Included Social Functions

The Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner is included in the registration fee for delegates, however the Gala Dinner is an additional cost for students.  If you require additional tickets please complete this section of the online Registration Form.

Welcome Reception  

Sunday 1st June, 2014
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Location: Studio 3, Crown
Dress: Smart Casual
Additional tickets:  $75.00

An invitation is extended to all delegates to attend the Welcome Reception to be held at the Crown in Studio 3. Renew old friendships and make new acquaintances as we welcome you to Melbourne.

Click here to view walking directions from MCEC to Studio 3. Directions will be provided to delegates onsite.

Crown Melbourne

Gala and Awards Dinner

(not included for student registration)
Tuesday 3rd June, 2014

Time: 19:00 – 23:30

Location: Peninsula Docklands
Dress: Business Attire
Additional tickets:  $153.00 (additional tickets can be purchased via the online registration form or by contacting Symposium Managers

Peninsula’s design was inspired by London’s iconic Tate Modern Museum and features nine metre high ceilings, exposed trusses and huge floor to ceiling windows flanked by the original loading doors of the shed. Peninsula has a contemporary colour palette of black, white and grey and includes a stunning 66-metre crystal chandelier streaking along one side of the room.
The sheer size of the venue combined with its industrial heritage and prime waterside location makes it truly unique for this occasion.

Guests will be treated to a scrumptious three course meal and fine Australian wines throughout the evening.

Click here to download directions to Peninsula Docklands. Click here to view location map.

Peninsula Docklands

Farewell Drinks

Wednesday 4th June, 2014
Time: 18:00 – 19:00
Location: Melbourne Convention Centre
Dress: Smart Casual
Additional tickets:  $60.00

What better way to wrap up the 2014 Symposium and bid farewell to new friends and industry colleagues than over light refreshments and beverages. Guests will be treated to a easy listening music whilst enjoying views of the Yarra River.