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Registration Fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars ($AUD) and are inclusive of 10% GST (Goods and Services Tax).

Registration Type Early Bird Till 18 March 2019 Standard From 19 March
Registration $660 $880
Low/Middle Income Countries $110 $110
Student $220 $220
Optional Gala Dinner Ticket $155 $155

Early Bird Registration Rate Payment Plan

A payment plan of 2 equal instalments is offered to those registering at the Early Bird Registration Rate. Delegates have the opportunity to pay this amount off between the time they register and the Early Bird deadline. The below instalment dates and amounts are set.

Please note that any social function tickets and accommodation are required to be paid for at the time of registration. Only the registration rate component is payable on the payment plan.

If you do not wish to take up the instalment plan opportunity, you can also purchase your Early Bird registration in full via the online registration form.

Instalment Amount Due Date
Instalment 1 Standard Delegate - $330
Low/Middle Income Countries - $55
Student - $110
19 November 2018
Instalment 2 Standard Delegate - $330
Low/Middle Income Countries - $55
Student - $110
18 March 2019

Registration Entitlements

Full Registration excluding Dinner

  • Attendance at all sessions during the Conference
  • Daily catering including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception
  • Conference satchel including Conference materials

Low/Middle Income Countries

  • Attendance at all sessions during the Conference
  • Daily catering including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception
  • Conference satchel including Conference materials

Student

  • Attendance at all sessions during the Conference
  • Daily catering including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception
  • Conference satchel including Conference materials

Gala Dinner Ticket

  • A ticket to the GHS2019 Conference Gala Dinner held at the ICC, Sydney
  • Gala Dinner Ticket includes a 3-course meal plus drinks package.

Method of Payment

Payment of registration fees must accompany all registrations. No registration will be confirmed until payment is received. Payment can be made by the following methods:

Credit card

Visa, MasterCard and American Express

If you are making a credit card payment from a country outside Australia, for security reasons you must first advise your banking institution of the impending charge and authorise them to allow the charge to Australia to go through. Please note that charges to your credit card will appear as being from "ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd" on your bank statement.

Payment Plan Option

Registration and first instalment must be completed by 19 November 2018 to take advantage of the staggered payment plan.

The payment plans offers you the option to pay the registration fee over two instalments. The first payment can be paid at either the end of the registration form or before the next invoice is sent on 19 November 2018. The second and final payment is then due at the end of the Early Bird Date 18 March 2019. Please note that any social function tickets or accommodation are required to be paid for, at the time of registration. Only the registration rate component is payable on the payment plan.

Cheque

Made payable to Global Health Security Conference 2019 (GHS2019). Payment must be made in Australian dollars and free of all charges.

Bank Transfer

Account name: Global Health Security 2019: Progress to date, Opportunities for the Future (GHS2019)
Bank: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ)
BSB: 012-110
Account Number: 3073-14741
SWIFT Code: ANZBAU3M
Branch: 37 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Please include your surname in the transfer and fax or email the transfer receipt (remittance) to the Secretariat: registration@ghs2019.com, +61 (02) 9254 5000.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Deadline: Thursday 18 April 2019

Cancellations must be notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to the Conference Secretariat. Cancellations made by Thursday 18 April 2019 will result in a full refund less $100 for full/student delegates and $50 for low/middle income delegates to cover administration costs. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person by Thursday 18 April 2019 without incurring any cost penalty. Refunds for cancellations received after 18 April 2019 will be made in exceptional circumstances. The Conference Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers. There will be no cancellation allowance for failure to secure a visa to Australia. The organising committee reserves final decision on a case by case basis for granting a cancellation in extenuating circumstances. It is recommended that travel insurance be secured personally upon registration.

Disclaimer

All best endeavours will be made to present the program as printed on this website. The Conference and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee and the Conference Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee and the Conference Organisers do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Conference does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

Please direct all registration enquiries to:

GHS 2019 Conference Secretariat
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001
Australia

Telephone: +61 (02) 9254 5000
Facsimile: +61 (02) 9251 3552
Email: registration@ghs2019.com