Where will the 2020 conference be held?

Proud Partnerships in Place will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, on Brisbane’s Southbank.

What is the theme of the 2020 conference?

Proud Partnerships in Place will focus on successful partnerships between governments and communities, place-based initiatives, and new ways of working together. More information about the conference can be found on the conference page.

On whose land will the conference take place on?

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is situated on the lands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples.

How do I register? What are the registration fees?

You can register for Proud Partnerships in Place through the conference website.

The registration rates are:

Full registration rate

People working in the public, private or university sector.

 $990 + GST

Early bird rate

People who qualify for full registration rate and must register before 13 March 2020.

 $850 + GST

Community registration rate

Only available to people working in the Indigenous community sector, not-for-profit sector, or students.

$490 + GST

 

Gala dinner (from 6pm on May 26th 2020)

Delegates can purchase a ticket for themselves and an additional guest.

 $150 + GST

Can I register a team or group from my organisation?

Yes - but you will need every delegate’s name and email address in order to complete the online registration. If you do not know this information you should register with your own email address for one delegate place, to ensure you receive up to date information about the conference.

We recommend you use 'dummy' email addresses for the remaining places, as they will need to be unique email addresses- for instance This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. etc. You can update registration information including names and email addresses at any point up until 19 May 2020, so you will be able to update the dummy email addresses to delegate emails once you know this information. If you require clarification around group bookings please contact the First Peoples team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Can I pay for a group from our organisation with a credit card?

Yes - ANZSOG accepts Mastercard an Visa.

As a small organisation and we are not set up to take Diners card or AMEX payments. You can however, request an invoice for XX participants and then EFT into our bank account. Please contact the First Peoples team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any further queries regarding payment.

Will registration be available at the venue?

No - registration is only available online and closes on 19 May 2020. You can make changes to your registration, including the name on the registration through CVENT. Please check your confirmation email for more information.

Can I register now?

Registrations are now open. NB: Early bird pricing will close on 13 March. Registrations will close when we reach capacity, or by 19 May 2020.

The registration form asks for my organisation details, but I am a student/ individual- what do I write?

Please provide the most accurate information regarding your organisation in your registration. If you are a student, you can provide details of the university you are studying at. Alternatively, you can fill in the required fields with 'n/a'.

What is a full registration?

The full registration rate applies to those who work in the public, private or university sector.

Will there be an early bird pricing? When does early bird pricing end?

Yes - early bird pricing will run until COB Friday 13 March 2020. Early bird pricing only applies to delegates selecting the full registration type.

Who qualifies for the community registration rate?

The community registration rate is available to those who work in the Indigenous community sector, the not-for-profit sector and to students. Please contact the First Peoples team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any queries on whether this rate applies to you.

We will review registrations to ensure delegates have selected the correct rate.

Where can I find the program?

The program is under development and will be available on the conference page closer to the date. Delegates will receive an email with more information when the program is available.

Will there be a conference App?

Yes – the conference program, with speaker details, workshop session times and venue details will be available on a conference App closer to the date. Delegates will receive an email with more information when the program and the App is available.

Where and how can I download the conference App?

Delegates will receive an email with more information about how to download the conference app when it becomes available.

How do I sign up to the program’s breakout sessions?

Delegates will receive an email asking you to register to breakout sessions closer to the date.

Can I find information about last year’s conference?

Yes - information from the ANZSOG First Peoples 2019 Conference, Reimagining Public Administration, including the conference report, can be found on the 2019 conference website.

Who is speaking at the conference?

The program is under development and delegates will receive regular updates on speakers once they have confirmed their availability and are added to the program.

Is there accommodation near the conference venue?

Yes - please refer to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre website.

Will there be any accommodation discount?

Further information about accommodation rates will be available shortly. Please check the conference website for updates.

How do I get to the conference venue? Can I park my car? Is the conference venue accessible?

Please refer to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre website.

Is the conference Gala dinner included in the registration pricing?

No - tickets to the Gala dinner on Tuesday 26 May 2020 must be purchased separately via the registration process. Gala dinner tickets are limited, so don’t miss out. 

Tickets will be issued with your lanyard at the conference registration.

Can I bring my partner to the gala dinner?

Yes - please select the Gala dinner on 26 May 2020 ‘guest ticket’ through the conference registration.

Is there a dress code for the gala dinner?

The dress code will be smart casual or business. 

If I need to cancel my registration, will I get a refund?

Yes, cancellation notifications received more than 30 days from workshop commencement will be fully refunded.

Cancellations made within 15 to 30 days of delivery will incur a 25% charge of the full workshop fee (i.e. a 75% refund).

If the original invoice has not been paid it will be cancelled and a new invoice will be issued to cover this cancellation charge.

Cancellation notifications received within 14 days from workshop commencement will incur a 100% charge of the full workshop fee. The invoice will need to be paid in full and reminders will be sent to this effect.

Please refer to the ANZSOG event cancellation policy below.

Days prior to workshop commencement date (excluding the commencement date) Transferring registration to a colleague  Cancellation fee
30+ days No fee No fee
15 - 30 days No fee 25% of workshop fee forfeited, 75% refunded
0-14 days No fee 100% of workshop fee forfeited.


Does the conference venue have a sustainability policy?

Yes - please refer to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre website.

If l can no longer attend, will I be able to change the name on my ticket?

Yes - you can make changes to your registration, including the name on the registration through CVENT. Please check your confirmation email for more information.

Can I contact ANZSOG if I have a query about the conference?

Yes - please direct your conference queries to the First Peoples team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Are there opportunities to sponsor some elements of the conference?

Yes – if your organisation, an external contact, supplier or a philanthropist you work with is interested, please contact the First Peoples team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for further information.

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