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Registration


The registration brochure is now available
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Online Registration has now closed.  If you have not yet registered and would like to do so, please print off a registration form, and bring with you, along with payment to the conference registration desk located in Foyer G of the Adelaide Convention Centre.



Registration Fees
All fees are shown in Australian dollars and include GST

      Earlybird Registration
paid for before or on 12 December 2013    
Regular Registration
Paid for after 12 December 2013  
AMMS & ANN Member   $870.00 $970.00
Non-member $970.00 $1070.00
AMMS & ANN Student $450.00 $450.00
Non-member Student $495.00 $495.00
ANN Bursary* $450.00 $450.00
Day Registration $420.00 $420.00
Student Day Registration   $220.00 $220.00
Accompanying Person $250.00 $250.00


Early bird rates are only applicable to those delegates who register and pay in full by the early bird cut off date, Thursday 12 December 2013. Please note if full payment has not been received prior to the early bird cut off date the registration type will automatically roll over to the full registration fee.

Registration Fee Inclusions
 
Full Registration – AMMS & ANN member and non-member
Fees include attendance at all conference sessions, full access to the conference exhibition, morning and afternoon teas and lunches for the duration of the conference, a name badge, conference satchel and conference handbook, Welcome Reception ticket, Happy Hour tickets and Conference Dinner ticket.
 
Day Registration - AMMS & ANN member and non-member
Fees include attendance at conference sessions, full access to the conference exhibition, morning and afternoon tea and lunch on the nominated day, a name badge, conference satchel and conference handbook. Attendance at the Welcome Reception, Happy Hours and Conference Dinner need to be booked separately and will incur an additional fee.
 
Accompanying Person Registration 
Fees include a name badge and attendance at the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner.

* ANN Bursary
How to apply: ANN will be providing free registration to Australian based PhD students and ECR's (within 5 years of PhD award) that are ANN members and presenting papers at ICONN 2014 (presenting author only). Please see http://www.ausnano.net/ for details on how to become a member and take advantage of this opportunity. To be eligible presenting authors need to register before the early bird deadline, 6 December  2013.
 
In order to be eligible you must be:
  • A current ANN member. 
  • A current PhD Student or ECR at an Australian University. 
  • Have submitted an abstract as the presenting author through the "on-line" paper submission page of the conference website (the paper must have been submitted as one of the ICONN themes). 
  • Received  acceptance of abstract.
  • Register on or before the early bird deadline- 12 December 2013. 
 
If you answer yes to all these questions above, please proceed and click here to access the online registration link.

**AMMS Bursary
The Australian Microscopy And Microanalysis Society Inc. (AMMS Inc.) is pleased to offer bursaries to Australian research high degree students (RHDS), early career researchers (ECR) (within 5 years of being awarded their PhD at the time of the conference), and junior technical staff (JTS) (within 5 years of being taking up the at the time of the conference) to assist them to attend ACMM23. 
 
A number of bursaries will be awarded to partially cover the cost of a regular early‐bird registration, of economic airfares to Adelaide, and/or of the college-level accommodation.
 
Preference will be given to senior RHDSs. The awards of bursary applications will be assessed on the basis of scientific quality of the abstracts and applicants research track record.
 
How to apply & who is eligible:
The applicant must be a financial member of the AMMS Inc. at the time of the application and time of the conference. (The AMMS membership application form is available from http://www.microscopy.org.au/AMMS_Membership_Application_2013.PDF).
 
Note that all bursary applicants should follow the normal registration and abstract submission process, but they must supply the following information:
  • A covering letter to clarify their status (RHDS/ECR/JTS) with proof of their status that meet The criteria of the AMMS bursary (all status must be correct at the time of the conference) and to explain the benefit to be gained from attending the conference, 
  • an academic CV, including 
  • contact details, 
  • education background, 
  • awards and achievements, and 
  • publications, 
  • a copy of the abstract submitted (or to be submitted) to ACMM23, and 
  • a letter of support from their supervisor. 
Successful applicants will collect their bursary cheque during registration at the ACMM23 conference, where they must provide a copy of their registration and travel invoices.
 
Applications must be sent to:
Professor Jin Zou,
Secretary, AMMS Inc.,
j.zou@uq.edu.au 
 
Deadline: 15 November 2013 

Registration Terms and Conditions
Payment
Payment of earlybird registration fees are required by Thursday 12 December 2013 to qualify for the rate. After the earlybird due date, all unpaid earlybird registrations will automatically roll over and the delegates will be charged at the regular rate. Full payment is required prior to the commencement of the conference. Admission to the conference and all social functions may be refused if payment has not been received. Late fees based on a sliding scale will apply to any outstanding invoices after the conclusion of the conference.
 
Payment Methods
Payment may be made by the following options:
 
Credit Card
The conference will accept payments from Visa, MasterCard, Diners and American Express.
 
Cheque
Please make cheques payable to “All Occasions Management – ACMM & ICONN” and post to:
All Occasions Management
41 Anderson Street
Thebarton, South Australia 5031
 
Electronic Funds Transfer
Account Name - All Occasions Management – ACMM & ICONN
BSB – 065-112
Account Number – 1012-4006
Bank - Commonwealth Bank of Australia – Hindmarsh SA
Please ensure you add the delegate’s surname as the statement reference otherwise funds will not be allocated.
 
