How do I get from Melbourne Airport to the venue?
Melbourne Airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport international and domestic terminals are located 22.5 kilometres from the central business district, approximately a 28 minute drive. From Melbourne Airport to RMIT University is approximately a 22 minute drive. For more information please visit Melbourne Airport
Where is the venue?
RMIT University, Melbourne.
Is there a map of Melbourne available to download?
What will the weather be like in Melbourne?
The weather should be warm and sunny. Check out www.bom.gov.au
What is the dress code for the conference?
Dress code for throughout the day is smart casual.
How do I pay for my accommodation?
Accommodation is to be booked at your own expense.
Where do I register?
Registration will take place at RMIT University, Building 80, Level 11 Foyer, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne
What time does the registration desk open?
Monday & Tuesday at 7.30am
What is included in my registration?
- Conference Proceedings
- Morning & Afternoon Refreshments
- Conference Dinner
How will I know if there has been any changes to the program?
Any changes to the conference program will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning during the first session. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.
When and where are the social functions?
There are two social events as part of the conference. Welcome Reception, which will be held at The Green Brain, building 16 Level 7 on Sunday the 8th of December. The Conference Dinner location will be announced soon and held on Monday the 9th of December.
How do I know if I am registered for a social function?
All attendees are invited to the Welcome Reception and the Conference Dinner which are inclusive in your Registration. Please indicate your attendance in your Registration and check in your conference confirmation.
Can I bring my partner along to the social functions?
Yes you can, for an additional cost. Additional guest tickets can be booked when you register online, or through the Leishman Associates office. Bookings can be made at the conference but will be subject to availability.
I have special dietary requirements – what do I do?
You must advise the conference managers of any special dietary requirements when you register for the conference. Caterers at each function will be informed of these. During the day there will be a buffet table offering food suitable for dietary requirements. If you are unsure, please don’t hesitate to ask staff at the registration desk. Every attempt will be made to include major lifestyle choices.
IMPORTANT – If your dietary request relates to a life threatening allergy, please ensure that you advise the organisers as soon as possible.
Is there security at the Conference?
RMIT have security onsite, however, the members of the conference organising committee and Leishman Associates accept no liability for personal accident of loss or damage suffered by any participant, accompanying person, invited observer or any other person by whatever means. Nor do we accept liability for any equipment or software brought to the conference by delegates, speakers, sponsors or any other party. Please protect your personal property. Do not leave laptops, cameras, and other valuable items unsecured. Be conscious of individuals who appear out of place and do not wear a conference name badge. Advise Leishman Associates staff if this does occur.
Can I photograph or record the conference sessions?
Delegates are not permitted to use any type of camera or recording device at any of the sessions unless permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker. A professional photographer will be at the conference, if you have any issues with being photographed please notify the photographer or Leishman Associates staff.
Audio visual checklist for speakers?
Presenters will be asked to upload their presentations in the main plenary room with the Audio Visual technician from RMIT. Please arrive during the break before your presentation is scheduled to upload and test your presentation.
AV format is 16 x 9. A template will be forwarded to all presenters.
Will copies of the presentations be available after the conference?
Power points will be available on the conference website following the conclusion of the conference. Speakers will be requested to sign a release form. This is not compulsory.
Will there be internet available at the venue?
Delegates have access to complimentary WIFI for the duration of the conference within the conference rooms and exhibition area.
The login password for WIFI will be provided to you at registration and signage will be provided around the venue.
PLEASE NOTE:The Internet is not to be used to view or download any illicit material, including movies, music etc
I am a Chairperson, what should I do?
Chairpersons will receive an email prior to the conference, reminding them of their responsibilities. If you are a chairperson and do not receive this, or have additional questions, please contact Leishman Associates.
I am a speaker, what should I do?
Please bring your PowerPoint presentation with you when you register. All speakers should present themselves to the audio visual technician prior to their scheduled presentation time, to upload their presentation. A technician will be present in the room at all times.
The Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN) Conference 2019 reserves the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.