FAQs

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE MEETING?
Researchers and clinicians from all disciplines with an interest in health and medical research are encouraged to attend. The research covered will be much broader than other meetings given the unique focus of this meeting.   It will be an incubator for professional development, networking and showcasing of research.

Student, early to mid-career researchers are particularly encouraged to attend to the professional development workshops. Students most particularly are encouraged to attend the networking and mentoring breakfast.

IS ASMR MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?

No, but we would encourage you to become a member. Membership also entitles you to be eligible for PRIZES!  Why not become an ASMR Member and enjoy membership prices to the conference too, along with the many other benefits that membership brings.

WHEN WILL I BE NOTIFIED ABOUT PROGRAMING DECISIONS?
Notification will be sent after the expiry of deadlines and will include specific presentation instructions. The complete program will be available online.

WHAT IS THE POSTER SIZE?
The maximum size is 100cm wide by 120cm deep. Velcro will be available from the registration desk.

WILL MY ABSTRACT BE PUBLISHED ONLINE?
A couple of weeks before the meeting, the final program will be published to this online.

DO I NEED TO REGISTER TO THE SOCIAL FUNCTION? 
This is an optional extra.  If you wish to attend you should tick the box during the registration process.

CAN I BRING EXTRA GUESTS TO SOCIAL EVENTS?

Additional tickets can be purchased for social events, up until the day of the event unless sold out.

WHERE CAN I BOOK ACCOMMODATION?

The ASMR is not responsible for any accommodation bookings for the NSC. All bookings/changes/cancellations must be made directly with hotel providers in accordance with their accommodation terms and conditions. There are plenty of nearby hotels to choose from.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE FOR THE CONFERENCE?

During the conference, smart casual attire is fine. You might want to dress up to business attire for your presentation.  You would certainly not look out of place if you dressed up even more to cocktail attire for the Conference Dinner!  Why not be creative and artistic?

WHAT IS THE CLIMATE LIKE AT THE TIME OF THE CONFERENCE?

The temperature in Fremantle in November ranges from 26ºC during the day to 15ºC overnight. R

CAN I CANCEL MY REGISTRATION?
Registration cancellations must be emailed to ASMR. For cancellations received up to 30 days prior to the conference the cost of the full registration will be refunded less a $50.00 handling fee. Registration cancellations received less than 30 days and up to 7 days prior to the conference will receive a 50% refund. There will be no refund for cancellations received within 7 days of the conference.

LIABILITY/INSURANCE 
In the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters the conference organising committee, associated organisations & individuals can’t accept responsibility for any financial or other losses incurred by the delegates. Nor can the conference organising committee, associated organisations & individuals take responsibility for injury or damage to persons or property occurring during the conference.