General information

GENERAL INFORMATION
The following information is provided to make your attendance at the 15th AIFS Conference as enjoyable as possible. If you require assistance throughout the conference, please visit the Registration Desk and we will do everything we can to help you.

DATES OF THE CONFERENCE
Wednesday 25 July 2018 – CONFERENCE DAY 1
Thursday 26 July 2018 – CONFERENCE DAY 2
Friday 27 July 2018 – CONFERENCE DAY 3

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION DESK
The Registration and Information Desk will be centrally located onsite at the conference venue. Here you can collect name badges and other conference materials. Staff will be on hand to answer any queries. Opening times and location of the information desk to be announced closer to the event.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
All catering breaks including lunch, morning and afternoon tea s will be served on level 1 in the foyer. If you have indicated a special dietary need, please go to the special dietary requirements buffet table or speak to a venue staff member to collect your meal. If you have not already done so, please advise the conference organizers of any dietary requirements (including vegetarian and religious requirements).

To ensure your requests can be met, please email your dietary requests upon registration, or email the conference office (link: MCI ) at least 1 week before the start of the conference.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Conference will collect and store information you provide in your Registration Form for the purposes of enabling us to:

• register your attendance at the AIFS Conference
• assist with administrative and planning purposes;
• plan and develop conference and other events in the future;
• facilitate your requirements in relation to the AIFS Conference;
• allow the compilation and analysis of statistics relevant to the conference.

The information that you provide in the Registration Form and at any other time during the conference, will be used by the organisers to offer, provide and continue to improve its events and other services.

INSURANCE
Insurance of any kind is NOT included in registration fees – it is advised that delegates take out appropriate health and travel insurances before travelling. The AIFS Conference Committee and the Conference Office do not take any responsibility for delegates failing to insure.

NAME BADGES
Each Conference delegate will receive a name badge on registration. This badge will be your official pass and must be worn to gain entry to all sessions, the exhibition area, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and the social functions included with your registration.

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES
Melbourne: The main visitor information centre is at Federation Square, on the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, Opening hours are 09.30 to 17:30 daily. You can also find other information centres throughout the city, including at the Bourke St Mall.