9-12 June 2020



The following information is provided to make your attendance at the AIFS 2020 Conference as enjoyable as possible. If you require assistance throughout the conference, please visit the Registration Desk and we will do everything we can to help you.

Dates of the Conference

Wednesday 10 June 2020 – CONFERENCE DAY 1
Thursday 11 June 2020 – CONFERENCE DAY 2
Friday 12 June 2020 – CONFERENCE DAY 3

Registration and Information Desk

The Registration and Information Desk will be centrally located on site at the conference venue.

Registration kiosk? Here you can collect name badges and other conference materials. Staff will be on hand to answer any queries. Opening times and location of the information desk to be announced closer to the event.

Name badges

Each Conference delegate will receive a name badge on registration. This badge will be your official pass and must be worn to gain entry to all sessions, the exhibition area, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and the social functions included with your registration.

Dietary Requirements

All catering breaks including lunch, morning and afternoon teas will be served on level 1 in the foyer. If you have indicated a special dietary need, please go to the special dietary requirements buffet table or speak to a venue staff member to collect your meal. If you have not already done so, please advise the conference organisers of any dietary requirements (including vegetarian and religious requirements).

To ensure your requests can be met, please email your dietary requests upon registration, or email the conference office at least 1 week before the start of the conference.

Use of personal information

The conference will collect and store information you provide in your Registration Form for the purposes of enabling us to:

  • register your attendance at the AIFS Conference
  • assist with administrative and planning purposes
  • plan and develop conference and other events in the future
  • facilitate your requirements in relation to the AIFS Conference
  • allow the compilation and analysis of statistics relevant to the conference.

The information that you provide in the Registration Form and at any other time during the conference, will be used by the organisers to offer, provide and continue to improve its events and other services.


Insurance of any kind is NOT included in registration fees – it is advised that delegates take out appropriate health and travel insurances before travelling.

The AIFS Conference Committee and the Conference Office do not take any responsibility for delegates failing to insure.

Visitor Information Centre

The Melbourne Visitor Hub is located at Melbourne Town Hall on Swanston Street. Opening hours are 9.00 am until 6.00 pm daily.

You can also find other information centres throughout the city, including at the Bourke Street Mall.

Key Dates

Call for abstracts open – Thursday 4 July 2019
Registrations open – Friday 27 September 2019
Call for abstracts close – Monday 21 October 2019
Early bird registrations close – Friday 10 April 2020
Pre-conference workshops – Tuesday 9 June 2020
3-Day Conference – 10, 11, 12 June 2020