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Please note, ISBE2020 has been postponed and will now take place in Melbourne on 11 – 16 September 2022.

Social Events

There are a number of events being planned for the Congress, some included in your registration fee and others are optional.

Inclusive Events

Welcome Drinks

Date: Sunday 27 September 2020 
Time: 1800-1930
Venue: The Boatbuilders Yard
Cost: Included in congress registrations. Additional tickets are available at $70 per person
Dress code: Smart casual

As the first official social event of ISBE 2020, the Welcome Drinks provides you with the opportunity to relax and enjoy the company of colleagues and friends. The Boatbuilders Yard is an award winning venue conveniently located a few steps from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Poster Session 1

Date: Tuesday 29 September 2020
Time: 1700-1830
Venue: Exhibition – Foyer, Ground Level, Melbourne Convention Centre
Cost: Included in full congress registrations. Additional tickets are available at $45 per person
Dress code: Smart casual

The poster sessions are the perfect opportunity to mingle and chat with the presenters about their poster presentations.  Victorian wine and beer will be served with light snacks.


Poster Session 2

Date: Thursday 1 October 2020
Time: 1700-1830
Venue: Exhibition – Foyer, Ground Level, Melbourne Convention Centre
Cost: Included in full congress registrations. Additional tickets are available at $45 per person
Dress code: Smart casual

The poster sessions are the perfect opportunity to mingle and chat with the presenters about their poster presentations.  Victorian wine and beer will be served with light snacks.


Optional Events

Football

Date: Wednesday 30 September 2020
Time: From 1300 

According to tradition, there will be a football (soccer) tournament on the afternoon of Wednesday 30 September 2020.  If you would like to be involved, please register your interest here.


Congress Dinner Reception

Join us for the Congress Dinner Reception on the banks of Melbourne’s landmark Yarra River. ZINC is our chosen venue located in the city centre overlooking Melbourne’s riverfront, an easy 10-15 minute walk from the MCEC or a tram ride away. The night will offer an appetising array of canapés and grazing stations with a great selection of beverages as you celebrate the close of the Congress with your colleagues and friends. In ISBE tradition, great music will add to a memorable evening, not to be missed.  

Date: Friday 2 October 2020
Time: 1900-2200
Venue: ZINC at Federation Square
Cost: $120 per person

Join us on the final evening to celebrate the congress experience. 


Diversity and Inclusion

Details to be confirmed. Please note your interest on the registration form and more information will follow. 


LGBTQI Event

Details to be confirmed. Please note your interest on the registration form and more information will follow. 

 

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