Update: 25 February, 2017

Due to the overwhelming Abstract submission response rate, registration is now closed.

For all abstract queries contact

Contact for all registration queries.

Registration fees

Registration includes entry to all Symposium sessions, including workshops (excluding Pre-Symposium workshop), entry to the Sunday night Opening Reception, lunch and morning and afternoon teas during the Symposium.

Pre-Symposium Workshop
(closes 16 June 2017)


Early Bird
(closes 31 March 2017)


Student rate
(closes 31 March 2017)

AU$950 (full-time students with ID. Copy of student card will need to be forwarded.)

Full Fee
(closes 16 June 2017)


Symposium Dinner
(closes 16 June 2017)


Use the currency converter to check exchange rates at time of registration.

Due to venue’s size and the informal nature of the Symposium, registration numbers are limited. To avoid disappointment you are encouraged to register early.

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The closing date for registrations is Friday 16 June 2017.


Symposium dinner, Tuesday 11 July

The Symposium dinner is an optional extra, with the cost not included in the registration fee. The price for the evening is all inclusive and includes a sumptuous meal, drinks and two-way transfers for the 40-minute bus trip.

Held at the magnificent Medici Villa ‘La Ferdinanda’, the venue combines elegance and historical interest in a setting overlooking the far reaching Tuscan valleys. Traditional local antipasto and other dishes will be served, with the opportunity to take souvenir pictures. Partners, families  and friends are all welcome.

Cancellations and refunds policy

Before 1 April 2017:  50% refund

From 1 April to 31 May 2017: 75% refund

After 1 June 2017: no refund


See the Monash Prato centre site for a listing of hotels, apartments, and other accommodations types.

New accommodation options become available regularly, so be sure to review the various options before making your booking. Also, for the first-time attendees, note that Prato is a small town so it would be worthwhile to secure your accommodation early.