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Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline

21 October 2011

End of earlybird registration deadline:

21 October 2011

Guaranteed Hotel Reservation Deadline:

02 December 2011

Registrations must be made onsite after:

26 January 2012

ANS 2012:

29 January - 01 February 2012

Social Program

Sunday, 3 February

WELCOME MIXER 18:15 – 20:00

Main Foyer, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Enjoy hors-d’oeuvres and drinks whilst visiting the Trade Exhibition and catching up with colleagues not seen since last year.
Cost: $15 per registrant . $45 per person for accompanying guests

Monday, 4 February

STUDENT & POST DOC FUNCTION 18:30 onwards

The Apartment, 401 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Organised by Students of Brain Research
Guest speaker on publishing in neuroscience.
Cost:  $5 per student/ECR (includes drinks and nibbles)

Tuesday, 5 February

CONFERENCE DINNER 19:30 – 23:45 FULLY BOOKED

Melbourne Town Hall
The pinnacle of the Social program will be the Conference Dinner on the Tuesday evening, which is to be held at the historical Melbourne Town Hall. The Melbourne Town Hall is a magnificent heritage building in the heart of the city and this will be a wonderful evening with fine food and wine and entertainment– this is a special occasion not to be missed.

From the grandeur of the main staircase, enjoy the dazzling welcome of Melbourne’s finest auditorium as you step into the regal embrace of the adjoining marble foyer with its gorgeous stained glass windows. Inside, prepare to be astonished by the breathtaking majesty of the Main Hall. Soaring seventy foot ceilings are crowned with spectacular chandeliers. The magnificent 800 seat balcony sweeps around walls adorned with delicate stencilling and authentic wood-panelling. And the centrepiece - one of the most beautiful pipe organs in the world, the largest in the southern hemisphere, Melbourne’s own original wood-carved Grand Organ.

Cost: $110 per registrant (costing includes a sumptuous three course meal and drinks)

Tour Information

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