2014 General Practice Education and Training Convention
3-4 September 2014
Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Queensland
The following information is provided to assist you with your attendance at the GPET Convention to be held at the Royal International Convention Centre, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills Queensland.
Please contact the Convention Organisers on (02) 6288 3998 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you require further assistance.
Accommodation for delegates is offered at two hotels located in the Brisbane CBD. Please refer to the accommodation pages on this site. All accommodation accounts must be settled on check-out. Neither GPET nor On Q Conference Support will be responsible for accommodation accounts not pre-arranged.
Airport transfers and travel to the Convention
Please access the Getting there webpage to see transfer information and an estimate of fares.
Please contact your chosen hotel to arrange babysitting services if necessary.
Dress throughout the Convention is neat casual. Dress for each function is indicated within the function description.
A delegate list (name and organisation) will be supplied to Convention attendees including sponsors. The list will not include those delegates specifically requesting exclusion on the registration form.
Registration fees do not include personal travel or health insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that when registering for the Convention and booking travel that delegates make arrangements for appropriate insurance cover. GPET and On Q Conference Support do not take responsibility for any delegate failing to take adequate insurance cover.
Mobile phones and pagers
As a courtesy to other delegates, please ensure all mobile telephones and pagers are turned off or in ‘silent’ mode during all sessions and social functions.
Name badges will be issued when registering at the Convention. For security purposes the Convention name badge must be worn at all times during the Convention.
Car parking is available at the venue for the Convention, the Royal International Convention Centre for a fee of $12 per day (payable by cash or EFTPOS upon entry) at various locations. Please refer to the RICC Parking map for directions. Signage will direct patrons to available car parking facilities. Depending on the event the car park entry and exit is either via O'Connell Terrace or Gregory Terrace.
Photocopying at the Convention
Please ensure you bring a sufficient number of any handouts for your session. GPET cannot be responsible for costs in relation to production of your handouts. If you require items to be photocopied at the Convention, this will be at your own cost and may be done through the venue.
The registration desk will be located in the Level 1 foyer of the Royal International Convention Centre and will be open at the following times: Tuesday 1700-1900, Wednesday 0730-1700 Thursday 0730-1600.
We wish to ensure that your attendance at the Convention is a pleasant and comfortable experience. Please make a note of any special requirements, for example dietary or mobility, when registering for the Convention. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue. For pre-arranged special dietary requirements please make yourself known to the waiting staff at all functions.
During September, temperatures range from 24.0 degrees maximum to 15.0 degrees minimum. Please ensure you have layered clothing for comfort.
Some of the information collected by On Q Conference Support (On Q) such as your name, is personal information. The information you provide is used by On Q to assist with the administration of the GPET Convention and your participation in the Convention. On Q will disclose some personal information to GPET but will not disclose personal information to GPET Convention participants or other persons or organisations, without your express permission.
Whilst we have endeavoured to ensure all information on the Convention web site and printed material is accurate all details are subject to change without notice. Any corrections or amendments will be updated on the Convention web site as soon as possible. In the event of industrial disruptions or service provider failures, neither GPET nor On Q Conference Support, accept any responsibility for losses incurred.