Social Program

Alongside the wonderful range of opportunities available to all visitors to Melbourne, the Conference Committee have planned a number of social functions available to delegates that will allow you to socialise with and get to know each other in a relaxed and informal setting.

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by Vision Australia

Date: Tuesday, 9 October 2007
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: Pre Function Foyers, Grand Hyatt
Cost: Inclusive for full registered delegates and students
Additional Ticket: $60.00 per ticket
Dress Code: Smart Casual

An opportunity to meet old friends, make new ones and catch up with other delegates and exhibitors before the conference begins. Enjoy some wine, food and light entertainment while you explore the Trade Exhibition.

First Timers and Friends Dinner

Date: Tuesday, 9 October 2007
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue: European Bier Café, 120 Exhibition St (Corner Little Collins St) Melbourne
Cost: At delegate's own expense
Dress Code: Smart Casual

Plan to attend the First Timers' dinner to meet industry colleagues, put names to faces and make some new friends. The dinner will be attended by a mix of new delegates and veteran conference attendees with whom you can share your interests and broaden your knowledge of the profession.

Conference Dinner

Conference Dinner

Date: Thursday, 11 October 2007
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Venue: Melbourne Aquarium, Corner Flinders and King Streets Melbourne
Cost: $120.00 per ticket
Dress Code: Semi Formal

Join in the revelry of the Conference Dinner at the Melbourne Aquarium on the banks of the Yarra. Guests will enjoy the 360 degree Oceanarium of giant sharks and stingrays, view the Coral Atoll's tropical creatures and be treated to free adrenaline pumping simulator rides.

We invite all delegates to enjoy a festive evening of fine food and wine, followed by dancing late into the night with music provided by The Melody Line. It will be the social event of 2007 - don't miss out!

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