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Registration

Online Registration Now Closed
All registrations are now welcome onsite at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Please see the staff at the Congress registration desk.

Registration for the International Horticultural Congress 2014 is now open. Delegates may register for the Congress in full, for an individual day or to attend WOCMAP2014.

How to Register

Registration can be submitted by completing the online form above or by downloading the hard copy form and sending it to the Congress Secretariat. Registration must be completed by 17 February 2014 to incur the early bird rates. After this date the rates will increase as per the table below.

Registration Fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% Goods and Service Tax (GST).

Registration Type Standard
After 17 February 2014
ISHS Member Full Registration* $1,210
Non ISHS Member Full Registration $1,320
WOCMAP Registration (3 Days) $770
Day Registration (per delegate per day) $330

* To be eligible for the ISHS members rate you must be a ISHS Member. All members will be crossed checked for eligibility.

Entitlements

Full Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all Congress Sessions
  • Admission to the industry exhibition
  • Ticket to the Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception*
  • A satchel including Program Book and electronic version of the Book of Abstracts
  • Morning and afternoon tea/coffee daily.
  • 1 volume of Acta Horticulturae
  • *Please indicate attendance via the registration form

Day Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all Congress Sessions
  • Admission to the industry exhibition
  • A satchel including Program Book and electronic version of the Book of Abstracts
  • Morning and afternoon tea/coffee.

WOCMAP Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all WOCMAP Sessions only during the three days of WOCMAP V
  • Admission to the industry exhibition
  • Ticket to the Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception*
  • A satchel including Program Book and electronic version of the Book of Abstracts
  • Morning and afternoon tea/coffee daily for three days
  • 1 volume of Acta Horticulturae
  • *Please indicate attendance via the registration form

Accompanying Persons

Accompanying persons are encouraged to attend IHC 2014 in Brisbane. As an alternative to an all encompassing accompanying persons registration, additional tickets to all social functions can be purchased individually. These tickets can be purchased through the online registration process, or directly with the Congress secretariat.

Visit the Tours page for some day to day suggestions or see the Partners Activities (insert link to partners activities page) page for activities occurring in Brisbane during the Congress that accompanying persons might like to partake in.

Social Functions and Lunches

Tickets to the social functions and daily lunches are not included in the registration fees unless specified otherwise. You may indicate your attendance at any of the social functions and your preference to pre-book lunches at the same time as registering.

Daily Lunches

Daily lunches can only be purchased for 5 days and not individually.

  • 5 x daily lunches – $100

Official Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception

Sunday 17 August 2014 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

  • Inclusive ticket for Full registration delegates
  • Additional ticket for partners & day delegates – $65

WOCMAP Gala Dinner

Wednesday 20 August 2014 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

  • Tickets – $132

IHC 2014 Gala Dinner

Friday 22 August 2014 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

  • Tickets – $132

Accommodation

The IHC2014 Secretariat has confirmed rooms in selected hotels for the benefit of Congress participants. The hotels have been selected for their proximity to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and you are encouraged to secure your accommodation when you register to ensure that you receive competitive rates, negotiated for Congress delegates. Accommodation can be booked via the registration form; please see the Accommodation page for more information.

Method of Payment

Registration can only be confirmed once payment is received.

Payment can be made by any of the following methods:

  1. Credit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club. If you are making a credit card payment from a country outside Australia, for security reasons you must first advise your banking institution of the impending charge and authorise them to allow the charge to Australia to go through. Please note that charges to your credit card will appear as being from "ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd" on your bank statement.
  2. Bank transfer

    Account name: 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014
    Bank: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ)
    BSB: 012-110
    Account Number: 453 863 802
    SWIFT Code: ANZBAU3M
    Branch: 37 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

    Please include your surname in the transfer and fax or email the transfer receipt (remittance) to the Secretariat: registration@ihc2014.org , +61 (0) 7 3255 1004.

  3. Cheque / Bank draft made payable to 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014. Payment must be made in Australian dollars and free of all charges.

Payment deadlines

Registrations received by 17 February 2014 must be paid in full by 17 February 2014 in order to receive the early bird registration rate.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Deadline: 11 July 2014

Cancellations must be notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to the Congress Secretariat. Cancellations made by 11 July 2014 will result in a full refund less $150 to cover administration costs. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person by 11 July 2014 without incurring any cost penalty. Refunds for cancellations received after 11 July 2014 will only be made in exceptional circumstances. The Congress Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers.

Disclaimer

All best endeavours will be made to present the program as printed on this website. The Congress and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee and the Congress Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee and the Congress Organisers do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Congress does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

Enquiries

Please direct all registration enquiries to:

IHC2014 Secretariat
PO Box 3599
South Brisbane QLD 4101
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: +61 (0) 7 3255 1002
Facsimile: +61 (0) 7 3255 1004
Email: registration@ihc2014.org