FAQs

Where is the conference venue?

The 2019 AMMA Conference will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre | North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

The Adelaide Convention Centre is conveniently located in the heart of the city centre and nestled within the beauty of the Riverbank Precinct, surrounded by parklands and the River Torrens.

Close proximity to the medical hub, entertainment, cultural and sport precinct, the Centre is a short walk to international and boutique hotels and accommodation. Public transport, the Adelaide Railway Station and a taxi ramp are on our doorstep.

The international airport is just seven kilometres from the Centre, making a quick and economic taxi ride.

The Centre was designed with the requirements of delegates and clients in mind providing flexibility of space, easy transition from room to room, high-quality and efficient services and practical connectivity to the city of Adelaide, its services and its amenities.

The Adelaide Convention Centre now comprises of 32 meeting rooms, 9 halls and a plenary hall for 3500 delegates across 20,000 square metre of space.

Venue Details:

Phone: (08) 88212 4099

Website: Adelaide Convention Centre

Is there parking available?

The Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) operates two convenient car parks: the Riverbank Car Park and the North Terrace Car Park.

RIVERBANK CAR PARK

  • Accessible from Morphett Street and Montefiore Road Bridge via Festival Drive
  • Located directly under the ACC
  • 400 undercover car spaces (subject to availability)
  • Lift access to the ACC and the Riverbank Promenade
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Automated payment stations
  • Credit/debit cards accepted at exit
  • Security patrols and video surveillance
  • Clearance: 1.96 metres

 

NORTH TERRACE CAR PARK

  • Accessible from North Terrace
  • Located directly under the ACC
  • 300 undercover car spaces (subject to availability)
  • Lift access to the ACC
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Automated payment stations
  • Credit/debit cards accepted at exit
  • Security patrols and video surveillance
  • Clearance: 2.0 metres

CLIENT PARKING RATE

The following rate is applicable for both car parks:

SINGLE DAY EXIT PASS $16.00/pass

Allows single entry and exit per event day.

MULTIPLE EXIT PASS $27.00/pass

Allows multiple entry and exits per event day.

Please contact your event planner to order. Passes must be ordered a minimum of 5 business days prior to the event. Subject to availability.

GENERAL PUBLIC RATES

The following rates are applicable for both car parks:

EARLY BIRD $16.00

Available 7 days for entry between 5.30am-9:30am and

exit between 2.30pm-6:30pm.

 

CASUAL

0-1 HOUR            $7.00

1-2 HOURS          $11.00

2-3 HOURS          $15.00

3-4 HOURS          $17.00

Is there security at the conference?

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 not occur.

Will there be internet/WI-FI available at the conference venue?

Basic wifi will be provided to all delegates whilst onsite at the conference. You will receive the log in credentials, whilist at the conference.

What is the dress code for the conference?

The AMMA Conference is a civilian event and therefore military dress is not compulsory.

However, if you are being sponsored by Defence you should check with your superior officer as to what you are required to wear.

Where do I register?

The registration desk is located in Foyer F of the Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000. Please direct any questions you may have regarding the conference or the association to Leishman Associates team.

What time does the registration desk open?

Registration desk opening hours:

Thursday, 03 October 0730 – 1700
Friday, 04 October 0700 – 1800
Saturday, 05 October 0800 – 1730
Sunday, 06 October 0830 – 1230

 

What is included in my registration?

Full Registration for members, non-members and students* registration includes attendance at all sessions during days of Friday 4 – Sunday 6 October 2019. Full registration also includes: one set of conference proceedings, satchel, name badge, lunch, morning and afternoon tea refreshments and entry to the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner. You can also purchase additional tickets for the social functions.

Day Registration includes attendance at sessions for the nominated day of attendance, one set of conference proceedings, satchel, name badge, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments on the day of attendance. Day registration does not include any of the social program functions. Tickets to attend any social functions need to be purchased seperately.

*Student Registration is open to those who are undertaking a primary health care degree. Your student number and name of university must be submitted for verification when registering.

Workshop Registration includes attendance to workshop registered for, name badge, lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments.

What food is included in my registration?

Full Registration: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided on the Friday and Saturday, arrival tea and coffee will be provided on the Sunday. All food at each social function is included, if you are attending.

Day Registration: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided only for the day you have registered.

Complimentary Tea, coffee, water and mints are available during the conference.

How do I gain entry to the conference sessions?

