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Where will Symposium be held?

Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Street address: Corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Brisbane.
Registration will be located in the Plaza level foyer, accessible by stairs, escalators and elevators.

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Where will the Legal Profession Dinner and Awards be held?

Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Street address: Corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Brisbane.
Pre-dinner drinks will be located in the Plaza Foyer. Dinner will be located in the Plaza Terrace Room.

QLS Legal Profession Dinner and Awards

How do I register for Symposium?

Symposium registration is available on the QLS website.

What is included in my registration fee?

Full registration includes: attendance at all Symposium sessions; and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on both days.

Day 1 or Day 2 only registration includes: attendance at all sessions on day of registration; and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on day of registration.

Delegates also receive access to all event materials.

What networking opportunities are available?

Law on the Lawn will be available inside the exhibition providing delegates, presenters and chairs a unique space to mingle, interact and network.

Following Day 1 of Symposium, the Legal Profession Dinner and Awards evening (replacing Symposium by Night function) will be held from 6:30pm. The QLS president will address the profession and detail their commitments and aspirations for 2019, and announce the winners of QLS awards.

Visit our Time to Network page for details.

Can I share my registration with others?

No. Each registration is limited to one delegate only and cannot be shared, i.e. two individuals cannot swap between sessions and/or days.

Can I transfer my registration?

Registration is transferable prior to the commencement of Symposium. All transfer of registration requests must be submitted in writing to events@qls.com.au for approval, prior to 12 March 2019 (registration close date).  Registration is transferable to a substitute delegate, recording or alternate event.

Can I cancel and refund my registration?

Registration may be cancelled and a refund issued, less a $50 administration fee, up to five business days prior to the registration close date.

Cancellations received within five business days of an event but prior to the registration closing date will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee.

Cancellations received after the registration closing date will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the registration fee.

Delegates who fail to attend an event without prior notification will forego the entire registration fee. Cancellation and refund requests due to exceptional circumstances such as sudden illness or injury, for example, will be considered. Such requests should be forwarded in writing, as soon as practicable, to events@qls.com.au.

To view the Events and Resources Policy please visit qls.com.au/events_policy or for more information please contact the Society at events@qls.com.au.

What is the dress code?

We recommend business or smart casual attire. Conference rooms are often cooler than many people find comfortable so we recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket.

Are there special accommodation rates available?

Is parking available at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre?

Public car parking is available at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, with 1500 undercover parking spaces available. Parking rates are available at https://www.bcec.com.au/visit/car-parking/. The car park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

What transport options are available to and from the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre?

The Cultural Centre Busway is located within 5–10 minutes walking distance. The South Brisbane train station is located adjacent to the Centre, with direct Airtrain service, and connects to the centre via a ramp. Timetables are available via TransLink’s website, translink.com.au. A designated taxi rank is located at the Merivale street main entrance and taxi drop off area at the Grey Street entrance. CityCat ferries run from the Riverside Centre or from St Lucia to the South Bank Parklands with a seven minute walk through the Parklands to the Centre.

Are there other options available if I am unable to attend Symposium?

Yes. Selected Symposium sessions will be filmed and available in November 2018 to purchase via the QLS Shop.

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