Registration


The Disability Employment Australia 2024 Conference will be held on Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 June 2024 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne.

The Conference brings the disability employment sector together for thought-provoking, solutions-based discussions, constructive networking, recognition of best practice and catching up with each other, face to face.

In this time of extraordinary change in the sector, you can expect to hear the most up-to-date, essential and challenging presentations, panels and breakout sessions.

Our wonderful exhibitors and event partners will be on site to support many facets of your organisation’s needs, from AI to insurance and super.

Registration Fees

All prices quoted are inclusive of GST.

DEA MEMBERDEA
NON-MEMBER
Practitioners’ Forum (Tuesday)
Registrations limited to 160 people
$300$400
Tender Readiness Workshop (Tuesday)
Registrations limited; capacity to be confirmed
$400$500
Earlybird Conference Registration (Wednesday & Thursday)
Earlybird rate valid until COB Friday 29 March 2024

Add-on: Practitioners’ Forum

Add-on: Tender Readiness Workshop
$1,540


$200

$300
$1,980


$300

$400
Earlybird Conference GROUP Registration (Wednesday & Thursday)
Register five or more employees from one organisation to receive $50 off per registration
Earlybird rate valid until COB Friday 29 March 2024

Add-on: Practitioners’ Forum

Add-on: Tender Readiness Workshop
$1,490





$200

$300
$1,930





$300

$400
Earlybird Conference Single Day Registration
Select Wednesday OR Thursday
Earlybird rate valid until COB Friday 29 March 2024
$880$1,210
Speaker Registration – 1 Day

Speaker Registration – 2 Days
$770

$1,150
$770

$1,150

Social Event Tickets

All prices quoted are inclusive of GST.

WORKSHOP OR FORUM REGISTRANT PRICENON-WORKSHOP OR FORUM REGISTRANT PRICE
Welcome Reception
Tuesday 11 June
$95$120
WORKSHOP, FORUM OR CONFERENCE REGISTRANT PRICENON-WORKSHOP, FORUM OR CONFERENCE REGISTRANT PRICE
Gala Dinner
Wednesday 12 June
$200$250

Registration Inclusions

Tuesday Practitioners’ Forum Registration

  • Attendance to the half day Forum event on Tuesday
  • Lunch and afternoon tea on Tuesday
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name badge

Tuesday Tender Readiness Workshop Registration

  • Attendance to the half day Workshop sessions on Tuesday
  • Lunch and afternoon tea on Tuesday
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name badge

Earlybird Conference Registration

  • Attendance at the Welcome Reception on Tuesday evening
  • Attendance to the Conference sessions on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Networking opportunities including access to the DEA Conference Exhibition
  • Name badge and delegate bag

Social Events

Please note that attendance to the Welcome Reception is included in the Earlybird Conference Registration but NOT in the Registration for the Tuesday Workshop or Forum. You may purchase a ticket to the Welcome Reception separately via the online registration form if you are purchasing a Tuesday Workshop or Forum Registration and not attending the full Conference.

Gala Dinner tickets are not included in any registration type, and may be purchased separately via the online registration form.

Attendance by People with Disability

In recognition of higher costs for people with disability to attend events and conferences, Disability Employment Australia will support the participation of people with disability by providing discounted rates to the Conference. Information regarding eligibility criteria and discounted rates will be available here shortly.

We are unable to offer discounted registration to staff and/or board members of government-funded and contracted employment service organisations or government staff.

Please email events@disabilityemployment.org.au for more information, or to receive the eligibility criteria in a different format.

Further Information

Please contact Lucy Coté at Conference Works on 03 9870 2611, or email events@conferenceworks.com.au if you have any queries about registering for the Conference.

Registration Terms & Conditions

Member Registration Rates
Organisations must be current members of Disability Employment Australia at the time of the Conference in order to qualify for member registration rates.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be advised in writing to events@conferenceworks.com.au. Registrations may be transferred to another guest at any time by contacting Conference Works.

Cancellations received by COB Friday 26 April 2024: full refund
Cancellations received after COB Friday 26 April and before COB Friday 10 May 2024: $150 cancellation fee
Cancellations received after COB Friday 10 May 2024: no refund applicable.

Photography Policy
Photographs will be taken throughout this event for advertising, publicity, commercial, promotional or other internal or external business purposes. If you do not wish for your photo to be taken, please contact the event office – events@conferenceworks.com.au

Insurance
Delegates are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance. Delegate registration fees do not provide such insurance coverage. Neither Disability Employment Australia nor Conference Works accept responsibility for any loss in this regard.

Dress Code
Smart casual attire is appropriate for the Conference sessions and Welcome Reception. A jacket may be necessary for air-conditioned meeting rooms. The dress code for the Gala Dinner is to be confirmed.

Name Badges
All delegates will receive a name badge upon arrival at the Conference. This badge is the official pass and must be worn at all times to gain entry to the Forum, Workshop, Conference sessions and social functions.

Registrations now open!

Registrations for the Disability Employment Australia 2024 Conference are now open. Please contact Conference Works on 03 9870 2611 if you have any queries.

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