Annual State Conference - 2017

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ETAQ

Annual State Conference

will be held on Saturday 19 August, 2017 at Lourdes Hill College. Keynote speakers are Larissa McLean- Davies, University of Melbourne,  and Markus Zusak

As we have record attendance registrations will open at 8am on Saturday morning. If you are driving allow yourself plenty of time to find a park and walk to the venue. There is no parking on the school grounds.

The Program is available here. 

Workshops 1J, 2N and 3D are fully booked; no more registrations will be accepted for these workshops. These wosrkshops have been removed from the online registration options and have been deleted from the updated registration form. 

A big thank you to all who registered early. A list of everyone who has registered as at 14 August is available  for you to  check I have your name and special dietary requirements (if applicable). Questions, comments, concerns etc? Email adminofficer@etaq.org.au asap. This list was updated on Sunday 13 August after registrations closed.  

A list of Life Members and others attending the dinner on Saturday evening and guests including Botsman awardees attending the Friday evening birthday celebrations is also available.

Unfortunately, Simon Kindt,  the presenter of Workshop 1H and 2I is now unavailable. Registrants who selected this workshop have been allocated to their second choice.

Registration fees

 

Membership category

Early Bird

After 14 July
Personal member 143 193
Corporate member - first registration 143 193
Corporate member - second registration 154 204
Retiree 66 116
Full time student 66 116
Presenter 44 94
Non-member 190 240

Pre-conference birthday celebration and 50th Anniversary Dinner

for further information on these events 

 

 

Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Starting: 8:00 AM
Saturday 19th August 2017
Ending: 5:00 PM
Sunday 20th August 2017
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

Annual State Conference - 2017

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Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au
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Venue Address:   56 Beach Road, Hervey Bay
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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