Registration

Registration is open to all persons interested in the in the field of colloid and interface science .

All persons intending to attend the Conference must complete a Registration Form.  Please read the below registration information before you complete the Registration Form.  Should you experience any difficulties please contact the Conference Managers at the email address given on the homepage.

*Early Bird Registrations
To be entitled to the early registration fee you must have registered and paid by 22 March 2021

**Student Registrations
A student is someone who is studying full time.  You must present a copy of your student card from a recognized tertiary or secondary educational institute or a holder of an international student card.  Please forward a copy of your student id to register.iacis2021@arinex.com.au or your registration will be changed over to the full conference rate.

A student is defined as a holder of a student identification card from a recognized tertiary or secondary educational institution or a holder of an international student card (submitted in English).  Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate.  A copy of your student identification card must be sent to the Conference Managers via email to register.iacis2021@arinex.com.au.  Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

Exhibitor Registrations

Exhibitors should refer to the Exhibition Manual for registration details.

 Visa Applications

Please note that all visitors travelling to Australia must have a valid Visa. It is strongly recommended that Australian Visa applications are lodged at least two months prior to departure from your point of origin. Please contact us should you require a welcome letter. Welcome letters will only be issued to registered and paid delegates.

 For Visa information please download the following information factsheet from the Australian Immigration Office. To apply for your Visa, click here.

It is strongly recommended that Australian visa applications are lodged at least two months prior to departure from your point of origin.

 

Express Your Interest

Fill in the expression of interest form to be kept up to date with information on 17th Conference of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists.

Registration Terms and Conditions

The registration fee entitles all delegates to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Satchel: program booklet, proceedings/abstract book and list of participants
  • Social functions: Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner
  • Catering: Morning and afternoon teas, Lunches

Student Registration

A student is defined as a holder of a student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or international student card.  Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate.  Student registrants are entitled to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Satchel: program booklet, proceedings/abstract book and list of participants
  • Welcome Reception
  • Morning and afternoon teas
  • Satchel

Day Registrants

Day Registration entitles delegates to the following:

  • All sessions on the nominated day
  • Satchel: program booklet, proceedings/abstract book and list of participants
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on the nominated day

Registration confirmation

Your completed registration and successful payment will be automatically acknowledged via email with confirmation attaching a tax invoice and receipt. If your email does not come through to your inbox, please check your junk mail settings. Your registration will only be confirmed upon full payment of fees.

Name badge

Each delegate will receive a name badge when they check in at the registration desk.  The badge will be your official pass to obtain entry to all sessions and social functions.  You are responsible for having your badge clearly visible at all times and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to social functions.  The Conference Managers expect appropriate behavior from delegates and reserve the right to revoke the name badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

Certificate of attendance 

A certificate of attendance will be issued via email after the completion of the conference to delegates who attended.

Group Registration

  • Group registrations are offered to organisations who register 10 or more delegates at one time.
  • A group registration will receive one tax invoice for purpose of payment together. If you do not wish for your payments to be processed all together please complete the normal registration form. 
  • If names are unknown at time of registration please specify ‘TBC’ on the group registration form. Names need to be submitted to the Conference Managers at least 30 days prior to the conference on or before Friday 21 May 202.
  • Click here to register a group or please contact the Conference Managers in order to obtain a group registration form (if group portal is not set-up).

Private Touring, Private Functions and Hospitality Arrangements

Should you have any specialized group requirements for private touring, private functions, transportation or hospitality services (other than those organized for the official program), please contact the Conference Managers who will be pleased to assist.

 

Credit/Debit Card

 

The preferred payment method is credit/debit card. Accepted credit/debit cards are Visa, MasterCard and American Express.  Please note all transactions will appear on your statement as ‘Conference by Arinex, Sydney’.

 

Other Payment Options

For alternative payment methods, please choose option one while processing your registration or alternatively please call the contact managers on 02 9265 0700 contact the Conference Managers at iacis2021@arinex.com.au.

 

Cancellation of Registration Fees:  

  • Before 3 months prior [INSERT DATE “on or after xx/xx/xxxx”] to the conference there will be an A$150.00 cancellation fee
  • Before 30 days prior [INSERT DATE “on or after xx/xx/xxxx”] to the conference cancellations will receive a 50% refund of fees payable
  • After 30 days prior [INSERT DATE “on or after xx/xx/xxxx”] to the conference there will be no refund

Cancellation of Accommodation: 

One night’s deposit is non-refundable 30 days prior [INSERT DATE “on or after”] to the conference.

 Cancellation of Social Events and Workshops (if applicable):

Payments are non-refundable at 30 days prior [INSERT DATE “on or after xx/xx/xxxx”] to the conference 

Cancellation of Tours: 

Payments are non-refundable at 30 days prior [INSERT DATE “on or after xx/xx/xxxx”] to the conference

Private Touring, Private Functions and Hospitality Arrangements

Should you have any specialized group requirements for private touring, private functions, transportation or hospitality services (other than those organized for the official program), please contact the Conference Managers who will be pleased to assist.

This information is correct at the time of publishing.  The Conference Managers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice.  Neither the host organization(s) nor the Conference Managers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.

Recordings/Copyright

The Conference Managers reserve the right to use any recordings whether audio or video and/or any photographs taken at any stage during the conference for promotional, advertising or reporting of the conference and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly suggested that at the time you register for the Symposium and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice. This policy should include

  •  loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the Symposium,
  •  or through cancellation of the Symposium, 
  •  loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason, 
  •  loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia,
  •  failure to utilise tours or pre booked arrangements due to airline delay, Force Majeure or any other reason,
  •  medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover), 
  •  loss or damage to personal property,
  •  additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered.

The Symposium cannot take any responsibility for any participants failing to arrange their own insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.