Registration fees

Conference Registration table

*2021/2022 Financial members of the Continence Foundation of Australia are entitled to the Member rates. Renewal or to Join the Continence Foundation of Australia membership, follow the online registration process.

*Maternal Birth Summit registration fee is a special fee for midwives, trainees for $85. Maternal birth summit registration includes access to the session, lunch and access to the session recordings following the conference. 

Registrations can only be made online.

We are working with our conference venue MCEC who have a comprehensive venue safe plan in place to maximise your safety whilst you are in attendance at the event. Their protocols include only allowing fully vaccinated persons on premise. Please see their venue safe plan here for full outline of their procedures.

Registration Entitlements

Full Conference Registration fees include:

  • Full access to the scientific program excluding workshops
  • Access to the recordings of presentations post conference for a period of time
  • Access to the Exhibition
  • Welcome Reception
  • Morning/Afternoon teas and lunch —Thursday, Friday and Saturday as per the final program
  • Conference satchel and Conference Delegate Handbook
  • Access to the recordings of presentations post conference for a period of time

Day Conference Registration fees include:

  • Full access to the scientific program excluding workshops on the nominated day of attendance
  • Access to the recordings of presentations on the nominated day of attendance post conference for a period of time
  • Access to the Exhibition on your nominated day of attendance
  • Morning/Afternoon teas and lunch as per the final program – on the nominated day of attendance
  • Conference satchel and Conference Delegate Handbook

Registration fees 

Early Bird (Until midnight 1 May)

Full Registration: Member* - $610 Non Member - $855

Thursday Registration: Member* - $350 Non Member - $480

Friday Registration: Member* - $350 Non Member - $480

Saturday Registration: Member* - $220 Non Member - $315

Standard (After midnight 1 May)

Full Registration: Member* - $775 Non Member - $990

Thursday Registration: Member* - $390 Non Member - $500

Friday Registration: Member* - $390 Non Member - $500

Saturday Registration: Member* - $240 Non Member - $355

Terms & Conditions

COVID Safe Event

The Victorian Government has announced a further easing to Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions from Friday 22 April 11.59pm.
 

What has changed?

  • Patrons won’t be required to have two doses or show their vaccination status before entering any venue
  • The requirement for staff and patrons of venues to check-in using the Service Victoria app will end, with operators not required to keep any attendance records or maintain a check-in marshal
  • Masks will no longer be required in hospitality and retail settings, or at events of any size
  • Close contacts will no longer have to quarantine – provided they wear a mask indoors and avoid sensitive settings. They will also need to undertake at least five negative rapid tests over the seven days that would previously have been the self-quarantine period
  • Events with more than 30,000 people will no longer require public health pre-approval
  • International travellers who are symptom-free will be recommended but not required to get a PCR or rapid test on arrival, and unvaccinated travellers will no longer complete 7 days’ quarantine.
  • People are exempt from testing or quarantine for 12 weeks if they’ve had COVID-19 – up from 8 weeks
  • Individuals will be required to notify their workplace contacts, in addition to informing their social contacts. Workplaces won’t have to individually identify and notify each potentially exposed worker

 

What are the current restrictions?

  • All events held at MCEC must adhere to the requirements of MCEC’s venue specific approved VenueSafe plan. Please note we are currently updating the VenueSafe plan to reflect these changes.

 

More information

 

Cancellation Policy and Disclaimer:

The Continence Foundation of Australia understands that circumstances can change. At any point prior to the event you are welcome to contact the Conference host and organiser in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge. Cancellations received prior to 45 days from the event will receive a full refund.

  • Cancellations received between 44 - 30 days out from the conference will receive a 75% refund.
  • Cancellations received between 29 – 14 days out from the conference receive a refund less $50.00 administration fee.
  • Cancellations received less than 14 days out from the conference onwards will not be refunded.

If you need to cancel your registration due to COVID-19, refunds will be available.

The Committee reserves the right to change, without notice, any part of the program and the speakers.

Good and Services Tax:

GST is included in prices where indicated. Refer to tax invoice for applicable GST amount.

Insurance:

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Registrants and exhibitors are advised that at the time you register for the Conference to arrange personal health and travel insurance (where applicable). You are solely responsible for any physical loss or damage to your own property.

The policy should include loss of fees/deposits through cancellation of your participation in the Conference, or through cancellation of the Conference, loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason, including airline or related services strikes within Australia, failure to utilise tours/transfers or pre booked arrangements due to airline delay,

Force Majeure or any other reason, medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover), loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. The committee and conference host and organisers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance and will not accept any liability for loss or injury.

Membership

If you are not a member of the Continence Foundation of Australia and would like to join you can do so whilst registering via the online registration site. For information on membership, please visit this page. Professional membership is $85.

Payments:

A tax invoice will be issued if full payment is not made at the time of registration. The balance of payment must be paid in full 14 days from the invoice date or 10 business days before the Conference start date, whichever comes first. The organisers reserve the right, without notification, to cancel outstanding accounts any time after 30 days from the date of issue of the tax invoice. If payment is not received prior to the Conference, access will be granted only after full payment is made via credit card.

Payment of Fees:

Fees are in Australian Dollars (AUD). Payment of fees must accompany all registrations and may be made by direct deposit or credit card. Only online registrations are accepted. Payment of fees must accompany all registrations via direct debit or credit card. If an early bird discount is claimed and payment is not received by the due date, the registration fee will revert to the standard fee.

Privacy Statement

The Continence Foundation of Australia collects your contact information to ensure your requirements as a delegate at the Conference are met. This includes your name’s inclusion on a list of delegates attending the Conference. Please indicate on the online registration form if you do not wish to appear on this list.

Disclaimer:

This information is correct at the time of publishing. The committee and conference host and organisers reserve the right to change without notice any part of the program and the speakers. The Continence Foundation of Australia and/or its agents will not be liable for any alterations to the program and/ or speakers. The Conference Host & Organisers reserve the right to change activities, topics and presenters when necessary. The Conference Host & Organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation of the Conference where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure.

Behavioural Code of Conduct at Conference and Events:

The National Conference on Incontinence (including online) is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity, culture, race, age or religion. The Continence Foundation of Australia does not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Unless relevant to the particular talk, sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue. This type of behaviour is unacceptable and will not be taken lightly in our organisation. Conference participants (this includes employees, volunteers, visitors, guests, sponsors etc) or anyone interacting with the event violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference host and organisers.

Photography

We will be photographing and filming at the Conference. Delegates can view and share photographs on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @continenceaus. If you do not wish to be filmed or photographed, please advise the operator and move out of camera range.

PRIVACY

The Continence Foundation of Australia (CFA) is committed to protecting your privacy. For detailed information see the Continence Foundation of Australia Privacy Policy.

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Last Updated: Wed 01, Jun 2022
Last Reviewed: Tue 17, Mar 2020