Welcome Mixer

Where: Millennium Hotel, Gallery area

When: Monday 2nd December 2019

Time:    20:15 – 22:30

Cost:     Delegates: Included in all registrations

              Guests: AU$30 per person

 Following the first Keynote presentation for the Meeting, attendees can catch up with friends and colleagues in an informal atmosphere. Each attendee will receive two drink vouchers and platters of savory canapes will be served.


Career Development Breakfast Session: Successfully transitioning from post-doc to lab head

Where: Millennium Hotel, Galaxy I Ballroom

When: Wednesday 4th December 2019

Time:    07:15 – 08.30

Cost:     All Delegates and Guests AU$15 per person

Back in 2019 thanks to popular demand. This year’s career development breakfast workshop is open to all early-mid career researchers. The format for this year is Q&A with the topic “Managing the transition from post-doc to independent lab head”. A panel of experts will take your questions and offer their advice on how to manage the most important stage of your career and be successful. Moderated by Professor Heidi Drummer, Burnet Institute, you can presubmit your questions or ask them on the day. Topics to be covered include managing career breaks; people, project and budget management; committees-how much time should I spend on these and which ones help me?; publication output; maintaining grant success; students-how many, from where and who? We look forward to you joining us for this lively discussion. Places are strictly limited so register early.


Gala Dinner

Where: Prime Waterfront Restaurant, 2 Rees Street, Queenstown Lake Front , New Zealand

When: Thursday 5th December 2019

Time:    19:30 – 23:30

Cost:     Delegates and Guests AU$95 per person

Student Delegates AU$70 per person

The AVS10 Gala Dinner will be held at ​Prime Waterfront Restaurant where you will enjoy lake-side dining with panoramic views of Queenstown’s lake and mountains. At the Gala Dinner attendees will enjoy a three course dinner with all beverages included, followed by a fun filled evening where you can let your hair down with fellow delegates dancing to great tunes pumped out by the local DJ.