Conference Registration

Registration to attend the AARE Conference 2017 is now open!

Save time and money by registering online. Please follow the prompts in the link below. Registration can be paid using the secure online credit card processor.

Online Registration Form

Group Registration Portal

Manual Registration Form

Workshop Only Registration Form

Creativity Summit Only Registration Form

Changes to your registration details can be made online until Friday, 10 November 2017. Thereafter, any changes to registration details must be emailed to the Registration Manager at

Registration Categories and Rates

Please see below for your appropriate registration fee, keeping in mind its closure date. To maintain your pre-registered conference rate, you are required to pay within seven days from the date of invoice. Please keep this in mind if you are required to obtain prior authorisation.

It is preferred that early bird registration is paid by credit card online at the time of registration. However, a tax invoice is available on request. Online payments can be made with Visa, MasterCard or AMEX only.

Onsite registration will be charged the appropriate late registration rates plus a $20.00 manual processing fee.

Additional tickets may be purchased for attendees and accompanying persons to attend the Welcome Reception and conference tours. Please indicate this during the registration process.

Member Rate
To be eligible for member rates, you must be a financial member of AARE until June 2018. Registrations are checked against the AARE membership database.

Information on AARE membership can be found on their website at

Early Bird Registration
The deadline for early bird registration is Thursday, 24 August 2017. You must register and pay before this date to receive the early bird rate. After this date, all new and unpaid registration will be charged the standard registration rate.

Standard Registration
The deadline for standard registration is Thursday, 9 November 2017. You must register and pay before this date to receive the standard rate. After this date, all new and unpaid registration will be charged a $50.00 late fee.

Day Registration
All delegates and presenters are encouraged to attend the full conference in support of other attendees. Single day registration is subject to approval from the Organising Committee and is available only in exceptional circumstances. Please contact to enquire about single day registration.

Student/Concession Registration
The student rate is applicable to full time students who are AARE members. Please email or fax a copy of your current student ID to or +61 2 9368 1500. Student and Concession rates do not apply to non-members.

The deadline for all registrations is Thursday, 9 November 2017. Registration made after this date will incur a $50.00 late registration fee.

Registration Entitlements

The AARE Conference 2017 will adopt an eco-friendly approach to reduce wastage. Attendees will be asked during registration to indicate their preferences to receive a copy of the printed conference handbook and a conference satchel (full registrations only).

Payment Information

All fees are due upon registering. Where early bird prices are applicable, fees must be paid by the early bird date in order to receive the reduced rate. All fees must be paid in full prior to attending the event. Any outstanding fees are to be paid by the registrant upon arrival at the event; failing this, the registrant will be required to provide credit card details to guarantee payment within two (2) weeks after the completion of the event.

Credit Card Payment
The conference only accepts Visa, MasterCard and AMEX. Credit card payments will appear on your statement as International Conferences & Events (ICE) Aust.

Cheque Payment
Please send a cheque made payable to AARE 2017 with a completed registration form or invoice number.

Please address to:

AARE 2017 Registration Manager
c/- International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd
183 Albion Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Electronic Funds Transfer
Please include your invoice number when submitting an EFT payment and provide the Registration Manager at the remittance advice.

Bank Name: National Australia Bank
Account Name: AARE 2017
BSB Number: 082-128
Account Number: 66-775-6930
Swift Code: NATAAU3303M

Cancellations and Amendments

Registration, social function and/or accommodation cancellations and amendments cannot be accepted over the telephone. Cancellations and amendments must be sent in writing either by mail, fax or email to the Registration Manager.

AARE 2017 Registration Manager
c/- International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd
183 Albion Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Fax: +61 2 9368 1500

Cancellations received up to and including Thursday, 26 October 2017 will receive a full refund, less $150.00 administration fee. Cancellations received between Friday, 27 October 2017 and Thursday, 9 November 2017 will receive a 50% refund less $150.00 administration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after Friday, 10 November 2017.

Alternatively, your registration may be transferred to another person until Friday, 10 November 2017, at no extra cost. All amendments including transfers made after this date will incur a $20.00 administration fee.

Please refer to the individual hotel’s cancellation policies and terms and conditions. Accommodation cannot be reserved without credit card details. Accommodation cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the conference, will be charged by the hotel according to their cancellation conditions. All cancellations and amendments must be advised in writing to Please do not contact the hotel directly.


  1. International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd reserves the right to deny entry and/or terminate the registration of any person who demonstrates behaviour that is deemed to be inappropriate and/or a risk to others.
  2. Registrations received by International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd will not be considered as confirmed unless full payment has been received.
  3. While attending the conference you may be photographed and/or filmed. By registering for the conference you agree for these mediums being used for promotional purposes.

The Organising Committee, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd:

  1. Reserve the right to change the program and social functions at any time without notice.
  2. Does not cover individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason, including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft, loss or damage to personal belongings.
  3. Does not take responsibility for injury or damage to a person, or their property, occurring during the conference or associated activities.
  4. Does not accept any responsibility for insurance as this is not included in the registration fee. Insurance is the responsibility of the individual and participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions.
  5. Does not accept responsibility for any financial or other losses incurred by participants, in the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters.
  6. Opinions expressed by presenters are personal and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Organising Committee, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd.

International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the conference. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.

Have a question?

Should you have any questions regarding registrations, please contact the Conference Secretariat at +61 2 9368 1200 or by email at

ICE Australia - Conference Organiser

Conference Organiser
International Conferences & Events

183 Albion Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010     [map]
Tel: +61 2 9368 1200 | Fax: +61 2 9368 1500