ANZSGM 2020 ASM Melbourne 27 - 29 May 2020

General Information

Catering
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be available during the conference in the exhibition area and
is included in the registration fee.

Conditions
International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd reserves the right to deny entry and/or terminate the
registration of any person who demonstrates behaviour that International Conferences & Events (ICE)
Pty Ltd deems to be inappropriate and/or a risk to others.

Currency
All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and includes GST.

Delegate List
An attendee list will be supplied to all attendees including exhibitors and partners. If you do not wish to
have your details on the delegate list please ensure you indicate this on your registration form.

Dietary and Special Requirements
Please note any dietary and special (i.e. mobility or sight) requirements when registering for the
conference. All dietary and special requirements will be forwarded to the venue.

Disclaimer
All details are correct at the time of publication. The Organising Committee reserves the right to change
the program and functions at any time without notice.

Opinions expressed by authors in their abstracts and during their presentations are personal and do not
necessarily reflect the opinions of the Organising Committee members.

Dress Code
The dress code throughout the conference is neat casual. The dress code for each function is indicated
in the function description on the Social Program page.

Duplication/Recording
Unauthorised photography, audio taping, video recording, digital taping or any other form of duplication
is strictly prohibited in conference sessions.

Electricity
The electrical supply is 240 volts, 50Hz. The connection for appliances is a flat 3-pin plug of unique
design. Most hotels provide 110 volt outlets for shavers.

Exhibition
The exhibition will be located in Sofi’s Lounge, at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.

GST Information
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a broad-based ten percent tax included in the shelf price of most
Australian goods and services. The Tourist Refund Scheme allows international travellers to claim a GST refund (subject to certain conditions) on goods purchased in Australia. The refund only applies to
items worn or goods taken on board as hand luggage when leaving the country.

For more information, please visit www.customs.gov.au.

Immigration Information
Travellers to Australia need a valid passport or similar certificate of identification. Everyone, except
travellers with Australian and New Zealand passports, requires a visa. You may ask your travel agent
for advice or to have them organise your visa.

For more information, visit www.immi.gov.au.

Insurance
The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal
insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither the
Conference Organising Committee nor International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd covers
individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement
of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

Liability
In the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters, the Conference Organising Committee and
International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd cannot accept responsibility for any financial or other
losses incurred by the delegates. Nor can the Conference Organising Committee and International
Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd take responsibility for injury or damage to persons or property
occurring during the conference or associated activities. Insurance is the responsibility of the individual
delegate.

Mobile Phones
Delegates are asked to set their mobile phones to silent when in sessions.

Name Badges and Lanyards
Name badges will be issued when registering at the conference. For security purposes the conference
name badge must be worn at all times during the conference and social functions. Entry may be denied
if no name badge is displayed.

Privacy
International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd will gather and record personal information necessary
for your attendance at the conference. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated
in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.

Program
Every endeavour has been made to produce an accurate program. The program is correct at time of
printing.

Security
Please ensure that you take all items of value with you at all times when leaving a room. Do not leave
bags or laptop computers unattended.

Smoking
The conference and social functions are non-smoking.

 

Important Dates

ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting 2020
27-29 May 2020

November 2019
Call for Abstracts opens
Submit an Abstract

November 2019
Early bird registration opens

February 2020
Call for Abstracts closes

March 2020
Early bird registration closes

 

Host Organisation

 ANZSGM

Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)

145 Macquarie Street

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9256 5460

Fax: +61 2 9241 3458

Website: www.anzsgm.org

 

International Conferences & Events (ICE)

Twitter Conference Secretariat
International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd

183 Albion Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: +61 2 9368 1200
Fax: +61 2 9368 1500
Email: info@anzsgmconference.org
Website: www.anzsgmconference.org

© 2020 Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)