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Registration for the 2021 ECA National Conference is open!

Join us from 21–24 April at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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To qualify for ECA member discounts you must be a current ECA member and provide your member number during the registration process. Click here to enquire about membership or phone the ECA Customer Service team on 1800 356 900.

 

Early Bird Full Registration—ECA Member
$ 950.00

Includes:

3-day conference access

post conference on-demand library access*

journal

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch

one ticket to the welcome function and farewell function.

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Early Bird Full Registration—Non-Member
$ 1,155.00

Includes:

3-day conference access

post conference on-demand library access*

journal

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch

one ticket to the welcome function and farewell function.

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Full Registration – ECA member
$ 1,175.00

Includes:

3-day conference access

post conference on-demand library access*

journal

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch

one ticket to the welcome function and farewell function.

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Full Registration – Non-member
$ 1,385.00

Includes:

3-day conference access

post conference on-demand library access*

journal

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch

one ticket to the welcome function and farewell function.

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Concession Registration – ECA Member
$ 498.00

Includes:

3-day conference access

special discount to purchase the Post conference on-demand library*

journal

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch

one ticket to the welcome function and farewell function.

NB: Open to full-time students currently enrolled in an approved early childhood course, pensioners and health care cardholders. Copy of concession card required with registration.

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Concession Registration – Non-member
$ 610.00

Includes:

3-day conference access

special discount to purchase the Post conference on-demand library*

journal

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch

one ticket to the welcome function and farewell function.

NB: Open to full-time students currently enrolled in an approved early childhood course, pensioners and health care cardholders. Copy of concession card required with registration.

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Single Day Registration
$ 475.00

Includes:

1-day conference access

special discount to purchase the Post conference on-demand library*

conference pocket program and USB (containing materials)

attendance certificate

conference name badge

morning and afternoon tea and lunch on day of registration

NB: Single-day registration fees are for one day only. For more than one day, delegates must pay full conference rate. ECA member discounts do not apply to single-day delegates.

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Virtual Delegate Pass – Member
$ 175.00

Streaming access to:

all keynote speakers

a selection of concurrent presenters and panel discussions

participate in the live Q&A with speakers

access to the on-demand library for up to 60 days post conference.

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Virtual Delegate Pass – Non-Member
$ 199.00

Streaming access to:

all keynote speakers

a selection of concurrent presenters and panel discussions

participate in the live Q&A with speakers

access to the on-demand library for up to 60 days post conference.

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 Please note: ECA Professional members may register one (1) delegate at the member rate. Service/School members may register three (3) delegates at the member rate. ECA Institution members may register five (5) delegates at the member rate.

*The Conference on-demand library will be available for up to 60 days after the end of conference.

 

Fee Structure

Fee type Early bird** (closes 29 January 2021. 11.59 pm AEDT) Full rate (from 30 January 2021)
FULL REGISTRATION
ECA member  $950  $1,175
Non-member  $1,155  $1,385
VIRTUAL DELEGATE PASS
ECA member  $175  $175
Non-member  $199  $199
CONCESSION REGISTRATION***
ECA member  $498  $498
Non-member  $610  $610
SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION****
ECA Member & Non-member  $475  $475


All registration fees include GST and are in Australian dollars.
*
The Conference on-demand library will be available for up to 60 days after the end of conference.
**Early bird registrations must be received by 29 January 2021 or the full rate will apply.
***Concession registration is available to full-time students, pensioners and health care card holders.
****Single-day registration is available for one day only. Delegates who wish to register for two or three days should register for the full conference.

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Terms and conditions

All participants are required to officially register to attend the 2021 Early Childhood Australia National Conference. 

Registration terms and conditions 
When registering to attend the conference, you accept the following registration terms:  

Accommodation
InHouse Event Solutions has been appointed as the official accommodation booking agent for the 2021 ECA National Conference. Payment for accommodation is separate to the conference payment.  Please contact InHouse Event Solutions if you have any accommodation payment queries.

Cancellations and refunds
Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the event organiser. If the notification is not received by the conference office, the cancellation is deemed to have been not notified. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the conference date will be refunded less 15% of the registration fee to cover administration costs. No registration refunds will be made after this date; however you may nominate a replacement delegate at no charge. The same conditions apply to tickets purchased for social events.

Refunds of accommodation deposits are at the discretion of the accommodation venue. No refunds whatsoever are available in the event a delegate registers but fails to attend the conference.

Delegate details
Sponsors may be given a list of all delegates (name and basic contact details only). Receipt of your registration form will signal your acceptance of inclusion on the delegate list.
By registering for the 2021 ECA National Conference you hereby giving Early Childhood Australia (ECA) permission to photograph you, for use in our publications, website and any other promotional material associated with ECA events. If you do not consent to your photograph/s being used, please contact the event organiser in writing on conference@earlychildhood.org.au.

General 
All details contained in the brochure and on the conference website are subject to change without notice.

Loss and injury
All conference participants are advised to effect their own insurance to cover all risks including (but not limited to) costs of travel, accommodation, conference fees, personal property, health and medical expenses, injury, death and all other risks. The conference, host organisation and organisers will not be held liable for any claims under any circumstances.

Payment of fees
All registration fees are payable in advance of the conference and entry to the conference may be denied in the event registration fees (or a portion thereof) are unpaid prior to commencement of the conference. Online registration is the preferred method of registration. Credit card payment (Visa or MasterCard) and PayPal is accepted via our secure network and will incur a surcharge of 1.06%. EFT payments are also available via the online process. Please note this facility will only be open until 28 February 2021. Registrations after 28 February 2021 require full payment.

Program changes
ECA reserves the right to make changes to the program, including presenters and sessions where necessary.
In the unlikely event that a presenter withdraws or cannot travel, ECA reserve the right to make the appropriate decision in the best interest of the conference – this may include not offering refunds, changes to the program and cancelling sessions.

Registration
Sharing of registrations is not permitted. One registration may not be utilised by several individuals. 

Visas and quarantine
Delegates travelling from overseas may be required to obtain a visa before travelling to Australia. You should apply for your visa not less than two months prior to your departure. Failure to obtain a visa will not be accepted as grounds for refund of any fees or other costs paid to the conference. Australia has strict quarantine regulations that are enforced at all international airports and other points of entry into Australia.