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The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia 2017 Conference will open for online registration on Monday 19th September 2016. Please read the registration information carefully before beginning the online registration.

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Registration Fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars (AUD) inclusive of GST.

Before 12 May 2017
After 12 May 2017
From 27 June 2017
HERDSA Members Full Registration* $980 $1155 $1320
Non-Members Full Registration $1190 $1375 $1540
Student Full Registration $450 $450 $450
HERDSA Member Day Registration $440 $550 $660
Non Member Day Registration $520 $620 $720
Student Day Registration $250 $250 $250

*Retirees can also register at the HERDSA Member rate without being a member.


Full registration entitlement

  • Admission to all conference sessions
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception on Wednesday 28 June*
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea daily
  • Conference satchel
  • Delegate materials

*Please indicate attendance via the registration form

Day registration entitlement

  • Admission to all conference sessions on the day of registration
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on the day of registration
  • Conference satchel
  • Delegate materials

Social Functions

Your ticket to the Welcome Reception: Posters & Pecha Kucha is included in a full registration fee as per the details below, however you must indicate your attendance at the time of registration.

Welcome Reception: Posters & Pecha Kucha

Wednesday 28 June 2017

  • Inclusive ticket for full registration delegates
  • Additional ticket – $50

Harbour Cruise

Thursday 29 June 2017 – Cruise on Sydney Harbour

  • Early evening event approximately 90 minutes
  • All delegates are eligible for $25 tickets
  • Additional ticket – $80

Dinner with Experts

Wednesday 28 & Thursday 29 June 2017
More information to come.

Payment Deadlines

Registrations received by 12 May 2017 must be paid in full by 12 May 2017 in order to receive the early bird registration rate.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Deadline: 28 April 2017

Cancellations must be made in writing to the Conference secretariat. Cancellations received prior to 28 April 2017 will receive a full refund minus a $150 administration fee. Cancellations received after 28 April 2017 will not be refunded. Substitute delegates will be accepted.

Please direct all registration and accommodation enquiries to:

HERDSA 2017 Conference Secretariat

ICMS Australasia
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001
P: +61 (0) 2 9254 5000
F: +61 (0) 2 9251 3552
E: registration@herdsa2017.org


All best endeavours will be made to present the program as printed on this website. The Conference 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 Conference Secretariat 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 Conference Secretariat 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 Conference does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

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  • Key Dates
  • Call for Proposals Open 12 September 2016
  • Registration Opens 19 September 2016
  • Call for Refereed Paper Abstracts Closes 23 October 2016
  • Notification of Acceptance for Refereed Paper Abstracts 15 November 2016
  • Full Paper from Accepted Abstracts Due 6 February 2017
  • All Other Submission Types Due 20 February 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance for All Other Submission Types 10 April 2017
  • Early Bird Registration Extended till 12 May 2017
  • Pre-Conference Workshops 27 June 2017
  • HERDSA 2017 Conference 28 – 30 June 2017