Symposium Information

Registration Fees

On-Site 3 Day Registration includes:

  • Attendance at sessions
  • Program workbook including cases
  • Lunches and refreshments on the specific attendance day
  • Access to view the live cases and presentations following the Symposium

Fees in Australian Dollars (AUD)

Registration Fees Early Bird Fee Late Fee
Three Day Registration – Clinician/Surgeon/Radiologist $1299 $1399
Day Registration – Clinician/Surgeon/Radiologist $575 $675
Three Day Registration – Trainee/Health Professional/Sonographer $475 $475
Day Registration – Trainee/Health Professional/Sonographer $275 $275
Additional Thursday Welcome Reception Tickets $65
Friday Dinner Tickets for Full Delegates $85
Additional Friday Dinner Tickets $200

Payment Method

Payment is by credit card – Visa – Mastercard – AMEX or bank transfer.
If funding is being sought through your institution, please keep a copy of your registration tax invoice/receipt to follow up on its progress through your institute’s accounts department.
No registration fees are to be outstanding following the Symposium.

Registration Acknowledgement

All registrations will be acknowledged with a tax invoice via email once on-line registration has been completed.
Further details regarding the Symposium will be emailed in advance of the Symposium.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations received prior to 1 November will receive a full refund less AUD175 cancellation fee.
Registration refunds after 31 October will only be made in exceptional circumstances and must be notified in writing to the Symposium Secretariat.
In the event of the Symposium being cancelled, all registrations will be refunded in full.

All cancellations and changes to a registration must be done in writing to the Conference Secretariat – conferences@vervesymposium.com


All registrations to be paid in advance of the Symposium dates


Thursday 30 November 6:00 – 7:00pm
Welcome Reception ICC – a great opportunity to renew friendships and meet colleagues in a relaxed environment.
Evening otherwise at leisure Reception is included in registration fee for fully registered delegates.

Friday 1 December 7:30 – 11:00pm
Symposium Dinner – Taronga Zoo Function Centre, another wonderful Sydney Harbour iconic venue with spectacular views. The Symposium Dinner for fully registered delegates is not included in the registration fee and can be booked when registering.
Cost: $85 per person

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Bookings for either the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour or Novotel Sydney Square can be booked via the link on the registration site. Credit card details will be required to guarantee the booking. For other hotels, bookings can be made via www.booking.com.


All best endeavours will be made to present the program as displayed on this website. The Symposium Convenor and Secretariat reserve the right to alter, without prior notice, any of the program arrangements, plans or other items relating to the Symposium, for any cause beyond its reasonable control.
The Organising Committee/Conference 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 Conference Organisers do not accept responsibility for the 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 Symposium does not cover individuals against theft or damage to belongings.


Visas – For delegates travelling from overseas, please check your visa, passport and health requirements before your intended date of travel. You must have a minimum of two blank pages in your passport and six month validity until the expiration date. It is important to check with the Australian Embassy website in your home city or visit https://www.australia.com/en/facts-and-planning/visa-and-customs/australia-visa-and-entry-requirements in view of changes to Visas.

Dates for the Diary
Closing Date for Abstracts: Monday 16 October
Cancellations: In writing prior to Monday 1 November for refunds
Closing Date for Early-bird Registrations – Monday 1 November

Further Enquiries
VERVE Symposium Secretariat
Telephone: +61 413016300; Email: conferences@vervesymposium.com


Accommodation has been secured by the Symposium Secretariat, at discounted rates at the following hotels. Bookings can be done on line when you register for the Symposium website – www.vervesymposium.com or by completing the registration form and emailing it through to the secretariat. Please note that bookings are limited and all bookings must go through the conference secretariat to achieve the rates.

All accommodation will be confirmed through the Conference Secretariat. A one night’s deposit is required with all bookings via a credit card.   No booking can be guaranteed without a credit card to accompany the booking.

Accommodation prior to or following the dates of the Symposium will be available on a request basis. Check in time is 1400 Please note that the hotel will not guarantee availability of your room before 1400.
If you are not arriving at the hotel prior to 1800, please advise the Symposium Secretariat, to ensure that your room is kept for you.

Hotels are:-
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour – Room only – $350 per room per night
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour – Breakfast included – $380 per room per night

Novotel Sydney Darling Square – Room only – $290 per room per night
Novotel Sydney Darling Square – Breakfast included – $315 per room per night

Venue – Gallery Level 2 – ICC Sydney Darling Harbour (www.iccsydney.com.au)

Parking – Parking 1 – Darling Drive being the Convention Centre – All day – $49; Evening – $28.

Airport Transfers
Airport Link – www.sydneyairport.com.au – train service from the airport to the city is 13 minutes
Coach Transfers – http://www.airportconnect.com.au – Tel: 61 2 9557 7615
Taxis are readily available at both domestic and international terminals.

Registration Desk – The Gallery Level 2
Opening Hours will be as follows:- Thursday – 0700 -1800; Friday – 0700 – 1800; Saturday – 0700 – 1800

RACS CME Activity Approval –24 points have been accredited for the Symposium.

Program – the latest program can be viewed at www.vervesymposium.com

Social Program –Thursday – Welcome Reception; Friday – Symposium Dinner
Tickets are required for the dinner and if you are attending, you will receive this when registering on site.  If you are not able to attend, please advise the registration staff.
Dress Code: Smart casual

Special Requirements –Dietary requests will be accommodated provided you advised this when registering.

Presentations– If you have an oral presentation, slides are to be handed in to the Speaker Prep Area in The Gallery at least two hours prior to your session.  You will need to sign off on your presentation being uploaded to the website following the Symposium.

Further Information –Ruth Lilian Conference Manager – 0413016300 or conferences@vervesymposium.com