TIMELINE

Here are the key conference dates for you to prepare your submission and plan your trip.

Additional dates and events to be announced as they are confirmed.

Conference Opens

February 6, 2024

Abstract submission, workshop submission and conference registration opens Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 12 pm (noon) Australian Western Standard Time (AWST).

Abstract / Workshop Submission Deadline

March 26, 2024

Abstract and workshop submission will close on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 12 pm (AWST).

Abstract and Workshop Acceptance Notifications

May 15, 2024

Acceptance notifications will be sent out on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

Early Bird Registration Deadline

July 17, 2024

Early bird registration deadline is Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 12pm (AWST). After July 17, standard rates will apply.

Early Check-In

November 8, 2024

Early check-in will be available from 4 pm to 6 pm in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre for those who wish to register in advance.

Conference Workshop – Day 1

November 9, 2024

Pre-conference workshops begin on Saturday, November 9, 2024 at 9am in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Conference Workshop – Day 2

November 10, 2024

Pre-conference workshops continue on Sunday, November 10, 2024 at 9am in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Welcome and Icebreaker

November 10, 2024

The conference icebreaker will be held in the evening on Sunday, November 10, 2024. The event will run between 6-8 pm in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre Garden.

Symposium Day 1

November 11, 2024

The conference will begin with an official opening, welcome to country and opening plenary speaker(s). The conference takes place in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 8:30 am-5:30 pm.

Symposium Day 2

November 12, 2024

Day two of the conference continues in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9 am-7:30 pm.

Symposium Day 3

November 13, 2024

Day three of the conference continues in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9 am-3 pm.

Symposium Day 4

November 14, 2024

Day four of the conference continues in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9 am-7:30 pm.

Symposium Day 5

November 15, 2024

The final day of the conference with presentations continuing in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9 am-3:30 pm. The SMM AGM and conference closing will be held in the afternoon (time to be determined).

Farewell Celebration

November 15, 2024

The farewell celebration will be held in the evening on Friday, November 15, 2024. The event will run between 7pm – 10pm at Fraser’s Restaurant.