REGISTER NOW FOR AESC 2021

The convention will showcase current trends and advances in earth science, including the latest findings on the deep structure and composition of our planet, our diverse crust and surface environments, developments in the energy and resources sectors and critically, the essential role that geoscience plays in our sustainable future. If you are looking to increase your technical expertise or for professional development this convention is for you.

The convention will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor which is located on Hobart’s majestic waterfront. Views from the hotel showcase some of the best in the city, with the waterfront home to some of the best food and wine restaurants and Salamanca Place with its bars and cafes all within walking distance. Take the opportunity to travel further afield and experience Tasmania’s unsurpassed natural beauty.

Individual Registrations

Multiple Registrations for groups of 5+

Early bird registration closes 9 November 2020. 

Standard registration closes 18 January 2021.

You will be able to book accommodation when registering for the Convention.

Field Trips will be available to book from June. We will email any delegates who have already registered to advise once field trips are open for booking. You will be able to log back into your record and add any that you are interested in. 

FULL REGISTRATIONS

Registration Type Member Non-Member Student/Retired Member Student Non-Member Retired Non-Member
Early $850 $1,150 $650 $780 $850
Standard $950 $1,250 $750 $880 $950
Late $1,150 $1,450 $850 $980 $1,150

If you are registering at the member rate you will be required to enter your member number at the time of registration. Please ensure you have this on hand before starting the registration process.

A significant discount is available for all current members of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA). If you are a non-member and would like to join the GSA and be eligible for the discounted member convention rates, please contact the GSA on +61 (0)2 9290 2194 or email info@gsa.org.au.

If registering at the Student rate you must be a full time undergraduate or postgraduate student and will be required to upload a relevant student ID card at the time of registering.

FULL REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

All sessions
Icebreaker Event
Poster Session
Morning tea each day
Lunch each day
Afternoon tea each day

Additional Icebreaker Event tickets can be purchased for $65.
Details for Twilight on the River Derwent coming soon!

GROUP REGISTRATIONS

Registration Type Groups of 5 – 9  Groups of 10+
Price (per person) $795 $770

Organisations wishing to purchase multiple full registrations can do so using the Group Booking Portals. This allows organisations to generate one invoice with all of the booking details included (rather than multiple invoices for each individual delegate). Organisations can provide delegate details at the time of registering or provide a list of names of the attendees once confirmed at a later date. This is a flat fee dependent upon the number of registrations your organisation purchases.

GROUP REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

All sessions
Icebreaker Event
Poster Session
Morning tea each day
Lunch each day
Afternoon tea each day

Additional Icebreaker Event tickets can be purchased for $65.
Details for Twilight on the River Derwent coming soon!

DAY REGISTRATIONS

Registration Type Member Non-Member Student/Retired Member Student/Retired Non-Member
Price $440 $550 $325 $395

If you are registering at the member rate you will be required to enter your member number at the time of registration. Please ensure you have this on hand before starting the registration process.

A significant discount is available for all current members of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA). If you are a non-member and would like to join the GSA and be eligible for the discounted member convention rates, please contact the GSA on +61 (0)2 9290 2194 or email info@gsa.org.au.

If registering at the Student rate you must be a full time undergraduate or postgraduate student and will be required to upload a relevant student ID card at the time of registering.

DAY REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

Sessions on that day
Catering for the day

Additional Icebreaker Event tickets can be purchased for $65.
Details for Twilight on the River Derwent coming soon!

Terms & Conditions

Payment Policy

Payment is due within 7 days of submitting your registration. If you are registering within 90 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 a receipt will also be attached.

Currency and GST

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

Insurance

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.

Update

Given the current advice from the Australian Government, any registration cancellation requests are subject to the cancellation policy listed below and as agreed to when registering for the conference. In regard to the Coronavirus, we continue to monitor advice from the Australian Government. 

Registration Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled up to 90 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 within 90 days will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.

Visas

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.

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  • 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 and expenses.

About the GSA

The Geological Society of Australia was established as a non-profit organisation in 1952 to promote, advance and support Earth sciences in Australia.

As a broadly based professional society that aims to represent all Earth Science disciplines, the GSA attracts a wide diversity of members working in a similarly broad range of industries.

Conference Managers

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding the conference.
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