Conference Dinner

Leopard Lodge, Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 24th November 2018

The conference dinner will be held on Saturday night at the Leopard Lodge, an exciting, new custom-built structure at Melbourne Zoo. This will be a three-course seated dinner with drinks. Looking out onto the beautiful gardens and lawns of the lower Zoo, the Lodge is close to the Big Cat habitats and attendees may even hear the lions roaring on occasion.


Welcome Reception

Melbourne School of Design

Thursday, 22nd November 2018

The conference’s welcome reception will be held on Thursday evening in the award-winning MSD building on the Parkville campus. Food and drink will be from Mary & Steve, who have been creating innovative, healthy and artistic catering from their North Carlton base for 40 years. They will provide a range of canapés with vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and dairy free options available; to drink, they will serve a range of Australian wines, beers, and other refreshments.


Early-Career Researcher Mixer

The Vertue of the Coffee Drink

*Note that tickets for this event have sold out
Friday, 23rd November 2018

The ECR group will host a special social event for early-career researchers on Friday evening. It will be held at The Vertue of the Coffee Drink, housed in an old stable in a laneway off Lygon Street. A range of canapés will be served, as well as a selection of Australian and international wines, beers, ciders and soft drinks. The Vertue of the Coffee Drink will also be providing food, refreshments and coffee during the conference.


Fun Run

Princes Park

*Please register by Thursday, 18th October if you would like a fun run t-shirt
Friday, 23rd November 2018

The Compumedics ACNS Fun Run will be back again this year. Held along the avenues of elm and Moreton Bay fig trees in Princes Park, views take in the city skyline across to the Melbourne General Cemetery.