15 - 18 August 2023
Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide

The Mental Health Services Conference

Bringing humanity and human rights into mental health

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INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION

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GROUP REGISTRATION

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Registration Prices

BOOK NOW AS EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 JUNE 2023
Lived Experience Forums (Tues 15 Aug)
$70.00
Early Bird TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass)
$1140.00
Early Bird TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass) - Concession
$570.00
TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass)
$1595.00
TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass) – Concession
$798.00
Day only (Wednesday and/or Thursday and/or Friday)
$550.00
Day only (Wednesday and/or Thursday and/or Friday) - Concession
$275.00

Disability Support Workers who are supporting someone in attendance:

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

We strongly encourage delegates to attend the conference in person this year, however if you are unable to do so, you may consider a virtual registration.

Virtual Registration includes access to the live streaming of the plenary sessions and two concurrent streams, these streams are predetermined, and you will have the ability to ask speakers questions. It also includes access to all recordings post-conference. Interaction with delegates and sponsors will be through the Conference App only.

Please take these factors into account when making your registration selection.

Virtual Registration Prices

Virtual Lived Experience Forums (Tues 15 Aug)
$30.00
Virtual Early Bird TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass)
$399.00
Virtual Early Bird TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass) - Concession
$200.00
Virtual TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass)
$450.00
Virtual TheMHS Conference (3 Day Pass) – Concession
$225.00
Virtual Day only (Wednesday and/or Thursday and/or Friday)
$200.00
Virtual Day only (Wednesday and/or Thursday and/or Friday) - Concession
$100.00

Event Terms and Conditions

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

GROUP DISCOUNT

If you would like to register multiple delegates from the same organisation, please use the group registration link. Group bookings of 5 or more delegates will receive the following discount:

  • 5-9 delegates: 5% discount
  • 10+ delegates: 10% discount

Group discounts will automatically be applied.
Discounts apply to Wednesday, Thursday and Friday single day registrations, and comprehensive 3-day registrations only. Lived Experience Forums, speaker, exhibitor and concession registrations are not eligible for the group discount.

3-DAY IN PERSON REGISTRATION (WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY)

3-Day Registration includes all conference sessions, conference satchel, conference handbook, and attendance at the networking drinks. It also includes access to the resource library for 12 months post-conference. It does not include the Lived Experience Forums.

DAY ONLY IN PERSON REGISTRATION

Day only registrations includes all conference sessions, conference satchel and conference handbook for the designated day. It also includes access to the resource library for 12 months post-conference. Wednesday only registrations also get access to the networking drinks.

VIRTUAL PERSON REGISTRATION

Virtual Registration includes access to the live streaming of the plenary sessions and two concurrent streams, these streams are predetermined, and you will have the ability to ask speakers questions. It also includes access to all recordings post-conference. Interaction with delegates and sponsors will be through the Conference App only.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

Early Bird Registration is available for 3-Day registrations received and paid by midnight AEST on 2 June 2023. Fees not paid by that date will be re-invoiced at the full fee.

CONCESSION REGISTRATION

Concession prices are not applicable to the Lived Experience Forums.
Concessions are given to full time students, pension card holders, government beneficiaries, community services card holders (NZ), SuperGold card holders (NZ), unemployed people and Disability Support Workers who are supporting someone in attendance.
Please upload evidence (e.g., photocopy of pension card or student card) of concession/beneficiary status when registering. For any issues contact TheMHS by email to info@themhs.org

SPEAKER REGISTRATION

Please note that it is essential for all participants including invited speakers and presenters to register for at least the day of their presentation.
Speakers are entitled to discounted rates on 3-day registrations and Wednesday – Friday single day registrations only (does not apply to the Lived Experience Forums).
To access the speaker registration form, please email info@themhs.org.

COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION

Complimentary registrations are non-transferable. They are only to be used by the delegate they are allocated to. Should another person be found using a complimentary pass in the name of another person, they will then be charged for the day/s in attendance.

PAYMENT TERMS

Once your registration has been received, a tax invoice will be issued within 5 days. Once payment has been received, a confirmation letter will be issued.

  • All accounts must be paid in full within 30 days from the date of invoice.
    OR
  • Payment for Early Bird registrations must be received by 2 June 2023.
  • All other payment must be received by 31 July 2023.
    (whichever date occurs first)

Any invoices issued after the 31 July 2023, will need to be paid immediately via credit card.
If payment is not received prior to the conference, access will be granted only after full payment is made via credit card onsite.

GENERAL CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Up until 31 July 2023, you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no additional charge.
    Substitution of delegates will not be accepted after the 31 July 2023, which is 2 weeks prior to conference.
  • Delegate fees will be refunded 100% (less a $AU120 administration fee) only if TheMHS Learning Network is notified in writing six (6) weeks before TheMHS Conference – that is 3 July 2023.
  • 50% of fee (less a $AU120 administration fee) will be refunded if written notification is received in writing four (4) weeks before the annual conference – that is 17 July 2023.
  • NO REFUND will apply after these dates, except at the discretion of TheMHS Learning Network’s Executive Director. Late applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the Executive Director, with its decision being final.
  • If a delegate from a group of 5+ cancels, thereby reducing the group size to less than the specified minimum (see Group Discount section), the group coordinator will be invoiced for the discounted amount.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPE) ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE

An attendance certificate will be emailed to you in the week after the conference. The certificate issued will be in the name of the registered delegate only.

PRIVACY

Information gathered from registration will be used to administer the Conference. Your name and contact details will be used only to notify you of future mental health related events organised by TheMHS. If you do not wish to have your details used for this purpose please email info@themhs.org.

INTENTION TO PHOTOGRAPH AND RECORD

Attendees are advised that photographs may be taken during the meeting and reproduced for promotional purposes.

Attendees are advised that TheMHS will record presentations during the Conference. These recordings will be made available on TheMHS resource library for 12 months after the Conference. The recordings may also be used for promotional purposes.

INSURANCE

It is strongly recommended that delegates take out adequate personal insurance prior to the commencement of the conference to cover any loss of fees should you be unable to participate in the conference for any reason.

DISCLAIMER

  • The information given by presenters at the conference does not represent the views of TheMHS, and does not constitute therapeutic advice. We strongly advise conference presenters to take out their own professional indemnity insurance.
  • In the event of industrial action, force majeure or other unforeseen disruption, the conference organisers do not take responsibility for any loss of monies incurred by conference delegates. We strongly advise conference delegates to arrange their own personal insurance.
  • The conference will not be liable for any participant failing to take out their own insurance.
  • Delegates and other invitees must observe the requests and, or directions of TheMHS staff.

Principal Sponsor

Australian Government logo

Platinum Sponsor

Lived Experience Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Co-host Partners

Government SA Health Logo
MHCSA Logo
Lelan Logo

Event Sponsor

Adelaide Convention Bureau logo