APSAD Annual Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. Where will the conference be held? 
This year’s conference will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, from Sunday 8 – Wednesday 11 November 2015. 

Q. What are the deadlines for abstract submission, scholarship application, and registration and accommodation bookings? 
The deadlines are as follows 
Abstract submission:                               Friday 29 May 2015 
Late Breaker Abstract Submission:      Friday 31 July 2015 – Friday 28 August 2015 
Early bird Registration:                           Friday 28 August 2015 
Accommodation booking:                      Friday 9 October 2015 
Standard Registration:                           Friday 20 October 2015 

Q. What is the climate usually like for the time of year? 
The conference will be held in Spring. 
Max average temperature:  26 C 
Min average temperature:  14 C 
Hours of daily sunshine:      10 hours 

Q. Are hotel transfers available? 
The hotels listed on this website are within walking distance to the conference venue. Therefore transfers to or from hotels will not be provided. 

Q. What is the dress code for the conference? 
During the conference days, smart casual attire is recommended. For the social program, smart casual attire is recommended for the APSAD dinner. 


Q. When do the special rates end? 
Early bird registration closes on the 28 August. 
Standard Registration closes on Tuesday 20 October. 

Q. How do I register for the conference? 
Go to our Registration page, New Registration Link   

Q. How much will the conference cost? 
Please click here to refer to the registration page of this website to see all costs for the conference.

Q. What’s included in my conference registration fee? 
The conference registration includes catering for morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas. You will also receive daily conference sessions with our informative speakers. 


Q. Is my company able to book an exhibition space? 
Yes, we invite you to exhibit your product or service in the conference trade exhibition. The exhibition will be situated in the Ballroom where refreshment breaks will be held. 
Contact the APSAD Executive Officer to discuss on (02) 9252 2281 or email exec.officer@apsad.org.au 

Q. May I book an advertisement in the conference handbook? 
Yes, there is limited space available for advertising in the handbook. Space must be booked before the end of August. 
Contact the APSAD Executive Officer to discuss on (02) 9252 2281 or email exec.officer@apsad.org.au 

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Having trouble registering? Can’t book your hotel? Why not give us a call or send us an email? Our Conference staff will be happy to assist you. You’ll find our contact details here.