Registration for the 8th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation is now open.

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How to Register

Registration can be submitted by completing the online form above. Registration must be completed by 22 October 2019 to receive the early bird rates. After this date the rates will increase as per the table below.

Registration Fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% Goods and Service Tax (GST).

Registration Type Early Bird Before 22 October 2019 Standard Rate After 22 October 2019
Full Delegate Registration $550 $650
Day Registration $350 $350


Full Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all Symposium sessions
  • Ticket to the Networking Function*
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

*Please indicate attendance via the registration form

Day Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all Symposium sessions on the day of your registration
  • Ticket to the Networking Function*
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on the day of your registration

*A ticket to the Networking function is included only if you are attending Tuesday 19 November

Networking Function

Tuesday 19 November, Grand Ballroom Lobby Pullman Hotel Albert Park

One ticket to the networking function is included in the full registration fee and day registration fee on Tuesday 19 November, however you must indicate your attendance at the time of registration.

Method of Payment

Registration can only be confirmed once payment is received.

Payment can be made by any of the following methods:

  1. Credit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express. If you are making a credit card payment from a country outside Australia, for security reasons you must first advise your banking institution of the impending charge and authorise them to allow the charge to Australia to go through. Please note that charges to your credit card will appear as being from "ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd" on your bank statement.
  2. Cheque / Bank draft: Made payable to ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd. Payment must be made in Australian dollars and free of all charges.

Payment deadlines

Registrations received by 22 October 2019 must be paid in full by 22 October 2019 in order to receive the early bird registration rate.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Deadline: 17 September 2019

Cancellations must be notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to the Symposium Secretariat. Cancellations made by 17 September 2019 will result in a full refund less $150 to cover administration costs. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person by 17 September 2019 without incurring any cost penalty. Refunds for cancellations received after 17 September 2019 will only be made in exceptional circumstances. The Symposium Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers.



Please direct all registration enquiries to:

NHMRC 2019 Symposium Secretariat
PO Box 5005
South Melbourne
VIC 3205
Telephone: +61 (3) 9682 0500
Facsimile: +61 (3) 9682 0344


Please direct all accommodation enquiries to:

NHMRC 2019 Symposium Secretariat
GPO Box 3270
NSW 2001
Telephone: +61 (2) 9254 5000
Facsimile: +61 (2) 9251 3552

All best endeavours will be made to present the program as printed on this website. The Symposium and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Symposium does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

  • Key Dates

  • RegistrationsNow Open
  • Call for Abstractsclosed on 1 July 2019
  • Early bird deadline22 October 2019