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Registration

Online registrations have now closed. Registrations will now be taken onsite. Please visit the registration desk in Foyer C of the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre from 8:00am Wednesday, 16 October 2013.

The broad theme of the conference is “Understanding Concrete”, covering materials, research, design, construction and innovation.

The conference is open to anyone interested in attending. It will be of specific interest to those within the building and construction industries and most pertinent to:

  • Civil and Structural Engineers
  • Concrete Product Manufacturers
  • Reinforcement Suppliers
  • Civil and Building Contactors
  • Prestressing Companies
  • Developers
  • Academics/Educators
  • Government Departments covering Transport, Roads, Railways and Public Works
  • Local Government Shires and Councils

Please note that all persons intending to attend the Conference must register, including invited Paper Givers, Chairpersons and Oral Presenters.  Please read the registration information before you complete the online form.

Registration Fee (per delegate)

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Early Bird Registration Fee**Before or on 28 August 2013 Standard Registration Fee After 28 August 2013 Onsite Registration Fee*
CIA Full Member A$1390.00 A$1590.00 A$1690.00
CIA Non Member A$1690.00 A$1890.00 A$1990.00
CIA Young Industry Professionals Member A$1190.00 A$1690.00
CIA Young Industry Professionals Non Member A$1270.00 A$1420.00 A$1990.00
Academic CIA Member A$1110.00 A$1270.00 A$1690.00
Academic CIA Non Member A$1390.00 A$1590.00 A$1990.00
Retired / Life /  Honourary CIA Member A$1040.00 A$1190.00 A$1690.00
Retired / CIA Non Member A$1270.00 A$1420.00 A$1990.00
Student CIA Member *** A$695.00 A$795.00 A$1690.00
Student Non Member A$795.00 A$895.00 A$1990.00
Day Registration CIA Member A$690.00 A$790.00 A$890.00
Day Registration Non Member A$790.00 A$890.00  A$990.00
Day Registration Student CIA Member A$420.00 A$475.00 A$575.00
Day Registration Student Non Member A$475.00 A$635.00

* Please note that registrations received after 15 October 2013 will incur additional fees.
** To be entitled to the early bird registration fee you must have registered and paid by 28 August 2013
*** Students are required to submit valid student identification.

Current Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA) members must choose the registration fee corresponding to their current membership status.

Exhibitors should refer to the Exhibition Manual for their registration details and entitlements.

Academic CIA Members
An Academic CIA Member is any academic from a university that has registered as an academic member of the CIA, and any individual institute member from any university who is an academic staff member.

Life / Honourary Members
Life and Honourary Members are members of the CIA who have been granted this award.

Retired Delegates
A Retired delegate is a person who has fully retired from working in the concrete industry but still maintains an interest in keeping in contact with the industry and its personnel.

Registration Entitlements

All Full Registration delegates, including Young Industry Professionals, Academic and Retired, Life and Honourary delegates, are entitled to:

  • Attendance at all sessions
  • Conference satchel
  • Conference handbook incorporated printed abstracts of all conference presentations
  • USB with full text and pictures of all conference papers
  • Morning, afternoon teas, and lunches
  • Welcome Reception (Wednesday)
  • Conference Dinner (Thursday)

Student registration includes:

  • Attendance at all sessions
  • Conference satchel
  • Conference handbook incorporated printed abstracts of all conference presentations
  • USB with full text and pictures of all conference papers
  • Morning, afternoon teas, and lunches
  • Welcome Reception (Wednesday)
  • Conference Dinner (Thursday)

Students please note: A copy of your student identification card must be sent to the Conference Managers via email to concrete2013@arinex.com.au or fax to + 61 2 9267 5443. Without this copy, the full registration fee will be charged.

Day registration includes:

  • Attendance at all sessions on the nominated day/s
  • Conference satchel
  • Conference handbook incorporated printed abstracts of all conference presentations
  • USB with full text and pictures of all conference papers
  • Morning, afternoon teas, and lunches on the nominated day/s

Day Registrants wishing to attend social functions must book and pay for these options separately.

Important Registration Information

Credit Card Payments Online

Online Registration is preferred. Please visit our secure website www.concrete2013.com.au to register and book your accommodation in ‘real time’. Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card.

Accepted credit cards:  MasterCard, Visa and American Express. All transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by arinex’.

Cheque

All payments by cheque incur an A$10 processing fee.

Cheque payments will only be accepted up until 12 September 2013. After this date, all registrations must be submitted online with credit card details at www.concrete2013.com.au or calling +61 2 9265 0700.

Cheques are to be made payable to ‘arinex Pty Limited on behalf of Concrete 2013’. Your name and full address should be typed or printed clearly on the back of the cheque. Cheque payments from overseas must be a bank cheque in Australian Dollars drawn on an Australian Bank. No other currency will be accepted.

You may not pay your fees by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

Acknowledgements

Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email or post with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed if payment does not accompany your form.

You will not receive any further publications before the Conference. Your letter of acknowledgment will include any further advice necessary prior to your arrival at the Conference. At the Conference you will receive the final program, the USB of published papers/conference documentation and a list of delegates.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers.

Registration Fees:

  • Cancellation before 28 August 2013 will incur an A$150.00 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation before 4 September 2013 will result in forfeiture of 50% of fees paid.
  • There will be no refund on cancellations on and after 4 September 2013.

Accommodation Fees:

Credit card details must be given at booking to guarantee reservation. Bookings are not able to be made without credit card details.

If you cancel your reservation on or after 10 September 2013 OR do not arrive at the hotel on the specified date of arrival, the relevant hotel will apply the below cancellation policies.

Jupiters Gold Coast

  •  Reservations cancelled between 10 September 2013 and 30 September 2013 will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost of your total reservation.
  • Reservations cancelled on or after 01 October 2013 prior to the reserved arrival date or that do not arrive for the reserved date will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee, equal to all room night’s reserved.
  • Room night reductions will incur a 100% cancellation fee, equal to the nightly rate for each night released.

Meriton Serviced Apartments Broadbeach Gold Coast

  • Reservations cancelled on or after 10 September 2013 prior to the reserved arrival date or that do not arrive for the reserved date will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee, equal to all room night’s reserved.
  • Room night reductions will incur a 100% cancellation fee, equal to the nightly rate for each night released.

Social Function Fees:

Payments are non-refundable at 16 September 2013.

Golf

If you are interested in playing golf on 15 October or 20 October 2013 at RACV Royal Pines Resort, please express your interest in the registration form.

Entrance to the Conference

Each delegate will receive a name badge on registration. The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to all included social functions. The Conference Managers expect appropriate behaviour from attendees and reserve the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

Insurance

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the conference and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The policy should include loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the conference, or through cancellation of the conference, 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 Conference Managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.

Disclaimer

The program is correct at the time of publishing.  The organisers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the Conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice.  Neither the host organisation nor the meeting organisers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.

The conference organisers 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.