Registration

MEA2018 Registration Information

Registration for the MEA conference is open to members and non-members. Please see below for the registration types, costs and inclusions.

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Social Program


Additional tickets will available for the social events via the online

Registration Form

Registration Fees*

Early Registration – up to 1 February 2018

Members

$1,300

Non Members

$1,700

Corporate registration

$1200pp (min investment $3,600 for 3 delegates)

Late Registration – from 2 February 2018

Members

$1,500

Non Members

$1,900

Corporate registration

$1400pp (min investment $4,200 for 3 delegates)7

Other Registrations

Monday Day registration

$750

Tuesday Day registration

$750 (no multiple days)

Speaker Rate

$880

Student Rate** (no dinner)

$770

All fees include GST.

Member, Non-Member, Speaker and Multi Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Ticket to the welcome reception (Sunday evening)**
  • Ticket to the casual night (Monday evening)**
  • Ticket to the Gala Awards Dinner (Tuesday night)**
  • Access to ClubMEA (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights)


Day Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (on day of registration)


Student Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Ticket to the welcome reception (Sunday evening)
  • Ticket to the casual night (Monday evening)
  • Access to Club MEA (Sunday and Monday nights)

*PLEASE NOTE: The online registration form requires a credit card payment at the conclusion of the form. If you do require an invoice prior to payment please contact the Secretariat at meaconference@mea.org.au for alternative options.

**Students must e-mail proof of student status (ID or letter from supervisor) to meaconference@mea.org.au immediately after registration. If proof of student status is not sent the registration rate will be automatically moved to the non-member rate.

CPD

The MEA Conference Program attracts 30 CPD points for full attendance and 15 for a single day attendance.

Need a business case to attend the MEA 2018 Conference?

Make the application process for your registration easier by using the Conference Registration Business Case letter:

MEA2018 SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY – SPONSOR A SAHMRI WINDOW AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The MEA conference always strives to enrich and contribute to our host cities. For 2018 we are partnering with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAMRHI) on a ‘Virtual Window’ sponsorship drive to ensure that we leave a lasting legacy from the Conference.

MEA2018 invites you to make a contribution towards the MEA2018 Conference Delegates window – our target is $1,000 and we are confident you will help us get there. We will get to keep our window for five years and we will dedicate the window to the MEA2018 delegates’ vision for a healthier future by listing all the research themes delegates’ chose to put their contribution towards.

Donating is so easy - once you make a contribution via the registration form, you can select the theme that you would like to support, SAHMRI undertakes research across 7 themes:

Aboriginal Health Healthy Mothers, Babies & Children

  • Cancer Infection & Immunity
  • Heart Mind & Brain
  • Nutrition & Metabolism

The MEA2018 Delegates window will appear in blue on the Vision 5000 website as a lasting recognition of your contribution.

For more information please visit https://vision5000.org/pages/about-the-campaign

We will also be taking donations at the Conference at the Registration Desk.

Please note that MEA is not able to offer receipts for tax deduction purposes.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Payments

All payments must be received no later than two weeks prior to the Conference. Any unpaid social tickets or registrations will be cancelled. No invoices will be issued from three weeks prior to the Conference, all bookings must be accompanied by full upfront payment.

Access to Conference

Entry to the business sessions and social functions will be by badge or tickets only. Delegates must have their badge to gain access. There will be security checking badges throughout the venue.

Registration Cancellations

A strict cancellation policy will apply. All cancellations must be received in writing to Meetings & Events Australia at meaconference@mea.org.au.

The following charges will apply for cancellations:

Before 28 February 2018 full refund less $55 administration fee will be charged.

From 1 March to 31 March 2018 full refund less $110 administration fee will be charged.

After 31 March 2018 will not receive a refund however a substitute will be accepted from the same organisation. This notification must be received before 18 April 2018 in writing.

All refunds will be processed after the conference.

*Corporate Registrations

Corporate registrations are being offered to allow organisations to share registrations with a number of staff members.

Badges will be printed with the company name only.

Organisations must take responsibility for managing the name badges as only one badge will be printed per each corporate registration and MEA will not be reissuing replacements.

Registrations must be made on the online corporate registration form. Single registrations cannot be converted to a Corporate.

Insurance

It is strongly recommended that participants take out insurance to cover loss (including registration fees) incurred in case of cancellation, medical expenses and damage to or loss of personal effects.

MEA and its organisers will not be responsible for any medical costs incurred by participants or accept any liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage or property belonging to conference delegates either during or as a result of attending the conference or pre-conference tours.

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