Registration

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 via agosci2021@arinex.com.au

Conference Registration Fees

Registration Type

Early Bird Registration Rate Available Until

30 June 2021

Standard Rate Available From

1 July 2021

 

Onsite Rate Available Until

1 September 2021

 

Member registration $1,020.00 $1,170.00 $1,450.00
Member AAC User registration* $660.00 $660.00 $660.00
Non-member registration $1,350.00 $1,450.00 $1,650.00
Non-member AAC User Registration* $760,00 $760.00 $760.00
Concession registration** $660.00 $660.00 $660.00
Member Day Registration $550.00 $550.00 $550.00
Non-member Day Registration $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Concession Day Registration  $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
First support worker / carer*** Complimentary Complimentary Complimentary
Second support worker / carer**** $275.00 $275.00 $275.00
Third support worker / carer**** $275.00 $275.00 $275.00

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* By registering at the Member AAC user registration rate you may be entitled to financial assistance.
** Concession registration includes an AAC user/parent of a person who uses AAC or a full-time undergraduate student.
*** The first support worker / carer who accompanies an AAC user or person with complex communication needs will receive complimentary catering, including the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner.
****The second and third support worker / carer who accompanies an AAC user or person with complex communication needs, will be offered a discounted rate of $275 which includes conference catering. This rate does not include a ticket to the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner, tickets to these events can be purchased.

 

All persons intending to attend a Workshop 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 via agosci2021@arinex.com.au

Workshop Registration Fees

Workshop Delegate Fee

 

Concession Fee

 

Workshop One: Shared reading and comprehension – moving from emergent to – Full Day $270 $180
Workshop Two: Supported decision making for people who communicate differently – Full Day $270 $180
Workshop Three: AAC toolbox – Let’s Explore and Engage – Full Day $270 $180
Workshop Four: We REALLY need to discuss this!: Mental Health and AAC – Half Day $175 $120
Workshop Five: Key Word Sign Basic Workshop – Practical Session – Half Day $175 $120

 

Read more about the Workshops

NDIS Funding Support Statement - Plain English

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NDIS Funding Support Statement - Easy English

Registration Terms and Conditions

Member and Non-Member Registration

Member and Non-Member registrants are entitled to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Satchel: program booklet
  • Social functions: Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner
  • Catering: morning and afternoon teas, lunches

Concession Registration

Concession registration includes an AAC user/parent of a person who uses AAC; a full-time undergraduate student; unpaid support person

Concession registrants are entitled to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Satchel: program booklet
  • Social functions: Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner
  • Catering: morning and afternoon teas, lunches

Day Registrants

Day Registration entitles delegates to the following:

  • All sessions on the nominated day
  • Satchel: program booklet
  • Catering: morning and afternoon tea, lunch

First Support Worker / Carer

First support worker / carer entitles delegates to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Catering: morning and afternoon tea, lunch
  • Social functions: Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner

Second and Third Support Worker / Carer

Second and Third support worker / carer entitles delegates to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Catering: morning and afternoon tea, lunch

Registration confirmation

Your completed registration and successful payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form.  Your registration will only be processed or confirmed if fee accompanies your form.

Name badge

Each member of the Conference 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 social functions. The Conference Managers expect appropriate behavior from attendees and reserve the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

 

Credit Card

Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card.  Please visit our secure website www.agosci2021.org.au to register and book your accommodation in ‘real time’.  Accepted credit cards: MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by Arinex Pty Ltd’.

Other Payment Options

If you are unable to pay by credit card please contact the Conference Managers on agosci2021@arinex.com.au. Service charges may apply for other payment methods.

If, for reasons beyond the control of the Organising Committee (such as COVID-19), the Conference is postponed, all registrations will be transferred to the new Conference date.
If a delegate chooses to no longer travel to the Conference, and there are no applicable government enforced restrictions, the applicable policy at the date of cancellation will apply (as outlined below).
If, for reasons beyond the control of the registered delegate (such as a government imposed lock down), the registered delegate can no longer travel to the Conference on the assigned event dates, please contact the Conference Managers to discuss further.

All cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers at agosci2021@arinex.com.au 

Registration Cancellation:
Cancellations before Tuesday 1 June 2021 will incur a A$150.00 cancellation fee.
Cancellations from Wednesday 2 June 2021 to Thursday 22 July 2021 will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations on or after Friday 23 July 2021 will receive no refund.

Accommodation Cancellation:
One night’s deposit must be paid at time of booking to guarantee reservation.
Deposit is non-refundable as at Tuesday 3 August 2021

Social Ticket Cancellation:
Payments are non-refundable as at Friday 23 July 2021

Workshop Registration Cancellation:
Payments are non-refundable as at Friday 23 July 2021

The program is correct at the time of publishing.  The organisers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items in 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(s) nor the Conference Managers 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 of the Conference and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Australia operates under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended, and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches), 2017.  The objective of these is to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Europe operates under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR aims primarily to give protection to citizens over their personal data.  The legislation was adopted on 27 April 2016.

The Conference Managers comply with these legislations and are committed to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Arinex will not sell your personal information to third parties.  If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us and we will promptly correct the information.  You may also withdraw your consent for use of your information by advice to us in writing.

 Why do we wish you to provide your information?

We require your information to facilitate provision of information to you regarding the Conference and to facilitate your participation in the Conference.  Information collected in respect of your proposed participation in any aspect of the Conference will be used for the purposes listed below.  You can give or withhold your consent for each or all of these uses.  Please indicate your preferences when completing your registration form but please note that we will be unable to forward any information relating to the Conference or to communicate with you regarding your registration if you select ‘no’ to point 1.

What we will do with your information?

  1. Planning and conduct of the Conference including arrangements for your participation (e.g. accommodation booking);
  2. In the Delegate List published for the Conference;
  3. May also be provided to organisers of future occurrences of this Conference;
  4. May be used to provide you with information of other relevant events in your area of interest.

Important Notes:

  • The parties who will have access to your information (subject to your preference selections on above points) are the Conference Managers, the Conference host organisation (points 1 and point 4), delegates, sponsors and exhibitors of the Conference (point 2) and any future organisers of the Conference (point 3).

The parties mentioned above will rely on your above consent indications for the purposes of compliance.

  • You may withdraw your granular consent at any time by notice in writing to the Conference Managers.
  • You are entitled to access the information held by written application to the Conference Managers.

For further information please see our detailed corporate Privacy Statement please click here