It is suggested that delegates arrive at preferred sessions promptly to ensure a seat. If sessions become full then delegates will not be allowed entry. Please wear your name tag for entry into all sessions.

How will I know if there have been any changes to the program?

Any changes to the conference program will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning during the first plenary session. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.

How do I know if I am registered for a social function?

Please check your latest Registration Confirmation email, this will list all bookings. If you have misplaced this, you can request a new copy by clicking here

When and where are the social functions?

Welcome Reception

4 October 2019
Exhibition Hall, Adelaide Convention Centre

Join us at the Welcome Reception where you’ll enjoy local wines and cuisines while reconnecting with colleagues.

Dress code: Business casual or neat casual

This social function is included in the cost of full registration only. Day registration / Guest tickets can be purchased at $95.00 per person

 

Conference Gala Dinner

5 October 2019

Panorama Ballroom, Adelaide Convention Centre

The Gala Dinner is the social highlight of the program and should not be missed. Come and join us in the Panorama Ballroom for another chance to catch up with colleagues, whilst enjoying a great night of food, wine and entertainment.

Dress code: Business casual or neat casual

The Gala Dinner is included in the cost of full registration only. Day registration / Guest tickets can be purchased at $180.00 per person.

The Conference Dinner will include the AMMA Awards.

How do I gain entry to the social functions?

All delegates, exhibitors and accompanying partners will be provided with a name badge, which will give you access to all events that are included in your registration or that you have purchased. Please ensure you wear your name badge at all times.

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.

IMPORTANT – If your dietary request relates to a life-threatening allergy, please ensure that you advise the organisers as soon as possible.

How do I book my accommodation?

You can book your accommodation through the online registration form or by emailing Jodi Stevens. You will be asked to provide your check-in and check-out date as well as your credit card details to secure the booking. Payment for your accommodation will not be taken until you check out of the Hotel. Delegates are encouraged to book in advance as availability closer to the Conference date is not guaranteed.

How do I pay for my accommodation?

If you have booked your accommodation when you registered, your credit card details have been transferred to the hotel you have selected – please confirm this on check in with your hotel.

The hotel will request payment on check in.  If you have arrived 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day you may find that you have forfeited your deposit.

If you will not be paying with your own credit card, and need to arrange payment before you arrive in Brisbane, the best way is via a credit card authorisation form enabling the hotel to process a third-party card. To do so, please contact the hotel you selected and they will organise with you to receive a form for you to fill out and fax, email, or bring on arrival.

I would like to change or cancel my accommodation booking?

Please email Jodi Stevens to cancel or change your accommodation prior to the Conference. If you need to cancel your accommodation booking within 30 days of your arrival date any cancellation fees will be subject to the hotel cancellation policy. Therefore, no accommodation refund can be guaranteed within 30 business days of the Conference. If you alter your accommodation booking after you have checked in, please deal directly with the hotel. If you arrive 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day, charges will apply.

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 written permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker & Conference Managers. A professional photographer will be at the conference, if you have any issues with being photographed please notify the photographer or Leishman Associates staff.

Will copies of the presentations be available after the conference?

Presentations will be available on the conference website following the conference. Speakers will be requested to sign a release form. This is not compulsory, and only presentations with approval will be published.

I am a speaker, what should I do?

Please bring your PowerPoint presentation with you when you register. All presentations need to be 16:9 in ratio.

All speakers should present themselves to the Speakers Preparation Desk at least two hours prior to their scheduled presentation time, to upload their presentation.

Speakers are also requested to assemble in their session room 5 minutes before the commencement of the session if possible, to meet with their session chair and to familiarise themselves with the room and the audio-visual equipment. A technician will be present in the room at all times. There will be facilities to test and modify your presentation if required.

During the break prior to your session, it is highly recommended that speakers go to their room and introduce themselves to the chairperson of their session. Each chairperson will be in their room at least 5 minutes prior to the start of the session.

You can also check that your presentation is working correctly with the AV technician in the room.

Where is the Speakers' Lounge located?

Speakers’ Lounge is located in Skyway Room 1 of the Adelaide Convention Centre. All speakers must report to the Speakers’ lounge at least two hours before their presentation to test, modify, and upload their presentation with our AV team. Speakers should assemble in their session room 5 minutes before the start of the session to meet with their session chair.

I am a Chairperson, what should I do?

If you are a chairperson you will receive chairpersons guidelines when you register at the registration desk. If you have additional questions, please contact Leishman Associates.

Disclaimer

2019 AMMA 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.