Confirmation of Registration
Registrations will be acknowledged in writing to the email address nominated with confirmation of requirements according to the registration form submitted. A tax invoice will be attached to this email. A remittance advice form is included on the last page of the tax invoice. Please complete this form and forward to acmmiconn@aomevents.com. If you have not received a written confirmation within seven days please contact All Occasions Management at acmmiconn@aomevents.com.
 
Cancellation Policy
By completing and submitting this registration form, you are indicating your intention to attend the conference and you will be liable for a cancellation fee if you are unable to attend. Registration cancellations must be sent in writing (mail, fax or email), to All Occasions Management. Registration cancellations received up to 30 days prior to the conference will receive a full refund, less a $110.00 handling fee. Registration cancellations received less than 30 days and up to seven days prior to the conference will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given for registration cancellations received within seven days of the conference; however a substitute delegate may be nominated.
 
Regrettably, optional social function tickets will not be refunded if delegate participation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the function.
 
Refunds from any deposits forwarded to hotels, tour companies or other related business will be at the discretion of the supplier.
    


Accommodation

All accommodation booked by the organisers which has not been assigned to a delegate has been released back to the hotels. If you require accommodation please contact the hotels direct who will be able to confirm a room and rates based on availability. 


Intercontinental Adelaide - 5 stars
North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Adjacent the Adelaide Convention Centre
$210.00 per king room per night

Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee. Cancellations made 10 days prior to the check in date, or early departures or no-shows will incur a calculation fee equivalent to the room rate for each night that is cancelled or reduced.

The Sebel Playford Adelaide - 5 stars
120 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre
$195.00 per Playford guestroom per night
$215.00 per deluxe guestroom per night

Full payment is required 30 days prior. Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee. Cancellations made 15 days prior to the check in date incur a calculation fee equivalent to the full duration of the booking.

Stamford Plaza Adelaide - 5 stars
150 North Terrace, Adelaide, 5000, Australia
Five minute walk to Adelaide Convention Centre
$205.00 per superior room per night

Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee.

The Oaks Embassy - 4½ stars
96 North Terrace, Adelaide
Opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre
$190.00 per one bedroom deluxe apartment per night
$255.00 two bedroom deluxe apartment per night

Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee.

The Oaks Horizon - 4½ stars
104 North Terrace, Adelaide
Opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre
$190.00 per one bedroom deluxe apartment per night
$255.00 per two bedroom deluxe apartment per night

Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee.

Rockford Adelaide - 4½ stars
164 Hindley Street, Adelaide
Five minute walk to Adelaide Convention Centre
$169.00 per superior king room per night

Cancellations received 30 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of one night’s accommodation.

Miller Apartments - 4½ stars
16 Hindley St, Adelaide
Seven minute walk to Adelaide Convention Centre
$165.00 per one bedroom deluxe apartment per night
$285.00 per two bedroom executive apartment per night
$435.00 per three bedroom executive apartment per night


Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee. Cancellations made 7 days prior to the check in date, or early departures or no-shows will incur a calculation fee equivalent to the room rate for each night that is cancelled or reduced.

Hotel Grand Chancellor on Hindley - 4 stars
65 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Five minute walk to the Adelaide Convention Centre
$120.00 per deluxe room per night
$140.00 per executive room per night

Cancellations made less than 21 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee. After 7 days any cancellations will be charged in full.

Royal Adelaide Hospital Residential Wing
13 Frome Rd, Adelaide
16 minute walk to Adelaide Convention Centre
$30.00 per single room per night (shared bathroom)


St Marks College
46 Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide
20 minute walk to Adelaide Convention Centre
$57.00 per single room inc. breakfast per night (shared bathroom and laundry facilities)

Lincoln College
45 Brougham Place, North Adelaide
25 minute walk to Adelaide Convention Centre
$71.50 per single room per night (shared bathroom and laundry facilities)

Comfort Inn Haven Marina
6-10 Adelphi Terrace, Glenelg North
Approximately 55 minutes by tram from Glenelg to the Adelaide Convention Centre
$129.00 per standard twin room (1 queen & 1 single bed) per night
$149.00 per family room (1 queen & 2 single beds in one room) or Marina View twin share per night


Cancellations made 30 days prior to the check-in date incur first night’s accommodation as cancellation fee. 

Travel


Travelscene at All Occasions is the in house travel division of the All Occasions Group. With a dynamic travel management team and access to the global buying power of Travelscene American Express, Travelscene at All Occasions are strongly positioned to offer you a premium level of service at the best possible price, including flights, car hire and travel insurance.
 
Travelscene at All Occasions can also assist with tours should you wish to extend your stay in South Australia. Tours can be customised and booked for you at a variety of locations.


Some of the activities you can enjoy whilst visiting Adelaide include:

  • Taking a winery tour of the Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills or McLaren Vale regions; all which are within an hour’s drive of the city-centre and produce some of the world’s best wines. 
  • Visit the Adelaide Zoo and its famous pandas in the city centre, or Monarto Open-Plain Zoo, which is known as Australia’s “Little Africa”. 
  • Take a tram out to historic sea-side Glenelg. 
  • Visit the world famous Adelaide Central Markets, a foodie delight which is home to hundreds of stalls selling everything from fresh produce to cheese to chocolate and more! 
 
For all your travel needs with the exception of conference accommodation and program details please contact:

Travelscene at All Occasions
16 Stirling Street, Thebarton, South Australia 5031
Phone: +61 8 8125 2222      
Fax: +61 8 8125 2233
Email: travel@aomevents.com

Alternatively, please visit: http://www.southaustralia.com/