2017 AASE National Conference
Friday 7th - Satuday 8th April, 2017, Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is organising the Conference?

Who will be attending the Conference?

What days will the Exhibition be open to delegates?

How much does it cost to exhibit at the Conference and What is included in the Exhibition Package?

What are the additional costs if we wish to have multiple company representatives attend the Exhibition?

Can I cancel my Exhibition Booking?

What is the cancellation cut-off date?

Who is the Exhibition Hire Company for the 2017 AASE National Conference?

When will we receive our Exhibitor's Manual?

What Insurance do we require for the Exhibition?

 


Who is organising the Conference?

The Australia Association of Special Education NT are the convenors of the 2017 AASE National Conference. Further information about the work of  AASE can be found here: aase.edu.au.

GEMS Event Management Australia are Professional Conference Organisers who have been engaged to assist in the management of the 2017 AASE National Conference. GEMS are members of Meetings and Events Australia and the Professional Conference Organisers Association. Further information on our company is available at www.gemsevents.com.au.

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Who will be attending the Conference?

The 2017 AASE Joint National Conference Program is being designed for the following delegates:

  • Pre-school Principals, Teachers and Administrators
  • Primary School Principals, Teachers and Administrators
  • Secondary School Principals, Teachers and Administrators
  • Classroom Support Staff
  • Special School and Behaviour School Principals, Teachers and Administrators
  • Academics and Researchers
  • School Counsellors
  • Special Education Consultants
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Family and Community Workers
  • State and Federal Government Representatives
  • Industry Service Providers

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What are the Conference dates?

The Conference will be held on Friday, 7th and Saturday, 8th April, 2017.

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What days will the Exhibition be open to delegates?

The Exhibition will be open to delegates from 8.00 am on Thursday, 7th April until 4.00 pm Friday, 8th April, 2017.

Exhibitor bump in timings are still to be confirmed with the venue.

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How much does it cost to exhibit at the Conference What is included in the Exhibition Package?

Full details of the Exhibition Fees and package inclusions are available on the 'Exhibition'' page of this website.

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What are the additional costs if we wish to have multiple company representatives attend the Exhibition?

All Exhibition packages include a minimum of one complimentary full conference registration which includes catering for both days of the Conference and attendance at the Conference Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner. Additional representatives engaged to work in your exhibition space will be charged the day delegate catering fee. Should these representatives wish to attend the Social Events, tickets to those events must be purchased separately by the exhibition company.

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Can I cancel my Exhibition Booking?

Once an exhibition space booking is received, cancellation of that booking will incur a $550 cancellation fee per space. Cancellations received after the cancellation cut off date will be fully payable unless another exhibitor can be found to replace your booking. All cancellations must be advised to GEMS Event Management Australia in writing (either by fax or email) before the cancellation can be processed. Cancellations will not be deemed to be received until you have written confirmation from GEMS Event Management Australia. If you have not received acknowledgement within two (2) business days, please contact GEMS Event Management Australia on +61 2 9744 5252. If the cancellation is not received in writing, the exhibition space will not be cancelled and the full exhibition fees will still be payable.

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What is the cancellation cut-off date?

Cancellations received in writing by the Conference Organisers by Monday, 23rd January, 2017 will be accepted and all fees refunded less an AUD$550 administration fee. Any cancellations made after this date, will not be refundable. In the case of non-attendance, any unpaid fees will still be fully payable.

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Who is the Exhibition Hire Company for the 2017 AASE National Conference?

Full details of the Exhibition Hire Company will be made available in the Exhibitor's Manual that will be sent to you in the coming months.

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When will we receive our Exhibitor's Manual?

All exhibitors will be provided with an Exhibitor's Manual a minimum of 3 months prior to the Conference.

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What Insurance do we require for the Exhibtion?

Exhibitors should consult their own insurance company and/or broker for proper coverage of their exhibits and displays. In most cases you will be able to extend your existing policy. Public Liability Insurance cover for your exhibition space must be taken out for a minimum of $10,000,000 from the first day of bump in, Thursday, 7th April, 2017 until the completion of bump out on the evening of Friday, 8th April, 2017.

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Disclaimer

In the event of industrial disruptions, AASE and GEMS Event Management Australia Pty Ltd cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred by delegates. The program is correct at the time of printing, but the organisers reserve the right to alter the program as is deemed necessary.

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Liability

AASE NT or GEMS Event Management Australia Pty Ltd shall not be held liable for personal accidents or losses or damage to private property of registered delegates of the Meeting. Delegates should make their own arrangements with respect to personal insurance.

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Conference Secretariat

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For all Conference enquiries, please contact GEMS Event Management Australia on +61 2 9744 5252.