The APBC 2022 committee is pleased to announce that registrations are now open to attend the 16th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference 2022.
We are pleased to announce that you can now register to attend in-person or virtually. We would like to encourage our Australian and New Zealand colleagues to attend in-person with borders open. Our international colleagues can register to attend virtually through a fully interactive and purpose-built platform. If things change and borders are closed or opened you can change to either in-person or virtual.
|Full Delegate - In-Person||$995 AUD|
|Full Delegate - Virtual||$750 AUD|
|Full-time Student* - In-Person||$550 AUD|
|Full-time Student - Virtual||$495 AUD|
* To be eligible for the discounted student rate you will need to provide proof either with a copy of your student id (must say full-time) or a letter of enrolment from your institution.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
In accordance with QLD Government regulations, all guests must provide proof of vaccination status. Only fully vaccinated guests can enter the premises and its venues and outlets. Vaccination status will be checked by staff members on entry to the event.
7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217
The conference will be held at the QT hotel on the Gold Coast https://www.qthotelsandresorts.com/gold-coast/
The QT hotel is located one block from the famous Surfers Paradise esplanade and beach.
QT Hotel, Sustainability Policy
We are very pleased to partner with QT Hotel and participate in their focus on sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint. QT’s sustainability policy includes actions such as waste reduction through composting organic matter, growing organic crops on a rooftop garden, partnering with OzHarvest food collection, and encouraging delegates to bring their own KeepCups. Read more here: <QT Sustainability Policy>
The Gold Coast, Queensland
Surfers Paradise is the hub of Queensland’s Gold Coast. Even in winter, the temperature is usually a pleasant 21°C during the day, and rarely drops below 10°C at night.
The Gold Coast is well known for its exciting night life, and long stretches of beach often compared to those of Miami.
Things to do
There are many activities to enjoy on the Gold Coast, including surfing, stand up paddle boarding, mini golf and even ice skating, all within a walking distance of the QT hotel. If you do check out the beach, please remember to swim between the red and yellow flags for your safety!
Further abroad, the wonders of Queensland and northern New South Wales await! Go snorkelling on the world heritage Great Barrier Reef, enjoy whale watching at many locations along the coast, visit the stunning rainforests and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Gold and Sunshine Coast hinterlands, or check out famous Byron Bay and its laid back lifestyle.
The hotel boasts a stylish quirky style, an outdoor pool and spa, two tennis courts, and complimentary use of bicycles to explore the surrounding area.
Discounted room rates will be available through the registration process.
Mountain View Room
$174/night for room only or $199/night including breakfast.
Please note bookings for the Mantra Sun City are currently not available. If you are interested in staying at a nearby apartment please email email@example.com
Located under 500m from the QT, the Mantra Sun City provides an alternative to those wanting an apartment. With a private balcony overlooking Surfers Paradise and the Gold Coast Hinterland, our air-conditioned one and two bedroom apartments offer a relaxing sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast. With the added convenience of a full kitchen, laundry and living/dining area, one-bedroom apartments also feature a TV with FOXTEL, and in-room internet access.
One-Bedroom Apartment (max 2 people)
$139 / night (minimum 2 night stay)
Two-Bedroom Apartment (max 4 people)
$209 / night (minimum 2 night stay)