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Online registration is now closed. Registration at the QT Hotel will be open Monday 5th May at 8:00am.

Conference Registration Rates

Category $ $
Early Bird Rate

Before 28th March, 2014

Standard Rate

After 28th March, 2014

Full Registration Member* 749 899
Full Registration Non-Member 849 999
Speaker Registration 649 799
Student/Concession 649 799
Day Delegate Registration 499 649
Half Day Workshop Delegate 99 99
Half Day Workshop Non - Delegate 149 149
'Welcome' Cocktail Party
(included in full registration)
50 50

 *member of

Association of Sustainability in Business, Australian Institute of Emergency Services, Department of Defence, RedR Australia Standby Register, Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, Planning Institute of Australia, Victorian Emergency Services Association, International Association of Emergency Managers, St John Ambulance Qld, Australian Red Cross, Volunteering Queensland, Lifeline, SES, NSW Volunteer Rescue Organisation, CENA, State and Federal Police Services and RSPCA members, Surf Life Saving.

Conference Registration Inclusions

Full Registration (Early Bird and Standard)

  • All conference sessions (excluding workshops).
  • Conference materials, including satchel and handbook with abstracts.
  • Softcopy of the book of proceedings (available four weeks after the conference).
  • Morning and afternoon teas and lunch for the duration of the conference.
  • Welcome Reception – Monday 5th May
  • Closing drinks function – Tuesday 6th May

Day Rate (Early Bird and Standard)

  • Conference sessions for the nominated day
  • Conference materials, including satchel and handbook with abstracts
  • Morning and afternoon teas and lunch on nominated day

(Please note 'Day Rate' does not include Conference welcome function.
Tickets can be purchased for 'Welcome'  function - $50 per person )  

Social Event
Tickets to the welcome function are included in full registrations only.

Half day workshops  are available at an additional charge to both delegates and non-delegates. Book early to avoid disappointment as workshop places are limited.

Please note that it is essential for all participants including invited speakers, delegates and presenters to register.

Early Bird Registration 
A discount is available for registrations received and paid before 28th March, 2014. Registrations not paid by that date will be re-invoiced at the standard rate.

Concession Registration
Concession registration is available for full time students and unwaged persons. A $100 discount will be applied to the full registration only (not including the presenter and day rate).

Once registration is received a confirmation email and tax invoice will be issued. All accounts must be paid in full 30 days from the invoice date or 10 business days before the conference start date, whichever comes first. The organisers reserve right, without notification, to cancel outstanding accounts anytime after 30 days from date of tax invoice being sent.

All registrations received after 26th April 2014 must be paid in full by credit card only.  If payment is not received prior to the conference, access will be granted only after full payment is made via credit card only.

A full refund less a $150 service fee will be issued for cancellations received on or before 28th March 2014. Registration cancellation received between 29th March 2014 and 14th April 2014 will receive a 50% refund on the registration fees. No refunds will be issued after 15th April 2014.  Non payment does not constitute cancellation.The conference committee understands that circumstances can change. At any point prior to the event you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge.

A full refund less a $150 service fee will be issued for cancellations received on or before 28th March 2014. Registration cancellation received between 14th April 2014 and  will receive a 50% refund on the registration fees. No refunds will be issued after 15th April 2014.  Non payment does not constitute cancellation.

Accommodation - All accommodation bookings will be subject to the individual hotel cancellation policy. Please contact the conference secretariat for the hotel cancellation policy

Privacy Policy
AST Management and the Conference Secretariat will not share your details and will send conference messages only via email.

Travel Insurance
It is strongly recommended that delegates have travel insurance to cover medical and travel expenses.  The conference does not endorse or have any arrangements with any companies.

The following links are provided for information only

1.    http://www.ING.com.au/travel-insurance
2.    http://www.travelinsurancemanagers.com.au
3.    http://www.travelinsuranceweb.com.au
4.    http://www.travelinsurancequotes.com.au

The conference organisers reserve the right to change activities, topics and presenters where necessary. "The organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation of the conference where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term "Force Majeure" means any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, natural disasters, Acts or Regulations of government, refusal to grant visas, explosions, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct the conference despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause."

Privacy Statement
The Association for Sustainability in Business is committed to keeping your information private. Any information provided by you in relation to this conference is collected by The Association for Sustainability in Business ABN: 153 615 641 02 and will be added to our database with the primary purpose of contacting you with regards to ongoing research, product development and providing you with information about future The Association for Sustainability in Business products and services. This information will be held in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and Privacy Amendment Act 2001. To update your details or request to be removed from out database, please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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