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. The Conference Managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.

 

Private Functions

 

It is requested that you advise the Conference Managers of any private /corporate functions that might be planned outside of the official program. The Conference Managers would be pleased to assist with arrangements for any of these events.

Disclaimer
The program is correct at the time of publishing.  The organisers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the Conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice.  Neither the host organisation nor the meeting organisers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.

The Conference Managers reserve the right to use any recordings whether audio or video and/or any photographs taken at any stage during the Conference for promotional, advertising or reporting purposes of the Conference and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Interested in Attending?

If you are interested in attending the Conference and would like further information and regular updates, please register your interest below.

 

Sponsorship & Exhibition Expression of Interest

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor for DAA 2018, please express your interest by clicking the link below: 

Sponsorship and Exhibition Expression of Interest Form

 

Key Dates

Conference Dates:
17 – 19 May 2018, Sydney

Registration Opens:
15 December 2017

Early Bird/Author Registration Deadline:
21 March 2018

Abstract Submission:
Closed

Workshop/Seminar Submission:
Closed

Call for Late Breaking Abstracts:
9 January 2018

Late Breaking Submission Deadline:
30 January 2018

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Conference Managers

Arinex Pty Ltd
DAA 2018 Conference Managers
Arinex Pty Ltd
ABN 28 000 386 676
Level 10, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney
NSW 2000
Ph: +61 2 9265 0700
Fax: +61 2 9267 5443
dietitians@arinex.com.au