Social Program

Opening Ceremony

In addition to the APVRS Tano Lecture to be presented by Prof Tien-Yin Wong and the Neil Della Lecture by Prof Ian MacAllister, the Opening Ceremony will also feature a performance of the didgeridoo, a wind instrument developed by indigenous Australians.

Date: July 31, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Venue: Ballroom A & B, Hilton Sydney
Open to All


Poster Session & Welcome Drinks


Welcome Drinks will be served during the poster session.
Date: July 31, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Venue: Exhibition Hall, Level 4, Hilton Sydney
Open to All


Congress Party Event


Enjoy Darling Harbour views, a glittering city skyline and a totally unique event experience when you join us at the Lighthouse Gallery at the Australian Maritime Museum. Experience fine Australian cuisine whilst delighting in the unique entertainment including a chance to board the HMAS Vampire! Enjoy a drink on this ex-Naval destroyer moored at Darling Harbour – the helipad of HMAS Vampire is a unique and unforgettable vantage point which boast stunning city skyline views.


Date: August 1, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue: Australian Maritime Museum
Cost: $75 per person include food and entertainment. Cash bar available.
Children (to 12 years old): $25 per person


This function is not included in your registration fee. Delegates are encouraged to bring their partners and families.


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