Australian Pain Society 31st Annual Scientific Meeting

12 - 16 June 2011 | Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Conference Social Program Details

Sunday 12 June - Welcome Reception at Crocosaurus Cove

Located in the centre of Darwin city and home to some of the largest saltwater crocodiles in captivity, Crocosauras Cove invites you into the world of the Northern Territory's awesome 'saltie'. This memorable experience is a great start to the conference with welcome drinks and a chance for delegates and sponsors to mingle with friends and colleagues. Your ticket cost includes all entry fees, canapés and drinks.

The Welcome Reception is included in the registration fee for full registrants.

Time: 18.00
Dress: Casual
Transport: Delegates/guests to make own arrangements

Adult Ticket Cost: AU$75
Child* Ticket Cost: AU$50
*A child is classified as those under the age of 10

Monday 13 June - Art Gallery Viewing Night

Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm 
Dress: Casual
Transport: Delegates/guests to make own arrangements

Two local art galleries are opening up their doors for APS Conference Delegates to view the fine art within their galleries. They will be providing wine and cheese and an outstanding range of indigenous art to explore. This will be a free event and we encourage all delegates to attend, pre-registration is not required for this event.
Please feel free to check out the gallery websites:

Outstation Gallery – Aboriginal Art from Art Centres, 8 Parap Place (Upstairs, enter via Gregory St) Parap, Darwin.

Outstation Gallery provides a backdrop for a broad range of aboriginal artwork, sourced from Australian Aboriginal Art Centres. The gallery exhibits high quality artwork from emerging and established indigenous artists.

Nomad Art Gallery, Cnr Vickers Street & Parap Place, Parap, Darwin.
Nomad Art Gallery is located in Darwin and Canberra and specialises in limited editions and collections of fine art and craft from aboriginal art centres across Australia.

Tuesday 14 June - BBQ at The Darwin Sailing Club

Set amongst palm fringed gardens on the shores of Fannie Bay,The Darwin Sailing Club has breathtaking views of the harbour against magnificent tropical sunsets. This casual dinner will be a chance to unwind, relax and enjoy the atmosphere of Darwin at it's best. Your ticket includes transport and the BBQ, there will be a cash bar onsite for beverage purchases.

Time: 18.00
Transport: Buses will depart from The Darwin Convention Centre at the conclusion of the conference at 17.45 they will return to the conference hotels after the function.
Dress: Casual

Adult Ticket Cost: AU$70
Child* Ticket Cost: AU$40
*A child is classified as those under the age of 10

Wednesday 15 June – Conference Gala Dinner under the stars at Skycity Darwin

Spectacularly set amongst tropical gardens and overlooking the Arafura Sea, Skycity in Darwin is the perfect location for dinner under the stars. Do not miss this chance to catch up with friends and colleagues to enjoy some fine Australian food, wine and entertainment. The Gala Dinner is a fantastic opportunity to see Darwin at it's very best!

Transport: Buses will depart from the conference hotels at 18.30and they will return to the conference hotels after the function.

Ticket Cost for Full Delegates: AU$125 (subsidised for conference delegates)
Ticket Cost for Additional Tickets: AU$150
Ticket Cost for Child*: AU$90
*A child is classified as those under the age of 10