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Registration

Key Dates 

  • Registrations open 31 January 2023 
  • Early registration fees end 28 July 2023
  • Standard registration fees end 26 August 2023
  • Late registration fees apply from 27 August 2023 

Registration Fees 

All registration fees are quoted in Australian dollars inclusive of GST. Registrations will open here 31 January 2023. 

 

The following registration fees for social aspects of the program are quoted in Australian dollars inclusive of GST. Registrations will open here 31 January 2023. 

Registration inclusions

In person registrations

Registration gains access to the Meeting at the Sheraton on the nominated days including:

  • Attendance at the Welcome Reception (Tuesday evening)
  • Attendance at breakfast and scientific sessions
  • Trade exhibition admission
  • Lunches, morning teas and afternoon teas as shown in the program

Special registration rates

The junior doctor or nurse rate applies to doctors who are not undertaking a specialist training program, period of specialist assessment or a fellowship. This rate is not open to international medical graduates who have an overseas specialist qualification in neurosurgery.  

The medical student rate applies to students enrolled in a medical degree who are not yet qualified as a doctor (proof of student identification is required). 

Non-member representatives of medical companies are only able to attend the Meeting in a non-sales capacity as they are attending as a delegate and not an exhibitor or sponsor. As such, registration is conditional on the person not wearing company branded clothing or a company name badge, not distributing promotional material, not showcasing products and services on laptops or other devices, not giving away promotional material, and not taking delegates away from the Meeting floor during the Meeting. A breach of these conditions will result in the non-refundable cancellation of the registration and removal from the Meeting.

Payment

Delegates are encouraged to pay via credit card at the time of registration. Payment can be made by credit card or EFT transfer in Australian Dollars only.

Cancellation policy

If notification of cancellation is made in writing to our Events Team prior to 28 July 2023, a full refund will be given (less a $100 processing fee). After this date no refund will be given, however a substitute delegate may be accepted by giving notification of the change in writing to our Events Team. Refunds after 28 July 2023 may be issued in special circumstances at the discretion of the NSA.

Liability / Insurance

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Neither the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia (NSA) nor DC Conference & Association Management (DCC&A) will accept liability for, but not limited to:

  • Damages of any nature (including financial) sustained by participants, or loss or damage to their personal property in the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters, loss;
  • Loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the Conference or through cancellation of the Conference;
  • Loss of international/domestic air fares or accommodation through cancellation for any reason;
  • Medical Expenses.

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.

Force Majeure

The Organisers (NSA and DCC&A) 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 of the Meeting may postpone, reschedule or cancel the event without liability on the part of the Organisers of the Meeting. In the event the Meeting cannot be held or is postponed pursuant to this section, the 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.

Photography

In registering for NSA-managed events and conferences, delegates grant permission to NSA, its agents and others working under its authority, to take and to have full and free use of video/photographs containing their image/likeness. It is understood these images may be used for promotional news, online/multimedia, research and/or educational purposes by and for NSA.

Delegates agree that they are not entitled to remuneration, residuals, royalties or any other payment from NSA in respect of their image/likeness or its use. Delegates release, discharge, and hold harmless, NSA and its agents from any and all claims, demands or causes of actions that they may hereafter have by reason of anything contained in the photographs or video.

By registering to attend the Meeting, you give your consent to be photographed and filmed. If you do not consent your registration will be withdrawn.

 

For delegate enquiries please contact
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: +61 (0) 2 9954 4400

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