Please note that the processing time for full membership applications takes up to two weeks and you will be notified accordingly. To ensure your application is processed in a timely manner, please ensure you complete all steps listed on the above website. Please note, membership rates are only available to fully paid members at the time of the registration deadlines (temporary membership numbers are not sufficient).
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Only available for APS Members who are full time students or retirees.
Please contact the APS Secretariat if you wish to become a student member
|One x Half Day Workshop|
|Member (Pre-Conference Workshop AND Conference Registration)||AU$160||AU$180||AU$200|
|Member (Pre-Conference Workshop ONLY)||AU$210||AU$230||AU$250|
Two x Half Day Workshops OR One x Full Day Workshop
Member (Pre-Conference Workshop AND Conference Registration)
Member (Pre-Conference Workshop ONLY)
|Comp for full conference registrants
Additional tickets AU$60 per person
Basic Pain Research & Pain in Childhood
Sunday 21 April, Wharf One
|Conference Gala Dinner
Tuesday 23 April
|AU$150 per person|
Registration for full registrants includes entry into all scientific sessions, access to the conference app, attendance e-certificate, morning, afternoon teas and lunches on each day of the conference, APS Discipline Sub-Group Meetings and the Welcome Reception on Sunday 21 April 2024.
Day registration includes entry into all scientific sessions, access to the conference app, attendance e-certificate, morning, afternoon teas and lunch on the day of registration.
A registration fee for the Welcome Reception is applicable for registrants that are not attending the full APS meeting (i.e.day registrants, those registering for a Sunday pre-conference workshop only, and all accompanying guests).
Delegates are encouraged to pay via credit card at the time of registration.
Payment can be made by credit card, personal cheque or EFT transfer in Australian Dollars only. Cheques should be made payable to the Australian Pain Society Conference. Alternatively, payment may be made via MasterCard or Visa. Payment can also be made by direct transfer, please quote invoice number when transferring funds electronically. EFT details can be found on your invoice.
If notification of cancellation is made in writing to the Secretariat prior to Tuesday 27 February 2024, a full refund will be given (less a AU$175 processing fee). After this date no refund will be given, however a substitute delegate may be accepted. Refunds for social functions will be given at the discretion of the Conference Secretariat.
All delegates are strongly advised to take out insurance cover for their registration, travel and accommodation in the unlikely event of non-attendance or conference cancellation.
Cancellation fees for each Hotel may slightly differ, please the cancellation policy here. Cancellation of bookings should be made through the Conference Secretariat only.
Late Payment Policy
Early Bird Registration Fees
Early bird registrations fees are applicable for delegates who have registered before 27 February 2024. Please note, any early bird registrations not paid for by 19 March will automatically be amended and invoiced to the standard registration fee.
Standard Registration Fees
Standard registrations fees are applicable for delegates who have registered after 27 February 2024. Please note, any standard registrations not paid for by 16 April will automatically be amended and invoiced to the late registration fee, this includes any delegates who originally registered at the early bird rate.
Liability / Insurance
Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Neither the Australian Pain Society nor DC Conference & Association Management will accept liability for, but not limited to:
Insurance is the responsibility of the individual delegate and should be purchased in your country of origin.
Delegates are strongly recommended to take out a suitable travel insurance policy including coverage for non-refundable registration fees when you register for the meeting and book your travel.
The Organisers and Co-Organisers of the Meeting shall not be held responsible for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations hereunder to the extent such delay or failure is caused by fire, flood, strike, civil, governmental or military authority, acts of God, acts of terrorism, acts of war, epidemics, the un-availability of the venue or other similar causes beyond its reasonable control and without fault or negligence. For one or more of such reasons, the organisers and any co-organisers of the Meeting may postpone, reschedule or cancel the event without liability on the part of organisers and co-organisers of the Meeting. In the event the meeting cannot be held or is postponed pursuant to this section, the organisers and co-organisers of the Meeting shall not be liable to attendee for any direct, consequential or incidental damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodations costs, or financial losses.
There will be photographs taken throughout the conference and at the social events. These may be used for promotional activities, including the APS website and on social media. If you do not want your photograph taken, or used, please notify the photographer onsite at your earliest convenience.
Registrations from Commercial Entities
If you are from a commercial entity and wish to attend an APS ASM, your registration must be connected to the commercial entity supporting the conference and will show as an exhibition registration.
Please contact the Conference Organiser to discuss booth options if you haven’t already secured your booth.
No delegate registrations of any kind will be accepted from commercial entities.