The 2018 APS 38th and NZPS Conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting has an exciting social program available to you, offering opportunities to meet and connect with your peers and build your professional networks.

See what the social program has in store for you this April.

Sunday 8 April 2017

Welcome Reception at the Exhibition Hall, International Convention Centre Sydney
Time: 6.00 – 7.30pm
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: Included in registration fee for full delegates

Additional ticket cost for day registrations, partners/guests: $60

Get a first look at the exhibition hall while enjoying drinks and canapes at the opening social function for the conference. This is a great chance to catch up with colleagues and delegates you haven’t seen since APS 2017!

Basic Pain Research and Pain in Childhood SIG Dinners at Barkers Restaurant, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour
Time: 7.30 – 10.00pm
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: $75 per person. Partners and additional guests welcome.

Enjoy a 2-course meal and limited drinks at the Bakers Restaurant, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, with friends and colleagues interested in Basic Pain Research or Pain in Childhood.

Monday 9 April 2017

Social Night at the Garden Bar, Shelbourne Hotel
Time: From 5.00pm
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: Admission free with a complimentary drink on arrival. Meals and additional drinks at own expense.

Relax and enjoy leisurely conversations with your peers over a complimentary beverage at the ‘best outdoor bar’ in Sydney as awarded by the Australian Hotel Awards. No registrations required, attend at your own leisure.

PIGNI Dinner at Blackbird, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour
Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: $55 per person (food only)

Blackbird is Darling Harbour’s most iconic eatery celebrating the greatest in Australian fare. Located on the trendy Cockle Bay Wharf dining precinct, enjoy a shared feast with colleagues and friends at the inaugural Pain Interest Group – Nursing Issues dinner.

Tuesday 10 April 2017

Conference Gala Dinner at Darling Island Wharf, Doltone House
Time: 7.00 – 11.00pm
Dress: Cocktail
Cost: $140 per person. Partners and additional guests welcome.

A short walk or light rail ride from ICC Sydney. Darling Island Wharf, Doltone House is a spectacular waterfront venue housed in NSW’s first 6 star green star building. Enjoy drinks with views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline before heading inside for a delicious 3 course meal plus plenty of time for dancing and catching up with friends and colleagues. Always considered a highlight of the conference, don’t miss out!!

Wednesday 11 April 2017

Cockatoo Island Tour
Time: 1.30 – 4.30pm
Dress: Casual
Cost: $75 per person. Partners and additional guests welcome.

Finish your conference experience with an escape to Cockatoo Island. You’ll enjoy a private boat transfer, a guided tour of the island and light refreshments. Apart from a delightful afternoon on Sydney Harbour, this will enable you to view the extraordinary 21st International Biennale – not to be missed!

Pre and Post Tours
Make the most of your time in Sydney by exploring the city and the beautiful surrounding regions. AAT King Tours are excited to offer pre and post touring with 10% discount off half day and full day tours for all APS NZPS 2018 conference delegates and their travelling companions. Explore the many options available to you by clicking here.

For more information, see the full social program here.

APS NZPS 2018 features a diverse range of speakers, a comprehensive exhibition hall and a list of lively social events for you to delve into.

Don’t miss out, register today!APSNZPS_2018_logoA_details

About Australian Pain Society

The Australian Pain Society is a multidisciplinary body aiming to relieve pain and related suffering through leadership in clinical practice, education, research and public advocacy.


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