17-20 March 2013 | National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Social Program

Welcome Reception

Neuromodulation Society Dinner

APS Conference Gala Dinner

Pain in Childhood SIG Dinner



Welcome Reception

Sunday 17 March 2013

5.00pm - 7.00pm

Exhibition Hall, Ground Floor, National Convention Centre Canberra

Join us for this casual start to the conference with welcome drinks and a chance for delegates and sponsors to mingle with friends and colleagues amongst the industry exhibition. 

The Welcome Reception is included in the registration fee for full registrants. Please indicate your intention to attend when registering for the conference.

Additional Ticket Cost: $60 per person

Dress: Casual


Neuromodulation Society Dinner

Sunday 17 March 2013


Dinner venue - Chairman & Yip

This dinner is for delegates who attend the Neuromodulation Society of Australia & New Zealand
pre-conference workshop.

Ticket Cost: $120 per person (Cost includes a three course meal and beverages)

Dress: Smart casual


Conference Gala Dinner

Tuesday 19 March 2013

7.00pm - 11.00pm

Australian War Memorial, Canberra

The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive including an extensive collection of art, relics, photographs, film and sound commemorating the sacrifice of Australians at war.

Join us for a truly unique evening, where you can dine amongst large and rare historic objects, and authentic works of art created by some of Australia’s leading artists.

We hope you can join us for a memorable evening of sumptuous food and wine in this outstanding Australian institution.

Ticket Cost: $125 per person (not including Memorial tour)

                   $145 per person (including Memorial tour **)

Dress: Lounge Suit/Cocktail

** Memorial Tour (optional):  The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Join Memorial guides and explore key objects in the museum's extensive galleries and uncover the personal experiences of Australian service men and women. Hear lesser known stories of courage, tragedy and hope that lie behind famous Memorial exhibits, including dioramas depicting well known battles in Australia's military history, aircraft flown by Aussie characters, and personal equipment belonging to the ANZACs.

Transport: Buses will depart the convention centre at 6.00pm for guests taking the Memorial tour. All other guests will depart at 6.30pm.

Pain in Childhood SIG Dinner

Monday 18 March 2013


Ardeche Restaurant, Cnr City Walk & Ainslie Ave, Canberra

This dinner is for all those interested in the Pain in Childhood special interest group. Although not compulsory we encourage any delegates wishing to attend this dinner to please join the Pain in Childhood special interest group. For further information please visit the following website: 


Ticket Cost: $65 per person 

(Cost includes a three course meal and limited wine and beer. Additional drinks can be purchased at the venue)

Dress: Casual


On Monday 18th March the newly formed ASCEPT SIG on Behavioural and Neuropharmacology will be holding a dinner for anyone with an interest in this area.

Please contact Mark Hutchinson if you would like to attend, at mark.hutchinson@adelaide.edu.au