Social Program

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will be held at the MCEC from 5.30-7.00pm on Sunday 11 November.
This will be an opportunity for delegates to network and mingle informally.
Food and beverages will be provided throughout the duration of the reception.

Entertainment for the evening will be The Jess Mahler Quartet. Saxophone, bass, drums and keyboard make up this exciting jazz quartet.
Playing original instrumental compositions and new age infused arrangements of traditional standards, The Jess Mahler Quartet is here to satisfy all your Jazz moods from sultry summer afternoon to wintery late nights and every season in between.

Forum Dinner – 13 November

The Forum dinner will be held in the evening of Tuesday 13 November at The National Gallery of Victoria, in the Great Hall.
Pre-Dinner drinks will be hosted directly outside the Great Hall in Federation Court and commence at 6.30pm.
Canapes and beverages will be served here prior to entering the Great Hall.

The Baker Boys Bands will be the entertainment for the evening with a member of their band performing throughout pre-dinner drinks followed by an 8-piece band playing a variety of songs from the classics to top hits.
The Baker Boys pride themselves on having a "cooler-than-average" song list that is never cheesy, and focuses squarely on filling the dance floor.

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts Tue 1 May 2018 Registrations Tue 1 May 2018 Close of Abstracts Mon 2 July 2018 Author Notifications Fri 10 August 2018 Early Bird Registration Deadline Fri 24 August 2018 Forum Dates 11 - 14 Nov 2018