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Registration fees

All delegates must register individually for the conference.

Full registration - early (until 5 June) $200
Full registration - standard (from 6 June) $250
Full time student registration $50
Day registration - early (until 5 June) $100
Day registration - standard (from 6 June) $150
Half-day workshops $40 each

The student rate is available to full-time students only. Please email a copy of your student card to when you register.

Registration entitlements

Full registration Day registration Half-day workshop
Sessions on all days Sessions on one day Morning or afternoon tea and lunch
Morning teas Morning tea
Lunches Lunch
Afternoon teas Afternoon tea
Conference satchel Conference satchel

Tickets for the conference dinner are available for purchase separately.

Payment options

Credit card payments

The conference accepts Visa or MasterCard. Payments will appear as 'Conference Design Pty Ltd' on your statement.

Cheque payments

Please send a cheque made payable to 'Conference Design (SSA)' with a completed registration form or invoice number.

EFT payments

Please include your invoice number when submitting an EFT and fax or email Conference Design the EFT details (date, amount and reference).
BSB: 017 324
Account #: 1085 82575
Account Name: Conference Design (Conference Account)
Bank: ANZ, Sandy Bay Branch
Swift Code: ANZBAU3M

Payment policy

All payments must be received within 14 days of registering. Accounts that are not paid before the conference will incur a $150 processing fee. All accommodation accounts must be settled on checkout.

Confirmation of registrations / tax invoices

A tax invoice/confirmation will be emailed once your registration has been processed. All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD$) and include GST.

Registration cancellation policy

Cancellations that are notified in writing before 31 May 2013 will be eligible for a refund less $50. Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.

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, delegates will be refunded their registration fee.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither the Conference or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the NSC or for theft or damage to belongings.

Latest news

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    27 Jun 2013

    The Strategic Science in Antarctica conference concluded yesterday and two days of workshops have commenced. Congratulations to those who were awarded prizes for their contributions to the conference.

  • Watch the welcome message from Australia's Environment Minister
    24 Jun 2013

    In a welcome message via video from Canberra, Australia’s Environment Minister, Tony Burke, reflected on the foresight of earlier decision-makers who agreed to set aside an entire continent for scientific research.

  • Last minute information for attendees
    20 Jun 2013

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Key dates

  • 11th June 2013
    Registrations close
  • 21st June 2013
    Registrations at the AAD open for staff
  • 24th June 2013
    Registrations at the venue open
  • 24th June 2013
    Conference commences
  • 26th June 2013
    Conference concludes

More key dates…

This page was last modified on 15 February 2013.